Saturday, Aug 19, 2017

TOP STORIES

The economies of sharing

Anyone and everyone can offer goods and services to those seeking the same. Needs and...
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Passion pursuits

Dhiren Doshi
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INSIDE VIEW

Breaking ranks with the indefensible

Another week, yet more episodes of terror, turmoil and bloodshed across the world. The...
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In the Asia-Pacific, talent shortages will bite hardest in S'pore

SINGAPORE is expected to be the hardest hit by talent shortages in the near future,...
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Police thwart second attack linked to Barcelona violence

FRESH after a driver swerved a van into crowds in Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas...
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Singapore consumer confidence jumps by most among S-E Asia nations in H1: survey

AFTER a steady decline for two consecutive years, consumer confidence in Singapore...
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Tech-Link opens new HQ

TECH-LINK Storage Engineering, an industrial storage solutions and logistics automation...
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Li Shengwu feared he would be detained by S'pore authorities

LI SHENGWU, the nephew of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, has said in an interview...
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Malaysia economy expands 5.8% in Q2

STEADY domestic demand and robust exports continued to propel the Malaysian economy in...
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New international school aims to cut fees by 40%

FORTY per cent cheaper. That is what new international school One World International...
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STOCKS

HOT STOCK

Best World surges 15.5% after founders, company buy back shares

BEST World International, a maker and distributor of skincare and wellness products, saw...
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STOCKS

STI falls amid banks' weakness, Trump woes and Spain attacks

POLITICAL posturing and the threat of war between the United States and North Korea were...
PUBLISHED Aug 19, 2017 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

M1 has to contend with higher handset subsidies caused by the launch of iPhone 8 and 8...
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COMPANIES & MARKETS

Croesus' Q4 DPU up as acquisitions drive growth in revenue

RIDING on a 19 per cent year-on-year rise to 1.27 billion yen (S$15.9 million) in fiscal...
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Fullerton Healthcare acquires Healthscope's medical centre operations in Australia

CORPORATE healthcare solutions provider Fullerton Healthcare Corporation Limited has...
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HOT STOCK

Best World surges 15.5% after founders, company buy back shares

BEST World International, a maker and distributor of skincare and wellness products, saw...
PUBLISHED Aug 19, 2017 05:50 AM

Ascendas-Singbridge Group to acquire commercial building in Sydney for A$252m

URBAN development and business space solutions provider Ascendas-Singbridge Group has...
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Noble responds to SGX queries on Q2 results

NOBLE Group provided a breakdown of various writedowns after trading hours on Friday, in...
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Philippine peso feeling forlorn in a good year for Asia currencies

ASIAN emerging market currencies have been having their best year since before the 2013...
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Yunfeng to be lead investor in US$1.7b purchase of MassMutual's HK unit

YUNFENG Financial Group said it would be the main investor in a US$1.7 billion...
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World's biggest tech companies are no longer just American

THE technology world's US$400 billion-and-up club - long a group of exclusively...
PUBLISHED Aug 19, 2017 05:50 AM
STOCKS

STI falls amid banks' weakness, Trump woes and Spain attacks

POLITICAL posturing and the threat of war between the United States and North Korea were...
PUBLISHED Aug 19, 2017 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

M1 has to contend with higher handset subsidies caused by the launch of iPhone 8 and 8...
PUBLISHED Aug 19, 2017 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Croesus' Q4 DPU up as acquisitions drive growth in revenue

RIDING on a 19 per cent year-on-year rise to 1.27 billion yen (S$15.9 million) in fiscal...
PUBLISHED Aug 19, 2017 05:50 AM

Ascendas-Singbridge Group to acquire commercial building in Sydney for A$252m

URBAN development and business space solutions provider Ascendas-Singbridge Group has...
PUBLISHED Aug 19, 2017 05:50 AM

Airbnb's listings, rates on the Great American Eclipse's 11km strip surge

ON Aug 21, for the first time in nearly 100 years, the earth, sun and moon will briefly...
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New home price growth in China slows in July

CHINA'S home price growth slowed in July, with Beijing declining for a second...
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Manhattan's Farley Post Office will soon be a grand train hall

AFTER 25 years of talk about turning the main post office in Manhattan into an extension...
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Selling your multimillion-dollar house? Raise its price

IN early 2008, Albert Elkouby bought a piece of land on the corner of a main thoroughfare...
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BANKING & FINANCE

