TRANSPORT Minister Khaw Boon Wan has stressed that Singapore's plans to introduce an Instrument Landing System (ILS) for Seletar Airport - which will provide pilots with a recommended flight...

MALAYSIA has taken steps to de-escalate tensions arising from its ongoing maritime dispute with Singapore, and has withdrawn a couple of its vessels from the Republic's territorial waters...

EX-1MDB president Arul Kanda and Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak were both charged on Wednesday for their alleged roles in tampering with a state audit report into the troubled...

HONG KONG has proposed widening tax breaks to include hedge and private equity funds that are domiciled in the city in a move market watchers say should encourage more of them to move there.

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump said on Tuesday it would be a mistake if the Federal Reserve raises interest rates when it meets next week, as it is expected to do, continuing his criticism of the US...

STARTING before dawn has even broken, Afghanistan's army of saffron pickers shift their way across sun-baked fields to pluck brightly the coloured crocuses that are providing the country's...

OIL PRICES rose by around 1 per cent on Wednesday amid a stock market rebound and on expectations that an Opec-led output cut for 2019 would stabilise the supply-demand balance. Disruptions to Libyan...

AS Taiwan's economy becomes mired in the doldrums, claw crane arcades where customers lower a grabber to try to pick up a prize from a glass box are booming as affordable entertainment, while...

A CANADIAN court on Tuesday granted bail to a top executive of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd while she awaits a hearing for extradition to the United States, a move that could...

PROPONENTS of legal marijuana spent decades fighting a slow battle for mainstream acceptance. Now, with recreational use legal in Canada and many states in the United States, big business is suddenly...