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WHILE finding friendly cabin crew on a flight can be a game of Russian roulette - like when you find a grumpy bunch, say on the pink-eye to New Delhi - travellers take much for granted at hotels that...

SINGAPORE has been ranked Asia's Number One and the world's No 2 in a sustainability ranking study, results of which were released recently. That should be compared with the fact that 70...

COMMENTARY

SMRT Corporation's minority shareholders decided on Thursday to take the public transport operator into state investor Temasek Holdings' fold. It's just as well; in the choice of a...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

STARTUPS are not SMEs (small and medium enterprises). It's time organisations and individuals stop confusing the two, now that startups are - in their own right - recognised as critical to...

We upgrade our recommendation from "fully valued" to "hold". Post visit to Pan-United's port, we turn slightly more positive on overall earnings supported by better port...

EDITORIAL

SINGAPORE has taken several steps to strengthen cyber security, both in terms of operational readiness as well as legislation, these past few years. Operationally, the setting-up of the Cyber...

CHINA has begun courting the only neighbouring country with which it does not yet have diplomatic relations - Bhutan. Throughout modern history, the Himalayan kingdom has depended heavily on India,...

THE BOTTOM LINE

FORGET Mad Men. Today's marketers are more likely to be math men and women...

LOCAL industrial output has been tepid for some quarters, reflecting weak external demand. Just about the sole bright spark comes from the electronics sector, which has managed a near-9 per cent...

COMMENTARY

THE Ministry of Finance (MOF) announced in June that Singapore is committed to implementing a new global financial disclosure regime: country-by-country reporting (CbCR).