Saturday, Dec 16, 2017

TOP STORIES

The Rise Of Responsible Consumerism

"LIFE is not complete without shopping!" Singapore's then-prime minister,...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

Deck The Halls

Most people equate Christmas with winter and snow, but not Englishman Nick Oxborrow. The...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM
INSIDE VIEW

Fed rate hike: no surprise can be a good thing

1What do you think was the most significant event that took place this week?
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

Sales of new homes moderate as yr-end holidays begin

THE festive Ong Teck Hui, national director of research and consultancy at JLL, said:...
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Airbus puts helicopters chief in line for top job in shake-up

AIRBUS SE put the head of its helicopters unit in line to replace chief executive officer...
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New rule to curb credit for borrowers with outstanding debt

MORE help is on the way for borrowers who are in danger of falling deep into unsecured...
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'Congratulations': EU launches next phase of Brexit

THE European Union (EU) agreed on Friday to move talks forward with London on Britain...
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SIA, SilkAir to increase fare categories, tweak seat booking, mileage accrual and baggage allowances from Jan 20

SINGAPORE Airlines (SIA) and regional wing SilkAir are rolling out a new airfare pricing...
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Swee Heng Bakery triples capacity with new factory

HERITAGE brand Swee Heng Bakery officially opened its 6,000 square metre state-of-the-art...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

9 in 10 Singapore SMEs successful in securing debt financing: survey

ABOUT 13 per cent of Singapore's small and medium enterprises (SMEs) sought external...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

Japan expands sanctions aimed at N Korea

JAPAN said Friday it had added 19 more entities to its list of organisations and...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

STOCKS

HK moves towards dual-class shares to attract tech giants

HONG Kong's stock exchange has proposed letting "innovative" companies...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM
HOT STOCK

TMC Education surges after Fragrance CEO launches takeover bid

SHARES of TMC Education Corporation Ltd surged as much as 120 per cent on Friday on news...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

Hedge funds can't keep up with China's surging stock market

IT WAS a good year for hedge funds betting on rising and falling stocks in Greater China...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM
STOCKS

S'pore shares finish the week lower as uncertainty looms

ONCE again, US President Donald Trump's ability to push through the tax cut reform...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

FRASERS Commercial Trust (FCOT) announced that it has entered into a 50:50 JV with its...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

Noble expects creditors' proposal soon: chairman

NOBLE Group is expecting to receive a proposal from its creditors in the near future,...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

StarHub to fork out S$122m for Singapore cryptography, digital security firm

STARHUB has inked a deal to buy a home-grown cryptography and digital security company...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

UEL's cash offer for WBL a 'cautious, risk-management approach'

BY using United Engineers (UE) to make a cash offer for WBL, the Yanlord Perennial...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

Interra Resources to raise US$3.47m from private placement

A BUSINESS partner of Interra Resources is buying a 13.6 per cent stake in the petroleum...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

Corporate digest

LHN could raise up to HK$99.1 million (S$17.1 million) through an offering of shares in...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

HK moves towards dual-class shares to attract tech giants

HONG Kong's stock exchange has proposed letting "innovative" companies...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM
HOT STOCK

TMC Education surges after Fragrance CEO launches takeover bid

SHARES of TMC Education Corporation Ltd surged as much as 120 per cent on Friday on news...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

Hedge funds can't keep up with China's surging stock market

IT WAS a good year for hedge funds betting on rising and falling stocks in Greater China...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM
STOCKS

S'pore shares finish the week lower as uncertainty looms

ONCE again, US President Donald Trump's ability to push through the tax cut reform...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

FRASERS Commercial Trust (FCOT) announced that it has entered into a 50:50 JV with its...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

National Aerated Water building in Serangoon to be conserved

THE main building of a former bottling factory, the National Aerated Water Co, will be...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

Sunac China plans HK$7.82b share sale for working capital

PROPERTY developer Sunac China Holdings Ltd said on Friday it would sell HK$7.82 billion...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

Malaysia's Eco World acquires 70% in UK sites

MALAYSIAN property developer Eco World International Bhd said on Friday that it had...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

