Sep 18, 2020 05:16 PM

PSD announces changes in permanent secretaries; MAS reshuffling senior posts

THE Public Service Division on Friday announced a reshuffle of some permanent secretary positions, to take effect...

Aug 31, 2020 06:00 PM

Money Hacks: ETFs and unit trusts, what are the differences and misconceptions? (Ep 79)

This episode tackles the importance of knowing the pros and cons of ETFs and unit trusts.

Sep 18, 2020 04:48 PM

Warehouse rents in Asia-Pacific hold steady on e-commerce demand: Knight Frank

THE first half of 2020 largely turned out to be a "resilient" period for Asia-Pacific warehouse markets; and...

Sep 18, 2020 02:04 PM

Singapore insurers extend premium deferment relief measures

THE General Insurance Association of Singapore (GIA) and the Life Insurance Association, Singapore (LIA Singapore)...

Sep 18, 2020 12:25 PM
BT EXCLUSIVE

Judge cites 'clear case of balance sheet insolvency' for placing KS Energy, key unit under IJM

IN granting OCBC's application to place embattled KS Energy and its key unit under interim judicial management (IJM...

Sep 18, 2020 12:02 PM

Citigroup to hire 6,000 youth in Asia as unemployment soars

[HONG KONG] Citigroup is embarking on hiring 6,000 young people in Asia over the next three years in an effort to...

Sep 18, 2020 04:21 PM

Retail frenzy to drive stocks gains in South-east Asia: UBS

[SINGAPORE] A boom in retail investing in South-east Asia should help drive stock market gains at a time when...

EDITOR'S CHOICE

Sep 18, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK: F&B CRUNCH

F&B staff crunch returns along with business pickup

AS business activity picks up, the food and beverage (F&B) industry is facing a manpower crunch - an aftermath...

Sep 18, 2020 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

Covid-19 turmoil creates fresh openings for new startups

THE economic downturn can in fact be an opportunity for entrepreneurs to launch new ventures, startup veterans and...

Sep 18, 2020 05:50 AM
NEWS ANALYSIS: DIGITAL BANKS

Will cybersecurity blunders hurt chances of digibank hopefuls?

THE data privacy lapses at Razer and Grab that recently came to light raise questions about how ready digital bank...

LIFESTYLE

Sep 4, 2020 05:50 AM
INTERVIEW

Pushing forward in uncertain times

LIKE most people, Jaelle Ang, CEO of co-working space The Great Room, had great plans for 2020. "This was meant to...

Sep 18, 2020 05:50 AM

Singaporeans, are you happy?

IN 2019, TEDxSingapore held a conference to examine the happiness of Singaporeans. It conducted a straw poll among...

Sep 18, 2020 05:50 AM

From lemak to laut

HUNGER may be the best sauce, but in the case of a certain new nasi lemak shop in town, controversy is the new umami...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Sep 17, 2020 06:23 PM

Philippines package aids Covid-19 fight, but limited growth impact: economists

The most recent stimulus package follows an earlier 275 billion peso (S$7.72 billion) one

GARAGE

Sep 18, 2020 04:00 PM

TikTok and Instagram face off for luxury influencers

[LONDON] Instagram has long been beloved of fashionistas - and a magnet for luxury-goods makers seeking to capture a...

Lifestyle

Feb 28, 2020 05:50 AM

Men In Blue

An exhibition on policing Singapore in the last 200 years. 

Sep 18, 2020 05:50 AM
BUZZ!

What's Up This Week

If you've been eyeing a Wolf oven for your home, you might well be convinced if you get a taste of what you could...

Sep 18, 2020 05:50 AM

From lemak to laut

HUNGER may be the best sauce, but in the case of a certain new nasi lemak shop in town, controversy is the new umami...

Sep 18, 2020 05:50 AM

Singaporeans, are you happy?

IN 2019, TEDxSingapore held a conference to examine the happiness of Singaporeans. It conducted a straw poll among...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Sep 18, 2020 05:19 PM

Malaysia: Shares close lower on Friday

MALAYSIA share prices closed lower on Friday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 6.44...

