Tuesday, 23 September, 2014

 

Singapore inflation eases to 0.9% in August

CONSUMER price inflation eased more than expected to 0.9 per cent in August from 1.2 per cent in July, again because of lower private road transport costs.



 

 

BT’s Daily 3 - Full Stories

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FAR East Hospitality Trust (Far East H-Trust) has entered into a...
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[SINGAPORE] The owners of Citimac Industrial Complex have hit the en...
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[SINGAPORE] A long-term investor with a strong public service...

EDITORIAL & OPINION

Opinion

This is the speech delivered by President Tony Tan Keng Yam at Temasek Holdings' 40th anniversary dinner held at the Istana on Sept 22.

 
 
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[SINGAPORE] Amid growing anxiety over a glut of high-rise residences in Malaysia's Iskandar, a mega waterfront township project there appears to have hit a snag.

 

Companies

FAR East Hospitality Trust (Far East H-Trust) has entered into a joint venture deal with sponsor Far East Organization (FEO) to develop a S$443.8 million Sentosa hotel project, said to be the last such hotel project on the island "at least in the foreseeable future".

Singapore

SINGAPORE'S Silicon Valley-inspired start-up cluster, JTC LaunchPad @ one-north, has been oversubscribed, and over 90 per cent of the space will be occupied when it is ready by the end of this year.

Singapore Markets

IT SPEAKS volumes about how Monday's session went that the only feature of interest dealers could identify when asked about the day was the crossing of two large parcels of shares.

Malaysia

[JAKARTA] Palm oil's share of global vegetable oil consumption looks set to climb in the months ahead as the top two producers engage in a tit-for-tat export tax tussle designed to boost sales.

Indonesia

[JAKARTA] Indonesia's financial regulator is considering imposing a limit on the micro lending interest rate to reduce the cost of funds for small and medium-sized businesses in South-east Asia's largest economy, a spokesman said on Monday.

China

[SHANGHAI] China's decision to impose a record fine on GlaxoSmithKline Plc signals that even the largest multinational companies may not get off lightly in government investigations in Asia's largest economy.

India

[MUMBAI] Indian banks are cutting deposit rates for the first time in two years as the worst lending slowdown since 2009 leaves them with idle cash.

World

[BANGKOK] The biggest rally in Thailand's small-capitalisation companies in more than a decade has propelled shares to bubble levels, according to the nation's largest brokerage.

Focus

[WASHINGTON] The Alibaba Group, China's e-commerce powerhouse, made history when it raised more than US$21 billion in a record-breaking stock market debut. So what exactly did investors buy?

Transport Hub

[SINGAPORE] Boeing will launch its first Cyber Analytics Centre outside the United States in Singapore in the first quarter of next year to cater to the Asia-Pacific region.

Editorial & Opinion

This is the speech delivered by President Tony Tan Keng Yam at Temasek Holdings' 40th anniversary dinner held at the Istana on Sept 22.

 

Dining

SO here's the niggling question of the week: is a swear word still a swear word if it's one letter short but still sounds remarkably similar when you say it out loud?

Home & Garden

SOME years ago, Michelle Tan and her husband thought they had found their dream home in the Upper Thomson Road area. But after five months living there, they realised that it was not meant to be.

Sport

After round five of the 2014 Business Times Corporate Golf League, which was held on Singapore Island Country Club's New Course last Wednesday, Team SunMoon is still leading the pack but have had their lead cut to nine points.

 
 

BizIT

ACRONIS - which provides back-up, disaster recovery and other data protection services - last Thursday returned to its roots by establishing its international...

Dining Out

SO here's the niggling question of the week: is a swear word still a swear word if it's one letter short but still sounds remarkably similar when you say it out loud?

Executive Money

SOUTH-EAST Asia's 100 largest publicly traded companies are becoming more vulnerable to default as their debt surges and profitability weakens.

Property

A PROPERTY agent registered with Huttons Asia will become the latest person here to be charged by the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) for offences relating to...

Raffles Conversation

IN the Marina Bay Sands lounge where we are meeting, ear-splitting bangs suddenly explode around us. Renovation works are going on. Glasses perched halfway down the...

 

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