CHINA announced plans to impose additional tariffs on US$75 billion of American goods including soya beans, cars and oil, with the retaliation for US President Donald Trump's latest planned levies...

AS dozens of fires scorched large swathes of the Amazon, the Brazilian government struggled to contain growing global outrage over its environmental policies, which have paved the way for runaway...

INFLATION WATCH

Singapore's central bank pulled back its full-year inflation outlook on Friday, as July figures fell below expectations to a three-year low.

JAPAN'S core consumer inflation wallowed at a two-year low in July, increasing pressure for the central bank to acknowledge price momentum was slowing and expand its radical stimulus programme....

OLDER Singaporean workers whose incomes are in the middle of their cohort will benefit the most from being able to work longer and have more retirement savings over the next 10 years, based on...

PROFITS from making petrochemicals in Asia have plunged to their lowest in months as the unrelenting trade conflict between Beijing and Washington stifles Chinese demand for chemicals and plastics...

THE demand for technology jobs in Singapore rose by 20 per cent in the last 12 months, according to a recent Salary Benchmark 2019 report by recruiting firm Michael Page.

CHINA is likely to keep a key loan rate steady next week, but a cut is expected by mid-September after a policy review by the US Federal Reserve, as Beijing steps up efforts to lower borrowing...

NEWS ANALYSIS: G-7 SUMMIT

IT OUGHT to be good news that leaders from the Group of Seven (G-7) are gathering for a retreat on the Bay of Biscay as the global economy slows, trade wars escalate and major economies like...

AS LOCAL small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) venture overseas, the travel and spending habits of SME towkays have caught the eye of several banks here.