Mar 20, 2018 10:57 AM

Singapore ranks first in Asia again, 25th globally for quality of living: Mercer survey

SINGAPORE has come in 25th globally and retained its position as the Asian city with the highest quality of living,...
Mar 20, 2018 06:24 PM

Noble Group hit by lawsuit from top shareholder Goldilocks as default looms

[SINGAPORE] Goldilocks Investment Co, a major shareholder of Noble Group Ltd, sued the company and executives,...
Mar 20, 2018 10:05 PM

State tender for Holland Road site draws 15 bids

A STATE tender for a plum 99-year leasehold commercial and residential site in Holland Road closed on Tuesday,...
Mar 20, 2018 11:31 AM

DBS unveils electricity marketplace for Jurong residents to select energy retailers

WITH the liberalisation of the retail electricity market, DBS on Tuesday announced the launch of DBS Electricity...
Mar 20, 2018 03:00 PM

Singtel to launch mobile wallet tie-up with regional associates, starting in Thailand

THE Singtel Group plans to roll out mobile wallet interoperability across its network of regional associates in Asia by...
Mar 20, 2018 11:37 AM

SPH Magazines launches major restructuring exercise, to lay off 13 employees

SPH Magazines, the magazine arm of Singapore Press Holdings, will lay off 13 staff members this month as part of a...
Mar 20, 2018 09:12 AM

Fund managers Prudential, Orbis dispose Noble shares

FUND managers of Orbis and Prudential have sold some 42 million shares in Noble Group worth S$5.5 million on the open...
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Mar 20, 2018 05:50 AM

Kwek and Quek entities secure Pacific Mansion for S$980m

ENTITIES controlled by Singapore property tycoon Kwek Leng Beng and his Malaysian billionaire cousin Quek Leng Chan...


Feb 22, 2018 02:35 PM

Singapore Budget 2018: Try our business tax calculator

FINANCE Minister Heng Swee Keat on presented the Budget for the year on February 19. Use our Singapore Budget 2018...
Mar 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Singapore Budget 2018: Maritime industry gets S$100m more to push for automated, digital future

THE Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) will pump another S$100 million into the Maritime Cluster Fund (MCF...
Mar 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Singapore Budget 2018: Higher airport charges now will avert big hike later: minister

RAISING passenger charges earlier to fund the airport's Changi East development is being undertaken to avoid...
Mar 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Singapore Budget 2018: Private-hire car services Uber, Grab may face regulations and licensing

PRIVATE-HIRE car services Uber and Grab could be regulated in the future, and even subject to licensing, as the...


Mar 20, 2018 10:26 PM

US: Stocks rise ahead of Fed decision

[NEW YORK] Wall Street stocks bounced in early trading Tuesday, recovering some of the prior session's losses...
Mar 20, 2018 05:23 PM

Malaysia: Shares close higher on Tuesday

MALAYSIA share prices closed higher on Tuesday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 8.45 points...
Mar 20, 2018 05:18 PM

Singapore shares close 0.4% higher on Tuesday

SHARE prices in the Singapore bourse closed higher on Tuesday, with the key Straits Times Index rising 15.02 points or...
Mar 20, 2018 04:38 PM

Europe: Stocks advance at open

[LONDON] Europe's major stock markets rose in opening deals on Tuesday but investors remain on edge ahead of a key...
Mar 20, 2018 04:23 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks bounce back to end higher

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks reversed early losses to end Tuesday in positive territory but investors remain cautious...
Mar 20, 2018 03:13 PM

Seoul: Stocks reverse losses; won rises against US dollar

[SEOUL] South Korea's KOSPI stock index erased early losses on Tuesday as domestic institutions' purchases...


Mar 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Ho Ren Yung

Sharp-eyed guests at Banyan Tree hotels and spa may notice something different about its body and aromatherapy products.
Mar 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Full Revolution

BUYING A LUXURY WATCH IS no different from buying any big ticket item: you shop around to compare prices, weigh your...
Mar 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Watered-down dining by the river

LOCATION, location, location. On that point, Caffe Fernet has lucked out, with a vantage spot at Customs House that...




While 4 wheels are good, 2 wheels are better at Mobike. But Joe Xia, co-founder and CTO of the bike-sharing firm, is also thinking beyond bicycles in his vision of providing full-fledged transportation services.

Taking the uphill out of upskill

After earning a Wharton MBA, Jake Schwartz started a company to disrupt business schools - and provide people with tech skills for today's digital economy.

Goddess to the rescue

Former venture capitalist turned green tech advocate Peggy Liu reveals why she chose to leave corporate success for non-profit advocacy, and how she is hoping to turn China, one of the world's biggest polluters, green.

Surviving the generations

One of the largest private banks in Switzerland, Lombard Odier's senior managing partner Patrick Odier says the bank's long-term survival is due to its independence and astute succession planning.


DEBT payment behaviour of Singapore's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) took a turn for the worse last year, with the proportion of severely delinquent debts at 14 per cent in 2017, up from 12 per cent in 2016.