Mar 21, 2019 12:05 PM

Lazada ramps up efforts to boost seller and brand growth

E-COMMERCE firm Lazada on Thursday announced a series of products and services aimed at accelerating the growth of its...
In the fourth episode of My SME story, we feature Jeremy Lee, director, business...

Singapore Budget 2019

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Mar 21, 2019 09:35 AM

Frasers Property and FCT to raise stakes in PGIM Real Estate Asia Retail Fund

FRASERS Property Limited and Frasers Centrepoint Trust (FCT), the real estate investment trust (Reit) it sponsors, are...
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Mar 21, 2019 04:44 PM

Tembusu Partners to boost China presence with 1b yuan investment funds

SINGAPORE-BASED Tembusu Partners is launching several investment funds totalling one billion yuan (S$205.6 million). ...
Mar 21, 2019 01:44 PM

GovTech, MOH among govt agencies with compromised logins on sale online

CREDENTIALS from several government agencies and educational institutions, as well as more than 19,000 compromised...
Mar 21, 2019 02:06 PM

Singapore, US to cooperate in promoting infrastructure development in Asia

SINGAPORE and the United States will work together to promote infrastructure development and investment in Asia under...
BREAKING NEWS
Mar 21, 2019 06:26 PM

Value of China's metal e-waste to double to US$24b by 2030 - Greenpeace

<p/> [BEIJING] The potential value of recyclable metals in discarded mobile phones, laptops and desktop computers...
Mar 21, 2019 06:02 PM

Asia coffee-sales in Vietnam slow on low prices, supply rises in Indonesia

[BANDAR LAMPUNG] Coffee sales in Vietnam are slowing due to low prices, while supply rose in Indonesia as produces from...
Mar 21, 2019 06:02 PM

Singapore shares end 0.2% higher on Thursday

MOST markets in Asia rose on Thursday after a dovish Federal Reserve indicated that there would be no more rate hikes...
Mar 21, 2019 05:50 PM

Rediscovering the Prado

<p/> [MADRID] It's often said that we don't appreciate what we have until it's gone. In the early...
Mar 21, 2019 05:49 PM

Malaysia: Shares end sharply lower on Thursday

MALAYSIA share prices closed sharply lower on Thursday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Mar 21, 2019 02:04 PM

Getting the best out of digitally-empowered employees

A Manpower Group report has found that 56 per cent of Singaporean employers have trouble filling open positions, the...

GARAGE

Mar 21, 2019 12:05 PM

Lazada ramps up efforts to boost seller and brand growth

E-COMMERCE firm Lazada on Thursday announced a series of products and services aimed at accelerating the growth of its...

STOCKS

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Mar 21, 2019 06:02 PM

Singapore shares end 0.2% higher on Thursday

MOST markets in Asia rose on Thursday after a dovish Federal Reserve indicated that there would be no more rate hikes...
Mar 21, 2019 05:49 PM

Malaysia: Shares end sharply lower on Thursday

MALAYSIA share prices closed sharply lower on Thursday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down...
Mar 21, 2019 04:51 PM

Europe: No Fed boost for European stocks as banks fall; chipmakers shine

[FRANKFURT] European stock markets opened lower on Thursday, as the impact on banks of an accommodative policy message...
Mar 21, 2019 04:43 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks end sharply lower

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks ended lower Thursday, reversing early gains after Donald Trump warned tariffs on Chinese...
Mar 21, 2019 03:00 PM

Australia shares end flat, mining gains offset weak financials; NZ up

[BENGALURU] Australian shares ended relatively flat on Thursday with strong gains in mining stocks offsetting losses in...
Mar 21, 2019 01:17 PM

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Thursday afternoon at 3,207.24, down 0.01% on day

SINGAPORE stocks opened weaker as trading resumed on Thursday, with the Straits Times Index slipping 0.01 per cent or 0...

LIFESTYLE

Mar 15, 2019 05:50 AM

Carolyn Kan

A CHANCE MEETING with an Italian silversmith in Florence in 2008 led to a month-long apprenticeship. And that...
Mar 15, 2019 05:50 AM

A new horizon: Rishi Naleendra and fellow chefs on new career paths

RISHI NALEENDRA USED to dream about getting a Michelin star. Now that he’s had one for a couple of years, he’s decided...
Mar 15, 2019 05:50 AM

Cooking up a legacy: Turning family recipes into a business

FAMILY TIES ARE what led Derrick Chew and his business partner to open their new mod-Peranakan eatery Godmama - a...

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THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

The Accidental Restaurateur

Chance may have led Desmond Lim to open the iconic Les Amis restaurant, but its growth into one of the largest independent restaurant groups in Singapore is no fluke.

Hard drive for success

Take your time to settle in as a new hire? No such thing for feted IT luminary Neelam Dhawan. Even after an illustrious 36-year career, she remains highly passionate about her next roles in the industry.

Call for inclusion

Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga tells why financial inclusion - not exactly a money-spinner for the business - is a worthy investment.

More ways to pay

Visa CEO Alfred Kelly Jr sees a big role for credit cards to smoothen and speed up e-commerce, and in driving two-way payments.


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