Feb 21, 2018 12:55 PM

Residential site at Guillemard Road/Jalan Molek up for sale by tender at indicative price of S$99m

A 9,999-year leasehold residential site in Guillemard Road/Jalan Molek has been put up for sale by a single, unnamed...
Feb 21, 2018 08:13 AM

Pomex Court in Joo Chiat up for en bloc sale with S$37m minimum price

POMEX Court in 50 Lorong 101 Changi Road is set to be put up for collective sale, with a minimum price of S$37 million...
Feb 21, 2018 02:06 PM

UOB's discretionary portfolio management AUM tripled in 2017

UNITED Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) announced on Wednesday its discretionary portfolio management (DPM) assets under...
Feb 21, 2018 12:53 PM

Final version of Trans-Pacific trade deal released, rules pushed by US on ice

[WELLINGTON] The final version of a landmark deal aimed at cutting trade barriers in some of the Asia-Pacific's...
Feb 21, 2018 12:19 PM

Broadcom CEO Tan Hock Eng paid US$103m last year before Qualcomm bid

[NEW YORK] Penang-born Broadcom chief executive officer Tan Hock Eng received US$103.2 million in reported compensation...
Feb 21, 2018 04:33 PM

COEs tumble in post-Chinese New Year slumber

[SINGAPORE] Certificates of entitlement (COEs) finished lower on Wednesday (Feb 21) at the first tender in the Year of...
Feb 21, 2018 01:49 PM

India's federal police arrest sixth bank official in US$1.8b fraud case

[NEW DELHI] India's federal police have arrested a senior official of state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB), the...
Feb 21, 2018 10:52 AM

World's biggest container liner looks for deals outside shipping

[COPENHAGEN] THE world's largest container company will start looking for takeover targets outside the shipping...
Feb 21, 2018 09:10 AM

Innopac still owed S$2.41m from 2016, evaluating restructuring options

INNOPAC Holdings responded late Tuesday night to queries by the Singapore Exchange (SGX) that the group is continuing...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2018

Feb 21, 2018 04:19 PM

Singapore Budget 2018: Singapore must continue to preserve wealth, says Indranee Rajah

[SINGAPORE] Singapore's reserves were built up because its pioneering leaders were financially prudent and the...
Feb 21, 2018 03:14 PM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2018

What else should have been in Singapore Budget 2018?

We ask four experts what else they would have liked to see in this year's Budget...
Feb 21, 2018 03:12 PM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2018

Singapore Budget 2018: What do you think of the timing of the GST hike?

We ask four experts for their thoughts on the timing of the GST increase.
Feb 21, 2018 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2018

Singapore Budget 2018: Status quo on foreign manpower rules a let-down for businesses

COMPANIES grappling with the tech talent shortage were disappointed that Budget 2018 did not contain measures to ease...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Feb 21, 2018 04:58 PM

Europe: Shares retreat in early trading

LONDON European shares retreated in early dealing on Wednesday, under pressure from a continued rise in bond yields,...
Feb 21, 2018 04:37 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks end firmer

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong's main Hang Seng index ended firmer on Wednesday, tracking gains in Asian markets and ahead...
Feb 21, 2018 04:10 PM

Broker's take: PhillipCapital upgrades UOB to 'buy' on strong loans growth, wealth management fees

PHILLIPCAPITAL has upgraded United Overseas Bank (UOB) to "buy" from "accumulate", with a target...
Feb 21, 2018 03:17 PM

Seoul: Stocks rebounds from previous losses, won edges down

[SEOUL] South Korea's Kospi stock index rose on Wednesday after falling more than one per cent the previous day...
Feb 21, 2018 02:32 PM

Australian shares flat as BHP slumps; a2 milk soars on results, Fonterra deal

[BENGALURU] Australian shares finished flat for a second consecutive session on Wednesday, as losses in BHP , the...
Feb 21, 2018 02:10 PM

Tokyo: Stocks edge up on weak yen

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks inched up on Wednesday as market sentiment revived moderately thanks to a weak yen against the...

LIFESTYLE

Feb 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Declan Ee

Multipotentialite may be a multisyllabic mouthful, but it's a term that perfectly fits Declan Ee, one of those...
Feb 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Dogs & their heroes

WITH THIS BEING THE YEAR of the Dog, celebrities Andrea De Cruz and Pierre Png hope all new dog owners remember that...
Feb 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Hokkaido Don

As if you need another reason to visit Don Don Donki - that circus of cheap and cheerful Japanese delights in Orchard...

FOCUS


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

People problem fixer

Krishnan Rajagopalan, who heads Heidrick & Struggles, talks about the "new breed of leader" organisations seek and how he plans to take the business forward in a digital world.

Journeying the skies

Having cornered the search market for flights and hotels, and landed a suitor, Skyscanner has set its sights further in the travel market, but keeping intact its "product-first-traveller-first" credo, says CEO and co-founder Gareth Williams.

Future perfect

Artificial intelligence is overblown and overstated, says George Colony. Still, the Forrester CEO believes technology will lead mankind into a brighter and better future.

Finishing on a high

Wrapping up a 37-year career in banking, Citi Private Bank's Bassam Salem talks about the industry's real challenges, and shares his plans for his next phase of life.


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