Feb 22, 2019 08:04 AM

UOB Q4 profit up 7% to S$916m

UNITED Overseas Bank (UOB) posted a 7 per cent rise in net profit to S$916 million for the fourth quarter from a year...
In the second episode of My SME Story, we speak to Adrian Chia, co-founder of Big Tiny...

Singapore Budget 2019

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Feb 22, 2019 08:40 AM

OCBC profit down 11% to S$926m for Q4; to pay out 23 Singapore cents/share

OCBC Bank posted an 11 per cent decline in net profit to S$926 million for its fourth quarter ended Dec 31, 2018 from 1...
Feb 22, 2019 09:05 AM

Stocks to watch: UOB, OCBC, Sevak, HRnetGroup, Nordic Group

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Friday:
Feb 22, 2019 05:50 AM
M&A OUTLOOK

2019 M&As may still top 2018's, with property dominating deals

CAPITALAND'S acquisition of Ascendas-Singbridge for S$11 billion may have opened the year with much optimism for...
Feb 22, 2019 05:50 AM

There's still room for 'calculated risks', says Kwek

EVEN with global uncertainties like trade tensions, questions around Brexit and global economic growth, executive...
BREAKING NEWS
Feb 22, 2019 11:50 AM

Driver who killed six in Australia car rampage sentenced to life

[SYDNEY] A driver who killed six people in a rampage along a Melbourne shopping street was sentenced to life on Friday...
Feb 22, 2019 11:35 AM

Razer's property startup Echo Base aims to work tech into real estate projects

GAMING company Razer is poised to shake up traditional real estate development with a new startup that aims to...
Feb 22, 2019 11:16 AM

Asia: Most stocks dip with Wall Street, dealers await trade talks news

[HONG KONG] Asian markets mostly fell on Friday, tracking losses on Wall Street as optimism over the China-US trade...
Feb 22, 2019 11:08 AM

Huawei not obliged to open 'back doors' for China, says its chairman

[OTTAWA]  Huawei Technologies would deny any Chinese government request to open up "back doors" in foreign...
Feb 22, 2019 11:04 AM

Australian PM says Chinese coal ban does not signify souring ties

[SYDNEY] Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday a ban on Australian coal imports at China's...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Feb 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Energising Asean's power sector with technology

TECHNOLOGY is fast becoming the bedrock of energy and power-related projects in Asean. Catalysed by ambitious goals,...

GARAGE

Feb 22, 2019 05:50 AM
STARTUPS

Engie launches venture arm to help Asia-Pacific energy startups

FRENCH energy giant Engie has launched a strategic venture arm eyeing energy startups in the Asia-Pacific, and aims to...

WEEKEND MAGAZINE

Feb 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Reimagining Singapore's History

ORCHARD ROAD AND shopping centers go hand in hand. But way before it became a shopping street, it was virtually a...
Feb 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Crazy Funny Asian

Laughter is the best medicine: take it from doctor-turned-comedian Ken Jeong, whose first stand-up special, You...
Feb 22, 2019 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

A taste of Bangkok style at JAM in Dempsey

HEY Siri, find me a restaurant. Let it be stylish yet homey, kind of like a showflat where you don't have to take...
Feb 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Ahead Of The Pack

ANYONE WHO CAME OF AGE before the Internet can tell you how much faster the world has become.

STOCKS

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Feb 22, 2019 11:16 AM

Asia: Most stocks dip with Wall Street, dealers await trade talks news

[HONG KONG] Asian markets mostly fell on Friday, tracking losses on Wall Street as optimism over the China-US trade...
Feb 22, 2019 09:44 AM

Hong Kong: Stocks drop in opening trade

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks eased in the first few minutes on Friday following a weak lead from Wall Street, with the...
Feb 22, 2019 09:20 AM

Singapore shares open lower on Friday, STI down 0.6% to 3,257.14

SINGAPORE shares opened lower on Friday, with the Straits Times Index falling 0.63 per cent, or 20.77 points to 3,257...
Feb 22, 2019 09:17 AM

Malaysia shares open lower on Friday

MALAYSIA share prices opened lower on Friday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 0.08 points...
Feb 22, 2019 09:05 AM

Stocks to watch: UOB, OCBC, Sevak, HRnetGroup, Nordic Group

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Friday:
Feb 22, 2019 08:14 AM

Tokyo: Shares open lower after falls on Wall Street

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened slightly lower on Friday, tracking overnight falls on Wall Street.

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THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Slick shift: Philip Morris' future vision

Is Philip Morris' new "smoke-free" mission statement a radical reinvention of the tobacco company - or sheer hypocrisy? COO Jacek Olczak says matter-of-factly - it's a strategic no-brainer.

Network man

Rajeev Suri, Nokia's CEO, is on a mission to steer the iconic company back to its former glory.

Red hot black sheep

John Hadfield, CEO of ad agency BBH Singapore, talks about pushing the boundaries and selling 'the worst parents in the world'.

A cut above

Gwee Lian Kheng, widely credited for building UOL's diversified portfolio in real estate and hospitality, looks back fondly on a stellar 45-year career with one of Singapore's leading developers.


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WHEN Adrian Chia was on holiday in Australia's picturesque Great Ocean Road several years ago, he loved the beautiful coastal scenery and thought about how this was exactly what city dwellers needed to recharge.