Falling prices and new mortgage rules boost Canadian home sales

THE recent drop in Canadian real estate prices and tougher regulations that kick in on...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

StarHub to fork out S$122m for Singapore cryptography, digital security firm

STARHUB has inked a deal to buy a home-grown cryptography and digital security company...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

StarHub to fork out S$122m for Singapore cryptography, digital security firm

STARHUB has inked a deal to buy a home-grown cryptography and digital security company...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

THE STEERING COLUMN

Kia Sorento GT Line review: Uplifting the Seoul

THE problem with buying a Korean car is that your friends will think you only did it...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

THE BROAD VIEW

Why the world needs some disobedience

DOG lovers tend to find each other in life, for the rest of humanity is, after all,...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

THE BROAD VIEW

How to succeed in art without relying on 'the art world'

AT Miami's NADA art fair, which closed on Dec 10, the booths are small and the...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM
THE FINISH LINE

Another action-packed year in sports

THERE'S just a fortnight left before we bid 2017 adieu, and sports fans around the...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM
HEALTH

Understanding stress CMR

MAGNETIC resonance myocardial perfusion imaging (stress CMR) is a non-invasive cardiac...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

What to buy a billionaire: The holiday gift guide for the .0001%

LIFE'S LUXURIES may make sense for most on your list, but there's always one...
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SASS AND THE CITY

Future presents from Christmas past

CHRISTMAS is not just associated with a glow of fairy lights and the flush of inebriation...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM
THE STEERING COLUMN

Kia Sorento GT Line review: Uplifting the Seoul

THE problem with buying a Korean car is that your friends will think you only did it...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Recapturing Ericsson's mojo

CRAFTING a turnaround in a 140-year-old company which practically set the standards for...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

INVESTING & WEALTH

Noble expects creditors' proposal soon: chairman

NOBLE Group is expecting to receive a proposal from its creditors in the near future,...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

Sustained economic growth seen in 2018 with further upside potential in equities

AFTER a year of strong investment returns on risk assets, 2018 is likely to see sustained...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

Global markets end November with mixed showing

GLOBAL stock markets ended November with a mixed showing. The US and Japan powered ahead...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

National Aerated Water building in Serangoon to be conserved

THE main building of a former bottling factory, the National Aerated Water Co, will be...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM
THE BROAD VIEW

How to succeed in art without relying on 'the art world'

AT Miami's NADA art fair, which closed on Dec 10, the booths are small and the...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

OPINION

THE FINISH LINE

Another action-packed year in sports

THERE'S just a fortnight left before we bid 2017 adieu, and sports fans around the...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM
CUBICLE FILES

The annual office party isn't the option you think it is

'TIS the season once again for the great irony known as the annual office party; a...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

Lifestyle

Deck The Halls

Most people equate Christmas with winter and snow, but not Englishman Nick Oxborrow. The...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

Take Home The Force

Nathan Yong, co-founder of furniture retailer Grafunkt, has collaborated with Disney to...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

Boogie With The Bee Gees

Ready for a Saturday night fever? A groovy Bee Gees tribute band from Las Vegas is here...
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PROMOTION

Time To Run

Luxury watch retailer Cortina Watch has a Christmas gift for BT racers with a penchant...
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Inner Glow

While Fujifilm is better known for its photo-related products, it has also been in the...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

Festive Spice

Who needs cranberry sauce when you can get the exotic twist of Indian spices in the Song...
PUBLISHED Dec 16, 2017 05:50 AM

Perfect 10

Bjork's 10th album Utopia is a gloriously lush soundscape which, even by her usually...
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Christopher Doyle

Christopher Doyle became a world-famous cinematographer almost by accident, but he got...
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Food Of Christmas Past

For the longest time, Damian D'Silva would wax lyrical about family Christmas meals...
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Resort Edit

It was once a season tailored for the wealthy on their sunny holidays, but it's now...
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Catch 'Em If You Can

1. Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Complete Calendar Collection Excellence Platine
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Power Struggle

TO see a Ruben Pang painting is to first be startled by the demented whirl of dense,...
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Band Boys

British instrumental band The Shadows' 1961 concert in Singapore changed Audie Ng...
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