Jul 17, 2018 11:31 AM

Cooling measures raised homeownership costs, cooled property demand: Redas president

THE imposition of heftier additional buyer's stamp duty (ABSD) on developers is "a big setback for the...
UPDATED 37 min ago
Jul 17, 2018 08:32 AM

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

SIMMERING trade war tensions and slowing electronics momentum have led to a sharp moderation in non-oil domestic...
UPDATED 10 hours 37 min ago
Jul 17, 2018 04:31 PM

China Sky CEO quits, cites limited access to information about China units being sued

CHINA Sky Chemical Fibre Co's chief executive has resigned from his post, citing his limited access to key...
Jul 17, 2018 02:59 PM

Sias to hold shareholder dialogue ahead of Shanghai Turbo EGM

A LOCAL investor watchdog is holding a dialogue for shareholders of precision engineering group Shanghai Turbo...
Jul 17, 2018 01:04 PM

Auditor-General gives clean report on government finances, but finds repeated lapses in contract management

THE Auditor-General's Office (AGO) continued to find lapses in contract management among public sector entities,...
Jul 17, 2018 10:17 AM

Ezra's restructuring proposal with Asia Fund Space falls through

OFFSHORE and marine group Ezra Holdings on Tuesday said that its binding proposal with financial consultancy specialist...
Jul 17, 2018 11:52 AM

Singapore's precious stones and metals industry to face tighter scrutiny on money laundering risks

DEALERS of precious stones and metals could soon have to register with the authorities, under a regulatory regime...
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Jul 17, 2018 05:45 PM

Singapore shares end higher on Tuesday

SHARE prices in the Singapore bourse closed marginally higher on Tuesday, with the key Straits Times Index up 0.2 per...
Jul 17, 2018 05:31 PM

Malaysia: Shares close higher on Tuesday

MALAYSIA share prices closed higher on Tuesday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 10.61...
Jul 17, 2018 04:03 PM

Seoul: Stocks slip as oil extends fall; won gains ahead of Fed chief's testimony

[SEOUL] South Korea's Kospi stock index weakened on Tuesday as crude oil prices extended falls, while the won rose...

LIFESTYLE

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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...

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