Saturday, Sep 09, 2017

TOP STORIES

Tech: No (wo) man's land?

I HAD a somewhat heroic moment this year at The Business Times Leaders' Forum 2017...
PUBLISHED Sep 9, 2017 05:50 AM

The future of retail

The reports of the death of the shopping mall may have been greatly exaggerated.
PUBLISHED Sep 9, 2017 05:50 AM
INSIDE VIEW

Razer's first shave at cashless raises bumps

It's game on. Razer's e-payment proposal for Singapore was delivered as...
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Fullerton unit secures private fund management licence in China

FULLERTON Fund Management's unit has obtained a private fund management licence in...
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A bad week for greenback as Singdollar rises to 15-month high

THE Singapore dollar continues to surge, rising to 1.3371 against the US dollar on Friday...
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China's export growth slows in August but imports pick up

CHINESE exports grew slower than forecast in August, hit by weak global demand, but...
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Local brands, design talent set for boost from new initiatives

LOCAL brands and retailers are set to get increased exposure as Singapore plans to...
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'Hungry ghosts' not dampening GCB interest

THE "hungry ghosts" month is supposed to be a quiet month for property, but...
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Bell Pottinger Asia rebrands as Klareco Communications

THE Asian arm of global public relations (PR) firm Bell Pottinger announced on Friday...
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'Window closing' for Americans to escape Hurricane Irma's fury

TIME is running out for people living in Florida and coastal areas of the south-eastern...
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Fosun's booster shot rejuvenates Club Med's growth plans

CLUB Méditerranée, more commonly known as Club Med, is accelerating its expansion in...
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STOCKS

STOCKS

STI sheds 1.5% on North Korea and US debt ceiling worries

NORTH Korea's nuclear test last weekend brought the sellers out in the early part of...
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Brokers' take

CAPITALAND reports that it is investing about S$300m in Indonesia, South-east Asia's...
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COMPANIES & MARKETS

Cromwell Reit eyes 7.5-7.7% yield in 1.25b euro Singapore IPO

THE Singapore initial public offering (IPO) of Cromwell European Real Estate Investment...
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Nam Cheong's restructuring plan generally well received

MARKET observers on Friday commended troubled shipbuilder Nam Cheong Limited for being...
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Apple-backed Foxconn Group eyeing Toshiba's chips business

TERRY Gou, the billionaire behind Apple Inc's iPhone factories, is pressing his case...
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Trading in Trek 2000 to resume on Sept 11

SHARES in mainboard-listed Trek 2000 International will resume trading on Sept 11, with...
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Loyz Energy forms venture to get into fund management, investments, trading

OIL and gas exploration and production firm Loyz Energy Limited signed a memorandum of...
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Corporate digest

SINGAPORE-LISTED offshore and marine group Pacific Radiance, together with its advisers,...
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Investors should hedge risks, be market-selective in Q4: DBS

AS tensions over North Korea escalate and US rate hikes accelerate, DBS has advised...
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Ex-VP jailed 14 years for money laundering, cheating

FORMER asset management vice-president Linda Lee was jailed for 14 years on Friday for...
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STOCKS

STI sheds 1.5% on North Korea and US debt ceiling worries

NORTH Korea's nuclear test last weekend brought the sellers out in the early part of...
PUBLISHED Sep 9, 2017 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

CAPITALAND reports that it is investing about S$300m in Indonesia, South-east Asia's...
PUBLISHED Sep 9, 2017 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Cromwell Reit eyes 7.5-7.7% yield in 1.25b euro Singapore IPO

THE Singapore initial public offering (IPO) of Cromwell European Real Estate Investment...
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Wanted: North American city to house Amazon's second HQ

AMAZON.COM is scouting North American cities for a second company headquarters where it...
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NY landlords who can't find buyers turn to borrowing instead

AT a time when commercial-property purchases have slowed to a trickle, Manhattan...
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Dubai hotel owner, Viceroy group mired in multiple lawsuits

