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Scottish private sector output 'moves up a gear'
  • Mon, 14 Aug 2017 11:10

A survey suggests output from Scottish firms rose at its fastest pace in nearly three years last month. BBC News - Scotland

Kenya: Focus Shifts to New Leaders On Proposed Coffee Sector Reforms
  • Mon, 14 Aug 2017 02:22

[Nation] The elections are over. And the focus is now turning to incoming leaders and whether they will embrace reforms proposed by a team of experts ...

Public Sector Mergers In India: Does Size Bring Synergies?
  • Sun, 13 Aug 2017 05:34

In June 2017, the $ 23 billion Vodafone-Idea Cellular merger got the go ahead from the Competition Commission of India. A few days later, the governm...

China’s banking asset management sector to double by 2021, says McKinsey
  • Thu, 10 Aug 2017 19:09

Chinese banking asset management sector would almost double in size by 2021 on rising demand for investment products and banks’ drive to expand ...

Nigeria: I'm Not Being Investigated, I Transformed Aviation Sector - Ex Minister Oduah
  • Mon, 07 Aug 2017 03:01

[Premium Times] A former Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah, says she is unaware of any probe by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, o...

China manufacturing sector sees slower growth
  • Tue, 01 Aug 2017 12:21

GROWTH of China's manufacturing sector slowed in July as foreign demand contracted and regulatory clampdown on financial risks began to feed into...

Property sector leads list of buyouts from Singapore Exchange
  • Tue, 01 Aug 2017 02:21

THE year 2017 is shaping to be the year of the property buyout. The Business Times

For sale: a small slice of China’s US$20 trillion state sector
  • Sat, 29 Jul 2017 12:09

Private investors are getting a bigger chance to take minority stakes in state firms as China pushes ahead with plans for “mixed ownership&rdquo...

Public sector pay: Judges and top civil servants get 1% rise
  • Tue, 18 Jul 2017 22:35

The government says senior civil servants have to "play their part" in managing the economy. BBC News - UK Politics

Public sector pay: TUC says wages down thousands since 2010
  • Mon, 17 Jul 2017 08:31

Paramedics, firefighters and other state employees are worse off than in 2010, the TUC says. BBC News - Business

Hong Kong watchdog fears sexual harassment underreported in social service sector
  • Wed, 12 Jul 2017 04:45

A watchdog says it has found ­worrying signs of serious underreporting of sexual harassment after only two out of 51 social service groups surveye...

Wanda’s property business slows as it focuses on service sector
  • Mon, 10 Jul 2017 06:57

Wanda Group, one of the largest conglomerates in China, posted a 17.9 per cent revenue growth in the first half of this year, as its traditional prope...

Chinese developer buys stake in China Sports to tap sports facility sector
  • Thu, 06 Jul 2017 18:21

China Aoyuan Property said it has offered to pay 3.3 billion yuan (US$ 485 million) for an estimated 22 per cent stake of China Sports Industry Group...

Germany’s power sector making serious strides in renewable energy
  • Wed, 05 Jul 2017 23:48

Enlarge / A young woman looks at a photovoltaic installation at a booth at the InterSolar Europe trade fair in the southern German city of Munich on J...

Philip Hammond says public sector pay has not changed
  • Tue, 04 Jul 2017 06:19

Chancellor insists government must continue to strike "fair balance" between workers and taxpayers. BBC News - UK Politics

Boris Johnson joins calls to end public sector pay cap
  • Mon, 03 Jul 2017 11:39

The foreign secretary believes public sector pay rises can be achieved in "a responsible way". BBC News - UK Politics

Pressure grows on No 10 to scrap public sector pay cap
  • Sun, 02 Jul 2017 10:39

Pay review bodies' recommendations on public sector wages should be respected, Michael Gove says. BBC News - Business

Manufacturing sector flashes 3rd 'yellow-blue' light
  • Sat, 01 Jul 2017 21:50

( - The local manufacturing sector flashed a "yellow-blue" light for the third consecutive month in May, signaling a sluggish perform...

Mainland appetite fuels ninefold growth in Hong Kong’s insurance sector in 20 years
  • Sat, 01 Jul 2017 16:09

The insurance sector in Hong Kong has expanded ninefold over the past two decades, when measured by value of premiums, thanks to a mainland buying spr...

Financial sector jobs in focus as middleman role under threat
  • Fri, 30 Jun 2017 18:24

AS THE net new jobs created in the financial sector last year hit its lowest level since 2009, and some who have been laid off are struggling to find ...

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