Mar 31, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK

Rent rebates not enough to save retailers as virus-related curbs slash traffic further

AS heightened distancing measures tighten the noose around tenants' necks, the Singapore Retailers Association (SRA...

Mar 30, 2020 06:00 PM

Money Hacks: Lessons for budding women entrepreneurs in the Covid-19 era (Ep 68)

This episode is aimed at budding women entrepreneurs.

Singapore Budget 2020

For all our coverage, go to bt.sg/budget20
Mar 31, 2020 05:50 AM

NWC unveils wage cut guidelines to sustain businesses, jobs amid Covid-19 outbreak

IF WAGES have to be cut at all because company bottom lines have been hit by the virus outbreak, the National Wages...

BREAKING NEWS

Mar 31, 2020 09:47 AM

Australia tightens scrutiny on foreign takeovers

[SYDNEY] Australia's tighter scrutiny on foreign takeovers is to protect domestic firms from getting picked up at...

Mar 31, 2020 09:37 AM

Singapore shares open higher tracking US gains; STI up 2.5%

SINGAPORE shares opened higher on Tuesday after US stocks had closed higher overnight despite a sharp increase in...

Mar 31, 2020 09:23 AM

Malaysia: Shares open higher on Tuesday

MALAYSIA share prices opened higher on Tuesday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 9.6...

Mar 31, 2020 09:16 AM

China's March official factory activity unexpectedly expands after steep contraction

[BEIJING] Factory activity in China unexpectedly expanded in March after contracting sharply to a record low, but...

Mar 31, 2020 09:15 AM

US coronavirus death toll passes 3,000: Johns Hopkins University

[WASHINGTON] The US death toll from the coronavirus pandemic passed 3,000 on Monday, according to the running tally...

EDITOR'S CHOICE

Mar 31, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK

Rent rebates not enough to save retailers as virus-related curbs slash traffic further

AS heightened distancing measures tighten the noose around tenants' necks, the Singapore Retailers Association (SRA...

Mar 31, 2020 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

DBS takes fast lane to used-car loans, doubling its market share

IN JUST a year, DBS has doubled its used-car loan market share as it muscled into a space traditionally dominated by...

Mar 31, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Why does Covid-19 get the blame when Eagle Hospitality Trust's woes predate it?

URBAN COMMONS (UC), the sponsor of Eagle Hospitality Trust (EHT) and master lessee for all of the Reit's hotels, has...

LIFESTYLE

Mar 27, 2020 05:50 AM
THE DESIGN ISSUE

How Jerry De Souza helped Spa Esprit become a lifestyle empire

IF THERE IS a man behind every great woman, then the man behind Singapore’s most famous lifestyle queen Cynthia Chua...

Mar 27, 2020 05:50 AM
THE DESIGN ISSUE

The works of Kengo Kuma

IT ALL STARTED WITH a modest public bathhouse in a small Japanese town. Now, Kengo Kuma is a big-name architect with...

Mar 27, 2020 05:50 AM

A wine can be thin and bitter - but in a good way

THE first question many people ask about a wine is: "What does it taste like?"


ASEAN BUSINESS

Mar 30, 2020 03:40 PM

Malaysia movement curbs to hit full-year consumer spending: report

Growth is now projected 4.2 per cent, slowing from 2019

GARAGE

Mar 31, 2020 07:00 AM

Logistics startup Inteluck snags over US$5m from MindWorks Capital, Lalamove

LOGISTICS startup Inteluck has raised more than US$5 million in a pre-Series B round led by Hong Kong-based venture...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Mar 31, 2020 09:37 AM

Singapore shares open higher tracking US gains; STI up 2.5%

SINGAPORE shares opened higher on Tuesday after US stocks had closed higher overnight despite a sharp increase in...

Mar 31, 2020 09:23 AM

Malaysia: Shares open higher on Tuesday

MALAYSIA share prices opened higher on Tuesday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 9.6...