THE owner of a US$1 billion luxury hotel in Dubai claims that the management company that...
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Czech Catholic Church branches out into forestry

FLUSH with cash and land that it received in compensation for the seizure of its property...
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Young Chinese immigrants fuelling HK's home shortage

AS Hong Kong struggles with the world's priciest housing market, a shortage in...
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TECHNOLOGY

DISRUPTED

Pentagon's mysterious spacecraft punches above its weight

IN the Pentagon's vast arsenal there is little quite like it: a super-secret space...
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LIFE & CULTURE

THE BROAD VIEW

When Trump put ice on Zuckerberg's glacier tour

WHEN Facebook's communications chief approached the National Park Service to ask the...
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FINISH LINE

Eight of the best ready to battle it out in Singapore

THERE are just 43 days to go before the start of this year's BNP Paribas Women'...
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CUBICLE FILES

US job satisfaction is up, but still far off previous peaks

WITH Labor Day weekend just over, a little good news: For the first time in more than a...
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DISRUPTED

Pentagon's mysterious spacecraft punches above its weight

IN the Pentagon's vast arsenal there is little quite like it: a super-secret space...
PUBLISHED Sep 9, 2017 05:50 AM
MUSIC TO MY EARS

Superb playback that doesn't break the bank

IF YOU'RE a music enthusiast, audiophile, or both, you would know that although...
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HEALTH

Feeling giddy - should you be worried?

WE often take good balance for granted. Dizziness, vertigo, and imbalance are extremely...
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THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

People's champion

IN MANY companies, human resources (HR) does not have a seat at the proverbial table...
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INVESTING & WEALTH

Junk-rated nations sate yield chasers amid low interest rates

THE lowest borrowing costs in four years are triggering a flurry of bond sales from junk-...
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COMMENTARY

Markets don't really care who the president is

A FEW weeks before the US presidential election, two economists set out to quantify the...
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This time, it's different

DESPITE some initial geopolitical concerns, financial markets finished the month of...
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OPINION

CUBICLE FILES

US job satisfaction is up, but still far off previous peaks

WITH Labor Day weekend just over, a little good news: For the first time in more than a...
PUBLISHED Sep 9, 2017 05:50 AM

Lifestyle

The future of retail

The reports of the death of the shopping mall may have been greatly exaggerated.
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Design cycle

Lifestyle retailer Naiise is partnering oBike Singapore for Design Circuit, a one-day...
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Game over - not

Whether you're suffering from dragon withdrawal, or still shaking your fists at the...
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Romance under the stars

Are you a dance lover getting married soon, or know someone who is?
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Work-life balance

You know what they say: all work and no play makes Jack, or in this case, Jen, a dull...
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Finnish your meal

To commemorate Finland's 100th anniversary, Finnish design house Marimekko is...
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Fine dining

Want to skip the waitlist at two-Michelin-starred Restaurant Andre? Platinum and Diamond...
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Town & country

Located in Paris' bustling South Pigalle neighbourhood, Bienvenue is set over two...
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Objects of desire

Popular online art gallery The Artling is holding its third pop-up show, featuring works...
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The fall/winter 2017 shopping list

Consider corduroy next time you're shopping for your work suits. For more eclectic...
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Vision of success

AS THE COMPETITION for consumer dollars intensifies, advertising has become less of a...
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King of cashmere

SOME PEOPLE FIND THEIR FORTUNE in gold, silver, precious gems. Brunello Cucinelli found...
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Timeless appeal

THE LATE PRINCESS DIANA wore one, so did the Queen of Pop Madonna, and actress Catherine...
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Bold start

What do you do when the cuisine you want to cook doesn't even exist? For chefs David ...
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Beijing backlanes

THEY USED TO BE a common sight in Beijing but the city's culturally rich and...
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MEMORIES - A MINI LOOK AT SINGAPORE’S HERITAGE

Many Sides of Bukit Timah

Bukit Timah has had its name from as far back as 1828. Literally translated as "tin...
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