Monday, Nov 13, 2017

TOP STORIES

Analysts not yet ready to short tech's circuit

THE growing integration of technology into everyday objects and manufacturers'...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

FDI income between US, S'pore down in 2016

DESPITE pumping more money into factories and offices, Singapore firms in the United...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM
ASEAN SUMMIT

Trump lands in the Philippines, offers to mediate on South China Sea

UNITED States President Donald Trump landed in the Philippines on Sunday for a summit of...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM
ASEAN SUMMIT

Asean signs free trade, investment pacts with HK

TRADE ministers from Asean and Hong Kong inked two free trade and investment pacts on...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

Some 230 units of Parc Botannia sold at launch

SINGAPOREANS thronging the weekend launch of Parc Botannia snapped up some 230 units of...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

Laggards? Not in insurance, says Aon's global analytics chief

WHENEVER Paul Mang is told that the insurance industry is lagging behind in innovation...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

Aon's analytics centre in Singapore to expand staff by 40% in next five years

PAUL Mang also runs the Aon Centre for Innovation and Analytics in Singapore, which was...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM
WALL STREET INSIGHT

Bull market likely to get back on track this week

US stocks ticked down last week, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average snapped an eight-...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

Teambuild secures first-mover status in pre-fab building

BEING a technology pioneer can come with an unexpected cost: Curious visitors.
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

TOPLINE

A developer's tale of two cities

DENNIS Chiu has been straddling Hong Kong and Singapore for almost three decades, both in...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM
CHARTPOINT

Correction highly likely as Topix nears 1,823 resistance level

AMID the soaring Japanese equity market, the long-term price pattern of the Topix reveals...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

Prudential taps AI for claims assessment

PRUDENTIAL Singapore will try to assess claims using machine learning in hopes that a...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

Responding to anonymous whistleblowers

MANY studies have found that whistleblowing is often the most common channel for exposing...
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OCBC's tech team evolves into division dealing with banking's future

IT started out as a side project for a group of enthusiasts who wanted to try their hands...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Not a dull moment in week ahead for markets

THE partying may have to take a slight pause this week, giving investors a little...
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Cathay Pacific dropped from Hong Kong's benchmark index

HONG Kong's struggling flag carrier Cathay Pacific was removed on Friday from the...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

DBS lifts data centre onto cloud to cut cost

DBS Bank is partnering data centre provider Equinix to plug one of its data centres in...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM
INSIDE INSIGHTS

STI edges above 3,400; Wee Cho Yaw increases his stake in UIC

THE five trading sessions spanning Nov 3 to 9 saw the Straits Times Index (STI) gain 1.3...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

New kids on the block: tech giants turning Sydney's CBD into 'Silicon Place'

GLOBAL technology titans including Amazon.com Inc, LinkedIn and Expedia are moving into...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

Derivatives' decline - a danger sign?

A DECLINE in global derivatives trading to their lowest levels since 2007, is regarded as...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

Bond traders brace for inflation data that could rattle Fed

IN the eyes of Morgan Stanley, bond traders would be wise to remember the 15th of...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

ENERGY & COMMODITIES

Japan's green incentives chop down palm trees in search for fuel

WHAT started as a way to cut Japan's dependence on imported fossil fuels has led to...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

Ghana's maritime boundary victory to spark oil bounty

GHANA'S "long and arduous journey" to boost offshore oil exploration and...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

Saudi Arabia boosts oil security as Iran denies pipeline attack

SAUDI Arabia, the world's largest crude exporter, will raise security at its oil...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

Colossal SoftBank fund could shake up tech world

JAPAN-BASED SoftBank is sending tremors through the tech world with a massive new venture...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

LinkedIn faces setback in China over verifying of identities

LINKEDIN is often held up as a model of how a foreign Internet company can do business in...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

Alibaba Singles' Day posts record 168b yuan in sales

ALIBABA Group Holding Ltd's Singles' Day shopping bonanza generated a record...
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Paris fashion rental offers top labels for as little as 10 euros a day

FANCY hitting the town in the latest Dior dress with an outrageously expensive Louis...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

Crisis-stricken GE braces itself for more belt-tightening

ICONIC American industrial behemoth General Electric (GE), which has lost investor...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

Boeing finds solace in Trump tweets amid Saudi corruption purge

BOEING Co said it's confident that it will keep winning business in Saudi Arabia and...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

Baltic Exchange Shipping Insights

Middle East Gulf rates for 270,000 tonnes going long east have remained steady in the low...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

South Korea leader to visit China for summit in December

SOUTH Korean President Moon Jae-in will visit China for a summit in December, his office...
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Abe meets Taiwan politician hours after Xi's warning

JAPANESE Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a meeting with a Taiwanese politician on Sunday,...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

Trump complains about US trade deficit with Vietnam

VIETNAM and the United States signed a series of energy and aviation deals on Sunday...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

UK's May under pressure as 40 MPs signal no confidence in her: report

EMBATTLED UK Prime Minister Theresa May faced a fresh challenge as The Sunday Times said...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

EU Brexit chief preparing for 'possible' failure of divorce talks

EU Brexit chief Michel Barnier said on Sunday that he is making contingency plans for the...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

In the wake of Weinstein, Bollywood bares its underbelly

WHEN Indian actress Divya Unny flew into the southern state of Kerala in 2015, she...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

Controversial Da Vinci is New York auction season star

WHAT is the only Da Vinci painting on the open market worth? A Russian billionaire...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

Finally, you can have Breakfast at Tiffany's

THERE are certain movie scenes that are so iconic that they still retain their importance...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

VIEWS FROM THE TOP

Collaborating to drive growth

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: How can our business community help to strengthen Asean while...
PUBLISHED Nov 13, 2017 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Feb 24, 2018 02:19 PM

Mexico to host 'difficult' new round of Nafta talks

[MEXICO CITY] Negotiators from the United States, Mexico and Canada open a new round of talks Sunday on overhauling the...
Feb 24, 2018 01:13 PM

China's Huawei set to lead global charge to 5G networks

[FRANKFURT] China's Huawei is forging closer commercial ties with big telecom operators across Europe and Asia,...
Feb 24, 2018 01:07 PM

Pruitt vows to repeal 'Prohibition' on US energy resources

[NEW YORK] The Obama administration effectively imposed "Prohibition" on US energy and natural resources...
Feb 24, 2018 12:21 PM

Jokowi said to have nominated Warjiyo as Bank Indonesia chief

[JAKARTA] Indonesian President Joko Widodo nominated Perry Warjiyo to become the next governor of the country's...
Feb 24, 2018 12:13 PM

US prepares high-seas crackdown on North Korea sanctions evaders: sources

[WASHINGTON] The Trump administration and key Asian allies are preparing to expand interceptions of ships suspected of...
Feb 24, 2018 11:21 AM

AI and 5G in focus at top mobile fair

[PARIS] Phone makers will seek to entice new buyers with better cameras and bigger screens at the world's biggest...
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