Oct 17, 2018 05:50 AM

Temasek launches first bond for retail investors - at 2.7% fixed rate

TEMASEK Holdings has launched its first public bond offer for retail investors, with a five-year maturity and a fixed...
Oct 17, 2018 05:50 AM

honestbee cross-pollinates supermart with dining - and sweetens it with tech

HOMEGROWN startup honestbee on Tuesday launched habitat by honestbee, the world's first tech-enabled, cashless,...
Oct 17, 2018 05:50 AM

Collaboration among partners crucial for Industry 4.0 to take off: Tharman

INDUSTRY 4.0 is a challenge as it will lead to fewer manufacturing jobs in the long term, even as it holds "...
Oct 17, 2018 07:00 AM

US beats Singapore to top of global competitiveness rankings: WEF

[ZURICH] The US is back at the top of the global competitiveness league, according to the World Economic Forum, which...
Oct 17, 2018 05:50 AM

Surbana Jurong acquires two architecture firms

SURBANA Jurong is acquiring two major architectural firms, in a move that almost doubles the group's headcount of...
Oct 17, 2018 05:50 AM

CapitaLand said to be keen on massive Shanghai project on sale for 12.79b yuan

CAPITALAND is said to be eyeing the Star Harbour International Centre, a mixed-use development in Shanghai which has...
Oct 17, 2018 05:50 AM

Engineering consultancy, 3 public sector agencies win Excellence Awards

THIS year's Business Excellence Awards have gone to an engineering consultancy - winning for the first time - and...
Oct 17, 2018 05:50 AM

Trump's Saudi dilemma: Realpolitik vs liberal internationalism

THE continuing international preoccupation with the fate of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi who entered the...
Oct 13, 2018 05:50 AM

I See You: Is our data safe, and are we safe from our data?

EVER since the Smart Nation plan was launched in 2014, Singapore has been powering full steam ahead towards its digital...


Oct 17, 2018 07:22 AM

World's 10 richest people each gain at least US$1b in stock surge

[NEW YORK] It's a perfect 10...
Oct 17, 2018 06:50 AM

Uber boosts bond offering to US$2b

[BENGALURU] Ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc increased the size of its debut bond offering to US$2 billion as...
Oct 17, 2018 06:14 AM

US: Dow jumps more than 2% as stocks rebound on strong earnings

[NEW YORK] Wall Street stocks surged higher on Tuesday as a batch of strong earnings reports pushed aside lingering...
Oct 17, 2018 06:08 AM

Europe: Shares rebound as optimism on earnings grows

[MILAN] European shares rebounded from a 22-month low on Tuesday as optimism fuelled by the start of the reporting...
Oct 17, 2018 05:50 AM

Asian stocks mixed amid uncertainties

ASIAN stocks traded mixed on Tuesday after early gains fizzled as investors grappled with the ongoing US-China trade...
Oct 17, 2018 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

Results came in broadly in line, with 9M 2018 DPU of 4.2 S cents/share at 72 per cent of our full-year estimate. Third-...


Oct 12, 2018 05:50 AM

Cyndi Lauper

SOMETIME IN 1983, THE world sat up and noticed on TV a petite redhead dancing like a crazy person in an MTV video. She...
Oct 12, 2018 05:50 AM

Surreal Sri Lanka

THE STORY BEGINS in Colombo, when your plane touches down and suddenly the world seems to dial back decade by decade...
Oct 12, 2018 05:50 AM

Spice Of Life

It’s easy to fall in love with Sri Lankan cuisine. But first you have to find it



Rewriting the rules

Without innovation, a company can't survive for more than a decade, says Workday's Mike Stankey. For the enterprise software firm, moving to the cloud has as well opened up a new modus operandi for the industry.

Catching your clicks

It's a French firm you've never heard of that's taking on the likes of Google -- in the digital advertising software market, that is. Ad tech company Criteo's founder JB Rudelle explains how he is repositioning the firm from an ad platform of choice into a strategic partner for the open Internet.

Sweet on agility

Ehab Abou-Oaf, regional president of the world's biggest confectionery company, Mars Wrigley, believes in empowering employees to be nimble - and defies the anti-sugar movement.

Segmented & bespoke

John Kidd, who runs one of the world's biggest hotel groups, talks about the consumer trends behind Radisson's strategic decisions, including its pivot to China.


WHEN Adrian Chia was on holiday in Australia's picturesque Great Ocean Road several years ago, he loved the beautiful coastal scenery and thought about how this was exactly what city dwellers needed to recharge.