Sep 17, 2019 09:04 AM

Mapletree Industrial Trust to raise at least S$350m from private placement

MAPLETREE Industrial Trust (MIT) looks to raise at least S$350 million through a private placement to partially fund...

Sep 2, 2019 03:54 PM

PODCAST: How fintech helps you with cheaper money transfers (Money Hacks, Ep 53)

This episode is aimed at how best to transfer your money abroad, and in cheaper ways.

Sep 17, 2019 08:30 AM

Singapore non-oil exports down 8.9% in August, better than expected

SINGAPORE'S non-oil domestic exports (NODX) fell 8.9 per cent year on year in August, performing better than ...

UPDATED 3 min ago
BREAKING NEWS
Sep 17, 2019 10:43 AM

Singapore still sunny on semiconductors despite global chip slump: Heng

THE outlook for the global semiconductor industry remains sunny, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat has reiterated...

Sep 17, 2019 10:42 AM

Hong Kong's Lam says public dialogue aimed at easing tensions to begin next week

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong's leader said on Tuesday that she would engage directly with her governing team in a dialogue...

Sep 17, 2019 10:40 AM

Hong Kong faces commuter chaos after rare train derailment

[HONG KONG] A rare train derailment disrupted services in Hong Kong on Tuesday, train authorities said, threatening...

Sep 17, 2019 10:32 AM

Petrobras CEO promises to hold fuel prices steady: Bolsonaro

[RIO DE JANEIRO] Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday that state-run oil firm Petrobras was not...

Sep 17, 2019 10:16 AM

Apple embarks on EU court battle over 13-bn-euro tax bill

[LUXEMBOURG] Apple embarks on an epic court battle with the EU on Tuesday, fighting the commission's landmark order...


LIFESTYLE

Sep 13, 2019 05:50 AM

Claire Chiang, Business Owner and Activist

IN A WAY, Claire Chiang has always lived by the ethos of conservation.

Sep 13, 2019 05:50 AM

Shigeru Ban's Shishi-Iwa House is a cool sanctuary in Karuizawa

Shigeru Ban’s Shishi-Iwa House is a sanctuary for
guests to connect with nature and one another

Sep 13, 2019 05:50 AM

Alain Ducasse makes Mediterranean debut in Singapore

ALAIN Ducasse likes to collect "beautiful addresses around the world" for his restaurants. No wonder, considering...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Sep 17, 2019 05:50 AM
ASEAN BUSINESS

Hong Kong IT player eyes expansion in South-east Asia

INFORMATION technology (IT) firm PCCW Solutions, which began a push into South-east Asia in late 2017, aims to grow...

GARAGE

Sep 17, 2019 09:03 AM

WeWork parent pulls IPO following pushback: sources

[NEW YORK] WeWork owner The We Company took a last-minute decision on Monday to suspend preparations for an initial...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Sep 17, 2019 09:56 AM

Hong Kong: Stocks open with losses

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong started on the back foot on Tuesday as investors fretted over geopolitical tensions following...

Sep 17, 2019 09:33 AM

Singapore shares open lower on Tuesday; STI down 0.13% to 3,199.72

SINGAPORE shares edged down on Tuesday after US and Europe trading sessions overnight reacted negatively to weekend...

Sep 17, 2019 09:18 AM

Malaysia: Shares open lower on Tuesday

MALAYSIA share prices opened lower on Tuesday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 8.51...

Sep 17, 2019 09:09 AM

Stocks to watch: Tiong Seng, Mapletree Industrial Trust, Keppel DC Reit, Wing Tai, Jumbo

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Tuesday:

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Sep 17, 2019 08:39 AM

Tokyo: Stocks open lower after Saudi oil attacks

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened lower on Tuesday on geopolitical concerns after crude prices surged following a weekend...

Sep 17, 2019 06:13 AM

US: Wall Street drops after Saudi attacks, energy stocks spike

[BENGALURU] Energy stocks spiked while most of Wall Street fell on Monday after weekend attacks on Saudi Arabia's...


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Straight shooter

UBS Asia Pacific president Edmund Koh – who says his job has made him one of the best connected persons in Asia – pulls no punches about life at the helm of the wealth management business.

Old-School Newsman

Even as he drives the South China Morning Post's digital expansion, Gary Liu, techie CEO of the Hong Kong broadsheet's publisher, says the print product will remain relevant and will evolve.

Refocus on the core

Jennifer Johnson, president and COO of global fund house Franklin Resources, says her firm - and the industry at large - need to get back to the basics: Investors want to see growth in their funds.

AD King's second act

Fresh from his exit from WPP, Martin Sorrell, ertswhile the "most powerful man in advertising", has started from scratch again, with a new baby and a new growth model.


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