THE Singapore government has struck a fine balance between a carrot and a stick approach to motivate fair employment, Edmund Lee, managing director of TMF Singapore said.

THE BOTTOM LINE

IF THE Covid-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it is that the European Union (EU) and the Association of South-east Asian Nations (Asean) must come together as like-minded "partners in...

VIRUS OUTBREAK

FINANCIAL leaders from China, Japan, South Korea and South-east Asia vowed on Friday to redouble their efforts to help the region recover economically from the novel coronavirus and to defend a...

ASEAN STOCKS

INCREASED retail participation in equity markets will help boost returns, particularly in sectors hard-hit by the pandemic as risk-tolerant investors look to increase their exposure in recovery...

[TOKYO] Finance ministers and central bankers from China, Japan and South Korea agreed on Friday to redouble their efforts to help the region recover economically from the novel coronavirus while...

FUTURECHINA GLOBAL FORUM

CHINA now has an opportunity to win friends by reaching out to a world suffering from the fallout of the pandemic, Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing said on Thursday.

CHINA now has an historical opportunity to win friends and friendships by reaching out to the world at a time of need as the world suffers from a pandemic, Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun...

DESPITE the gloomy skies, US-headquartered Lightspeed Venture Partners is bullish on South-east Asian startups that can fill key "infrastructure gaps" amid the Covid-19 outbreak, the venture firm'...

ASEAN BUSINESS

SINGAPORE'S Evergreen Assets Management is looking to sink its roots in Indochina, with plans to raise S$100 million to expand its financing business in this part of the fast-growing region.

FUTURECHINA GLOBAL FORUM

SINGAPORE can contribute to and benefit from Asia's growth only if it remains open and connected to the world, while forging new partnerships and evolving its approaches, Deputy Prime Minister...