Mar 31, 2020 08:43 AM

Stocks to watch: DBS, Singtel, Singapore Airlines, City Dev, FLT, FCOT

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their securities on Tuesday:

Mar 31, 2020 08:20 AM

Tokyo: Shares open higher after Wall Street rally

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Tuesday, with investor sentiment propped up by a rally on Wall Street despite...

Mar 31, 2020 07:00 AM

US markets watchdog head says SEC should not ban short-selling of shares

[WASHINGTON] The head of the US Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday that it should not ban short-...

Mar 31, 2020 05:58 AM

US: Dow ends up 3.2% as stocks finish solidly higher

[NEW YORK] Wall Street stocks gained more than 3 per cent Monday as markets weighed a dire near-term economic...


BT WEEKLY

Mar 30, 2020 05:50 AM

Flexiwork to the fore

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: Apart from health and economic consequences, will Covid-19 also spell a big reset in terms of how...

Mar 30, 2020 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

Riverstone sees demand surge for healthcare gloves amid virus outbreak

GLOVEMAKER Riverstone Holdings has seen a surge in orders as the Covid-19 outbreak creates increased demand for...

Mar 31, 2020 05:50 AM

In trying to overcome high logistics costs, DAP's Gina Toh struck gold

GINA Toh and her husband had only begun thinking about starting their own business when the cost of logistics almost...

Aug 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Digitise services to meet client's expectations

BUSINESS-to-business (B2B) customers are increasingly expecting a business-to-consumer (B2C) experience, said...

Mar 28, 2020 05:50 AM
INVESTING FOR IMPACT

What's in a name? Questions to ask to spot ESG washing

MANY of us are now familiar with shopping for organic food, but there used to be a time when we were confused by the...

Mar 27, 2020 05:50 AM

A wine can be thin and bitter - but in a good way

THE first question many people ask about a wine is: "What does it taste like?"

Mar 28, 2020 05:50 AM

Turning leaders into winners

With safe distancing limits in place, coaches find themselves pushed to change the way they interact with clients,...

Jul 13, 2019 05:50 AM
CUBICLE FILES

Why spotting "hidden influencers" at work matters

WHEN one thinks of influencers these days, it is usually in a less-than-flattering light. Often dismissed as jobless...

Mar 27, 2020 05:50 AM
THE DESIGN ISSUE

The works of Kengo Kuma

IT ALL STARTED WITH a modest public bathhouse in a small Japanese town. Now, Kengo Kuma is a big-name architect with...

Jan 4, 2020 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Tempering income expectations in 2020

THE years since the 2008-09 global financial crisis have been difficult for income seekers and I think this is...



FOCUS

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Mar 31, 2020 09:15 AM

US coronavirus death toll passes 3,000: Johns Hopkins University

[WASHINGTON] The US death toll from the coronavirus pandemic passed 3,000 on Monday, according to the running tally...

Mar 31, 2020 05:50 AM

Digibank contender MatchMove takes stake in e-commerce enabler Shopmatic

DIGITAL bank licence-contender MatchMove is taking a strategic stake in Shopmatic, a Singapore-based start-up that...

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Mar 31, 2020 05:50 AM

GCB in Cluny Park being sold for S$40m

A BUNGALOW in Cluny Park near the Singapore Botanic Gardens is being transacted for S$40 million, or nearly S$1,964...

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Mar 31, 2020 05:50 AM
MAS POLICY REVIEW

MAS' double-tap policy easing still an exercise in restraint

SINGAPORE'S central bank brought out the big guns on Monday.


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Mar 28, 2020 05:50 AM

Living for the better

ASK Jonas Samuelson about his favourite household appliance and the chief executive of Electrolux, the Swedish home...

Mar 21, 2020 05:50 AM

Wising up to hidden fees

KRISTO Kaarmann, chief executive of payments fintech Transferwise, celebrates Christmas a little differently from...

Mar 14, 2020 05:50 AM

Science that sings

FOR a scientist, Leslie Lamport - winner of the 2013 Turing Award, widely considered the Nobel Prize for computing...

Mar 7, 2020 05:50 AM

Heeding his calling

WORK in a call centre, fielding calls from time-pressed and typically irate clients, is typically dismissed as a...


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