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Japan's move to put the kibosh on karoshi, or 'death by overwork,' by addressing excessive overtime may hit growth, Deutsche Bank said.
Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu was set to visit Singapore this weekend, marking an Israeli head of state’s first official visit in 30 years.
"Little red dot" Singapore is eyeing a sliver of Silicon Valley’s pie, aiming to attract venture capitalists to grow a stable of start-ups.
Singapore's United Overseas Bank (UOB) reported on Friday its earnings for the fourth quarter slipped 6.2 percent on-year to S$739 million.
Trump’s protectionism will be good for Asia, pushing the region’s markets up, said Marc Faber, publisher of the Gloom, Boom & Doom report.
Temasek may be betting China’s consumers will eschew retail therapy in favor of hitting the road, cutting its Alibaba stake and buying Ctrip shares.
The key to boosting Japan’s sluggish economy isn’t more monetary policy, it’s making households feel secure, a former BOJ board member said.
Trump’s drive toward tighter trade and immigration policies are set to dampen global economic growth, Goldman Sachs said in a note on Monday.
Trump may have promoted his reputation as a deal maker, but the chances of landing a bilateral trade deal with Japan look slim, analysts said.
Singapore planted a fresh flag to promote global trade as the wave of the future in its Future Economy report.
Singapore outlines strategies in annual budget to improve capabilities of firms and workers amid shifts in global economic landscape.
A New Zealand judge on Monday upheld an earlier court ruling that Kim Dotcom and three of his colleagues can be extradited to the U.S. to face criminal charges.
Microsoft's Ralph Haupter says companies hoping to adopt new technologies to grow their businesses have to embrace cloud computing.