Saturday, Feb 11, 2017

TOP STORIES

No glove, no love

LOVE - or lust - sheathed is the many-splendoured thing called a condom.
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Bye Social Media, Hello Life

Over the past year, arts student Ke Weiliang has been gradually deleting his numerous...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Super-luxury car brands slow down

THE slumping economy ensured that the super-sports and ultra-luxury car segment shrank in...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Aston Martin doubles number of new buyers with its DB11

THE number of "conquest customers" in Asia has more than doubled for Aston...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2017

Redas calls for review of property tax, transparency in valuation

THE Real Estate Developers' Association of Singapore (Redas) is urging the...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Members pay S$19,000 each to extend TMCC lease

TANAH Merah Country Club (TMCC) is asking its members to cough up S$19,000 each,...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

China's January exports up 7.9%, imports jump 16.7%

CHINESE exports surged more than forecast in January, data showed on Friday, in a fresh...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Air France-KLM group to launch long-haul carrier this year

AIR France-KLM has unveiled details about its new airline, Boost, which will front its...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Trump, Abe open summit amid uncertainties

WITH differences simmering in the background, US President Donald Trump and Japanese...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Trump backs 'One China' policy in call with Xi Jinping

US President Donald Trump agreed to honour the longstanding "One China" policy...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

US appeals court rules against Trump on travel ban

A US court on Thursday unanimously refused to reinstate Donald Trump's ban on...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

STOCKS

HOT STOCK

United Engineers shares jump amid talk of buyer interest

UNITED Engineers Ltd (UEL) announced on Friday that its largest shareholders, OCBC and...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM
STOCKS

STI powers to 17-month high, pennies in play

EVEN though the Straits Times Index (STI) gained 59 points or 1.9 per cent over the...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Brokers' Take

Global Logistic Properties > Hold (Downgrade)
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

DBS Group selling PwC Building to Manulife

IN THE first transaction of an entire Singapore office building this year, DBS Group...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

ComfortDelGro founding managing director steps down

COMFORTDELGRO Corporation Limited's founding managing director and group CEO Kua...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

SingPost flags risk of impairment over US acquisition

SINGAPORE Post warned of a risk of "significant" impairment to the carrying...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

DBS launches one-stop wealth management app

DBS looks in time to digitise discretionary portfolio management that is gaining...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

HPH Q4 profit dips amid US policy uncertainty

HUTCHISON Port Holdings (HPH) Trust on Friday flagged "high level of uncertainty...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Yoma's Q3 profit slumps 98.7%

MAINBOARD-LISTED Yoma Strategic Holdings posted on Friday a 98.7 per cent plunge in its...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM
HOT STOCK

United Engineers shares jump amid talk of buyer interest

UNITED Engineers Ltd (UEL) announced on Friday that its largest shareholders, OCBC and...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

GIC in tie-up to acquire another UK student dorm for £227m

GIC has snapped up another student accommodation in the UK - this time in a 50-50 joint...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

High-yield bond ETF's returns steady as rate hike outlook weakens

THE December rate hike did not impact the performance of a one high-yield fixed income...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM
STOCKS

STI powers to 17-month high, pennies in play

EVEN though the Straits Times Index (STI) gained 59 points or 1.9 per cent over the...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Brokers' Take

Global Logistic Properties > Hold (Downgrade)
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

DBS Group selling PwC Building to Manulife

IN THE first transaction of an entire Singapore office building this year, DBS Group...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Vancouver's empty houses highlight middle-class woes

VANCOUVER'S multi-million-dollar homes are increasingly out of reach for...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Hands-free parking coming soon

Robinson Towers will soon adopt the Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) car parking system to...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

China banks lowering mortgage rate discounts

CHINA'S banks in some big cities have started to lower discounts on lending rates...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

British property hit by lack of interest, dwindling supply

INTEREST from UK house buyers slipped to a five-month low in January amid waning...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Brazil mulls over cap on fine for homebuyers who cancel purchases

THE Brazilian government will send a bill to Congress proposing a fine on homebuyers who...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Airbnb listings in Canada set to jump despite govt scrutiny

AIRBNB Inc's presence in Canadian cities is set to keep growing, even as regulators...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

DBS Group selling PwC Building to Manulife

IN THE first transaction of an entire Singapore office building this year, DBS Group...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

DBS launches one-stop wealth management app

DBS looks in time to digitise discretionary portfolio management that is gaining...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

ComfortDelGro founding managing director steps down

COMFORTDELGRO Corporation Limited's founding managing director and group CEO Kua...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

INSIDE VIEW

When Singapore has to keep on keeping on

We are just past our third week of the Trump presidency today, but boy, can time be...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Anxiety levels remain high among Trump opponents: therapists

ANXIOUSLY checking the news? Obsessing over the president's latest tweet? Stressed...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

Lionsgate roars back as studio's bets pay off

IN JULY, Lionsgate was stuck under a storm cloud. Several of the company's movies...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Rattled by drunk heckler's request for Summer Of '69

I REMEMBER the day very well. It was so hot outside, the mugginess made my hair curl. The...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

