US job growth surges; unemployment rate falls to 3.6 per cent

[WASHINGTON] US job growth surged in April and the unemployment rate dropped to a more than 49-year low of 3.6 per cent, pointing to solid economic growth.

Think there's been a productivity boom? Think again

LET'S travel back in time to 1995. Most Americans still remembered the calamitous inflation of the late 1970s (prices rose 13 per cent in 1979). Many federal benefits, including Social Security,...

Furniture maker shifts focus to grow retail and distribution arm Commune in China

KODA Limited, an original equipment (OEM) and original design manufacturer (ODM) specialising in household furniture, has undergone massive operational restructuring and changes in its business...