VIRUS OUTBREAK

ONLINE travel agencies (OTAs) and travel startups are now shifting gears to capture the rising domestic tourism market in Asia-Pacific, but industry players say this still might not be substantial...

VIRUS OUTBREAK

CONSUMER loans in Singapore continued to dive in April, with credit card loans clocking their steepest fall on record as the Republic's circuit breaker took effect on April 7, keeping people at...

ONLINE food ordering platform Oddle and Goldbell Financial Services (GBFS) have partnered to offer cash advances of up to S$30,000 to help Oddle's food and beverage (F&B) merchant partners get...

VIRUS OUTBREAK

STARTUPS in the food-and-beverage (F&B) industry are now collaborating with large local corporations to break into the food-delivery market. However, even with corporate muscle as backing,...

A TOTAL of 611 new coronavirus cases were preliminarily confirmed on Friday, including three Singaporeans and permanent residents.

HONG KONG told the United States to keep out of the debate over national security legislation being imposed by China, and warned that withdrawal of the financial hub's special status under US law...

COMMENTARY

HONG KONG'S unique brand of autonomy has been a gift for China. The city has been a channel for the world's most populous nation to get moderately richer without Beijing having to relinquish...

JAPAN'S factory output slid faster than expected and retail sales tumbled the most in more than two decades in April, as the coronavirus pandemic wrecked both foreign and domestic demand for the...

THE courts are set to resume hearings for most cases from June 8 - a week after Singapore exits the circuit-breaker period - with remote hearings set to continue.

LATEST US DATA

US CONSUMER spending suffered another month of record decline in April as the Covid-19 pandemic undercut demand, buttressing expectations that the economy could contract in the second quarter at...

BREAKING NEWS

May 31, 2020 11:26 PM

SpaceX Crew Dragon docks with International Space Station

[WASHINGTON] A SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule carrying two Nasa astronauts docked Sunday with the International Space...

May 31, 2020 09:36 PM

EU trade commissioner Hogan mulling candidacy for WTO chief

[BRUSSELS] European trade commissioner Phil Hogan is considering putting his name forward as a candidate to be the...

May 31, 2020 08:30 PM

Thailand passes record stimulus package to combat virus impact

[BANGKOK] Thailand's parliament approved on Sunday a near US$60 billion stimulus package, the kingdom's biggest-ever...

May 31, 2020 07:24 PM

Employers must agree to 2 conditions to get foreign worker levy waivers, rebates: MOM

EMPLOYERS will have to agree to let the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) move their foreign workers who are cleared of...

May 31, 2020 06:58 PM

Singapore agrees to final extension of KL-S'pore High-Speed Rail project suspension till Dec 31

[SINGAPORE] Singapore has agreed to further suspend the High-Speed Rail (HSR) project that would link it with Kuala...