Jun 21, 2018 11:55 AM

MyRepublic moves into telco space, launching 3 mobile plans for all users

[SINGAPORE] Internet service provider MyRepublic has moved into the telco space, offering three mobile plans for all...
Jun 21, 2018 09:35 AM

ExxonMobil starts up world's largest resin plant in Singapore

EXXONMOBIL has started production from two new multi-billion dollar plants producing petrochemicals used in adhesives...
Jun 21, 2018 08:49 PM

Najib's 1MDB denials unbelievable, says Mahathir

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir poured scorn over his predecessor Najib Razak on Thursday for denying...
Jun 21, 2018 09:43 PM

Intel CEO resigns after probe into relationship with employee

[BENGALURU] Intel on Thursday said Chief Executive Officer Brian Krzanich has resigned, effective immediately, after a...
Jun 21, 2018 08:10 PM

Bank of England keeps key rate at 0.5%

[LONDON] The Bank of England (BOE) left its key interest rate at 0.5 per cent in an announcement Thursday following a...
Jun 21, 2018 01:49 PM

Salaries for highly-skilled Singapore workers set to surge due to global talent crunch: study

A HIGHLY-SKILLED employee in the manufacturing, financial services or the TMT (technology, media and telecommunications...
Jun 21, 2018 11:45 AM

CW Group says unable to redeem SGD bonds; faces statutory demands from lender

HONG Kong-listed engineering and renewable energy outfit CW Group expects it will not be able to repay Singapore dollar...
Jun 21, 2018 08:06 PM

Sengkang Central mixed-use GLS site receives seven tender submissions

THE commercial and residential site at Sengkang Central, which was launched under the government land sale (GLS)...


Jun 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Discover Your Inner Craftsman

WHEN ALVIN TAN enrolled in the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (Nafa) in 1997, there were no ceramics studios in Singapore...
Jun 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Chang Theng Hwee

TRAVELLERS WHO HAVE booked a holiday from bespoke travel company Country Holidays would know Chang Theng Hwee. The...
Jun 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Living Well

Where is the best place to live in the world? It's Wellington, the capital of New Zealand, according to the...
Jun 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Don't Bank On It

In 1947, after World War II, philanthropist and millionaire Aw Boon Haw, of Tiger Balm fame, decided to open a...


Jun 21, 2018 09:59 PM

US: Dow drops at open, technology stocks boost Nasdaq

[BENGALURU] The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened lower on Thursday, as concerns over an ongoing trade spat between...
Jun 21, 2018 05:26 PM

Singapore shares close down by 0.48% on Thursday

GLOOMY market sentiment persisted on Thursday, despite a brief reprieve the day before.
Jun 21, 2018 05:21 PM

Malaysia: Shares close lower on Thursday

MALAYSIA share prices closed lower on Thursday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 17.43...
Jun 21, 2018 04:36 PM

Hong Kong, Shanghai: Stocks end down

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong and mainland Chinese stocks ended more than one per cent down on Thursday as nagging worries...
Jun 21, 2018 04:08 PM

Europe: Stock markets ahead at open

[LONDON] Europe's main stock markets rebounded slightly in opening deals on Thursday, but investors remain on...
Jun 21, 2018 04:03 PM

Seoul: Stocks, won weaken on foreign selling amid trade woes

[SEOUL] South Korea's Kospi stock index and the won weakened on Thursday as concerns simmered about an escalation...


Jun 18, 2018 05:50 AM

Building lifestyle developments in China

ASIA-PACIFIC Strategic Investments Ltd (APSIL), a Catalist-listed small-cap company backed by Singapore tycoon Oei Hong...
Jun 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Asian twists in the spotlight

WITH all the look-at-me sparkly steel and perfect landscaping that make up the achingly stylish new Marina One, it...



The Disneyland of tech

Brad Smith, Microsoft's President, believes the company is a leader in AI because it has the best computer science research capability in the world.

The intricacy of problem-solving

As CEO of global tech consultancy ThoughtWorks, Guo Xiao brings an engineer's mindset to helping clients tackle complex issues.

Tech Titan

Since leaving Oracle for Infor, Charles Phillips has been on a shopping spree to retool the enterprise software firm. The IT mogul and former Obama adviser sees business potential even in trade tensions and protectionist borders. BY ANNABETH LEOW

Energy pathfinder

Change is never easy, but what's vital in driving transformation is defining the company's purpose and choosing the right leaders, says Engie CEO Isabelle Kocher.


TRANSFORMATION is often seen - if erroneously - as an exercise meant for traditional firms which have not yet made the leap from old methods to future-ready approaches.