Sep 18, 2020 04:21 PM

Retail frenzy to drive stocks gains in South-east Asia: UBS

[SINGAPORE] A boom in retail investing in South-east Asia should help drive stock market gains at a time when...

Sep 18, 2020 04:21 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks finish higher

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong and mainland Chinese stocks ended with gains Friday, closing the week on an upbeat note,...

Sep 18, 2020 03:40 PM

Europe: Stocks struggle as virus worries weigh on fragile recovery

[BENGALURU] European stocks struggled for momentum in early deals on Friday, with a resurgence in coronavirus cases...

Sep 18, 2020 03:35 PM

Seoul: Stocks end higher; clock fourth straight weekly gain

[SEOUL] South Korean shares closed higher on Friday due to higher buying by foreign investors, with the benchmark...

Sep 18, 2020 03:15 PM

Australia: Shares drop on Victoria's virus woes; NZ at one-month low

[BENGALURU] Australian shares ended lower for a second session on Friday, as losses in financials offset gains in...


BT WEEKLY

Sep 14, 2020 05:50 AM

Improving worker welfare

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: As a business leader, would you support moves to uplift lower-wage workers even if the measures...

Sep 14, 2020 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

Chasen capitalises on emerging trends

EVEN as Covid-19 fuels economic headwinds, Chasen Holdings is capitalising on emerging trends to drum up business...

Sep 17, 2020 05:11 PM

Firms to improve credit assessment as more consumers struggle with credit card bills

ABOUT seven out of 10 consumer-facing businesses in Singapore plan to step up their digital capabilities for...

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...

Sep 16, 2020 05:50 AM
INVESTING GLOBALLY AND PROFITABLY

Limber up your investment portfolio for health and wealth

PANDEMIC or not, it's hard to ignore the new healthy lifestyle trend that is sweeping the globe. There is a growing...

Mar 24, 2020 11:42 PM

Odette keeps top spot at Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants awards

SINGAPORE’S three Michelin-starred restaurant Odette retained its top position in the 2020 Asia’s 50 Best...

Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

Gigged out

After his usual gigs dried up, freelance performance artiste Stanley Seah was ready to dig into his savings amassed...

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...

Sep 18, 2020 05:50 AM

Singaporeans, are you happy?

IN 2019, TEDxSingapore held a conference to examine the happiness of Singaporeans. It conducted a straw poll among...



FOCUS

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Sep 18, 2020 03:27 PM

11 new coronavirus cases in Singapore, with one imported

[SINGAPORE] There were 11 new coronavirus cases confirmed as of Friday noon, taking Singapore's total to 57,543.

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Sep 16, 2020 05:50 AM
BANK JOBS

Singapore banks stick to hiring plans even as UOB freezes wages

SINGAPORE banks have stuck to staffing plans made earlier in the year, including their commitments to retain jobs...

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Sep 18, 2020 04:48 PM

Warehouse rents in Asia-Pacific hold steady on e-commerce demand: Knight Frank

THE first half of 2020 largely turned out to be a "resilient" period for Asia-Pacific warehouse markets; and...

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Jul 20, 2020 05:50 AM
SKILLSFUTURE FORUM

Equipping workers with digital skills for a new future: SkillsFuture Forum 2020 panel

Q: Singapore has been looking at reskilling and retraining for a long time. What's really different this time with...


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

Guarding the utility

YANIV Vardi is passionate about wines. He has his own vineyard where as a connoisseur he has produced a number of...

Sep 5, 2020 05:50 AM

Chip-fuelled creativity

THE tiny ESP8266 microchip, made close to a decade ago, has amassed a cult following far beyond what its lead...

Aug 29, 2020 05:50 AM

Dawn of AI golden age

Swami Sivasubramanian, vice-president of Amazon's machine learning arm, sees opportunities everywhere - even one...

Aug 22, 2020 05:50 AM

Driven to win

GEORGE Kurtz has two big passions.


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