SINGAPORE and Malaysia are aiming to restart cross-border travel by Aug 10 for long-term pass holders and essential business and official travellers.

MORE Singapore-incorporated listed firms are receiving tainted audit opinions, a trend which the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (Acra) described as "unhealthy".


CHINA'S exports and imports both jumped in June, confirming a recovery of activity as other countries gradually reopen their economies after months of forced lockdown due to the coronavirus.


THE UK economy expanded much slower than expected in May, underscoring the struggle to recover from the depth of the coronavirus slump.


HUMAN error in its laboratory led to a false diagnosis of a student who was reported as having Covid-19, said Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) on Tuesday.


TWO Progress Singapore Party (PSP) candidates at last Friday's General Election (GE) - Hazel Poa and Leong Mun Wai - say they are looking forward to the opportunity to work together with the...

EMPLOYERS and analysts have joined the labour movement to support Ng Chee Meng, who remains as the leader of the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC), despite no longer being a Cabinet minister...


AS BUSINESS nosedives in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak, aerospace companies here are repositioning themselves for the long, hard road to recovery.

THE interim judicial managers (IJMs) of troubled ZenRock Commodities Trading have unearthed hundreds of "questionable" transactions involving duplicate sales invoices as well as multiple back-to-...


ANALYSTS believe that post-GE2020, some government policies would tilt further to the left, with implications for both the markets and the economy.


Jul 15, 2020 07:03 AM

UK plans recommending masks in all public places: Telegraph

[BENGALURU] The United Kingdom could soon recommend face coverings in all public places including offices and other...

Jul 15, 2020 06:59 AM

France will require face masks indoors as virus picks up

[PARIS] French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that face masks will soon be required in public indoor...

Jul 15, 2020 06:56 AM

China says Hong Kong democracy activists trying to launch 'revolution'

[HONG KONG] China has accused Hong Kong democracy activists of trying to start a revolution as it warned some...

Jul 15, 2020 06:53 AM

Spotify expands to Russia and Eastern Europe

[STOCKHOLM] Music streaming giant Spotify announced on Tuesday it was launching its service in Russia and 12 other...

Jul 15, 2020 06:51 AM

US rescinds order denying visas for foreign students

[NEW YORK] The United States government rescinded its controversial decision to revoke foreign student visas whose...