Saturday, Nov 11, 2017

TOP STORIES

The black white and grey of hacking

IN the words of one of Michael Jackson's biggest hits, "it don't matter if...
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Fine dining blues

IF you've been feeling out of pocket a lot more these days after an evening out...
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APEC IN VIETNAM

Trudeau's no-show at meeting throws spanner in TPP talks

THERE was confusion and drama in Da Nang on Friday as a meeting of world leaders involved...
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APEC IN VIETNAM

'Fair amount' of structural reform needed to achieve inclusive growth: SBF

BUSINESS leaders from Singapore and the rest of the Pacific Rim met their countries...
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Third-quarter profit surge puts Yangzijiang on a roll

YANGZIJIANG Shipbuilding (YZJ) is on a roll.
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Beijing to remove foreign ownership limits on banks

CHINA took a major step towards the long-awaited opening of its financial system, saying...
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Over 100 businesses could roll out MyInfo next year

THE Republic is another step closer to becoming a digital nation as over 100 businesses...
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Skills and career paths drawn up for 119 infocomm tech roles

FIRMS and individuals can now access information on the skills and career pathways for...
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Business, personal finance radio station goes on air in January

SINGAPORE'S first business and personal finance radio station, Money FM 89.3, will...
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CIMB's Nazir Razak plans Asean fund of up to US$1b

PROMINENT banker Nazir Razak, brother of Malaysia's prime minister, together with...
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Cars put the brakes on retail sales

SINGAPORE retail sales fell for the first time in six months in September amid poor motor...
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STOCKS

STOCKS

STI slips 0.1% on Friday, but ends week more than 1% higher

THE Singapore bourse capped the week's trading on a limp note with the key Straits...
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Brokers' take

NO surprises from its Q3 2017 operating performance. Consolidating UIC as a subsidiary...
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COMPANIES & MARKETS

DBS makes it into the Asian bond market big time

DBS Bank has finally made it into the big table in Asia's surging bond market, in a...
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Corporate digest

THIRD-YEAR net profit slipped by 4.4 per cent on the previous year to S$40.5 million at...
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Tat Hong confirms StanChart arm's offer price of S$0.50 a share

MAINBOARD-LISTED Tat Hong Holdings Ltd yesterday confirmed that lender Standard Chartered...
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Sembmarine to land US$490m contract with Statoil

THE rigs and floaters division of Sembcorp Marine is set to land a US$490 million...
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MindChamps eyes mainboard listing to fund growth

MINDCHAMPS PreSchool, the largest operator and franchiser of premium-range pre-school...
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Frasers Centrepoint Q4 profit up 12.1% at S$248m

FRASERS Centrepoint has posted a 12.1 per cent increase in group net profit for the...
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ComfortDelGro earnings down 8.2% in Q3

TRANSPORT giant ComfortDelGro Corp posted an 8.2 per cent drop in net earnings to S$80.1...
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Vard cuts Q3 losses to 8m kroner

INCREASED activity at its yards in Romania and Vietnam helped Vard Holdings narrow losses...
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Poor ore grades continue to weigh down CNMC's Q3 profit

FOR the fourth consecutive quarter, poor ore grades have crimped the production and sales...
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Hong Leong Finance's Q3 net leaps 84% on lower interest expense

HONG Leong Finance said on Friday that net profit for Q3 jumped 84 per cent to S$23.6...
PUBLISHED Nov 11, 2017 05:50 AM
STOCKS

STI slips 0.1% on Friday, but ends week more than 1% higher

THE Singapore bourse capped the week's trading on a limp note with the key Straits...
PUBLISHED Nov 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

NO surprises from its Q3 2017 operating performance. Consolidating UIC as a subsidiary...
PUBLISHED Nov 11, 2017 05:50 AM

European portfolio, China funds to drive GLP's growth

GLOBAL Logistic Properties' (GLP) growth will come from its syndicate Europe...
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REAL ESTATE

Frasers Centrepoint Q4 profit up 12.1% at S$248m

FRASERS Centrepoint has posted a 12.1 per cent increase in group net profit for the...
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European portfolio, China funds to drive GLP's growth

GLOBAL Logistic Properties' (GLP) growth will come from its syndicate Europe...
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Two NY skyscraper projects run into US$76m union spat

TWO of New York's most significant construction projects - Manhattan West, where...
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UK house price growth peters out; London prices weakest since 2009

HOUSE prices in Britain are no longer rising and in London they are falling at the...
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Investment veterans launch real estate and hospitality buyout vehicle

