Saturday, Sep 16, 2017

TOP STORIES

A future with no haze

DORJEE Sun, a serial entrepreneur, is a man on a mission. The Australian, who made his...
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Young Turks

CHINESE CULTURE has always valued continuity and tradition, and nowhere is this more...
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INSIDE VIEW

When phones tell the future

1What do you think was a significant thing that happened this week?
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F1 to rev up Singapore's events calendar till 2021

IT is official - this year's Singapore Grand Prix will not be the last...
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Developers' private-home sales so far this year shoot past 2016's full-year figure

DEVELOPERS' private home sales in the first eight months of this year have already...
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LATEST US DATA

Industrial output, retail sales take a hit from Harvey's fury

US industrial output fell in August for the first time since January as Hurricane Harvey...
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London subway bomb blast a terrorist incident: police

A HOME-MADE bomb sent a scorching cloud of smoke and flames through a London subway...
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North Korea puts Guam in range with latest missile test over Japan

NORTH Korea's second missile launch over Japan in as many months flew far enough to...
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Roche focuses on diagnostics to help cut healthcare costs

GIVEN the sweeping trend in Asia - the growing middle class, a rapidly ageing population...
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Asia is core to Indosuez Wealth Management: CEO

ASIA is a core market for Indosuez Wealth Management, the private banking arm of Credit...
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Credit Agricole sizing up opportunity for growth in Asia, says deputy CEO

CREDIT Agricole SA, France's second-largest bank, is considering expanding its...
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Citibank and Mercer (Singapore) among finalists of FinTech Awards

CITIBANK, Mercer (Singapore) Pte Ltd and the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) are...
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STOCKS

STOCKS

STI ends week of relatively quiet trading 19 points lower

THE week just past will probably be remembered for the sudden downgrade of the three...
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Brokers' take

WE note that CapitaLand Retail China Trust's (CRCT) sponsor, CapitaLand, has been...
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COMPANIES & MARKETS

Telcos unveil iPhone 8 pricing; Singtel joins unlimited data trend

ALL three telcos have unveiled their prices for the Sept 22 Singapore launch of the...
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Keppel T&T unit invests US$10m in US data centre startup

A UNIT of Keppel Telecommunications & Transportation (Keppel T&T) has invested US...
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SMRT bags Thomson-East Coast Line tender

SMRT Trains has beaten SBS Transit to the tender for operating the Thomson-East Coast...
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Mandarin Oriental receives bids for Excelsior hotel in HK

MANDARIN Oriental International Limited said it has received proposals from potential...
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Golden Energy to reduce share capital by US$401.2m

GOLDEN Energy and Resources is planning to carry out a capital reduction exercise to...
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DBS training programme, pact with M'sia to boost S'pore fintech industry

SINGAPORE'S fintech (financial technology) scene received a double boost on Friday...
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Corporate digest

LIAN Beng Group's wholly owned subsidiary, Lian Beng Construction (1988) Pte Ltd,...
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Credit Suisse takes US$79.5m charge on MassMutual settlement

CREDIT Suisse Group AG said it has settled lawsuits brought by Massachusetts Mutual Life...
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STOCKS

STI ends week of relatively quiet trading 19 points lower

THE week just past will probably be remembered for the sudden downgrade of the three...
PUBLISHED Sep 16, 2017 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

WE note that CapitaLand Retail China Trust's (CRCT) sponsor, CapitaLand, has been...
PUBLISHED Sep 16, 2017 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Mandarin Oriental receives bids for Excelsior hotel in HK

MANDARIN Oriental International Limited said it has received proposals from potential...
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Shy billionaire sets sights on New York's Plaza Hotel

BEN Ashkenazy bought his first piece of property when he was right out of high school,...
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Downtrend in US fixed mortgage rates halted

FIXED mortgage rates' downward march came to a halt this week. According to the...
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Hurricane Irma shakes Havana's crumbling buildings

ROYDIS Valdés' dilapidated home on Animas Street in the densely packed centre of Old...
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Sun Hung Kai Properties sees sales slowing after record year

Sun Hung Kai Properties posted a 29 per cent jump in full-year contracted sales value to...
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BANKING & FINANCE

