Jul 8, 2020 05:50 AM
GE2020

Singapore's productivity and median wage have grown by a third in the last 10 years: Tharman

CONTRARY to the "urban myth" that Singapore has failed in its quest to raise productivity, the nation's productivity...

Jul 6, 2020 06:00 PM

Money Hacks: Insurance - term vs whole life, what makes sense amid Covid-19? (Ep 75)

This episode is aimed at how investors can manage risk and insurance during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Jul 8, 2020 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE: GARAGE

Telemedicine in the pink as Covid-19 gives shot in arm of nascent industry

THE Covid-19 pandemic has prompted a fresh wave of interest in telemedicine apps - with even corporate giants...

BREAKING NEWS

Jul 8, 2020 07:35 AM

Boeing settles nearly all Lion Air 737 MAX crash claims: filing

[SEATTLE] Boeing has reached settlement agreements in more than 90 per cent of the wrongful death claims filed in...

Jul 8, 2020 06:56 AM

UK set to resume Saudi arms sales despite Yemen concerns

[LONDON] Britain said on Tuesday it would resume arms sales to Saudi Arabia, halted last year after a UK court...

Jul 8, 2020 06:52 AM

Levi Strauss warns of weak second half on pandemic woes, to cut 700 jobs

[BENGALURU] Levi Strauss & Co on Tuesday cautioned its business would be hit in the second half of the year,...

Jul 8, 2020 06:50 AM

WHO studying evidence on airborne virus transmission

[GENEVA] The WHO said Tuesday it would study fresh evidence on airborne transmission of the coronavirus, after an...

Jul 8, 2020 06:44 AM

Trump says Harvard move to online courses due to virus 'ridiculous'

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump lashed out at Harvard University on Tuesday, calling its decision to move all...

EDITOR'S CHOICE

Jul 8, 2020 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE: GARAGE

Telemedicine in the pink as Covid-19 gives shot in arm of nascent industry

THE Covid-19 pandemic has prompted a fresh wave of interest in telemedicine apps - with even corporate giants...

Jul 8, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK

No plans to go back to Phase 1 after GE; rise in cases will be monitored

THERE are no plans to revert to Phase 1 or a lockdown immediately after the General Election, despite a recent...

Jul 8, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Auditors should avoid ditching companies midway on audit work

IT had seemed like a standard boilerplate event in October last year when Singapore's mainboard-listed Mirach Energy...

LIFESTYLE

Jul 3, 2020 05:50 AM

Andrew Li, CEO, Zouk Group

REMEMBER THAT THING people used to call a “dance floor”? An enclosed space where everyone is invited to step into,...

Jul 3, 2020 05:50 AM

Authentic flavours of Asian heritage food

WHAT IS Nasi Liwet? Or pempek? Ju hu char? Mallung or Wambatu Moju?

Jul 3, 2020 01:53 PM
Oddle Eats presents

Good Food Hunting

At Jewel Changi Airport, all the best food finds from around the world are gathered in this massive shopping, dining...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Jul 8, 2020 07:30 AM

GoJek on expansion track despite Covid-19

GoJek announced last week...

GARAGE

Jul 8, 2020 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE: GARAGE

Telemedicine in the pink as Covid-19 gives shot in arm of nascent industry

THE Covid-19 pandemic has prompted a fresh wave of interest in telemedicine apps - with even corporate giants...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Jul 8, 2020 06:14 AM

US: Nasdaq pulls back from record as stocks retreat

[NEW YORK] Wall Street stocks tumbled on Tuesday, with the Nasdaq pulling back from a record as the equity rally...

Jul 8, 2020 06:01 AM

Europe: Stocks slip as hopes of post-pandemic rebound fade

[BENGALURU] European shares fell on Tuesday as surging US coronavirus cases and forecasts for a deeper-than-feared...

Jul 8, 2020 05:50 AM
STOCKS

STI takes a breather; snaps 5-day winning streak

SINGAPORE shares closed lower on Tuesday, snapping a five-day winning streak with the Straits Times Index (STI)...

