Monday, Mar 19, 2018

TOP STORIES

BT EXCLUSIVE

CBRE plans 'living lab' for new tech at Paya Lebar showcase

CBRE is relocating its main Singapore office to Paya Lebar Quarter (PLQ) in the middle of...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM
ASEAN-AUSTRALIA SPECIAL SUMMIT

Call for closer Asean-Australia cybersecurity ties

ASEAN and Australia should work closer together on cybersecurity issues, which range from...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM
ASEAN-AUSTRALIA SPECIAL SUMMIT

Govts in region doing their best to help Myanmar re-establish stability in Rohingya refugee crisis: PM Lee

ASEAN and Australia are doing their best to help Myanmar re-establish stability and...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Neuflor fights carpet rivals with on-demand 'smart tiles'

FACING stiff competition, local carpet tile distribution company Neuflor International...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

New power options for Jurong consumers

HOUSEHOLDS and small businesses in Jurong will know from Monday what new options they...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Facebook critics want regulation, investigation after data misuse

FACEBOOK faced new calls for regulation from within US Congress and was hit with...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM
NEWS ANALYSIS

Maritime industry faces long journey going digital

IT'S NOT easy being a regulator in this digital age, especially one in shipping - an...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Companies 'will need to make an impact as much as they need to make a profit'

COMPANIES will have to combine both profit-making and impact as their goals as they...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Tech companies IQiyi, Bilibili extend rush by China firms to list in US

TWO more large technology companies in China have launched initial public offerings to...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

TOPLINE

SIA Engineering charts flight plan for future

SIA Engineering Company (SIAEC) is banking on emerging technologies and automation to re-...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM
CHARTPOINT

German DAX hit by risk-off sentiment

AFTER the VIX index explosion incident in early February, the risk-off sentiment from the...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Ipco seeks extension for release of Q3 results

CONSTRUCTION and turnkey project company Ipco International on Saturday said it has...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Keppel Land consolidates ownership of Saigon Sports City

KEPPEL Corp on Sunday said that it has through Keppel Land's wholly-owned subsidiary...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

ecoWise narrows Q1 net loss to S$952,000

A LOWER share of losses from its associate and jointly controlled entity enabled ecoWise...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Central bank powwows to hog spotlight

AFTER a week of rocky trading, the Singapore bourse could quite possibly be headed for...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Speculators raise US dollar net shorts to largest since October

SPECULATORS' net short US dollar bets rose to a five-month high last week, according...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM
INSIDE INSIGHTS

More momentum in buybacks and insider acquisitions

FOR the five sessions ended March 15, the Straits Times Index (STI) gained 1.1 per cent...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Brexit bankers may find home in Luxembourg's red-light district

LUXEMBOURG'S red-light district could soon be a home for bankers escaping Brexit...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Victor Li finally completes decades-long apprenticeship

IT'S NOT easy being the son of a superhuman action hero...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

Indonesian banks will see more than 12% loan growth in 2018: regulator

INDONESIAN banks will see "more than 12 per cent" loan growth in 2018 thanks to...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Russia's US$4b bond sale defies UK spat as bids roll in

A DEEPENING diplomatic spat with the West and a fresh round of penalties weren't...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Point72 president quits amid lawsuit by employee

A TOP executive at the investment firm led by billionaire investor Steven Cohen has...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

ENERGY & COMMODITIES

US now No 2 oil producer in the world; firms focusing on exports to Gulf Coast

BOOSTED by surging output, the US is becoming a significant exporter of crude oil, a...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Canadian town built on asbestos may find new life in its by-product

THERE'S no running away from the past in Asbestos, Quebec...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Sugar bears come out to play as surplus swells on Asia harvests

THERE'S about to be enough sugar piled up in warehouses to make three chocolate...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

Google's cloud boss eyes 'major acquisition' to get ahead

WHEN Diane Greene first joined Google in late 2015, her first task was to assemble the...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

It's crucial for entertainment ecosystem that AT&T's Time Warner deal goes through

BEGINNING this week, AT&T and the Justice Department will lock horns in court to...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

L'Oreal to buy Canadian mobile app provider that gives digital makeovers

L'OREAL is set to acquire the Canadian beauty tech company ModiFace, gaining tools...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Greece fails to get any bids for minority stake in OTE Telecom

GREECE did not receive any bids for the sale of a minority stake in its biggest telecoms...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

Zara, H&M button up to face Internet threat

LOGISTICS investments, new technology: facing fierce online competition from the likes of...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

German maker of bubbly buys Spanish counterpart

GERMAN sparkling wine firm Henkell said on Saturday it has set out to become world...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Exhausted Toys 'R' Us suppliers weigh options as huge retailer shuts

WHEN Toys 'R' Us secured a US$3.1 billion bankruptcy loan in September, toy...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Number of Americans drinking daily cup of coffee hits six-year high

THE number of Americans drinking a daily cup of coffee is at the highest level since 2012...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

India airports struggling to cope with travel boom

INDIA'S airports are struggling to cope with a massive surge in passenger numbers...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

US probes air bag failures in deadly Hyundai, Kia car crashes

THE United States National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Saturday that it...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Baltic Exchange Shipping Insights

The LR2 market has come under pressure, and rates for 75,000 tonnes from the Middle East...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

Merkel, Xi agree to work on steel overcapacity within G-20

GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed overcapacity...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Li Keqiang endorsed as Chinese premier

LI KEQIANG was endorsed as Chinese premier on Sunday at the ongoing first session of the...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

UK Brexit committee suggests delay in leaving EU

BRITAIN'S official departure from the European Union may have to be delayed with...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

PBOC to name Yi Gang as its new governor: WSJ

CHINA named Yi Gang to run its central bank, the Wall Street Journal reported, elevating...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

Pritzker winner wants to build homes for poor, not grand monuments

IN the City of London, you can step out of Bank underground station and walk half a mile...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

VIEWS FROM THE TOP

On the brink of war?

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: Is the global trading system under serious threat? How should...
PUBLISHED Mar 19, 2018 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Apr 23, 2018 11:13 PM

Nafta ministers set to meet again amid intensified push for deal

[MEXICO CITY] Senior trade officials from the US, Canada and Mexico will meet again in Washington in an intensified...
Apr 23, 2018 10:44 PM

Indonesian motorcycle taxi drivers protest low online tariffs

[JAKARTA] Hundreds of Indonesian motorcycle taxi drivers working for start-ups Grab and Go-Jek called on Monday for an...
Apr 23, 2018 10:18 PM

Body of Iran shah possibly found: heritage officials

[TEHRAN] Tehran's heritage committee said Monday it has found a mummified body at the site of a former shah's...
Apr 23, 2018 10:13 PM

Olina Lodge sold for S$230.9 million

THE hilltop Olina Lodge was sold on April 20 for S$230.9 million, 5 per cent higher than the reserve price of S$220...
Apr 23, 2018 10:01 PM

St Michael's Condo to be launched for collective sale for at least S$112m

ST Michael's Condominium off Serangoon Road is launching on the market on Tuesday, said marketing agent Teakhwa...
Apr 23, 2018 09:47 PM

US: Wall St opens higher on tech, industrial gains

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened higher on Monday as gains in technology and industrial stocks led optimism about a strong...
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