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03 Mar 2015 10:32

Electronics sector remains a key economic pillar: Lim Hng Kiang

The Trade and Industry Minister, speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony of Micron's S$5.5 billion wafer fab facility, says the Government will continue to support companies to invest in new technologies to improve labour productivity.

  • 03 Mar 2015 12:26

    South Korean inflation hits 15-year low

    South Korea's inflation hit its lowest level in more than 15 years in February owing to slumping oil prices, state data showed Tuesday (Mar 3), fuelling concerns about deflation in the country.

  • 03 Mar 2015 08:41

    Japan's Sharp plunges on bank aid report

    Shares in Sharp tumbled almost 10 per cent Tuesday morning after a report said the struggling electronics maker will ask its two main lenders for aid, including a 150 billion yen (S$1.7 billion) debt-for-equity swap, as it considers closing money-losing businesses.

  • 03 Mar 2015 05:16

    Nasdaq closes above 5,000 for first time in 15 years

    The Nasdaq finished above 5,000 on Monday (Mar 2) for the first time in 15 years, capping a long-running recovery in the exchange after the dot-com bubble burst spectacularly in 2000.

  • 03 Mar 2015 05:01

    Oil prices drop on lofty supplies

    Oil prices fell on Monday (Mar 2) on renewed concerns about excess global supplies, with the European benchmark contract falling especially hard following a surge late last week.

  • 5-Star Service in Style

    When it comes to service, ANA doesn't have a manual. "It is powered by a spirit of caring" says the team behind the multi-award winning airline.

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