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ONE of the year's biggest events, the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix...
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FOLLOWING an impressive 85 per cent turnout in the peaceful...
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AS iPhone mania returned to Singapore on Friday, Apple's new jumbo-...

PERSPECTIVE

Others

INNOVATION is what we must be doing constantly to keep our businesses, products and services ahead of the expectations of our customers and markets. For engineering companies like the one I am part of, there is constant scanning of the horizon for the game-changing technologies that we can use to help our customers do better and become more competitive in what they do.

 
 
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FOLLOWING an impressive 85 per cent turnout in the peaceful referendum on independence for Scotland, British Prime Minister David Cameron has promised devolutionary constitutional change for other regions and cities in the United Kingdom.

 

Companies

A LEGAL tussle appears to be brewing between Singapore-listed oil and gas company Loyz Energy and Advance Capital Partners over a S$4 million loan.

Singapore

IF there is one lesson to be learned from dealing with the consequences of the last global financial crisis, it is that real, sustainable growth can only come from both restructuring and improving productivity.

World

[CAIRNS, Australia] US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Friday called on Japan and the eurozone to do more to spur growth as the global economy continues to disappoint, highlighting what is sure to be a bone of contention as Group of 20 (G-20) ministers gathered to meet here.

Perspective

INNOVATION is what we must be doing constantly to keep our businesses, products and services ahead of the expectations of our customers and markets. For engineering companies like the one I am part of, there is constant scanning of the horizon for the game-changing technologies that we can use to help our customers do better and become more competitive in what they do.

BT Living

ONCE bitten, twice shy? Not for Sean Goh. The 36-year-old and his three business partners aren't discouraged by the fact that Bedok Market Place's former tenants failed at bringing new buzz to the aged hawker centre - they want to have their own go at it.

Wealth

On Friday, when the Alibaba Group starts trading on the New York Stock Exchange, many people may be asking, "Ali who?" Professional investors, of course, already know that Alibaba is a fast-growing, hugely profitable Chinese company that is a combination of eBay and Amazon, with a little bit of Google thrown in.

 

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.

Motoring

WHAT a difference a year makes.

 
 

BizIT

A LITTLE over four months after it announced a market- surprising deal to acquire Motorola Solutions' enterprise business for US$3.45 billion, Zebra Technologies is well...

Young Investor

LAST week, we began analysing the Q3 2013 income statement of sports shoes and casual wear retailer Eratat Lifestyle.

Dining Out

THIS may sound a little weird, but have you ever been to a restaurant and felt like slapping the menu?

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

[HONG KONG] Billionaires including Li Ka-shing and Robert Ng have cut debt at their Hong Kong developers to near-record lows in preparation to buy land as prices fall, a...

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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