[PARIS] Parisians and holidaymakers strolling along the banks of the River Seine or browsing open-air markets in Paris must wear a face mask from Monday after authorities imposed new measures to...

[SYDNEY] Australia's second-most populous state, Victoria, reported its deadliest day of the Covid-19 outbreak on Sunday, with 17 people dying, although new infections showed signs of easing.

Business closures, retrenchments and unemployment are all likely to rise in the coming months, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Sunday morning,  but he remained confident the country...

[SAO PAULO] Brazilian billionaire Jorge Lemann's foundation and other business interests will fund the building of factory to produce the Covid-19 vaccine being developed by Oxford University and...

SINGAPORE recorded its first Covid-19 infection on Jan 23. More than six months on, the virus shows no signs of abating as it continues to infect thousands every day around the world. The Republic...

BANK RESULTS

SINGAPORE banks charted a sharp dive in earnings as benchmark rates collapsed in the second quarter and the trio lifted provisions as a buffer against defaults when loan moratoriums unwind at year...

BLACKROCK, the world's largest asset manager with US$7.4 trillion in assets under management as of end-2019, will be focusing more on how companies pursue sustainable social practices, including...

THE smartphone-wielding, athleisure-wearing and environmentally conscious generation known as the millennials has re-shaped the global economy with their distinct spending habits and preferences....

HEALTH

IT has been six months since the first imported case of Covid-19 virus landed on our shores. The first imported case was diagnosed on Jan 23, 2020, and the first local case was on Feb 4, 2020. We...

[BENGALURU] Pfizer said on Friday it signed a multi-year agreement to make Gilead Sciences' antiviral drug remdesivir in a bid to ramp up supply of the Covid-19 treatment.