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Feb 21, 2020 05:50 AM

Co-Living Gets A Heritage Spin

Sharing a legacy home with strangers is the latest trend in the rental.

Feb 22, 2020 05:50 AM

Charged up: Singapore's journey to the future of cars begins now

Dr Sanjay Kuttan, who chairs the sustainable infrastructure committee under the Sustainable Energy Association of...

Feb 21, 2020 05:50 AM

Daniel Cordaro on how to be happier

WANNA BE HAPPIER? The good news, according to American psychologist Daniel Cordaro, is that anyone can. The better...

Feb 22, 2020 05:50 AM

Agile marketer

"PASSIONATE" is a word IBM chief marketing officer Michelle Peluso uses often - to describe how she feels about the...

BREAKING NEWS

Feb 22, 2020 02:36 PM

Japan confirms four more coronavirus cases, to close a school for two days

[TOKYO] Japanese officials confirmed four new coronavirus infections on Saturday, as the number of cases outside of...

Feb 22, 2020 02:06 PM

Boeing suspends co-workers of pilot at centre of 737 MAX scrutiny

[SEATTLE ] Boeing Co put three employees who worked with the former chief technical pilot of the 737 Max on...

Feb 22, 2020 01:50 PM

Trump plans to raise issue of religious freedom with Indian PM Modi: official

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump will raise the issue of religious freedom in India during his meetings with...

Feb 22, 2020 01:36 PM

For Harry and Meghan, no more 'royal' in their brand

[NEW YORK] Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, will give up the name "royal" as they withdraw from official duties as...

Feb 22, 2020 01:03 PM

Twitter suspends group of pro-Bloomberg accounts over 'platform manipulation'

[SAN FRANCISCO] Twitter on Friday said it had started suspending and restricting dozens of accounts posting content...

Feb 21, 2020 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

A good start for Ichigo Ichie

THERE are several reasons to eat Japanese food in Singapore: (1) you can ask for salmon sushi and not get thrown out...

Feb 21, 2020 05:50 AM

How will coronavirus change the way we dine out?

“VALENTINE’S DAY MUST be VirusFree Day,” deadpans one restaurant owner who, like others in the F&B scene,...

Feb 22, 2020 05:50 AM
BANK EARNINGS

Singapore banks cautious about H1 with outbreak hitting customers

SWEPT into fresh uncertainty from the virus outbreak, Singapore banks are cautious over the next three to six months...

Feb 22, 2020 05:50 AM
THIS TIME IS DIFFERENT

Investing during virus outbreaks

WE HAVE become used to expecting an equity bear market every decade or so.

Feb 21, 2020 05:50 AM

Soul Brothers

DESIGNERS ALVIN TAN, Melvin Chee, Jackson Tan and William Chan could be brothers if they didn’t have different...

Feb 21, 2020 05:50 AM

Virus outbreaks in movies

FROM STEVEN SODERBERGH’S 2011 hit film Contagion to Netflix’s new documentary series Pandemic, screen depictions of...

Feb 22, 2020 05:50 AM
BARFLY

Bourbon fascination

A CENTURY after the speakeasies and moonshine of the Prohibition era - when liquor was outlawed in the United States...

Feb 22, 2020 05:50 AM
HEALTH

Understanding the 'cytokine storm' that is Covid-19

I WAS on vacation in Japan around Christmas when I first heard the news on CNN, of a strange virus that was causing...

Feb 21, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Turbulent fourth quarter ahead for SIA as impact of outbreak takes hold

AFTER a decent Q3 showing, SIA is likely to fly into turbulence in the fourth quarter as fall-out from the Covid-19...

Feb 19, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

With his UOB Kay Hian deemed stake nearing 30%, will Wee Ee Chao make an offer?

CHAIRMAN and managing director of UOB Kay Hian, Wee Ee Chao, has been nibbling on the mainboard-listed brokerage...

Feb 18, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

What made Genting Singapore forgo its Osaka IR bid at the eleventh hour?

IT's onwards and upwards for gaming giant Genting Singapore - or at least that's what the market has signalled after...

Feb 13, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Risks in Reits are not what they once were

WE'RE used to thinking of real estate investment trusts, or Reits, as defensive plays that beat the market during...



ASEAN BUSINESS

Feb 21, 2020 07:25 PM

Covid-19 could accelerate supply chain shift to Asean

The shift in supply chains away from China that started with the US-China trade war would likely be reinforced by...

GARAGE

Feb 22, 2020 05:50 AM
STARTUPS

habitat may be history; honestbee looking at quick service restaurant concept

EMBATTLED startup honestbee is considering closing its concept supermarket habitat for good - and is instead...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Feb 22, 2020 06:18 AM

Europe: Shares slide on rise in Covid-19 cases, weak US data

[BENGALURU] European shares fell on Friday after data showing stalling business activity in the United States...

Feb 22, 2020 06:11 AM

US: Coronavirus fears, US business data drag down Wall Street

[NEW YORK] US stocks sold off and the Nasdaq had its worst daily percentage decline in about three weeks on Friday...

Feb 22, 2020 05:50 AM
STOCKS

STI finishes the week in sniffles, down 1.2%

THE Singapore stock market continued its retreat on Friday, with the Straits Times Index (STI) down 17.65 points or...

Feb 22, 2020 05:50 AM

Chinese markets act like there is little risk left from Covid-19

BEIJING'S coordinated push to support financial markets in the wake of the virus outbreak has been so effective,...

Feb 21, 2020 10:49 PM

US:Tech stocks drag Wall St lower as coronavirus spreads

[NEW YORK] US stock indexes opened lower on Friday, dragged down by technology stocks for a second day, as a spike...

Feb 21, 2020 05:47 PM

Malaysia: Shares close lower on Friday

MALAYSIA share prices closed lower on Friday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 3.78...


FOCUS

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Feb 22, 2020 02:36 PM

Japan confirms four more coronavirus cases, to close a school for two days

[TOKYO] Japanese officials confirmed four new coronavirus infections on Saturday, as the number of cases outside of...

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Feb 21, 2020 07:10 AM

UOB to launch digital bank TMRW next in Indonesia this year

UNITED Overseas Bank (UOB) will launch its digital bank, TMRW, next in Indonesia this year.

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Feb 21, 2020 03:38 PM

Bukit Sembawang sells nearly two-thirds of homes at Luxus Hills' final phase

REAL estate developer Bukit Sembawang Estates Limited on Friday said it has sold 25 out of the 39 units at the Luxus...

Feb 20, 2020 02:57 PM

ANZ cuts Singapore's 2020 growth outlook to 0.4%

ANZ has become the latest bank to downgrade Singapore’s 2020 economic forecast, no thanks to the impact of the Covid...


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Agile marketer

As businesses go from a one-size-fits-all approach to providing personalised experiences, the need to listen to the customer - and for signals - becomes key in marketing, says IBM's Michelle Peluso.

Tech advocate

BSA's CEO Victoria Espinel has charted a new course for the global software advocacy group that makes it more focused on the societal impact of technology.

Property stalwart

Despite global economic uncertainties, Knight Frank group chairman Alistair Elliott remains sanguine about the prospects for real estate. Across the world, through good times and bad, the sector holds tremendous opportunity, he says.

Connecting the dots

Jessica Tan overcame her naysaying consultant instincts to build a digitech platform for Ping An Group, and rose to the role of group co-CEO, becoming one of the few Singaporeans at the helm of a Chinese juggernaut.


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