THE former chairman of fund manager Man GLG and the ex-president of Vornado Realty Trust...
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Homebuilder D R Horton beats profit estimate, ups 2018 forecast

HOMEBUILDER D R Horton Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday...
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BANKING & FINANCE

DBS makes it into the Asian bond market big time

DBS Bank has finally made it into the big table in Asia's surging bond market, in a...
PUBLISHED Nov 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Hong Leong Finance's Q3 net leaps 84% on lower interest expense

HONG Leong Finance said on Friday that net profit for Q3 jumped 84 per cent to S$23.6...
PUBLISHED Nov 11, 2017 05:50 AM

ENERGY & COMMODITIES

Poor ore grades continue to weigh down CNMC's Q3 profit

FOR the fourth consecutive quarter, poor ore grades have crimped the production and sales...
PUBLISHED Nov 11, 2017 05:50 AM

European portfolio, China funds to drive GLP's growth

GLOBAL Logistic Properties' (GLP) growth will come from its syndicate Europe...
PUBLISHED Nov 11, 2017 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

Sembmarine to land US$490m contract with Statoil

THE rigs and floaters division of Sembcorp Marine is set to land a US$490 million...
PUBLISHED Nov 11, 2017 05:50 AM

ComfortDelGro earnings down 8.2% in Q3

TRANSPORT giant ComfortDelGro Corp posted an 8.2 per cent drop in net earnings to S$80.1...
PUBLISHED Nov 11, 2017 05:50 AM

Vard cuts Q3 losses to 8m kroner

INCREASED activity at its yards in Romania and Vietnam helped Vard Holdings narrow losses...
PUBLISHED Nov 11, 2017 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

THE BROAD VIEW

Out of Asia and into the Indo-Pacific

AS US President Donald Trump makes his way across Asia, ears in local capitals have...
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LIFE & CULTURE

GOLF

Marc Ong ready to go pro

MARC Ong is a top Singaporean amateur golfer who has, for the last three months, set his...
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GOLF

79 set for Warren Amateur Open

GOING by the list of its previous winners, the Warren Amateur Open is a platform from...
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The Louvre to open - in Abu Dhabi

MORE than a decade in the making, the Louvre Abu Dhabi opened its doors this week,...
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DISRUPTED

The essence of success

ONE Friday, I was on my way to dinner in an Uber when my driver asked: "Is that Dior...
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OFFBEAT

A disruptive break-up

I DIDN'T even call to break it off. I just upped and left, leaving my new beau to...
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THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Cyber warrior

SYMANTEC'S CEO, Greg Clark, loves to fish. He's not choosy about the kind of...
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INVESTING & WEALTH

DBS makes it into the Asian bond market big time

DBS Bank has finally made it into the big table in Asia's surging bond market, in a...
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Investors can either buy 'bubbles' or be left far behind

THE best way to crush the crowd in 2017? Buy the things everyone insisted would never...
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What's driving returns in Asia ex-Japan - place or sector?

ASIA ex-Japan equities have posted a stellar performance year-to-date (up 31 per cent in...
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Bond investors suffering hangover from high-grade debt binge

INVESTMENT-GRADE companies are making a late-year rush to the debt markets, and investors...
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High-yield funds go bananas as junk-bond rout worsens

AS US markets swim in sea of red, trading in the largest high-yield exchange-traded funds...
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Lifestyle

Fine dining blues

IF you've been feeling out of pocket a lot more these days after an evening out...
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Music matters

Esplanade's Mosaic Series returns with a year-end edition dubbed The Art of Song...
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Kitchen Takeover

Award-winning nomadic culinary collective Paris Popup is taking over the Open Farm...
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Weddings unhinged

Potty-mouthed stand-up comedian Sharul Channa takes on Indian weddings in her new show...
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Garden party

Starting this week, check out this spot for dining deals curated by BTWeekend.
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Baking star

Have your cakes rated by an ex-Michelin inspector and be taught by her too.
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Kikuo Ibe

As a young man, Kikuo Ibe admits to being "more playful than serious"; never in...
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House Proud

The furniture selection at online store FLAUNT is so stylish that customers will...
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Love of bikes

There are no Monets or Picassos in this art gallery -just plenty of bicycles.
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Sole Survivor

Though not confirmed, hypebeasts are keeping a close watch on November 25 because that...
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Double Duty

1) The Business Suit
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Through the looking glass

"GET off the phone!" When you were a kid, that four-word exhortation would be...
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On her own time

As a woman straddling multiple roles in her life, singer-songwriter Anggun knows how...
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River Run

Way before Stamford Raffles was even born, much less a 'sir', there was Sang...
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