Dec 16, 2017

The Rise Of Responsible Consumerism

"LIFE is not complete without shopping!" Singapore's then-prime minister, Goh Chok Tong, quipped at his 1996 National Day Rally Speech, two years after the launch of the Great Singapore Sale (GSS) event.
Dec 16, 2017 08:23 AM

Toll rises to two dead after Indonesia quake

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Diversification, the Midas curse

TO understand China's Old Economy problems, one just needs to examine the S-chips in Singapore...


Dec 16, 2017

Power Struggle

TO see a Ruben Pang painting is to first be startled by the demented whirl of dense,...
Dec 16, 2017

Food Of Christmas Past

For the longest time, Damian D'Silva would wax lyrical about family Christmas meals from...
Dec 16, 2017

Deck The Halls

Most people equate Christmas with winter and snow, but not Englishman Nick Oxborrow. The owner...


Recapturing Ericsson's mojo

CEO Börje Ekholm is looking to reinvent the company to ensure it remains a frontrunner in telecom technology.

Outlier economist

Managing the pace of change, keeping markets open and improving living standards are key to economic stability, according to chief executive of the New Zealand Treasury, Gabriel Makhlouf.

Building Scale

Loh Boon Chye, CEO of the Singapore Exchange, addresses concerns about the stocktrading industry and the issues that keep him up at night.

Scaling the next peak

Adyen's Pieter van der Does, an avid mountaineer-turned-entrepreneur, draws lessons from climbing in running his payments company.


NOT many agencies in Singapore would call themselves a "mother agency", but Basic Models Management assumes the maternal mantle at the crux of of its business. Founded by Bonita Ma, it helps models work with secondary agencies overseas, on top...