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THE financial services industry and the wealth management space within it are at an inflection point. But are we living through the tipping point now, or are we still just on the cusp of it? The...

THE concept of a sharing economy is not new, especially to Singaporeans. Back in the day, the older generations were ambassadors of the "kampung spirit". They opened their homes to share...

THERE was a time China tried hard to convince the world that its rise is peaceful. That pretence was dropped seven years ago, when, in the wake of the Great Recession, it thought its time had come to...

EDITORIAL

IT remains to be seen if the recent S$300,000 fine on, and police report lodged against, Consistel (Singapore) for breach of its licensing obligations with regard to the wireless network it runs at...

THE BOTTOM LINE

AS SINGAPORE seeks to grow its economy and enhance its quality of life, its energy consumption is bound to increase. This energy will be used for the same purposes - to light our homes, fuel our...

NOT much has changed for Indonesian President Joko Widodo over the past 12 months. Judging from his state-of-the-nation address on Aug 16 in the People's Consultative Assembly, he is still...

COMMENTARY

THE International Olympic Committee (IOC) has reportedly taken issue with certain activities to celebrate Singapore's first ever Olympic gold medal by Joseph Schooling for possible ambush...

COMMENTARY

NOWADAYS, if you're a smart college graduate, Silicon Valley and its tech-startup scene is the hot place to be. But 10 years ago, it seemed like everyone with a brain and big ambitions wanted to...

COMMENTARY

WHEN the Companies Act was amended to allow public companies to have dual-class shares, there was a sense of inevitability about the Singapore Exchange (SGX) opening its doors to listed companies...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

THE market has been abuzz with rumours this week that the Singapore Exchange (SGX) is close to allowing multiple classes of shares for companies that list here. The Business Times reported on Tuesday...