I never expected to be a stay-at-home dad, but here's why it works

I NEVER expected to be a stay-at-home parent. Even after two years, my role still...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM
THE FINISH LINE

Hats off to Hariss Harun

IT was to have been a historic trip to England for Singapore's national football...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

The market for your fancy hams just got more crowded

LIKE Kobe beef and halibut sushi, much of what you see labelled as jamón ibérico is fake...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM
CUBICLE FILES

Closing gender gaps

THE main reason for the gender gaps at work - why women are paid less, why they're...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM
DISRUPTED

The future (of startups) is female

IT isn't every day that you meet a person who intrigues you. Last Sunday, I did -...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Heavy metal

Acoustic Signature's mighty Invictus turntable certainly fits the description of a...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Playing to win

'I MAY not look like it, but I play to win," Tan See Leng says in an even tone...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

INVESTING & WEALTH

DBS Group selling PwC Building to Manulife

IN THE first transaction of an entire Singapore office building this year, DBS Group...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

ComfortDelGro founding managing director steps down

COMFORTDELGRO Corporation Limited's founding managing director and group CEO Kua...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

SingPost flags risk of impairment over US acquisition

SINGAPORE Post warned of a risk of "significant" impairment to the carrying...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

DBS launches one-stop wealth management app

DBS looks in time to digitise discretionary portfolio management that is gaining...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

HPH Q4 profit dips amid US policy uncertainty

HUTCHISON Port Holdings (HPH) Trust on Friday flagged "high level of uncertainty...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Yoma's Q3 profit slumps 98.7%

MAINBOARD-LISTED Yoma Strategic Holdings posted on Friday a 98.7 per cent plunge in its...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM
HOT STOCK

United Engineers shares jump amid talk of buyer interest

UNITED Engineers Ltd (UEL) announced on Friday that its largest shareholders, OCBC and...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

GIC in tie-up to acquire another UK student dorm for £227m

GIC has snapped up another student accommodation in the UK - this time in a 50-50 joint...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

High-yield bond ETF's returns steady as rate hike outlook weakens

THE December rate hike did not impact the performance of a one high-yield fixed income...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM
STOCKS

STI powers to 17-month high, pennies in play

EVEN though the Straits Times Index (STI) gained 59 points or 1.9 per cent over the...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Brokers' Take

Global Logistic Properties > Hold (Downgrade)
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

How tiny Houghton college beat Harvard

THE hotly competitive returns of college endowment performance are out, and the results...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Looking to tap the rooster's call

SINGAPORE dollar (SGD) denominated bond issuances in 2016 totalled S$18 billion, which...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Tracking China tourism, Aussie dollar

TOURISM lies at the heart of many economic relationships. Tourism brings investment in...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Hands-free parking coming soon

Robinson Towers will soon adopt the Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) car parking system to...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Vancouver's empty houses highlight middle-class woes

VANCOUVER'S multi-million-dollar homes are increasingly out of reach for...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

China banks lowering mortgage rate discounts

CHINA'S banks in some big cities have started to lower discounts on lending rates...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

British property hit by lack of interest, dwindling supply

INTEREST from UK house buyers slipped to a five-month low in January amid waning...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Brazil mulls over cap on fine for homebuyers who cancel purchases

THE Brazilian government will send a bill to Congress proposing a fine on homebuyers who...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Airbnb listings in Canada set to jump despite govt scrutiny

AIRBNB Inc's presence in Canadian cities is set to keep growing, even as regulators...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

OPINION

INSIDE VIEW

When Singapore has to keep on keeping on

We are just past our third week of the Trump presidency today, but boy, can time be...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Lifestyle

Bye Social Media, Hello Life

Over the past year, arts student Ke Weiliang has been gradually deleting his numerous...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Majestic Market

New Majestic Hotel caps its year-long, 10th anniversary celebrations with a three-day pop...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

In the Mood for Love

Enjoy the classic dinner-and-movie combination to celebrate Valentine's Day. If you...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

My favourite movie

"It has been twenty years, but this is still the best romance movie of all time...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Dine Now

Italian chefs Roberto Galbiati and Antonio Manetto show that they can do brunch as well...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Own Time, Own Target

Participants at homegrown luxury watch brand Azimuth's upcoming programme, Horloger...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Animal Art

Gillie and Marc Schattner are Australian contemporary artists with a new exhibition at...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

My Weekend

There are nine cats roaming within the visual art studio that I co-own. Taking care of...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Jeffrey Liu

Fitness isn't a new concept by any means, but it isn't the easiest goal to...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Understated Star

If you don't believe that subtlety is overrated or that performance means being loud...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Quantum Leap

It is instantly recognisable as an Aston Martin but instead of sensuous, the styling is...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Finnish Sample

You don't think to pack a swimsuit in your backpack when you're only going to...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

House Style

Savvy homeowners know that the Eunos light industrial estate is slowly turning into a one...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Love Bites

Chef Calcagno, 36, was inspired to create his Valentine dish "by a menu I developed...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Guiding Light

Unlike other scenes from the past that don't exist anymore, this one still does...
PUBLISHED Feb 11, 2017 05:50 AM
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