AUDI, the luxury car division of Volkswagen, has agreed to pay a substantial fine in Germany for its role in an emissions-cheating scandal that has become a serious threat to the country's auto...

CHILDREN are being swamped by the visual equivalent of "pizza and sweets" in "a digital Wild Wild West", some of the world's top kids television programme makers have warned...

MANY people take a low-dose aspirin daily in the hope of preventing heart problems. Now, researchers have found that women who regularly took a low-dose aspirin - generally 81 milligrams - were 23...

SINGAPORE residential-property investment sales have fallen after the latest round of housing curbs put the brakes on en bloc redevelopment deals.

JOSEPH LAU'S Chinese Estates Holdings has invited companies to pitch to redevelop Goldman Sachs Group's London headquarters after the bank vacates the building next year...

RENTING a condo in Toronto keeps getting more expensive. The average monthly rent for a condo in the Canadian city jumped 7.6 per cent in the third quarter from a year ago to a record high C$2,385 (S...

TURKISH billionaire Ferit Sahenk's Dogus Holding is seeking buyers for luxury hotels across southern Europe including the Capri Palace...

BRITISH surveyors are the most downbeat about house prices since the Brexit vote in 2016 with some unsettled by reports that Bank of England governor Mark Carney warned ministers of a possible house...

MARKET TURMOIL

GLOBAL finance chiefs played down the economic risks posed by the biggest US stock sell-off since February, with many describing the decline as a long-awaited correction.

PAKISTAN has requested financial aid from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to address its economic challenges, IMF managing director Christine Lagarde said on Thursday.