Monday, Jan 09, 2017

TOP STORIES

JTC gives O&M lessees and tenants rental rebates of 3-10% for 2017

TO support the beleaguered offshore and marine (O&M) industry through a protracted...
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SINGAPORE'S FUTURE ECONOMY

Total rethink needed for S'pore economy to stay relevant: business leaders

IT will not be business as usual any more for Singapore's economy in the future, and...
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HONG KONG ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Startups see growing government support

IMAGINE being able to move Silicon Valley from the United States' West Coast and...
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From O levels to chief executive officer

SHE may not be able to call herself a university degree-holder, but self-made...
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Taking a big step in the tourism industry

SHE had a well-paying job in a bank and was pursuing a PhD in information systems at...
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Cutting a path to the mainland through the city

HE had moved to Hong Kong in 2006 as a corporate sales director of a Singapore...
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Heavylift newcomer eyes IPO to take on big boys in the trade

IF THE founder and chairman of GPO Heavylift Holdings has his way, his company would be...
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Speculation of policy and trade wars after Trump's Toyota tweet

PRESIDENT-elect Donald Trump's tweeted warning to Japan's Toyota Motor...
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British PM May denies her Brexit strategy is 'muddled'

BRITISH Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday that she would set out her strategy for...
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COMPANIES & MARKETS

TOPLINE

On the shoulders of giants

IT was a marriage made in superhero heaven when Cityneon acquired Victory Hill...
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Ensuring the right culture from the top

THE board is responsible for establishing a system of corporate governance that is of a...
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INSIDE MARKETS

Slow new-year start for director trades

IT was a slow start for directors in the new year with only nine companies that recorded...
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STOCKS

Markets to enter "wait and see'' mode

SATURDAY'S column touched on the "January effect", which is a fairly...
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COMMODITIES

Gold futures extend decline while copper steadies as US wage gains fuel rate angst

GOLD futures fell for the first time last week after a report showed that US wages rose...
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CURRENCIES

Dollar up as solid US jobs report sets stage for Fed hikes

THE dollar rose on Friday, boosted by a solid US jobs report, after tumbling the day...
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Carmakers, suppliers team up to share costs of self-driving vehicles

AUTOMOTIVE suppliers and carmakers are expanding alliances to develop self-driving...
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South Korea special prosecutors to question Samsung executives

SAMSUNG Electronics Co executives have been summoned by South Korean special prosecutors...
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REAL ESTATE

Recession flatlines Lagos property projects

WITH frozen cranes, deserted construction sites and empty buildings, Lagos is suffering a...
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Anbang in talks with Kushner to overhaul building in NYC: source

CHINA'S Anbang Insurance Group is in talks to invest in a project to redevelop a...
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Shanghai suspends sales of commercial office projects

MUNICIPAL authorities in Shanghai suspended sales of commercial office projects from Jan...
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BANKING & FINANCE

Fed governor calls for relook of Volcker Rule

FEDERAL Reserve governor Jerome Powell has urged Congress to rewrite the Volcker Rule...
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The madness that's Chase credit card bonus

WHILE many of us weren't paying attention, some credit card sign-up bonuses became...
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ENERGY & COMMODITIES

US oil sector sees tentative recovery

THE US oil industry is feeling guarded optimism going into 2017 as it pivots from a...
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TECHNOLOGY

Smartphone boom begun by Apple blazes on

THE smartphone continues to change the world a decade after the debut of the iPhone, even...
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Robots show their 'personality' at big tech show

PROFESSOR Einstein rolls his eyes, sticks out his tongue, and can give a simple...
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CONSUMER

UK consumer spending seen losing momentum

BRITISH consumers, who helped the economy emerge largely unscathed from the Brexit vote,...
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Burgundy stirred, not shaken by sale to US billionaire

HE may be American and own a major football club, Arsenal, but Stanley Kroenke, the new...
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Pakistan's textile sector struggles to bounce back

AS Pakistan slowly emerges from a long-term power crisis, its once booming textile sector...
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Fortune hunters flock to Madagascar's sapphire mines

THE dusty figure is lowered slowly into the ground like a bucket into a well, armed with...
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TRANSPORT

Carmakers, suppliers team up to share costs of self-driving vehicles

AUTOMOTIVE suppliers and carmakers are expanding alliances to develop self-driving...
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McLaren dominates supercar market with global sales up 99.3%

THOUGH it's been offering production vehicles for five years, 2016 was the year...
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Hyperloop One discloses contenders vying for futuristic rail

US startup Hyperloop One on Friday disclosed a list of locations around the world vying...
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Florida airport reopens after shooting rampage

FLORIDA'S Fort Lauderdale International Airport was open again on Saturday after a...
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Rough ride for Uber as cabbies in Morocco sabotage app

AS their smartphone screens lit up with ride requests last month, Uber drivers in the...
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GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

Staying relevant

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: What's the single most important issue that you expect to...
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Tillerson disclosure foreshadows knotty confirmations

REX Tillerson's disclosure that he stands to receive a US$180 million cash payout...
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US reacting at analog pace to rising digital risk

OF the many questions left unanswered by the US intelligence agencies' accusation...
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Istanbul nightclub attacker an Uzbek jihadist: reports

THE attacker who shot dead 39 people on New Year's night at an Istanbul nightclub...
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Germany's radical Islamist scene growing: security chief

Germany's domestic security chief warned on Sunday that the country's radical...
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LIFE & CULTURE

Patrick Daniel heads SPH Golf Club

WITH membership growing by the day, the SPH Golf Club has selected a dynamic team, headed...
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Hollywood set to party at razzle-dazzle Golden Globes

HOLLYWOOD'S elite head for the red carpet on Sunday for the Golden Globes, the...
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Carrie Fisher's ashes in big Prozac urn

CARRIE Fisher never minced words about her bipolar disorder and her problems with drugs...
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Ancient craft of book repair set to die out as few people are picking up the skill

SOMETIMES a book just gets loved to death. A Bible, or a copy of Charlotte's Web,...
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VIEWS FROM THE TOP

Staying relevant

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: What's the single most important issue that you expect to...
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YOUNG INVESTORS FORUM

MONDAY MULTIPLE

Rethinking retirement

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Investing ideas for 2017

WE expect volatility to remain elevated in 2017, challenging the current conundrum:...
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