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Mar 27, 2020 05:50 AM

The works of Kengo Kuma

IT ALL STARTED WITH a modest public bathhouse in a small Japanese town. Now, Kengo Kuma is a big-name architect with...

Mar 28, 2020 05:50 AM

Turning leaders into winners

With safe distancing limits in place, coaches find themselves pushed to change the way they interact with clients,...

Mar 27, 2020 05:50 AM

How Jerry De Souza helped Spa Esprit become a lifestyle empire

IF THERE IS a man behind every great woman, then the man behind Singapore’s most famous lifestyle queen Cynthia Chua...

Mar 28, 2020 05:50 AM

Living for the better

ASK Jonas Samuelson about his favourite household appliance and the chief executive of Electrolux, the Swedish home...


Mar 28, 2020 02:23 PM

'Corona criminals' prey on Europe's virus fears

[THE HAGUE] From trafficking dodgy surgical masks to peddling counterfeit medicines and running internet scams,...

Mar 28, 2020 02:17 PM

Taiwan says US media expelled from China are welcome

[TAIPEI] American journalists expelled by China are welcome to set up shop in Taiwan, foreign minister Joseph Wu...

Mar 27, 2020 05:50 AM

Restaurants gear up for battle against Covid-19

SINCE HE AND some industry friends launched a drive to raise money to buy food for healthcare workers toiling during...

Mar 27, 2020 05:50 AM

Satisfying izakaya cooking at Mobomoga

HUNGER may be the best sauce, but uncertainty is a garnish that doesn't go well with any dish.

Mar 28, 2020 05:50 AM

Measures won't stave off recession but will contain damage: economists

THOUGH the larger-than-expected S$48.4 billion Resilience Budget will not stave off recession, it will help to...

Mar 28, 2020 05:50 AM

What's in a name? Questions to ask to spot ESG washing

MANY of us are now familiar with shopping for organic food, but there used to be a time when we were confused by the...

Mar 27, 2020 05:50 AM

From Singapore to Milan

WITH MAJOR EVENTS around the world cancelled or postponed because of the Covid-19 outbreak, it’s no surprise that...

Mar 27, 2020 05:50 AM

Designer Dining

When it first opened in 1976, Red House Seafood – one of Singapore’s oldest seafood restaurants – was literally...

Mar 28, 2020 05:50 AM

Making the virtual as good as real

SUDDENLY we all have to work virtually. Where we used to have a meeting or a lunch, with time to weigh up the mood...

Mar 28, 2020 05:50 AM

Maserati Levante review: The Trofeo life

THIS is Italy's latest, limited-edition, high performance monster with its cost on the giddy end of six figures....

Mar 26, 2020 05:50 AM

Competition, tough times beginning to separate MVNO winners from losers

FOUR years into an experiment by mainstream mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) to push into the Singapore...

Mar 25, 2020 05:50 AM

Share buybacks not for all companies

CORPORATES listed in Singapore are busy repurchasing their shares, trying to scoop them up on the cheap or shore up...

Mar 24, 2020 05:50 AM

Covid-19 outbreak tests materiality threshold for continuous disclosure

IT IS hard to imagine another event that has gripped the world's attention this year more than the Covid-19 outbreak...

Mar 20, 2020 05:50 AM

What are responsibilities of bookrunners when perpetuals fail?

SHOULD banks be held responsible for the fixed income securities that they underwrite? Justice Aedit Abdullah...


Mar 27, 2020 02:36 PM

Regional automakers' supply, sales to take a hit from pandemic

Markets such as Thailand could see production stoppages, Fitch analysts warned.


Mar 28, 2020 09:45 AM

Coronavirus prompts layoffs at e-scooter startup Bird

[SAN FRANCISCO] Electric-scooter startup Bird on Friday said it is laying off nearly a third of its workforce to...


Mar 28, 2020 06:10 AM

US: Stocks fall, snapping three-day winning streak

[NEW YORK] Wall Street stocks sank on Friday, plunging after three positive sessions despite the House of...

Mar 28, 2020 06:04 AM

Europe: Shares fall after 3-day rally, but mark best week since 2011

[BENGALURU] European shares closed in the red on Friday after EU lawmakers failed to agree on a coronavirus rescue...

Mar 28, 2020 05:50 AM

Rich Capital terminates consultancy services for Batam project

RICH Capital Holdings on Friday announced that the structural consultancy services provided by Aricipta Semesta for...

Mar 28, 2020 05:50 AM

Kim Heng Offshore & Marine incorporates JV company and branch in Taiwan

A WHOLLY-OWNED subsidiary of Kim Heng Offshore & Marine Holdings has incorporated a joint venture (JV) company,...

Mar 28, 2020 05:50 AM

Singtel's streaming service Hooq files for liquidation

HOOQ Digital, a joint-venture firm in which Singtel has a 76.5 per cent effective interest, has commenced a...

Mar 27, 2020 10:03 PM

US: Stocks open lower, resuming sell-off after 3-day surge

[NEW YORK] After three straight sessions of gains, Wall Street opened sharply lower Friday amid a worsening economic...


Mar 28, 2020 02:23 PM

'Corona criminals' prey on Europe's virus fears

[THE HAGUE] From trafficking dodgy surgical masks to peddling counterfeit medicines and running internet scams,...

Mar 19, 2020 05:50 AM

Digital banking customers lured by rewards: Visa

THE introduction of up to two new digital full banks in Singapore may shape up to be a rewards-driven pursuit, with...

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Mar 20, 2020 12:11 PM

5-storey shophouse near Clarke Quay up for sale with S$9.8m guide price

A FIVE-STOREY commercial shophouse on 32 Hongkong Street has been launched for sale by expression of interest (EOI...

Mar 28, 2020 05:50 AM

SGD bounces slightly after fiscal blast

THE beleaguered Singapore dollar (SGD) rallied on Friday, after Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat unveiled a...


Living for the better

Jonas Samuelson, CEO of the century-old consumer electronics giant Electrolux, has his sights set on the booming South-east Asian market. His strategy? Doubling down on sustainability, while taking a "glocal" approach to design.

Wising up to hidden fees

Transferwise disrupted the traditional money transfer business with transparent fees and zero markup on the exchange rate. But to be viable, chief executive and co-founder Kristo Kaarmann makes clear, "everything we do must break even".

Science that sings

Computer scientist Leslie Lamport's seminal work in distributed systems may be esoteric but the Turing Award winner says even technical papers should sparkle and shine. He's out to ensure scientists think clearly and write well.

Heeding his calling

Dan Watkins worked his way up from call centre employee to his current post as Apac chief of JPMorgan Asset Management. He spells out how a digital strategy will be transformative for his industry.


Samuel Yik’s recipe for Dian Xiao Er is to stir in technology solutions while maintaining a quality workforce.