Oct 30, 2020 05:50 AM

Preserving architectural icons

THE day that the silhouette of the Pearl Bank apartments disappeared from the Singapore skyline was a sad day for...

Oct 31, 2020 05:50 AM

New ways to make money: The alternative alternative assets

Platforms like Flippa and Empire Flipper, for instance, came to prominence because of the boom in online businesses...

Oct 30, 2020 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

Colonial charm and classic Chinese cuisine

THE name is Chan. Chef Chan. Yes, that Chef Chan. But not the man. His restaurant. Actually, not even his restaurant...

Oct 31, 2020 05:50 AM

Serving the Asian woman

CONSUMER goods veteran Magesvaran Suranjan's ideal customer is a woman - and not just any woman.

BREAKING NEWS

Oct 31, 2020 02:07 PM

Fears of transition 'chaos' if Biden defeats Trump

[WASHINGTON] Donald Trump said on the campaign that he wants a "smooth, beautiful transition" after Election Day,...

Oct 31, 2020 01:49 PM

Melbourne enjoys first weekend out of lockdown as Covid-19 cases dwindle

[MELBOURNE] Residents in Australia's second largest city of Melbourne on Saturday enjoyed their first weekend of...

Oct 31, 2020 01:46 PM

Hong Kong media boss distances himself from contentious Hunter Biden-China report

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai said he personally had "nothing to do with" a report on alleged China...

Oct 31, 2020 12:11 PM

Philippines orders evacuation as world's strongest 2020 typhoon approaches

[MANILA] Philippine officials on Saturday ordered evacuation of thousands of residents in the southern part of the...

Oct 31, 2020 12:00 PM

PUB enhances water efficiency fund with more funding areas, shorter payout periods

NATIONAL water agency PUB has enhanced its Water Efficiency Fund (WEF) with expanded funding areas, higher funding...

Oct 30, 2020 05:50 AM

Holidaying without your passport

THE YEAR 2020 has made all of us look at our lives with new eyes. And, in a way, Trafalgar's guided staycation...

Oct 30, 2020 05:50 AM

Style tips for the sartorially clueless

IF you've taken a number of Masterclass. com courses, you've probably arrived at a similar conclusion as others have...

Oct 31, 2020 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE RETAIL

With Robinsons closing, what lies ahead for its peers?

THE imminent closure of Robinsons, one of the oldest homegrown names in Singapore, has put a question mark over...

Oct 31, 2020 05:50 AM

Miss Victoria Peak? HK return fare prices taking flight

ROUND-TRIP airfares to Hong Kong have risen by up to 40 per cent, following news that Singapore and Hong Kong are...

Oct 31, 2020 05:50 AM
INVESTING FOR IMPACT

The last mile in unlocking sustainable development

GETTING to the last mile is a common phrase in sustainable development, referring to reaching people, places and...

Oct 31, 2020 05:50 AM
THE WINDING ROAD

"We need to talk about promotions."

"WHAT promotion, got a job now very lucky already," said a friend at the dinner table. As the year-end creeps up on...

Oct 31, 2020 05:50 AM
THE STEERING COLUMN

Mercedes Benz A180 saloon review: A baby Benz for the star-struck

THINK about all the things you expect of a premium car: a silent engine, ride quality worthy of Aladdin, seats that...

Oct 31, 2020 05:50 AM
HEALTH

A checklist before exercising to prevent sudden cardiac death

IF you are deciding on starting an exercise programme to get yourself fit and healthy, you should tick off some...

Oct 28, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Time to binge on Asian-flavoured chips

JUST this week, data from the Economic Development Board showed Singapore's semiconductor production rising by 10.2...

Oct 27, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Nanofilm IPO a play on growth stocks in tech space

THE market is abuzz over a hot tech initial public offering (IPO), raising the question of whether it's a deal worth...

Oct 21, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

5G jobs drive is wind beneath telcos' wings

WITH its latest plan to help mobile network operators (MNOs) hire or reskill some 1,000 5G professionals, the...

Oct 16, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

How does Hong Kong's new Reit ETF stack up against Singapore-listed ones?

ON Thursday, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKSE) saw the listing of its first real estate investment trust (Reit)...



ASEAN BUSINESS

Oct 30, 2020 08:23 PM

More V-shaped recovery in Singapore and Vietnam than rest of Asean

Maybank Kim Eng economists search for V-shaped recovery in semiconductors, property, cars, beer, cement and power...

GARAGE

Oct 31, 2020 05:50 AM

Four ride-hailing firms bag operating licences from LTA

SINGAPORE'S Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded ride-hail service operator licences to Grab, Gojek, TADA and...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Oct 31, 2020 06:19 AM

Europe: Shares slide on the week as lockdowns dull recovery hopes

[BENGALURU] Some strong earnings helped European stocks end higher on Friday, but they posted their sharpest weekly...

Oct 31, 2020 06:06 AM

US: Stocks end worst week, month since March

[NEW YORK] Wall Street stocks finished its worst week and month since March on a downcast note on Friday, falling...

Oct 30, 2020 09:45 PM

US: Wall St drops as tech stocks slide, Covid cases up

[NEW YORK] Wall Street's main indexes fell at the open on Friday triggered by a selloff in tech heavyweights...

Oct 30, 2020 05:52 PM

STI tumbles 1.10% as investors remain spooked by lockdowns, US election uncertainty

SINGAPORE shares extended its losses on Friday, capping a bruising week riddled with consternation amid a renewed...

Oct 30, 2020 05:21 PM

Malaysia: Shares close lower on Friday

MALAYSIA share prices closed lower on Friday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 28.31...

Oct 30, 2020 04:34 PM

Europe: Stock markets drop at open

[LONDON] Europe's major stock markets sank on Friday, extending this week's sharp losses, with investors spooked by...


FOCUS

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Oct 31, 2020 01:49 PM

Melbourne enjoys first weekend out of lockdown as Covid-19 cases dwindle

[MELBOURNE] Residents in Australia's second largest city of Melbourne on Saturday enjoyed their first weekend of...

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Oct 28, 2020 05:50 AM

SOR-linked financial products to stop by April 2021 as Singapore gears up for Sora

ISSUANCE of loans and securities linked to the Swap Offer Rate (SOR) that mature after end-2021 will need to cease...

Oct 31, 2020 05:50 AM

Lendlease to manage New Shaw Tower

THE redeveloped Shaw Tower is expected to come onstream by 2024, adding 450,000 square feet of Grade A office to the...

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Jul 20, 2020 05:50 AM
SKILLSFUTURE FORUM

Equipping workers with digital skills for a new future: SkillsFuture Forum 2020 panel

Q: Singapore has been looking at reskilling and retraining for a long time. What's really different this time with...


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Serving the Asian woman

To Magesvaran Suranjan, Procter & Gamble's president, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, the exacting standards of the Asian woman make her the ideal consumer. He also talks about the company's next frontier.

On the green power train

Osamu Ono, Mitsubishi Power Asia Pacific's chief, is leading the charge as his company seeks to take a bigger bite of - and contribute to - the region's push for a carbon-free energy future.

Making life a little more beautiful

Melissa Kwee, CEO of National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre, is on a mission to enhance the charity landscape in Singapore amid the pandemic.

From refugee to CEO

Holding on to his beliefs and values has enabled Omar Shokur, Asia chief executive of Indosuez Wealth Management, to make the right decisions and move in the right direction.


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