In emerging countries, lower oil prices have eased inflationary pressure, making it easier for central banks to ease official rates. -Nikkei Asian Review
The move is aimed at helping to lower Chinese companies' borrowing costs and propping up the slowing Chinese economy. -Nikkei Asian Review
But other factors matter to investors, talent too: Experts -ST
Over $1 billion a year from now till 2020 will be poured into continued education under Budget 2015's SkillsFuture plan. -ST
Boost likely with SkillsFuture push, but experts warn quality could suffer. -ST
About 49 per cent of chief executives, chief financial officers and tax directors of local and multinational firms present felt the Budget could have given more attention to manpower issues. -ST
Redas chief warns of falling prices with new properties set to hit market. -ST
China's manufacturing activity contracted for the 2nd straight month, highlighting weakness in the key sector as China's economic growth slows. -AFP
"Our directors believe that our future CEOs should come from internal candidates whom the Berkshire board has grown to know well," Buffett remarked. -AFP
Currently, a direct container line sails from Qinzhou Port in southern China to Kuantan Port thrice a month. -The Star/ANN