WITH companies like Netflix and Amazon seeking ever larger international customer bases, one thing that distinguishes the streaming wars from previous TV conflicts is the global scale. And in 2019...

THE nondescript building on an industrial site near Kyoto gives little hint to the productivity inside: 30,000 heads of lettuce grow here daily, under artificial light and with barely any human...

YEARENDER: FOOD

FROM cockroach milk to beer made from waste water, a raft of eco-friendly food trends hit menus and supermarket shelves in 2019, vowing not to add to the world's carbon emissions.

YEARENDER: DRINK

WHAT will be the "It" drink of 2020? Will boozy kombucha take over your Instagram feed? Perhaps the long-overlooked, humble gin and tonic will shine?

YEARENDER: HEALTH

IT'S not easy to say that any particular development in health or medicine was the most important in a given year. But if we had to choose some highlights, we would opt for these unforgettable...

MARSHAL COHEN has religiously visited the same stores every holiday season since 1999.

AS THE Asia-Pacific wraps up its best quarter for new listings in almost a decade, the region's investment bankers are preparing for a busy start to 2020.

REGULATORY scrutiny of precious metals trading at JPMorgan Chase & Co, one of the world's largest gold brokerages, has expanded to Singapore and ensnared two more bank employees, according to...

PAVILION Energy Singapore and a unit of French oil major Total said on Friday they have signed a 10-year deal to develop a liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker supply chain in the port of Singapore...

MACAU on Friday celebrated 20 years since the former Portuguese colony was returned to China with President Xi Jinping praising the pliant gambling hub for its patriotism, a stark contrast to...