Sep 20, 2018 12:12 PM

Malaysia ex-PM Najib faces 21 new charges over 1MDB scandal

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia's ex-leader Najib Razak is facing 21 money-laundering charges related to a transfer of US$...
Sep 20, 2018 08:07 AM

Ascott Reit buys prime greenfield site for S$62.4m to build first co-living property in one-north

ASCOTT Residence Trust (Ascott Reit) has acquired a prime greenfield site at Nepal Hill in Singapore's research...
Sep 20, 2018 12:42 PM

World's first unified payment QR code credit positive for Singapore banks: Moody's

CREDIT ratings agency Moody’s said on Thursday that the launch of the world’s first unified payment QR code, or the...
Sep 20, 2018 08:52 AM

Stocks to watch: Mapletree Logistics Trust, Keppel, Ascott Reit, Far East, Asiatravel.com

THE following companies saw new developments which may affect trading of their shares on Thursday:
Sep 20, 2018 11:08 AM

Singapore proptech startup Ohmyhome gets S$4m Series A funding

OHMYHOME, a Singapore-based property marketplace, announced on Thursday it has raised S$4 million in Series A funding...
Sep 20, 2018 05:50 AM

Cooling measures make it harder to clear new housing stock: Redas

THE nearly 46,000 private residential units that could become available for sale in 2019 and 2020 would take about five...
Sep 20, 2018 02:00 PM

Ping An unveils wealth platform Lu Global in Singapore; eyes 20-30% AUM growth

PING An Group's Lu International on Thursday launched its online wealth management platform, Lu Global, for...
Sep 20, 2018 12:30 PM

Singapore extends frequent traveller programme to Thai passport holders

ELIGIBLE holders of Thai international passports will be able to opt into the frequent traveller programme from Monday...
Sep 20, 2018 05:50 AM

BT's video series looks at growth of e-payments

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Sep 20, 2018 03:05 PM

Broker's take: OCBC upgrades OUE H-Trust to 'buy'

CITING that OUE Hospitality Trust's (H-Trust) is "too cheap to ignore", OCBC Investment Research has...
Sep 20, 2018 02:18 PM

Tokyo: Stocks close flat after PM Abe's win

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks closed flat on Thursday, with traders taking Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's widely expected...
Sep 20, 2018 01:37 PM

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Thursday afternoon at 3,176.3, down 0.01%

SINGAPORE stocks resumed trading essentially flat on Thursday after the midday lunch break, with the Straits Times...
Sep 20, 2018 12:23 PM

Asia: Markets extend gains as trade hopes persist

[HONG KONG] Optimism that China and the United States will eventually resolve their trade conflict kept Asian investors...
Sep 20, 2018 09:48 AM

Hong Kong: Stocks build on gains at open

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks enjoyed more gains at the open on Thursday on growing optimism that China and the United...
Sep 20, 2018 09:19 AM

Malaysia shares open higher on Thursday

MALAYSIA share prices opened higher on Thursday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 2.76...

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Charles Tan

BUY A T-SHIRT online for S$20, and stand a chance to win a Mercedes-Benz CLA 180 Coupe. While doing your bit for...
Sep 14, 2018 05:50 AM

The Heritage Protectors

PEARL BANK apartments. People's Park Complex. Golden Mile Complex. Their days are numbered as the wrecking ball...
Sep 14, 2018 05:50 AM

Thai And Proud Of It

FOR THOSE WHO associate eating ants with Rene Redzepi of Noma, Thitid Tassanakajohn is quick to remind you that the...

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