Monday, Sep 18, 2017

TOP STORIES

Property agents face prospect of tech takeover

FIRST it was sagging sales. But even as the property market now shows tentative signs of...
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SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX 2017

Hamilton triumphs as things get wet and wild

TWO Ferraris made a Red Bull sandwich, causing a melee at the first corner and allowing...
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SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX 2017

F1 turning to tech to thrill fans, millennials

FORMULA 1 is planning to leverage more heavily on digital technologies to bring the sport...
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COMMENTARY

F1's new drive could help give Singapore Grand Prix a boost

SINGAPORE'S new four-year contract with Formula 1 arguably couldn't have come...
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Bike-sharing firm gears up for next cycle

SIX months into operations, bicycle-sharing company oBike is looking to expand its fleet...
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COMPANY OF GOOD

Dishing out second chances

A GOOD part of Shirley Tay's day sees her cooking up a storm in the kitchen of The...
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WALL STREET INSIGHT

Bulls to continue run but on borrowed time

US stocks rose to new records last week as investors were relieved that a Florida storm,...
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Hong Kong gearing up for digital payments

ALL you need is a mobile phone that can scan QR codes with an app linked to a Chinese...
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STOCKS

STOCKS

Testing time ahead due to Fed meeting, N Korea

SEVERAL events are likely to test the stock market this week, but none quite as...
PUBLISHED Sep 18, 2017 05:50 AM
WARRANTS A LOOK

TA Corp warrants have time on their side

JUDGING by the pace of rising en bloc fever, it looks like the property market is set for...
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COMPANIES & MARKETS

TOPLINE

China Construction eyes regional role

THE decline in the number of building projects up for grabs here and intense competition...
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Not bound by neat and tidy definition of a foreign player

HAVING operated in Singapore for the past 25 years, the neat and tidy definition of a...
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High Court fixes Oct 13 for Swiber hearing

AILING offshore firm Swiber Holdings announced on Fridaythat the Singapore High Court has...
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STRATEGY SPOTLIGHT

Break down silos to manage cyber risks

IF companies are to have a cybersecurity strategy that stands a higher chance of success...
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CHARTPOINT

Missile launch depresses market

AFTER a week's break from missile test on Sept 3, North Korea did it again - it...
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SIAS 8th SINGAPORE CORPORATE GOVERNANCE WEEK 2017

Good governance impacts sustainability and value

THE Securities Investors Association (Singapore) is holding the 8th Singapore Corporate...
PUBLISHED Sep 18, 2017 05:50 AM

Cyber resilience - step by step

Regularly update your cybersecurity policies to follow the best practices in the industry
PUBLISHED Sep 18, 2017 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Testing time ahead due to Fed meeting, N Korea

SEVERAL events are likely to test the stock market this week, but none quite as...
PUBLISHED Sep 18, 2017 05:50 AM
WARRANTS A LOOK

TA Corp warrants have time on their side

JUDGING by the pace of rising en bloc fever, it looks like the property market is set for...
PUBLISHED Sep 18, 2017 05:50 AM
INSIDE INSIGHTS

Venture joins STI Reserve List; CEO Wong Ngit Liong ups stake to 7.1%

THE five trading sessions spanning Sept 8-14 saw the Straits Times Index (STI) marginally...
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REAL ESTATE

Florida's 'vulnerable' homes survive storm with light damage

WHEN Lorraine Tucker came back after Hurricane Irma to check on her two-bedroom mobile...
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Toronto condos buck Canada housing crunch, but prices seen cooling

CANADA'S condo boom continues to surprise, with groundbreaking in Toronto still...
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BANKING & FINANCE

Equity strategists keep plugging US banks despite poor performance

WALL Street banks can't stop telling investors to buy shares in Wall Street banks...
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Hugh Hendry shuts Eclectica hedge fund, blames macro model

HUGH Hendry said the macro hedge funds' model is broken because it isn't...
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ENERGY & COMMODITIES

Dirty truth behind US oil pipeline growth

THE torrent of dirty water coming out of almost every American oil well is the next big...
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Japan's rural petrol stations get new lease on life

IN Shimukappu, a village on Japan's Hokkaido island and home to a popular skiing...
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Quake, blackout, breakdowns cripple Mexico's refinery capacity

MEXICO'S drivers may pay more for fuel after a power failure hit a second refinery...
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TECHNOLOGY

Funding talks at Uber, Lyft throw up tangle of alliances

THE only thing changing faster than who is winning the race in the cutthroat world of...
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Toshiba aims to finalise chips deal with Bain-led group by Sept 20

TOSHIBA Corp is aiming to finalise a deal to sell its memory chips business to a group...
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Lurid lawsuit against Silicon Valley startup Upload barely dents its image

AT Upload, the parties never seemed to stop. The startup began by hosting impromptu...
PUBLISHED Sep 18, 2017 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

How big business got Brazil hooked on junk food

CELENE da Silva, 29, is one of thousands of door-to-door vendors for Nestlé, helping the...
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Coffee deals brewing as hipsters drink up

NESTLE'S high-priced purchase of a majority stake in California-based coffee bar...
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TRANSPORT

Funding talks at Uber, Lyft throw up tangle of alliances

THE only thing changing faster than who is winning the race in the cutthroat world of...
PUBLISHED Sep 18, 2017 05:50 AM

GM sells millions of cars in China, but hardly any electric ones

GENERAL Motors Co (GM) is delivering millions of cars a year in China, its largest market...
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Mexico's new airport grounded by debts, delays, disaster

OUTSIDE Mexico City on a muddy stretch of land about the size of Manhattan, plans to...
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Electric rickshaws, buses to spur India's green drive

INDIA will roll out nearly 100,000 battery-powered buses and autorickshaws onto its...
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GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

Merkel powers on, but not as a feminist

ANGELA Merkel has spent her political career playing down her gender: shunning a feminist...
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Don't ignore signs of vulnerability in financial system: BIS

THE Bank of International Settlements (BIS) has issued yet another stark warning that...
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Abe poised to hold snap polls: reports

JAPANESE Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may hold a snap general election next month, local...
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Wildfires in US getting wilder and nearer to urban areas

SOME fires suddenly exploded in size. One in Montana doubled in 24 hours, charring 78...
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US law on online sales tax poised for court review

THE South Dakota Supreme Court brought the question of whether online retailers should...
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Give US better terms or we'll leave Paris Accord, says White House

THE White House has denied a European suggestion it was softening its stance on the Paris...
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Mexico's new airport grounded by debts, delays, disaster

OUTSIDE Mexico City on a muddy stretch of land about the size of Manhattan, plans to...
PUBLISHED Sep 18, 2017 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

Work of healing that is solid as a rock

THEY rise from the sand and shallows along the Hudson River like a Stonehenge built to...
PUBLISHED Sep 18, 2017 05:50 AM

Juggalos on the mall? Just another weekend of Washington protests

BOUND for the Lincoln Memorial, thousands of demonstrators ambled block after block...
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VIEWS FROM THE TOP

Bedrock of sustainable growth

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: How is your organisation building a culture of good governance?...
PUBLISHED Sep 18, 2017 05:50 AM
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