Mar 22, 2019 01:58 PM

Sembcorp looking to supply YCH Group's warehouses in Asia with solar power

SEMBCORP Industries on Friday said it is working together with YCH Group on supplying its warehouses across Asia with...
In the fourth episode of My SME story, we feature Jeremy Lee, director, business...

Singapore Budget 2019

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Mar 22, 2019 11:37 AM

US should stay engaged in South-east Asia: Chan Chun Sing in Washington

[WASHINGTON] The United States should continue to stay engaged in South-east Asia, said Singapore's Minister for...
Mar 22, 2019 11:50 AM

Jump in Hong Fok's share price prompts SGX query

PROPERTY developer Hong Fok said in response to a Singapore Exchange (SGX) query on Friday that it is not aware of any...
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Mar 22, 2019 03:22 PM

Two-year prohibition orders against former Citi relationship manager halved upon appeal

THE Minister in Charge of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has reduced prohibition orders (PO) against former...
BREAKING NEWS
Mar 22, 2019 07:53 PM

Boustead Projects inks JV deal to develop aerospace, high-tech park in Subang

BOUSTEAD Projects has entered into a joint-venture (JV) agreement with Malaysian-listed Malaysia Airports Holdings for...
Mar 22, 2019 07:23 PM

ERA rolls out S$1m startup grant to attract new real estate agents

ERA Realty Network has announced a S$1 million startup grant to help offset joining fees for new real estate...
Mar 22, 2019 07:08 PM

Fitch cuts Singtel outlook to 'negative' on Bharti rights issue, weaker growth

MAINBOARD-LISTED Singtel's long-term default outlook has been cut to "negative" by Fitch Ratings, weeks...
Mar 22, 2019 06:20 PM

PSA International 2018 net profit falls 2.3%

SINGAPORE'S port and terminal operator PSA International's net profit dipped 2.3 per cent to S$1.2 billion in...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Mar 21, 2019 02:04 PM

Getting the best out of digitally-empowered employees

A Manpower Group report has found that 56 per cent of Singaporean employers have trouble filling open positions, the...

GARAGE

Mar 22, 2019 05:50 AM
STARTUPS

Lazada ramps up efforts to boost seller and brand growth

ALIBABA-backed e-commerce firm Lazada on Thursday announced a series of products and services aimed at accelerating the...

WEEKEND MAGAZINE

Mar 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Singapore, Our Neighbourhood

ARE TEXTBOOKS AND MUSEUMS the only outlets to learn about Singapore’s past? Not so, say the organisers of this year’s...
Mar 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Sakura Madness

Missing out on seeing sakura in Japan? Don’t fret. Just create your own cherry blossom-themed weekend instead.
Mar 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Chefs' Specials

Intense, savoury, nutty, and full of umami, this Addict Kombu Butter is superb as a spread on warm bread, as well as...
Mar 22, 2019 05:50 AM

New Room at the Inn

THERE’S A NEW hotspot in town and everyone who is anyone wants to be there. But they need an invitation to get into...

STOCKS

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Mar 22, 2019 05:59 PM

Malaysia: Shares end higher on Friday

MALAYSIA share prices closed higher on Friday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 3 points to...
Mar 22, 2019 05:52 PM

Singapore shares end flat on Friday, but up 0.3% on the week

MOST markets in Asia barely moved on Friday though they took early leads from a Wall Street rally that boosted investor...
Mar 22, 2019 04:19 PM

Seoul: Stocks steady as institutions book profits; won down

[SEOUL] South Korea's Kospi stock index ended flat on Friday due to offtake by institutions for profit taking,...
Mar 22, 2019 03:30 PM

Australia shares up, aided by financials and healthcare; NZ at record high

[BENGALURU] Australian shares rose on Friday, led by financial and healthcare stocks as the market tracked a rally on...
Mar 22, 2019 03:00 PM

Tokyo: Stocks close marginally higher

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks closed slightly higher on Friday as rallies on Wall Street helped improve investor sentiment, but...
Mar 22, 2019 01:17 PM

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Friday afternoon at 3,212.19, down 0.01% on day

SINGAPORE stocks resumed afternoon trading in negative territory on Friday, with the Straits Times Index losing 1.46...

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THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

The Accidental Restaurateur

Chance may have led Desmond Lim to open the iconic Les Amis restaurant, but its growth into one of the largest independent restaurant groups in Singapore is no fluke.

Hard drive for success

Take your time to settle in as a new hire? No such thing for feted IT luminary Neelam Dhawan. Even after an illustrious 36-year career, she remains highly passionate about her next roles in the industry.

Call for inclusion

Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga tells why financial inclusion - not exactly a money-spinner for the business - is a worthy investment.

More ways to pay

Visa CEO Alfred Kelly Jr sees a big role for credit cards to smoothen and speed up e-commerce, and in driving two-way payments.


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