Jul 19, 2019 05:50 AM

Jetsetters' favourite destinations to visit now

Some people live to eat. Now meet the man whose mission is to eat at all the best restaurants listed on all the top...

Jul 20, 2019 05:50 AM

Young and not so upwardly mobile

IN 2015, the last time any study of its kind was published, the Finance Ministry looked at incomes of those born...

Jul 19, 2019 05:50 AM

Top artist Takashi Murakami: 'To succeed, break your ego"

FANS STARTED QUEUEING as early as 6am on Saturday, the first day of the Takashi Murakami art exhibition at STPI,...

Jul 20, 2019 05:50 AM

Turning talent into impact

THE business of investing in startups is complex. Sure, venture capitalists would tell you to bet on disruptive...


Jul 20, 2019 02:29 PM

Vietnam criticises China over vessels in disputed waters

[HANOI] Vietnam has accused China of trespassing and demanded a Chinese survey ship in the South China Sea withdraw...

Jul 20, 2019 02:25 PM

Suspected Japanese arsonist is ex-convict who believed studio stole his novel

[KYOTO] A man suspected of torching an animation studio and killing 33 people in Japan's worst mass killing in two...

Jul 20, 2019 02:07 PM

Traders rush away from wagers on a half-point July Fed rate cut

[NEW YORK] Traders on Friday rushed away from bets that the Federal Reserve will slash rates by a half-point this...

Jul 20, 2019 01:52 PM

China Southern Airlines to receive US$4b capital injection

[SHANGHAI] China Southern Airlines will carry out an equity diversification plan that will involve the injection of...

Jul 20, 2019 01:33 PM

Iran says British-flagged tanker was in accident with fishing boat

[GENEVA] The British-flagged tanker Stena Impero was in an accident with a fishing boat before being detained on...

Jul 19, 2019 05:50 AM

Restaurant recommendations: Where do chefs eat overseas?

Here’s something to know about Tristin Farmer. The frequent flyer (once every two months or so) is every bit of a...

Jul 19, 2019 05:50 AM

Classy omakase by female chef

WHEN the cat's away, the mice - come out and open their own restaurant?

Jul 20, 2019 05:50 AM

Singapore remains on radar of China tourists

CHINA'S economy is slowing down - weighed down by a trade spat with the US with no resolution in sight - but there's...

Jul 20, 2019 05:50 AM

The future is unknowable

A COLLEAGUE shared that after completing his studies in the UK, he worked there for a while, and then made a brief...

Jul 19, 2019 05:50 AM

The Zen Life

LIKE MOST SINGAPOREANS, the owners of this apartment near River Valley Road love to travel. He works in advertising...

Jul 19, 2019 05:50 AM

Dance legend Carlos Acosta makes Singapore debut

CUBAN-BORN BALLET SUPERSTAR Carlos Acosta is set to perform at the Esplanade's annual festival da:ns in October....

Jul 20, 2019 05:50 AM

Time for data analytics to come of age

We know about data. We use it all the time. Tables of stuff, but you get used to looking for the bottom right-hand...

Jul 20, 2019 05:50 AM

Dealing with the challenges of diagnosing andropause

ANDROPAUSE? In women, we have a definite menopause with symptoms. However in men, we do not have a definite male...

Jul 18, 2019 05:50 AM

The future's bright for SGX's rubber derivatives

THERE is an unmistakable bounce on the derivatives corner of the Singapore Exchange which has been outshining the...

Jul 11, 2019 05:50 AM

It's not debt but how Reits leverage on it that matters

EARLY this month, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said it was reviewing the 45 per cent leverage ceiling...

Jul 10, 2019 05:50 AM

Privatisation of SIAEC is more a possibility than probability

SPECULATION last week of a potential privatisation bid by Singapore Airlines (SIA) has sent SIA Engineering Company'...

Jul 9, 2019 05:50 AM

Is there a need for Ardmore Medical to rush out its IPO?

SURGERIES are delicate procedures, never without risk. So are initial public offerings (IPOs).


Jul 18, 2019 07:38 PM

Hot weather to feed Thailand F&B sales in second half

Nomura research analysts are banking on climate-related challenges to meat and vegetable supply to push prices up....


Jul 20, 2019 05:50 AM

Efforts to develop workforce for digital economy must include workers from all sectors: Iswaran

SINGAPORE has to take an inclusive approach to develop a workforce to meet the changing needs of the digital economy...


Jul 20, 2019 06:15 AM

Europe: Fed signals help FTSE 100 brush off Italy woes, buyout spurs Acacia

[BENGALURU] London's FTSE 100 ended higher on Friday as bolstered hopes of a US interest rate cut stoked risk...

Jul 20, 2019 05:54 AM

US: Wall Street falls as Fed signals smaller rate cut

[NEW YORK] Wall Street's main indexes fell on Friday following a report that the Federal Reserve plans to cut...

Jul 20, 2019 05:50 AM

Prime US Reit makes tepid debut to end at IPO price of US$0.88

PRIME US Reit made a tepid debut on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) on Friday, closing at its initial public offering (...

Jul 20, 2019 05:50 AM

Dovish US Fed comments buoy markets across Asia

DOVISH comments from two top US Federal Reserve officials sent markets soaring on Friday, as investors hope for a...

Jul 20, 2019 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

OPERATING margin outlook is less optimistic on weak cargo volumes and consolidation of lower margin Ground Team Red'...

Jul 19, 2019 09:44 PM

US: Wall St opens higher after Microsoft's beat, rate cut euphoria

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened higher on Friday as solid results from Microsoft lifted technology shares and added to...


Turning talent into impact

Entrepreneur First co-founders Matthew Clifford and Alice Bentinck set out to build the world's leading talent hub - home to the most ambitious people - and have so far helped more than 1,200 individuals create over 200 companies worth some US$1.5 billion.

Fintech trailblazer

When he was Hong Kong's Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, KC Chan handled ground-breaking cross-border measures such as offshore yuan trading. Now, as chairman of WeLab's upcoming virtual bank, he's leading the HK fintech firm's venture into online banking.

Without peer

Baroness Valerie Amos, director of University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies, discusses British policy and her love of "bureaucracy".

Team player to the core

Aon co-president Michael O'Connor talks about the professional services firm's "Aon United" philosophy which emphasises collaboration across different business areas and geographies.


In using a digital platform to add a touch of modernity, Haulio’s Alvin Ea is hauling the logistics industry into a new era.