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US and Taiwan announce formal bilateral trade talks

The US has announced that they will begin formal trade negotiations with Taiwan, weeks after a controversial visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The first round of talks are expected to begin in "early fall", said the…

Japanese fashion pioneer Hanae Mori dies

Japanese fashion designer Hanae Mori, nicknamed "Madame Butterfly" for her signature winged motifs, has died. She was 96. She died of old age in her Tokyo home on August 11 and was given a private funeral, local media…

Singapore non-oil exports grow at slower pace of 7% in July

Singapore’s key exports saw slower growth last month as shipments of non-electronic products eased, with analysts predicting the momentum will continue to cool in the coming months as the global economic landscape darkens. Non-oil domestic…