Sep 20, 2019 05:50 AM
RATE CUTS

Asian markets unmoved by central banks' latest actions

MARKETS in Asia may have largely shrugged off the latest series of central bank measures that were widely expected,...

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 20, 2019 05:50 AM

Asia FTAs support multilateral trading system: Heng

EVEN as the region works on free trade agreements such as the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), it...

BREAKING NEWS
Sep 20, 2019 07:02 AM

Vaping-related illness sickens over 500 in US

[WASHINGTON] More than 500 people have been sickened in an outbreak of vaping-related illness in the United States,...

Sep 20, 2019 07:00 AM

AI startup ADVANCE.AI raises US$80m in Series C funding

LOCAL artificial intelligence startup ADVANCE.AI has raised US$80 million in Series C funds led by Gaorong Capital...

Sep 20, 2019 06:58 AM

Pompeo favours 'peaceful resolution' to crisis after Saudi attack

[DUBAI] The US wants a peaceful solution to the crisis sparked by attacks on Saudi oil facilities, Secretary of...

Sep 20, 2019 06:54 AM

US fines Hyundai US$47m over dirty diesel engines

[WASHINGTON] South Korean shipbuilding and industrial firm Hyundai Heavy Industries will pay a US$47 million fine...

Sep 20, 2019 06:52 AM

Amazon pledges to be carbon neutral by 2040

[WASHINGTON] Amazon chief Jeff Bezos pledged on Thursday to make the US technology and retail giant carbon neutral...


LIFESTYLE

Sep 20, 2019 05:50 AM

Interview - Alain Ducasse

ALAIN DUCASSE is synonymous with French fine dining, and has enough gravitas as a chef with 20 Michelin stars to...

Sep 20, 2019 05:50 AM

TEDxSingapore: The meaning of life

AT THE END of one group session, participants of the recent TEDxSingapore Salon event each wrote on a piece of paper...

Sep 20, 2019 05:50 AM

How to get a Michelin Star

MICHELIN inspectors are people too. They are not all French. They do not always eat alone.


ASEAN BUSINESS

Sep 19, 2019 06:36 PM

Asean Centre for Energy signs MOUs for R&D in renewables

Bioenergy is one area where further R&D will be supported

GARAGE

Sep 20, 2019 07:00 AM

AI startup ADVANCE.AI raises US$80m in Series C funding

LOCAL artificial intelligence startup ADVANCE.AI has raised US$80 million in Series C funds led by Gaorong Capital...

WEEKEND MAGAZINE

Sep 20, 2019 05:50 AM

Walking Among Shophouses

A photo book takes readers around Joo Chiat and Katong to discover its colourful buildings.

Sep 20, 2019 05:50 AM

From Page To Stage

Published in 1962, Anthony Burgess’ novel A Clockwork Orange divided the literary world for its no-holds-barred...

Sep 20, 2019 05:50 AM

How to get a Michelin Star

MICHELIN inspectors are people too. They are not all French. They do not always eat alone.

Sep 20, 2019 05:50 AM

TEDxSingapore: The meaning of life

AT THE END of one group session, participants of the recent TEDxSingapore Salon event each wrote on a piece of paper...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Sep 20, 2019 06:13 AM

US: Wall Street slides a day after Federal Reserve rate cut

[NEW YORK] US stocks went nowhere on Thursday as investors lost their appetite in afternoon trade, a day after the...

Sep 20, 2019 06:05 AM

Europe: Banks propel FTSE higher after flurry of central bank meetings

[BENGALURU] A rebound in bank stocks after the Federal Reserve adopted a guarded stance on future interest rate cuts...

Sep 20, 2019 05:50 AM

GIC sees bright spots in technology

DESPITE the uncertain investment climate and outlook, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, GIC, believes there are...

Sep 19, 2019 09:48 PM

US: Microsoft, energy stocks lift Wall Street at open

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened higher on Thursday, boosted by Microsoft Corp and energy stocks, a day after the Federal...

Sep 19, 2019 06:13 PM

Singapore shares fall 0.3% on Fed's mixed rate signals

SINGAPORE stocks fell on Thursday after the US central bank delivered a widely-expected rate cut but provided...

Sep 19, 2019 05:48 PM

Malaysia: Shares close lower on Thursday

MALAYSIA share prices closed lower on Thursday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 3.21...


BT WEEKLY

Sep 16, 2019 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

CTBC eyes South-east Asia for overseas growth

CTBC Bank - Taiwan's largest privately-owned lender - is steering its expansion strategy towards South-east Asia...

Sep 20, 2019 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

By-the-numbers Michelin fare at Terra

WHAT do you do when you lose a Michelin star? Major sulking is a definite option. Depression? Don't. A Marc Veyrat-...



FOCUS


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

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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