Feb 20, 2018 12:19 PM

Singapore Budget 2018: Vibrant economy a key pillar in 'strategic and integrated financial plan', says PM Lee

THIS year's Budget is aimed at helping businesses grow to support a "vibrant and innovative" economy,...
Feb 20, 2018 12:24 PM

Singapore Budget 2018: Singapore still competitive despite higher taxes, Iswaran says

[SINGAPORE] Singapore remains a competitive destination for businesses even though it's raising taxes and...
Feb 20, 2018 11:53 AM

Singapore Budget 2018: MAS still expected to tweak monetary policy, say economists

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) remains likely to tighten monetary policy despite the government's...
Feb 20, 2018 01:48 PM

Singapore Budget 2018: 'Well-calibrated', will help lift wages, say Money FM 89.3 panellists

SINGAPORE'S 2018 Budget is "well-calibrated" to address both productivity and help lift wages, said...
Feb 20, 2018 12:35 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2018

VIDEO: Biggest takeaway from Singapore Budget 2018?

The Business Times asks four experts what stood out for them in this year's budget...
Feb 20, 2018 01:58 PM

Court rules against S$17.5m collective sale of Beauty World Food Centre

[SINGAPORE] A potential S$17.5 million collective sale of the Beauty World Food Centre has been stalled, after the High...
Feb 20, 2018 12:52 PM

No change to CPF interest rates, HDB mortgage rate for April-June

[SINGAPORE] THE Special and Medisave Accounts (SMA) interest rate will be maintained at 4 per cent a year from April 1...
Feb 20, 2018 11:27 AM

Noble's sea of red shows post-restructuring challenge for trader

[SINGAPORE] Noble Group's profit warning on Monday was a sea of catastrophic numbers: fresh write-downs of about...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2018

Feb 20, 2018 01:48 PM

Singapore Budget 2018: 'Well-calibrated', will help lift wages, say Money FM 89.3 panellists

SINGAPORE'S 2018 Budget is "well-calibrated" to address both productivity and help lift wages, said...
Feb 20, 2018 12:24 PM

Singapore Budget 2018: Singapore still competitive despite higher taxes, Iswaran says

[SINGAPORE] Singapore remains a competitive destination for businesses even though it's raising taxes and...
Feb 20, 2018 12:19 PM

Singapore Budget 2018: Vibrant economy a key pillar in 'strategic and integrated financial plan', says PM Lee

THIS year's Budget is aimed at helping businesses grow to support a "vibrant and innovative" economy,...
Feb 20, 2018 11:53 AM

Singapore Budget 2018: MAS still expected to tweak monetary policy, say economists

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) remains likely to tighten monetary policy despite the government's...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Feb 20, 2018 10:44 PM

US: Wall St opens lower

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened lower on Tuesday, hurt by a rise in bond yields and disappointing quarterly results from...
Feb 20, 2018 06:53 PM

China Environmental Resources Group posts profit warning

CHINA Environmental Resources Group expects to record an increase in losses for the period ended Dec 31, 2017, the...
Feb 20, 2018 06:43 PM

Koh Bros unit enters into JV with Malaysian parties

ENGINEERING and construction group Koh Brothers has entered into a joint venture (JV) with two Malaysian parties, which...
Feb 20, 2018 06:10 PM

Delong announces profit guidance for Q4 2017, FY2017

DELONG Holdings is expecting to report a "significant increase in net profit" in the three-month period and...
Feb 20, 2018 05:47 PM

Keppel Reit subsidiary secures S$350m loan facility

KEPPEL Reit Management Limited, manager of Keppel Reit, on Tuesday said in a filing to the Singapore Exchange that...
Feb 20, 2018 05:39 PM

Singapore shares close 0.3% down on Tuesday

SINGAPORE stocks ended 0.3 per cent lower on Tuesday, with the Straits Times Index shedding 11.35 points to 3,476.53.

LIFESTYLE

Feb 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Declan Ee

Multipotentialite may be a multisyllabic mouthful, but it's a term that perfectly fits Declan Ee, one of those...
Feb 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Dogs & their heroes

WITH THIS BEING THE YEAR of the Dog, celebrities Andrea De Cruz and Pierre Png hope all new dog owners remember that...
Feb 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Every bite hits the spot

AND so, it's over. By the end of Valentine's Day, Singapore's chef royal-designate Andre Chiang's...

FOCUS


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

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.

Finishing on a high

Wrapping up a 37-year career in banking, Citi Private Bank's Bassam Salem talks about the industry's real challenges, and shares his plans for his next phase of life.


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