[PARIS] The global economy could be facing a make-or-break moment in the Covid-19 pandemic as governments' ability to cover the mounting costs nears its limits, the chief of the OECD warned.

THE ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has caused global debt to soar by US$15 trillion to reach US$272 trillion as at the end of September this year. Governments, mostly from developed markets, accounted...

[WASHINGTON] The global economy is recovering from the depths of the coronavirus crisis, but there are signs of slowing momentum in countries with resurging infection rates, the International...

[SINGAPORE] Singapore hopes the Group of 20 (G20) Summit this weekendwill boost support for the World Health Organisation's (WHO) efforts to develop an effective coronavirus vaccine, as well as...

[PARIS] G-20 countries have agreed for the first time on a common framework for restructuring government debt, in anticipation of the coronavirus crisis leaving some poorer nations struggling to...

GOVERNMENTS have a responsibility to help those adversely impacted by globalisation or they risk social fragmentation, Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing said on Friday.

[PARIS] International Monetary Fund managing director Kristalina Georgieva on Thursday called on G20 countries to synchronise their investments to rebuild from the coronavirus pandemic, saying...

GLOBAL stock markets have surged but the big question now is whether economies will follow suit.

[SINGAPORE] The US presidential election result may still be in doubt, but whoever emerges victorious will need to unite the country to adapt to challenges of globalisation and digitiSation or...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

I REFER to your editorial headlined "Revisiting the 'unknowns' - known and unknown alike" (BT, Oct 29). While all three facets of Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's response were succinctly addressed in...