Apr 8, 2020 02:19 PM

UOB CEO sees 1.8% lift in pay to S$10.8m; bank to defer April 30 AGM

UOB is due to defer its annual general meeting, which was slated originally for April 30, given the restrictions of...

UPDATED 5 hours 32 min ago
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

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Apr 8, 2020 06:30 PM

Daily Debrief: What Happened Today

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BREAKING NEWS

Apr 8, 2020 11:15 PM

HG Metal gets approval to continue on-site operations

HG METAL Manufacturing's wholly-owned subsidiary HG Construction Steel has received approval from the Ministry of...

Apr 8, 2020 10:54 PM

Hyflux asks for postponement of scheme meetings, extension of moratorium

HYFLUX on Tuesday filed urgent applications in the High Court to postpone the scheme meetings scheduled to take...

Apr 8, 2020 10:43 PM

China Haida looking into the freezing of two bank accounts of its subsidiary after interim court order

Mainboard-listed China Haida said in a statement on Wednesday that it has come to its attention that two bank...

Apr 8, 2020 10:34 PM

EU ministers fail to agree on coronavirus economic rescue

[BRUSSELS] European Union finance ministers failed in all-night talks to agree on more economic support for their...

Apr 8, 2020 10:05 PM

Hong Kong unveils 'unprecedented' HK$137.5b virus relief

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced a fresh stimulus package worth about HK$137.5 billion (S$...

EDITOR'S CHOICE

Apr 8, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK

MAS eases some capital requirements for banks, but says no share buybacks

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has loosened certain capital and liquidity requirements for banks amid the...

UPDATED 5 hours 14 min ago
Apr 8, 2020 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

Suppliers struggle to meet soaring demand for takeaway food packaging

DEMAND for takeaway food packaging has shot through the roof since Friday, when the Singapore government announced...

Apr 8, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

For Singapore banks, a lesson on greater transparency from Jamie Dimon

JPMORGAN'S long-standing CEO Jamie Dimon on Monday set out a 23-page shareholders' letter that outlined how the US...

LIFESTYLE

Apr 3, 2020 05:50 AM

TAFF's Semun Ho on the challenges of S'pore fashion

SEMUN HO IS not what you might call a “fashionista”. She may be the CEO of the Textile And Fashion Federation (TAFF...

Apr 3, 2020 05:50 AM

Woman of Substance and Style: Prescription for Caring

SEVENTEEN YEARS AGO, Ann Tan vividly remembers coming home from work one day to her then two-year-old daughter, who...

Apr 3, 2020 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

Warm comfort at Summer Hill

IT'S taken us two years to come to Summer Hill - a tiny heartland eatery that's small in size but big on hearty,...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Apr 7, 2020 12:18 PM

Structural transformations more important than ever for ASEAN: AMRO

ASEAN+3 growth is expected to reduce sharply to 2 per cent in 2020, followed by a strong rebound to 5.5 per cent in...

GARAGE

Apr 8, 2020 05:57 PM

Corporate-innovation firm RISE raises US$8m from Thai conglomerate Metro Co and others

THAILAND-BASED corporate-innovation firm RISE has raised US$8 million from Thai conglomerate Metro Company Limited,...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Apr 8, 2020 09:50 PM

US: Stocks open higher, Dow and Nasdaq both up 1.1%

[NEW YORK] Wall Street stocks rose early Wednesday as markets weighed the latest figures on the coronavirus against...

Apr 8, 2020 06:06 PM

STI snaps 2-session rally, falls 1.3% on Wednesday

Singapore's Straits Times Index (STI) ended a two-session rally on Wednesday, with the benchmark closing 32.45...

Apr 8, 2020 05:15 PM

Malaysia: Shares close lower on Wednesday

MALAYSIA share prices closed lower on Wednesday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 8.53...

Apr 8, 2020 04:36 PM

Europe: Stocks drop at open as France falls into recession

[LONDON] European stock markets retreated at the open Wednesday, as official data revealed that fallout from the...

Apr 8, 2020 04:31 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks close lower

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares finished more than one per cent lower Wednesday, hit by profit-taking after a two-day...

Apr 8, 2020 04:17 PM

Seoul: Shares fall 1% as investors doubt pandemic slowdown, oil price recovery

[SEOUL] South Korean shares fell nearly 1 per cent on Wednesday after two straight sessions of sharp gains, as...


BT WEEKLY

Apr 6, 2020 05:50 AM

Catalyst for change

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

Apr 6, 2020 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

Building materials turnaround marks new direction for Hong Leong Asia

SIZE matters a lot in the building industry, and Hong Leong Asia (HLA), a leading supplier of ready-mixed and...

Apr 7, 2020 05:50 AM

Durablinds boss bounces back from business setback

SHE thought she had found a skilled business partner with experience in the industry, but he turned out to be her...

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...

Apr 8, 2020 05:50 AM

The importance of focusing on the long term during a pandemic

FROM being almost unknown at the start of the year, Covid-19, now a pandemic, has prompted severe social and...

Apr 3, 2020 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

Warm comfort at Summer Hill

IT'S taken us two years to come to Summer Hill - a tiny heartland eatery that's small in size but big on hearty,...

Apr 4, 2020 05:50 AM

Silicon is reaching its limit. What's next?

IF cities today are truly high-tech, why can't we drive electric cars up to Kuala Lumpur on a single charge? Why are...

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...

Apr 3, 2020 05:50 AM

Woman of Substance and Style: Prescription for Caring

SEVENTEEN YEARS AGO, Ann Tan vividly remembers coming home from work one day to her then two-year-old daughter, who...

Apr 4, 2020 05:50 AM
GOLD REPORT

Gold rallies on a surge of US jobless claims

GOLD futures this week have been volatile, dropping US$82 an ounce early in the week and then recovering US$46 (at...



FOCUS

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Apr 8, 2020 10:34 PM

EU ministers fail to agree on coronavirus economic rescue

[BRUSSELS] European Union finance ministers failed in all-night talks to agree on more economic support for their...

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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Apr 8, 2020 05:50 AM

Singapore office rents to decline amid Covid-19 pandemic

MARKET watchers are expecting office rents in Singapore to decline in the coming months, amid the coronavirus...

Apr 6, 2020 02:33 PM

Solidarity Budget: S$600 cash payout for all Singaporeans above 21

ALL adult Singaporeans will receive a one-off cash payout of S$600 as part of a third economic rescue package aimed...


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Apr 4, 2020 05:50 AM

Tech through the years

TWO years ago, accountants made a leap to full alignment with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS...

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...


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