Jul 8, 2020 05:50 AM
CURRENCIES

Risk currencies ease after rally and virus flare-ups

RISK currencies such as the Australian dollar took a breather from recent gains on Tuesday, with investors hitting...

Jul 7, 2020 09:47 PM

US: Wall St opens lower after five-day rally as virus cases surge

[NEW YORK] US stocks slipped at the open on Tuesday following the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq's five-day rally, as...

Jul 7, 2020 06:04 PM

Singapore shares close 1% lower

SINGAPORE shares closed lower on Tuesday, snapping a five-day winning streak with the key Straits Times Index losing...


BT WEEKLY

Jul 6, 2020 05:50 AM

No room for complacency

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: What lessons can be drawn from the fresh outbreaks of Covid-19 in some countries, upon re-opening...

Jul 6, 2020 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

UnUsUaL keeps faith in live events

FOR a chief executive officer of an event producer, Leslie Ong is unusually positive. By a stroke of good fortune,...

Jul 7, 2020 05:50 AM

Fighting Covid-19 with local innovations

AS the Covid-19 pandemic continues to rage around the globe, local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are...

Aug 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Digitise services to meet client's expectations

BUSINESS-to-business (B2B) customers are increasingly expecting a business-to-consumer (B2C) experience, said...

Jul 8, 2020 05:50 AM
INVESTING GLOBALLY AND PROFITABLY

Why digital economy deserves a place in every portfolio

IN TODAY'S world, there is no doubt that the digital economy has become an indispensable part of our lives, one that...

Jul 3, 2020 05:50 AM
DINING IN

A slice of Americana

ONE man's meat is another man's poison. That's why there are food noobs who think it makes good TV to gag over the...

Jul 4, 2020 05:50 AM

Sickly sweet: Drinks makers turn the anti-sugar tide in their favour

THE market for lower-sugar drinks is set to boom in Singapore as the war on sugar continues - even though consumers...

Jul 13, 2019 05:50 AM
CUBICLE FILES

Why spotting "hidden influencers" at work matters

WHEN one thinks of influencers these days, it is usually in a less-than-flattering light. Often dismissed as jobless...

Jul 3, 2020 05:50 AM

Authentic flavours of Asian heritage food

WHAT IS Nasi Liwet? Or pempek? Ju hu char? Mallung or Wambatu Moju?

Apr 4, 2020 05:50 AM
GOLD REPORT

Gold rallies on a surge of US jobless claims

GOLD futures this week have been volatile, dropping US$82 an ounce early in the week and then recovering US$46 (at...



FOCUS

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Jul 8, 2020 06:50 AM

WHO studying evidence on airborne virus transmission

[GENEVA] The WHO said Tuesday it would study fresh evidence on airborne transmission of the coronavirus, after an...

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Jul 7, 2020 01:44 PM

Singapore banks' weakening operating environment pressures ratings: Fitch Ratings

FITCH Ratings aims to review and resolve a rating watch negative (RWN) placed on DBS, OCBC and United Overseas Bank...

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Jul 7, 2020 05:50 AM

Two freehold industrial properties for sale

TWO industrial properties - a warehouse at 12 Tagore Drive and two strata units at 205 Henderson Road - are going up...

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Jul 4, 2020 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE ECONOMY

Factories reopened in June, but weak global demand continues to hurt

SINGAPORE factories were set to ramp up activity in June as a two-month "circuit breaker" ended, an early sentiment...


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Jul 4, 2020 05:50 AM

Cinematic chronicler

Jia Zhangke is feted in arthouse cinema as the pre-eminent filmmaker depicting contemporary Chinese life in feature...

Jun 27, 2020 05:50 AM

Helming the cloud

FOR Kevin Samuelson, chief executive officer of technology company Infor, 2020 has turned out to be quite an...

Jun 20, 2020 05:50 AM

Tackling turbulence

LIKE many others, Maren Schweizer has been working from home amid the Covid-19 outbreak. The chief executive officer...

Jun 13, 2020 05:50 AM

Executive fit

THE chief executive officer (CEO) of today - and tomorrow - needs soft skills and cultural fit, among other things....


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