Philippine peso feeling forlorn in a good year for Asia currencies

ASIAN emerging market currencies have been having their best year since before the 2013...
PUBLISHED Aug 19, 2017 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

World's biggest tech companies are no longer just American

THE technology world's US$400 billion-and-up club - long a group of exclusively...
PUBLISHED Aug 19, 2017 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

THE BROAD VIEW

It's the golden age of TV and writers are paying the toll

KIRK A Moore's sleeping pattern had landed him in the hospital. Working two jobs...
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GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

The placemaker

SCENIC Jinji Lake in the heart of China's Suzhou Industrial Park is a waterfront hub...
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THE BROAD VIEW

Trump takes a hit as CEOs abandon ship

DURING his campaign for president, Donald Trump boasted of business prowess, vowing to...
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LIFE & CULTURE

THE BROAD VIEW

In the land where women and grandmas rule

PICTURE for a moment, a world where women reign supreme. Women manage everything, from...
PUBLISHED Aug 19, 2017 05:50 AM
THE BROAD VIEW

It's the golden age of TV and writers are paying the toll

KIRK A Moore's sleeping pattern had landed him in the hospital. Working two jobs...
PUBLISHED Aug 19, 2017 05:50 AM
BT CORPORATE GOLF LEAGUE 2017

Team Audi's Lim goes on a birdie-blitz

ON a pleasant day with clouds hovering over the sky, many golfers raised their game at...
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CUBICLE FILES

Debunking the myth of being 'overqualified'

SELF-described "tea girl" Rebecca Chiu can often be seen behind a hawker stall...
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SASS AND THE CITY

I read the news today... Oh boy

HER name is Kim Wall, and - there's no other way to say this - she has gone missing...
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GEAR HEAD

Great sound, bar none

I'M not an audiophile, not by a long shot. But I do know a good pair of headphones...
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THE STEERING COLUMN

Grab a quick Macan

YOU can always tell if a married man has a wandering eye, simply by checking if he has...
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THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

The placemaker

SCENIC Jinji Lake in the heart of China's Suzhou Industrial Park is a waterfront hub...
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INVESTING & WEALTH

Banks pitching bonds with high equity content

BANKS are gauging investor interest for corporate hybrid bonds with high equity content,...
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Brexit is sideshow, consumer debt bigger challenge: Pyrford

PYRFORD International Ltd chief executive officer Tony Cousins says he's avoiding UK...
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Janchor manager starts his own hedge fund after Alibaba bonanza

HARI Ravisankar, who helped Janchor Partners make an eightfold return on an investment in...
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OPINION

CUBICLE FILES

Debunking the myth of being 'overqualified'

SELF-described "tea girl" Rebecca Chiu can often be seen behind a hawker stall...
PUBLISHED Aug 19, 2017 05:50 AM

Lifestyle

Passion pursuits

Dhiren Doshi
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Champion's call

To celebrate OPPO's global partnership with one of the world's most famous...
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Dance Fever

Last year, the internationally acclaimed choreographer Christian Rizzo was awarded the...
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Wine Not?

The 1-Group which runs restaurants such as One Rochester, 1-Altitude, Monti at The...
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Beyond burgers

Potato Head Singapore may be well known for burgers but its latest menu update reflects...
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Page-turner

Bernice Chauly's novel Once We Were There is one of the best titles to emerge out of...
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The selena effect

The world's most-followed Instagram star, actress and pop princess Selena Gomez has...
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Take notes

Not to be confused with the Nicholas Sparks bestseller, Notebook Vol 2: Inkling is an...
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Marking time

According to Mark Chan, "You can't put a good song down." Last year, he re...
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Michael C K Lam

ONE RECENT MONDAY, TV personality and professional foodie Michael C K Lam was holed up in...
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British beauty

SOME SUVS LOOK SPORTY, others may be decidedly macho, but none has quite earned the right...
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Old story, new twist

You may have heard of the 'Sticker Lady - a nickname Samantha Lo gained in 2012 when...
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Built for the tropics

IF SHE wanted to follow the design du jour, banking professional C Huang would have built...
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Riding the wave

THE MODERN TRAVELLER has high expectations. The rise of the 'sharing economy'...
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Oscar watch

This year, smart watches get to slug it out with their mechanical counterparts to see who...
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Going om

Mindfulness and meditation might be all the rage now, but some people were way ahead of...
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