Aug 20, 2018 12:30 PM

Government studying more CPF use for older HDB flats; lease buyback to be extended to all flats

MINISTER for National Development Lawrence Wong said in a blog post on Monday  that his ministry is looking into how to...
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Aug 20, 2018 01:07 PM

Singapore's Q2 wholesale trade rises 10.3%

SINGAPORE'S total domestic wholesale trade rose 10.3 per cent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2018,...
Aug 20, 2018 10:52 AM

SGX share buyback sustains momentum, exceeds S$100m in August

COMPANIES listed on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) have continued their momentum in share buybacks this month, with 23...
Aug 20, 2018 02:08 PM

Malaysian authorities searching for missing radioactive device

THE Malaysian authorities are frantically looking for a 23kg radioactive device that has gone missing since Aug 10, the...
Aug 20, 2018 12:36 PM

Cheng Hoe House along Kovan Road up for collective sale at S$28m

CHENG Hoe House, a group of eight freehold townhouses, has been launched for collective sale by tender on Monday for S$...
Aug 20, 2018 03:04 PM

Boon Tat Street shophouse home to Michelin-starred restaurant Cheek by Jowl up for sale

A 999-year leasehold conservation shophouse with attic at 21 Boon Tat Street has been put up for sale via an expression...
Aug 20, 2018 11:29 AM

ST Engineering unit, Siemens group wins S$18.8m LTA contract for integrated rail asset management system

A S$18.8 MILLION contract for a software system that will integrate asset information across all MRT lines has been...
Aug 20, 2018 02:13 PM

Alliance Mineral swears in executive chairman; receives lawyers' letters from ex-CEO and wife

CATALIST-LISTED Alliance Mineral Assets said during Monda lunch break, that Pauline Gately has been redesignated...
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Aug 20, 2018 05:42 PM

Singapore shares close 0.1% lower on Monday

SINGAPORE stocks ended lower on Monday, with the Straits Times Index dropping 4.73 points or 0.1 per cent to 3,204.71. 
Aug 20, 2018 05:34 PM

Malaysia shares close higher on Monday

MALAYSIA share prices closed higher on Monday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 4.11 points...
Aug 20, 2018 03:25 PM

European stock markets rise at open

[LONDON]  Europe's stock markets climbed at the start of trading on Monday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100...
Aug 20, 2018 03:23 PM

Seoul: Stocks, won edge up on optimism over US-China talks

[SEOUL] South Korea's KOSPI stock index and the won edged higher on Monday as proposed trade talks between the...
Aug 20, 2018 03:14 PM

Australian shares edge up; NZ at record closing high

[BENGALURU] Australian shares inched up on Monday, as cautious outlook from retailer Woolworths Group and rubber...


Aug 17, 2018 05:50 AM

Victor Lee

For as long as he can remember, Victor Lee has had a healthy (bordering on obsessive) relationship with his footwear:...
Aug 17, 2018 05:50 AM

Fantastic Journeys And Who Can Find Them

Sonja Piontek's previous job revolved extensively around travel, so when she quit to be an entrepreneur, the focus...
Aug 17, 2018 05:50 AM

Taste Of Japan

Be transported to Japan without flying there at Pan Pacific Singapore's newly-built Keyaki Garden Pavilion, which...



Retirement rethink

Rich Nuzum, president of Mercer's wealth business, reckons traditional notions about investment risks and fees - and yes, the idea that people should stop working at a certain age - are ripe for reassessment.

Crusader for fintech rules

Failing to regulate fintech or Big Tech is not unlike ignoring shadow banking activities, says Standard Chartered chairman Jose Vinals - and he's optimistic about the Herculean task of coordinating global regulation.

Green warrior

Governments should make businesses bear the cost of their environmental impact, says Jonathon Porritt, co-founder of Forum for the Future.

Real estate game changer

JLL is riding the digital technology wave, investing in proptech to become more productive and create value for clients, says its CEO Christian Ulbrich.


EVEN though the potato chip market may seem already saturated, husband and wife team Lee Yue Jer and Kee Vern Cheng, both 32, saw a gap in it.