Feb 23, 2018 05:50 AM

Nelson & Terence Loh

THEY ARE COUSINS IN BLOOD, but brothers by nature. Ever since they were kids, Nelson and Terence Loh did everything...
Feb 24, 2018 05:50 AM

Wish upon a budget

ANOTHER year, another list (or several) of wishes, wants and needs. As with any spending plan, a country's Budget...
Feb 23, 2018 05:50 AM

Off To The Oscars!

DON'T LIKE SUPERHEROES? Tough luck if you're a movie-lover. Try as you might but there is no escaping Iron...
Feb 24, 2018 05:50 AM

Surviving the generations

BORN into a family which has spent a couple of centuries in the relationship-centric banking business, it is no...

BREAKING NEWS

Feb 24, 2018 02:19 PM

Mexico to host 'difficult' new round of Nafta talks

[MEXICO CITY] Negotiators from the United States, Mexico and Canada open a new round of talks Sunday on overhauling the...
Feb 24, 2018 01:13 PM

China's Huawei set to lead global charge to 5G networks

[FRANKFURT] China's Huawei is forging closer commercial ties with big telecom operators across Europe and Asia,...
Feb 24, 2018 01:07 PM

Pruitt vows to repeal 'Prohibition' on US energy resources

[NEW YORK] The Obama administration effectively imposed "Prohibition" on US energy and natural resources...
Feb 24, 2018 12:21 PM

Jokowi said to have nominated Warjiyo as Bank Indonesia chief

[JAKARTA] Indonesian President Joko Widodo nominated Perry Warjiyo to become the next governor of the country's...
Feb 24, 2018 12:13 PM

US prepares high-seas crackdown on North Korea sanctions evaders: sources

[WASHINGTON] The Trump administration and key Asian allies are preparing to expand interceptions of ships suspected of...
Feb 23, 2018 05:50 AM

Family Matters

WHEN RETIRED PHARMACIST Lim Cheng See and her husband wanted to rebuild their home at Sunset Way a few years ago, they...
Feb 23, 2018 05:50 AM

Recreating Nostalgic Flavours

BETTER KNOWN FOR HIS ELABORATE sweet confections as the "Sugar Daddy" owner of Antoinette, veteran pastry...
Feb 24, 2018 05:50 AM

SPH unit submits joint bid to manage Singapore Expo

A UNIT of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) has thrown its hat into the ring for a government tender to become the...
Feb 24, 2018 05:50 AM
THE FOOL’S EYE VIEW

Systematic guide to spotting value in beaten-down lenders

AS we look back at the financial crises that the world has seen in the last 10 years, we might think that bankers never...
Feb 24, 2018 05:50 AM
THE FOOL’S EYE VIEW

Systematic guide to spotting value in beaten-down lenders

AS we look back at the financial crises that the world has seen in the last 10 years, we might think that bankers never...
Feb 23, 2018 05:50 AM

Dhaka Ups Its Cultural Stakes

FREQUENT VISITORS TO DHAKA, the capital city of Bangladesh, gush about its warm people, charming bazaars and incredible...
Feb 23, 2018 05:50 AM

Little place, big menu

ORIGIN is a little restaurant with a big menu. Just when you think you've figured out what you want from its...
Feb 24, 2018 05:50 AM
SATURDAY SOAPBOX

How that Budget hongbao could mean more

ONCE I entered the workforce, the annual Chinese New Year red packet from my parents became less a cause for...
Feb 23, 2018 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Staff cuts can be a double-edged sword

SINGAPORE Airlines cabin crew will no longer be penalised for taking "casual" sick leave, according to...
Feb 22, 2018 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Will Genting Singapore beat MBS in VIP growth?

ABOUT a month ago, Marina Bay Sands - the bigger of the two integrated resorts (IRs) in Singapore - disclosed it had...
Feb 21, 2018 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Singapore Budget 2018: Implicit message in buyer's stamp duty hike

THE surprise hike in the top marginal rate of buyer's stamp duty (BSD) has been touted by officialdom and market...
Feb 20, 2018 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Can Singapore banks find formula for growth and dividend?

SHAREHOLDERS of banks would be cheered by the stronger dividend payout from all three Singapore banks this year, with...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Feb 24, 2018 07:15 AM

Europe: Shares flat on the week as earnings season peaks

[MILAN] European shares ended the day in positive territory after a choppy session, posting a slim weekly gain as...
Feb 24, 2018 07:10 AM

US: Stocks close week higher as rate hike fears abate

[NEW YORK] Technology and petroleum-linked shares were among the standouts Friday as US stocks rose solidly to finish a...
Feb 24, 2018 05:50 AM
THE FOOL’S EYE VIEW

Systematic guide to spotting value in beaten-down lenders

AS we look back at the financial crises that the world has seen in the last 10 years, we might think that bankers never...
Feb 24, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

STI finishes the week 2.61% higher amid zero inflation

SINGAPORE equities bounced back into positive territory on Friday, as Asian markets closed the week awash in a tide of...
Feb 24, 2018 05:50 AM

HKEX to offer concessions to US, UK-listed firms to list in Hong kong

HONG KONG Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX), the city's exchange operator, said on Friday that it plans to offer...
Feb 24, 2018 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

Wilmar International > Buy

THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

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.

People problem fixer

Krishnan Rajagopalan, who heads Heidrick & Struggles, talks about the "new breed of leader" organisations seek and how he plans to take the business forward in a digital world.

Journeying the skies

Having cornered the search market for flights and hotels, and landed a suitor, Skyscanner has set its sights further in the travel market, but keeping intact its "product-first-traveller-first" credo, says CEO and co-founder Gareth Williams.

Future perfect

Artificial intelligence is overblown and overstated, says George Colony. Still, the Forrester CEO believes technology will lead mankind into a brighter and better future.


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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.