Dec 3, 2020 05:24 PM

Grab in 'position to acquire' amid Gojek merger speculation, says CEO

GRAB is in a position to make acquisitions and is financially strong even in a tough year, the company's chief...

Dec 1, 2020 02:07 PM

SFF x Switch 2020 Ep 1: New digital banks to jazz up Singapore

In this first episode, BT's banking and finance editor Jamie Lee sounds out MAS MD Ravi Menon on the excitement over...

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Dec 3, 2020 06:30 PM

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Dec 3, 2020 10:44 AM

Private housing supply from confirmed land sale sites up 17.2% for H1 2021: MND

THE government has raised the supply of dwelling units by 17.2 per cent for the first-half 2021 government land...

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Dec 3, 2020 01:00 PM

Employment rose to pre-Covid levels after Singapore's 'circuit breaker'

RESIDENT employment levels bounced back to near pre-Covid levels in the third quarter after taking a big hit in June...

Dec 3, 2020 09:00 PM

Singapore PMI drops marginally but remains in expansion for 5th month

SINGAPORE'S manufacturing sentiment continued to remain buoyant for the fifth straight month in November, although...

Dec 3, 2020 07:30 PM

EU-Singapore trade held steady despite pandemic; both sides must 'stay the course' on free trade: Iswaran

BILATERAL trade between Singapore and the European Union has held steady this year despite the pandemic, and both...


Dec 3, 2020 05:50 AM

HDB 'lottery' conundrum: analysts weigh in on ways to mitigate it

WHEN certain HDB flats in the Dawson and Boon Tiong area completed their five-year minimum occupation period (MOP)...

Dec 3, 2020 05:50 AM

MAS nudges financial firms on local high-tech skills transfers

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is drilling down to the local mix in technology units of financial...

Dec 3, 2020 05:50 AM

It's a bumpy road for SingPost in the e-commerce arena

SINGAPORE Post (SingPost) is having some trouble generating profits from its growing e-commerce logistics business,...


Nov 27, 2020 05:50 AM

Charting the way forward for Putien

AT 13, while most of his peers were running across soccer fields, Fong Chak Ka was doing a different sort of running...

Dec 3, 2020 05:50 AM

Get the year-end celebrations going

IT'S beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and even if it's not the most wonderful time of the year, this is a...

Nov 27, 2020 05:50 AM

Salted & Hung ups its culinary game

IN the manufactured restaurant hierarchy of Singapore, we all know who the stars are, and not just by the ones they'...


Dec 3, 2020 12:23 PM

Half of Singapore consumers prefer to shop local to help Covid-hit firms: poll

AROUND half of Singapore consumers prefer to shop at local businesses to help them recover from the business fallout...


Dec 3, 2020 06:31 PM

Facebook accused of squeezing rival startups in virtual reality

[WASHINGTON] Virtual-reality startups are accusing Facebook of using a familiar playbook to muscle out rivals in...


Dec 3, 2020 07:23 PM

No change to STI constituents

THERE are no changes to the Straits Times Index (STI) constituents following the December quarterly review.

Dec 3, 2020 05:35 PM

Singapore stocks rebound from Wednesday's loss, STI up 0.41%

DESPITE opening lower on Thursday, Singapore shares picked up ground as the day progressed to end in positive...

Dec 3, 2020 05:18 PM

Malaysia: Shares close higher on Thursday

MALAYSIA share prices closed higher on Thursday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 29.54...

Dec 3, 2020 04:35 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks end the day higher

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares finished with gains on Thursday, in line with a broad advance across Asia, boosted by a...

Dec 3, 2020 04:30 PM

Europe: Stock markets steady at open

[LONDON] European stocks steadied at the open Thursday, as traders weighed Covid vaccine hopes against rising...

Dec 3, 2020 04:07 PM

Seoul: Shares close at record high on chip, auto boost

[SEOUL] South Korean shares extended gains on Thursday to close at a record high, on a boost from chip and auto...


Nov 30, 2020 05:50 AM

Gearing up for the unexpected

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: What has changed the most for your business this year?

Nov 30, 2020 05:50 AM

Medtecs strategises to be more than a one-hit pandemic wonder

AS nations struggled to deal with the Covid-19 crisis earlier this year, Medtecs International Corp - a Singapore-...

Dec 1, 2020 07:33 PM

Restaurant industry has yet to tap full potential of technology, say industry players

THE restaurant industry has digitalised at an unprecedented rate amid the Covid-19 pandemic, but restaurateurs still...

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...

Dec 3, 2020 07:14 PM

Lombard Odier survey of ultra wealthy cites sustainability as key trend

THE majority of ultra wealthy people believe sustainability is a trend that is here to stay, but they have doubts on...

Nov 28, 2020 05:50 AM

Body blow: Singapore fitness players still reeling from Covid suckerpunch

IT WAS 11.59am on a Friday and Mabel Chua was getting ready to book a spin class at Ground Zero. It’s fastest...

Jul 13, 2019 05:50 AM

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...

Dec 3, 2020 05:50 AM

Get the year-end celebrations going

IT'S beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and even if it's not the most wonderful time of the year, this is a...


Dec 3, 2020 09:42 PM

M&C reports spike in bookings for Singapore, London hotels ahead of holiday season

CITY Developments Limited's (CDL) subsidiary Millennium & Copthorne Hotels announced on Thursday that its hotels...

Dec 3, 2020 05:50 AM

Singapore banks boost support for micro businesses

SINGAPORE banks have ramped up support for micro enterprises with collateral-free loans, they said on Wednesday.

Dec 3, 2020 05:50 AM

JL Family Office unveils boutique property investment firm

JL FAMILY Office has launched a boutique property investment firm, The Land Managers Holdings, with S$250 million...

Jul 20, 2020 05:50 AM

Change mindset towards skills training in Covid-19 and beyond: SkillsFuture Forum 2020 panel

EMPLOYERS and workers alike have to change their mindsets towards skills training, especially as disruption arising...


Nov 28, 2020 05:50 AM

For the love of science

SMACK in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic in May, Liz Henderson was asked to step up and lead Merck Biopharma...

Nov 21, 2020 05:50 AM

Connecting Cloud to Asean

THE year 2020 has been dominated by Covid-19 and economic volatility, but for Alibaba Group vice-president Lancelot...

Nov 14, 2020 05:50 AM

Fuelling the future

IN A world where renewables are gaining increasing stature, environmentalists might look askance at firms that...

Nov 7, 2020 05:50 AM

Global strategist

IZUMI Nakamitsu comes across as an easy-going and motherly figure, belying her position and reputation as one of the...


Samuel Yik’s recipe for Dian Xiao Er is to stir in technology solutions while maintaining a quality workforce.