China’s economic growth slows to 18-month low

BEIJING — Confirming the concerns of investors and economists, China announced yesterday its economy grew at its slowest pace in 18 months at the start of 2014, testing leaders’...

Keppel Corp Q1 net profit falls 5%

SINGAPORE — Keppel Corp said yesterday its first-quarter net profit fell 5.1 per cent in the absence of one-off gains that had bolstered income a year earlier.

Gallery: Teaming up for productivity

Teaming up for productivity

SINGAPORE — When executive director Elise Hong first arrived at JCS-Echigo some 15 years ago, the company had fewer than 20 workers.