Jul 17, 2018 08:32 AM

Singapore's non-oil domestic exports miss expectations with 1.1% growth in June

SINGAPORE'S June non-oil domestic exports (NODX) fell far short of economists' expectations with a muted 1.1...
Jul 17, 2018 05:50 AM

SGX takes carrot and stick approach to set good corporate behaviour

CARROT and stick - that's how the Singapore Exchange (SGX) will shape and deal with the corporate behaviour of...
Jul 17, 2018 05:50 AM

After July spike, developers seek clues in next few months

NEW home sales in June dropped almost half from May - but the numbers will jump back up this month with the last-minute...
Jul 17, 2018 08:51 AM

Stocks to watch: Datapulse, ST Engineering, NeraTel

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Tuesday:
Jul 17, 2018 08:55 AM

Foreland Fabrictech says does not know full amount it owes in Chinese court judgment over undisclosed lawsuit

SUSPENDED Chinese textile maker Foreland Fabrictech has not been informed of the interest and late payment amounts on a...
Jul 17, 2018 05:50 AM

Two freehold central sites up for en bloc

SUMMER Green is the latest condo to hit the collective sale market with a reserve price of S$48 million.
Jul 17, 2018 05:50 AM

Raffles Medical Group unit enters integrated shield market

RAFFLES Health Insurance (RHI) is venturing into the Integrated Shield space (IP) for the first time, undaunted by keen...
Jul 17, 2018 08:22 AM

Asiatravel.com to show cause against licence suspension; director quit on Monday

THE Singapore Tourism Board plans to suspend the licence of Asiatravel.com Holdings for six months, and has given the...
Jul 17, 2018 06:52 AM

'Shameful': US lawmakers blast Trump over Putin summit

[WASHINGTON] US intelligence officials and senior Republicans denounced President Donald Trump as "shameful"...
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Jul 17, 2018 09:57 AM

Hong Kong: Stocks open lower on Tuesday

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares dipped in the first few minutes of trade on Tuesday, as energy firms tumbled with oil...
Jul 17, 2018 09:24 AM

Singapore shares open flat on Tuesday, STI up 0.23 point to 3,233.02

SINGAPORE shares opened flat on Tuesday with the Straits Times Index up 0.23 point to 3,233.02 at 9.05am as Asian...
Jul 17, 2018 09:19 AM

Malaysia shares open higher on Tuesday

MALAYSIA share prices opened higher on Tuesday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 0.63 points...
Jul 17, 2018 08:51 AM

Stocks to watch: Datapulse, ST Engineering, NeraTel

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Tuesday:
Jul 17, 2018 08:47 AM

Tokyo: Stocks open higher

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened slightly higher on Tuesday as the yen remained cheaper against the dollar, with worries...
Jul 17, 2018 06:17 AM

Europe: Oil drop hits stocks, Deutsche Bank offsets losses

[LONDON] European shares fell on Monday, led lower by commodity stocks as an upbeat update from Deutsche Bank and...


Jul 13, 2018 05:50 AM

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

Japanese food goes casual at Jypsy

NOBODY goes to a PS Cafe for the food. Come on, seriously. People go there mainly to soak up as much design inspiration...



Relearning the ropes

For veteran banker and DBS chairman Peter Seah, returning to banking in 2009 after a hiatus of about eight years meant having to get up to speed with an industry digitalised and transformed.

Shooting for the stars

Sending a Singaporean to space might sound like a pipe dream, but for the past five years Lim Seng has been working to turn this into reality. He tells why he's pressing on despite multiple setbacks.

Nest egg advocate

As chairman and chief executive of Principal Financial Group, Daniel Houston is in the business of spreading the word about saving for retirement - and changing lives.

As Austrian as red bull

Forget The Sound of Music and bucolic yodelling. Karin Fichtinger-Grohe, Austria's first resident ambassador to Singapore, is more excited about being in Asia, now that Austria is making the region a focus of its foreign policy.


HAVING made a career out of turning science fiction into reality, Lim Seng is used to being called "crazy".