BABY goods retailer Mothercare may have celebrated the opening of two new stores in Singapore last year, but the British brand is preparing to shut the doors of its UK outlets.


SEVERAL months ago, a major accounting firm refused my request to have one of its key people speak about the auditing field and the trouble that had engulfed Noble Group. I wasn't surprised. A...

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THE UK business environment has been particularly tough in sectors such as retail, casual dining and automotive.


INVESTORS will need reassurances from the US Federal Reserve and technology companies this week to get them through the coronavirus scare.


VIETNAM is the fastest-growing digital economy in the region, in large part due to investment inflow which is still on an unprecedented rise. Over the last four years, approximately US$1 billion...

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SINGAPORE'S factory output fell 0.7 per cent year-on-year in December, moderating from November's revised figure of an 8.9 per cent fall, according to preliminary figures from the Singapore...

AMID tepid optimism following the preliminary China-US Phase One trade deal, concern in the region has now shifted to the novel coronavirus outbreak originating in Wuhan. The rapid spread of the...

ANOTHER two people here have been confirmed to have the Wuhan virus, bringing the total to three, the Ministry of Health said on Friday.