Jul 16, 2018 01:14 PM

Singapore developers sold over 40% fewer homes in June than in May

SUBDUED sales in new residential launches in the month of June resulted in over 40 per cent fewer homes being sold by...
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Jul 16, 2018 07:16 PM

Raffles Health to offer Shield plan, will cover 3 pre-existing illnesses

RAFFLES Health Insurance (RHI) is venturing into the Integrated Shield space (IP) for the first time, undaunted by keen...
Jul 16, 2018 03:11 PM

OCBC's Bank of Singapore gets regulatory nod to launch Luxembourg unit

BANK of Singapore (BOS), the private banking arm of OCBC Bank, has been granted a licence to operate a wealth...
Jul 16, 2018 01:01 PM

SGX RegCo reprimands Dapai and its executives for false statements, other breaches

SINGAPORE Exchange Regulation (SGX Regco) has reprimanded suspended backpack maker Dapai International Holdings Co...
Jul 16, 2018 05:16 PM

Summer Green condo hits collective sale market at S$48m

SUMMER Green off Balestier Road is the latest condo to hit the collective sale market with a reserve price of S$48...
Jul 16, 2018 08:46 AM

Abterra suspends trading after SGX turns down request to delay AGM

MINERAL and resources company Abterra was suspended from trading on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) on Monday morning,...
Jul 16, 2018 10:00 AM

Singaporeans' inflation expectations fall to 3.11% for year ahead despite trade war fears

BOTH medium and long-term inflation expectations have eased from three months ago despite the potential of a trade war...
Jul 16, 2018 05:54 PM

Qian Hu's Q2 bottom line soars 5-fold to S$146,000

HIGHER revenue and better margins yielded from the sales of its Dragon Fish and ornamental fish export business boosted...
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Jul 16, 2018 05:45 PM

Singapore shares end lower on Monday

SHARE prices in the Singapore bourse closed lower on Monday, with the key Straits Times Index down 0.9 per cent or 27...
Jul 16, 2018 05:35 PM

Malaysia: Shares close higher on Monday

MALAYSIA share prices closed higher on Monday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 4.74 points...
Jul 16, 2018 03:36 PM

Seoul: Stocks, won drop on China economy slowdown

[SEOUL] South Korea's KOSPI stock index and the Korean won weakened on Monday after the release of Chinese data...
Jul 16, 2018 02:47 PM

Australian and New Zealand shares fall as healthcare stocks weigh

[BENGALURU] Australian shares fell nearly half a per cent on Monday, led by losses in healthcare stocks, while soft...

LIFESTYLE

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Gavin Tollman

GAVIN TOLLMAN, CEO of travel company Trafalgar and - after more than two decades in the business - no stranger to the...
Jul 13, 2018 05:50 AM

Baby Boomer Entrepreneurs

THERE ARE NO dreams of unicorns or Series A funding, but a group of 50- and 60-something entrepreneurs are showing that...
Jul 13, 2018 05:50 AM

Stirred And Shaken

OF LATE, the line between cocktail bars and restaurants has blurred as the former ramp up their food menus and the...

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