People move around the business district in Singapore on Friday. Agence France-Presse
Singapore slashed its full-year economic growth forecast on Tuesday as global conditions were seen worsening and data confirmed the slowest growth rate in a decade amid mounting fears of recession in the city-state.
An advertisement featuring an actor of Chinese origin with his skin darkened to portray different races has sparked anger in multi-ethnic Singapore, prompting an apology from the country's state-owned broadcaster.
Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor struck a pose with his wax statue at the Madame Tussauds museum here.
The first Saudi International Iron Steel Conference (SIISC) held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The Saudi International Iron and Steel Conference brought leaders of the iron and steel sector
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) kept monetary policy steady on Thursday but signaled the chance of expanding stimulus as early as its next policy meeting in October by issuing a stronger warning over the risks threatening the economy.
Australia’s government said on Thursday its budget was in balance for the first time in a decade and a surplus this year was all but certain, though fiscal stimulus to boost jobs and growth was still seen unlikely for now.