DBS training programme, pact with M'sia to boost S'pore fintech industry

SINGAPORE'S fintech (financial technology) scene received a double boost on Friday...
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TRANSPORT

SMRT bags Thomson-East Coast Line tender

SMRT Trains has beaten SBS Transit to the tender for operating the Thomson-East Coast...
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GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

THE BROAD VIEW

Rohingya in Pakistan still living in despair

IT was happening again, but worse than ever: hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya...
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LIFE & CULTURE

THE BROAD VIEW

How Hollywood is killing Hollywood

I WAS surprised to learn last week that the most powerful people in Hollywood were not...
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GOLF

Heading into the final stretch

THE Business Times Corporate Golf League enters its final leg at Tanah Merah Country Club...
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Monster blob menaces London's East End sewers

THERE is a monster beneath the streets of London, menacing the East End underworld.
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CUBICLE FILES

On vacation? Don't apologise in your out-of-office reply

IN an age where work-life balance is placed at the altar, there's one thing that I...
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SASS AND THE CITY

Cooking up diversity

AMONG my life accomplishments is an odd one, and one I'd never thought would be. As...
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GEAR HEAD

Have no fear, Google Wifi is here

GOOGLE Wifi came to Singapore on Aug 30. Its launch in October 2016 generated plenty of...
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THE STEERING COLUMN

Superfast, but not super furious

ONCE the starting lights go out at the Marina Bay Circuit tomorrow night, Formula One...
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THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Price valuer

GEORG Tacke cannot help but notice prices wherever he is, and it annoys him when he sees...
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INVESTING & WEALTH

This trader is betting millions on 'false peace'

LAST Wednesday was another good day to make money on Wall Street: Stocks pushed up,...
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China's stocks leave bonds in the dust as debt war simmers

CHINA'S economy may be showing signs of cooling off but in financial markets, the...
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Cashflow planning in the digital era

IN 2016, Ivan starting his financial planning process with Avallis. One of his goals was...
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OPINION

THE BROAD VIEW

How to know you're being tricked by Russian propaganda

DEBUNKING Russian propaganda is now an industry - unfortunately, a rather useless and...
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CUBICLE FILES

On vacation? Don't apologise in your out-of-office reply

IN an age where work-life balance is placed at the altar, there's one thing that I...
PUBLISHED Sep 16, 2017 05:50 AM
SASS AND THE CITY

Cooking up diversity

AMONG my life accomplishments is an odd one, and one I'd never thought would be. As...
PUBLISHED Sep 16, 2017 05:50 AM

Lifestyle

Young Turks

CHINESE CULTURE has always valued continuity and tradition, and nowhere is this more...
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Ice gems

Known as the purveyor of "the most fabulous jewels in the world", British...
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Art for ants

South African painter Lorraine Loots believes that small is beautiful. Her works...
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Cult classic

The Project celebrates the 25th anniversary of Reservoir Dogs with a one-off screening of...
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Go west

It's time to meet the girl named Maria again as the hit musical West Side Story...
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Bubble race

Get hyped for the F1 Weekend at the Pan Pacific Singapore, where you don't need to...
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Food stars

Gear up foodies, there's another food festival headed your way...
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Racing beats

The Singapore Grand Prix isn't just for people who like watching noisy cars go round...
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Gillman turns five

Gillman Barracks celebrates its fifth anniversary with a special Art After Dark party on...
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Peter Teo

THE NEW PS.CAFE at One Fullerton was meant to
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A new moon

The Mid-Autumn Festival tells the story of Chang'e and Hou Yi. In the very distant...
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Not wet but wow

LEWIS HAMILTON is finally at the head of the pack
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In tune with nature

THE HOUSE WITH SHADOWS sounds like it could be the title of a book or a film, but it...
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Say halo to better health

TWO years ago, Krishna Bagaria was in Germany on business when he came across a salt...
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Turn back the clock

You're well aware of non-invasive youth-generating treatments, but botox and fillers...
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Everyday beauty

WEDDINGS AND BLACK TIE EVENTS are the usual occasions for people to break into their...
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JULY 1955

Some Like It Hot

EVERYONE HAS TO START SOMEWHERE. Just take it from Yeo Hiap Seng Ltd, the food and...
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