Telcos face new rivals, old problems

COME 2015, the Big Three telcos will find themselves competing harder not just with each other but with smaller players keen on their turf. At the same time, the operators will keep grappling with old chestnuts such as when data monetisation will pay off...

Banking & Finance

The government is proposing - and seeking feedback on - new policies to enhance credit co-operatives' (credit co-ops) financial prudence, governance and management capabilities, with changes targeted for full implementation by 2018...

Banking & Finance

SINGAPORE'S highly leveraged consumers will have some soul-searching to do this Christmas, as business restructuring starts to bite...

Energy & Commodities

WITH oil prices on a sharp downtrend over the past few months, it is a challenging time for ExxonMobil's manufacturing business in Singapore. Despite this, the firm's focus is not on where oil is headed, but on running its operations as well...


CHINA'S Xiaomi is raising over US$1 billion from investors including Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC that would value the smartphone maker at over US$45 billion, a person familiar with the deal has said...

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