May 23, 2019 08:41 AM

Allied Tech's S$130m RTO of dorm operator called off amid news of missing S$33m at law firm

CATALIST-LISTED precision engineering firm Allied Technologies will not be buying construction, development and...

May 20, 2019 06:00 PM
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PODCAST: Saving for key life goals in your early 20s (Money Hacks, Ep 43)

Can Generation Z live life to the fullest while saving too? Christopher Lim talks to OCBC’s Vasu Menon about how...

May 23, 2019 06:30 PM

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May 23, 2019 01:00 PM

Singapore's headline inflation edges up in April, core inflation eases

HIGHER road transport costs boosted Singapore's headline inflation in April, which matched economists' expectations...

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May 23, 2019 04:35 PM

COE for smaller cars dives as buying stalls

CERTIFICATES of entitlement (COE) prices ended lower across the board at the tender on Thursday (May 23), with the...

May 23, 2019 03:11 PM

First Sponsor extends payment deadline for 465m yuan Chengdu project disposal

MAINBOARD-LISTED First Sponsor Group’s indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Chengdu Gaeronic Real Estate (CGRE), has...

May 23, 2019 04:42 PM

Great Eastern offers critical illness plan insuring three generations in market first

INSURER Great Eastern has introduced a critical-illness term plan that protects three generations in a family within...

BREAKING NEWS
May 24, 2019 12:23 AM

CSC Holdings Q4 losses deepen to S$6.9m on cost overruns

GEOTECHNICAL engineering firm CSC Holdings sank further into the red, with losses deepening 20.6 per cent to S$6.9...

May 24, 2019 12:05 AM

Jason Marine full-year earnings soar to S$191,000 on forex movements

JASON Marine Group saw FY2019 revenue dip 8.4 per cent to S$29 million for the year ended March, due to weak demand...

May 24, 2019 12:05 AM

Rush awarded A$2.9m dollars in defamation case, a record for Australia

[MELBOURNE] The Oscar-winning Australian actor Geoffrey Rush will be awarded A$2.9 million in his defamation case...

May 23, 2019 11:54 PM

Britain launches investigation into failed investment firm LCF

[LONDON] Britain's finance ministry said on Thursday that former judge Elizabeth Gloster will lead an investigation...

May 23, 2019 11:43 PM

No plea deal seen this week for ex Goldman banker Ng on US charges in 1MDB case

[NEW YORK] Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker Roger Ng is unlikely to get a plea deal this week on criminal...



ASEAN BUSINESS

May 23, 2019 05:47 PM

Asean needs to improve capabilities, integration to benefit from supply chain diversion: HSBC

Southeast Asia cannot expect to see a wide-scale divergence of supply chains moving to the region unless there are...

GARAGE

May 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Rise and rise of mobile payments in Asia

THE results of a global survey published by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) confirm that Asia remains the leading...

WEEKEND MAGAZINE

May 17, 2019 05:50 AM

Peranakan Pride

SITTING SMACK IN the heart of Orchard Road, Emerald Hill is a living reminder of the thriving Peranakan enclave that...

May 17, 2019 05:50 AM

Wrap It Up

May 17, 2019 05:50 AM

Wrap It Up

May 17, 2019 05:50 AM

Art and design at the Venice Biennale

IN ONE OF Venice’s oldest palaces, there are pieces of furniture that appear  lopsided – as if their legs have been...


STOCKS

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May 23, 2019 09:42 PM

US: Wall St opens lower on fears of broader trade spat with China

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened lower on Thursday, as investors feared that the US-China trade spat could spiral into a...

May 23, 2019 06:16 PM

Singapore shares hit 4-month low on Thursday as slump continues

THE Singapore market resumed its slide on Thursday, hitting a four-month low as investors remain gripped by concerns...

May 23, 2019 05:47 PM

Malaysia: Shares close lower on Thursday

MALAYSIA share prices closed lower on Thursday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 1.87...

May 23, 2019 04:21 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks finish with steep losses

[HONG KONG] Shares tumbled in Hong Kong and Shanghai on Thursday as traders fret about growing tensions between...

May 23, 2019 04:06 PM

Seoul: Stocks slip on widening Sino-US tension

[SEOUL] South Korea's KOSPI stock index fell on Thursday on growing anxiety over the Sino-US conflicts involving...

May 23, 2019 03:47 PM

Europe: Stocks sink at open as EU voting begins

[LONDON] Europe's major stock markets fell in initial trading Thursday after losses elsewhere, as voting kicked off...


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Amid rapidly-evolving consumer demands, Johnson & Johnson - one of the world's biggest healthcare firms - is out to boost its agility in the marketplace, says its chairman and CEO, Alex Gorsky.

Fuelling the future

Neste president and chief executive Peter Vanacker says the company’s move towards clean fuel is driven by its desire to contribute to the sustainability of the planet.

Driving change

Jean Raby, CEO of Natixis Investment Managers, identifies the market trends that bear close watching, and says that disruption is still to come for the asset management industry.

Sparking joy at work

As a leader, it's his job to create "circumstances for greater joy", which would ultimately translate to better client satisfaction, says Alex Liu, boss of management consultancy AT Kearney.


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