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

Guardians Of Her Universe

IT'S NO SECRET that Gabrielle Coco Chanel was a superstitious woman. Scattered across her very well-preserved...
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

Good Scents

IN ONE OF HIS NOVELS, French writer Marcel Proust describes a character recalling distinct memories from his childhood...
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...
Feb 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Food To Remember

WHEN CHINESE NEW YEAR COMES around, chef Leong is in a reflective mood as he feels the need to pay tribute to people...
Feb 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Inspiration From Isolation

AUDEMARS PIGUET failed to get into the upscale watch industry's highly exclusive billion Swiss franc sales club in...
Feb 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Time For A Change

GENEVA'S ANNUAL LUXURY WATCH fair keeps getting bigger, thanks to young independent brands that are making their...
Feb 16, 2018 05:50 AM

A Dog's Life

ART GALLERY CO-OWNER KENNETH TAN has had pet dogs all his life, so he knows a thing or two about living with them. He...
Feb 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Paradise Found

IT'S HARD TO PUT A FINGER ON HONOLULU - the capital of Hawaii situated on the island of Oahu. For one, it doesn...
Feb 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Chinese New Year Greetings

IT IS THE FIRST DAY of the Lunar New Year, and this year, impress your relatives and friends when you go visiting with...
Feb 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Eating Clean

Overdoing it with the pineapple tarts and bak kwa? Marks & Spencer makes clean eating easier with its new range of...
Feb 15, 2018 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Pacific Radiance headed for a messy debt revamp?

OFFSHORE and marine group Pacific Radiance could be in for a messy and possibly painful debt restructuring exercise,...
Feb 14, 2018 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Striking a share swap ratio can be a delicate balancing act

IT IS tricky for an acquirer to come up with the "right" swap ratio for a merger with a target firm that...
Feb 13, 2018 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Punting on O&M recovery is foolhardy before solid research

MOST offshore and marine (O&M)-related counters took a beating along with a broad-market slide the first half of...
Feb 8, 2018 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Sapphire hit by HNA blues?

REMEMBER that delightfully fuzzy feeling when you walk into your hotel room and discover a thoughtfully-wrapped dark...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Feb 17, 2018 06:54 AM

US: Stocks end strong week on mixed note

[NEW YORK] Major US stock indices finished on a muted note Friday after a strong week, with the Dow and S&P 500...
Feb 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

We revise up 2018-2019 net profit estimates marginally, by one per cent, to factor in lower credit cost, given that the...
Feb 16, 2018 05:50 AM
HOT STOCKS

ThaiBev drops 7% on unexpectedly poor Q1 results; analysts turn bearish on stock

ANALYSTS have made bearish calls on Thai Beverage (ThaiBev) shares after the group posted first-quarter results that...
Feb 16, 2018 05:50 AM
​STOCKS

Local traders say 'huat ah' on CNY eve

CHINESE New Year cheer was in the air, as Singapore stocks retraced their steps in a busy half-day session on Thursday.
Feb 16, 2018 05:50 AM
CURRENCIES

US dollar extends losses against yen

THE dollar extended its losses against the yen and hit a new 15-month low on Thursday, with market participants bracing...
Feb 15, 2018 03:02 PM

Australia shares higher on resources boost; NZ flat

[BENGALURU] Australian shares rose over 1 per cent on Thursday, shrugging off higher than expected US inflation data...

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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