Sep 16, 2019 12:26 PM

Singapore business confidence drops to near 2-year low in Q4

LOCAL business confidence hit a near two-year low for the final quarter of 2019, according to Singapore Commercial...

Sep 2, 2019 03:54 PM

PODCAST: How fintech helps you with cheaper money transfers (Money Hacks, Ep 53)

This episode is aimed at how best to transfer your money abroad, and in cheaper ways.

Sep 16, 2019 01:12 PM

August private home sales down 4.8% from July: URA

DEVELOPERS in Singapore moved 1,122 private homes in August 2019, down 4.8 per cent from the 1,179 units they sold...

UPDATED 2 hours 13 min ago
BREAKING NEWS
Sep 16, 2019 04:17 PM

US$11b green-energy initiative takes shape in South Africa

[CAPE TOWN] A plan to establish the world's largest green-energy financing initiative is being threshed out in South...

Sep 16, 2019 04:13 PM

Real-time surveillance will test the British tolerance for cameras

[CARDIFF, Wales] A few hours before a recent Wales-Ireland rugby match, police officers popped out of a white van,...

Sep 16, 2019 04:10 PM

Amazon Web Services creates 500 jobs in Germany

[FRANKFURT] Amazon Web Services said on Monday it was creating 500 jobs in Germany and opening a new office in...

Sep 16, 2019 04:04 PM

Petra Diamonds annual profit misses estimates on tepid diamond market

[BENGALURU] Petra Diamonds reported on Monday a 22 per cent fall in its annual profit, missing estimates, as the...

Sep 16, 2019 03:47 PM

Europe: Stock markets fall at open

[LONDON] European stock markets fell at the start of trading on Monday, but London's losses were capped by strong...


LIFESTYLE

Sep 13, 2019 05:50 AM

Claire Chiang, Business Owner and Activist

IN A WAY, Claire Chiang has always lived by the ethos of conservation.

Sep 13, 2019 05:50 AM

Shigeru Ban's Shishi-Iwa House is a cool sanctuary in Karuizawa

Shigeru Ban’s Shishi-Iwa House is a sanctuary for
guests to connect with nature and one another

Sep 13, 2019 05:50 AM

Alain Ducasse makes Mediterranean debut in Singapore

ALAIN Ducasse likes to collect "beautiful addresses around the world" for his restaurants. No wonder, considering...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Sep 16, 2019 04:16 PM

Scope for growth in Malaysia renewables: report

Solar power was highlighted as particularly well-poised for growth, by Fitch Solutions Macro Research

GARAGE

Sep 16, 2019 12:32 PM

Carousell co-founder Lucas Ngoo steps down as CTO; ex-Lazada exec assumes role

ONLINE marketplace Carousell has appointed former Lazada executive Igor Volynskiy as its new chief technology...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Sep 16, 2019 03:47 PM

Europe: Stock markets fall at open

[LONDON] European stock markets fell at the start of trading on Monday, but London's losses were capped by strong...

Sep 16, 2019 03:42 PM

South Korea: Stocks rise for 7th straight session

[SEOUL] South Korean shares rose to seven-week peak on Monday as refineries and shipbuilders rallied on oil price...

Sep 16, 2019 02:59 PM

Australia shares tread water, spooked by Saudi attacks; NZ down

[BENGALURU] Australian shares advanced marginally on Monday, as huge gains in the energy sector, inspired by a leap...

Sep 16, 2019 01:41 PM

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Monday afternoon at 3,208.27, down 0.1% on day

SINGAPORE stocks opened lower as trading resumed on Monday afternoon, with the Straits Times Index moving down 0.10...

Sep 16, 2019 01:12 PM

Southeast Asia: Most stocks fall as China data, Saudi attack dent sentiment

[BENGALURU] Most Southeast Asian stock markets fell on Monday after dismal data from China, the region's biggest...

Sep 16, 2019 11:03 AM

Australia, New Zealand: Shares lower despite energy stocks spike

[BENGALURU] A sharp jump in energy stocks on the back of a surge in global oil prices was not quite enough to lift...


BT WEEKLY

Sep 16, 2019 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

CTBC eyes South-east Asia for overseas growth

CTBC Bank - Taiwan's largest privately-owned lender - is steering its expansion strategy towards South-east Asia...

Sep 13, 2019 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

Duck and more at Kai Duck

YOU can never have too many Chinese restaurants in Singapore. At least not to the folks at Takashimaya Shopping...



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Straight shooter

UBS Asia Pacific president Edmund Koh – who says his job has made him one of the best connected persons in Asia – pulls no punches about life at the helm of the wealth management business.

Old-School Newsman

Even as he drives the South China Morning Post's digital expansion, Gary Liu, techie CEO of the Hong Kong broadsheet's publisher, says the print product will remain relevant and will evolve.

Refocus on the core

Jennifer Johnson, president and COO of global fund house Franklin Resources, says her firm - and the industry at large - need to get back to the basics: Investors want to see growth in their funds.

AD King's second act

Fresh from his exit from WPP, Martin Sorrell, ertswhile the "most powerful man in advertising", has started from scratch again, with a new baby and a new growth model.


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