Jan 15, 2021 05:50 AM

A week of wonders at Singapore Art Week

CHOOSE your adventure: Get on the bus 175 to see art displayed at bus stops along the way. Hop on an MRT train...

Jan 16, 2021 05:50 AM

Rethinking mental health: wellness startups and apps on the upswing

A year of lockdowns, remote working and prolonged periods of physical distancing has driven consumers' demand for...

Jan 15, 2021 05:50 AM
DESIGN

New life for old stuff

IN today's throwaway society, more things end up in the bin than they should.

Jan 16, 2021 05:50 AM

Greening architecture

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PATRICK Bellew - or his firm Atelier Ten - may not quite be household names here but their projects in Singapore...

BREAKING NEWS

Jan 16, 2021 01:47 PM

WhatsApp to delay launch of update business features after privacy backlash

[SAN FRANCISCO] Facebook's WhatsApp is delaying an update aimed at increasing business transactions on the platform...

Jan 16, 2021 01:15 PM

After long journey, Fiat Chrysler and PSA to seal merger to become Stellantis

[MILAN] Fiat Chrysler and PSA will seal their long-awaited merger on Saturday to create Stellantis, the world's...

Jan 16, 2021 12:53 PM

Emirates stops flights to major Australian cities

[SYDNEY] Emirates has suspended flights to Australia's three largest cities as the country further restricts...

Jan 16, 2021 12:27 PM

Trump to leave town early Wednesday before Biden inauguration

[WASHINGTON] By the time Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th US president Wednesday, his scandal-tainted predecessor...

Jan 16, 2021 12:11 PM

Five Hong Kong democracy protesters seek asylum in the US

[HONG KONG] Five Hong Kong democracy protesters who reportedly fled to Taiwan have arrived in the United States...

Jan 15, 2021 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

Hybrid bar food at Sake Labo

WE learned a new word the other day: japas. It's not as catchy as 'tapas', nor as straightforward as 'Japan'. It's a...

Jan 15, 2021 05:50 AM

The beauty of Japanese wood

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A sushi counter made of hinoki or Japanese cypress is often the mark of a quality Japanese restaurant. What makes it...

Jan 16, 2021 05:50 AM

Developers expected to continue milking positive market conditions to push new projects this year

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AFTER topping their 2019 sales performance last year despite the pandemic-induced recession, developers are poised...

Jan 16, 2021 05:50 AM

Malaysian businesses reposition to target local consumers

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AFTER almost a year of closed international borders, Malaysian businesses that previously relied heavily on tourists...

Jan 18, 2019 05:50 AM

Special Feature: Feasts of Abundance

Welcome the Year of the Pig with Tung Lok’s specially created Yusheng for every taste. Its classic Prosperity...

Jan 16, 2021 05:50 AM
THIS TIME IS DIFFERENT

The death of alpha

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THE entire purpose of asset management is to create alpha. Active asset management started some 70 years ago, and...

Jan 16, 2021 05:50 AM
THE STEERING COLUMN

Audi RS 6 Avant: A wild, wicked wonder of a wagon

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FIRST off, let's get the familiar trope that's typically trotted out about high performance Audi RS wagons out of...

Jan 16, 2021 05:50 AM
HEALTH

Life extension – health, rejuvenation and longevity

THE relentless pursuit of the elixir of youth has spurred anti-ageing research in attempts to achieve the triple...

Jan 14, 2021 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

AEM's bid for CEI cements its M&A strategy to extend industry leadership

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IN WHAT could end up being its largest acquisition to date, AEM Holdings' S$99.7 million buy-out bid for contract...

Jan 13, 2021 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Oil and gas firms likely to be spared steep impairment that ravaged them in 2020

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IT's too early to say if oil's robust start in 2021, led by output cuts and vaccine hopes, will bring energy stocks...

Jan 12, 2021 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Government bailouts of national carriers: not all are strategic assets

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IRISH budget carrier Ryanair has challenged the European Commission over its decisions to approve state aid for flag...

Jan 7, 2021 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Can telcos do more than sit on their assets?

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THE Covid-19 pandemic has turned watchers and investors sunny on "infracos" - dedicated infrastructure owner-...



ASEAN BUSINESS

Jan 16, 2021 05:50 AM

Malaysian businesses reposition to target local consumers

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AFTER almost a year of closed international borders, Malaysian businesses that previously relied heavily on tourists...

GARAGE

Jan 15, 2021 11:02 PM

Eli Lilly invests US$30m in health-equity focused venture fund

[NEW YORK] Eli Lilly & Co is investing US$30 million in a new venture capital (VC) firm that will fund minority-...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Jan 16, 2021 06:22 AM

Europe: Stocks end four weeks of gains on lockdown, vaccine worries

[BENGALURU] European stocks snapped four weeks of gains on Friday, as the prospect of tighter lockdowns, slow...

Jan 16, 2021 06:17 AM

US: Big Biden stimulus no balm for US stocks, Dow loses 0.6%

[NEW YORK] President-elect Joe Biden's massive plan to help the US economy didn't shake Wall Street's downbeat...

Jan 15, 2021 11:19 PM

US: S&P 500, Dow drop as big banks fall after results

[BENGALURU] Wall Street's main indexes fell on Friday as incoming President Joe Biden's US$1.9 trillion stimulus...

Jan 15, 2021 08:31 PM

BlackRock sells HK$1.6b China Telecom stake after US ban

[HONG KONG] BlackRock has sold almost all its stake in China Telecom, a company subject to a new ban on US...

Jan 15, 2021 05:50 PM

Singapore shares up for third straight session, STI gains 0.16%

SINGAPORE shares ended the week in positive territory, marking its third straight session of gains.

Jan 15, 2021 05:18 PM

Malaysia: Shares close lower on Friday

MALAYSIA share prices closed lower on Friday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 8.70...


BT WEEKLY

Jan 11, 2021 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

ISDN keeps focus on China and diversification strategy amid pandemic

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WHILE the Covid-19 pandemic continues to hamper economic activity and business sentiment, ISDN Holdings' president...


FOCUS

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Jan 16, 2021 11:27 AM

Global Covid-19 death toll passes two million

[PARIS] The global death toll from Covid-19 passed two million on Friday, with the World Health Organization (WHO)...

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Jan 16, 2021 05:50 AM

Banks, MAS urge switch to e-hongbao

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POPPING open a bright-red hongbao and pulling out crisp new bank notes has been a traditional Chinese New Year (CNY...

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Jan 16, 2021 05:50 AM

Developers expected to continue milking positive market conditions to push new projects this year

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AFTER topping their 2019 sales performance last year despite the pandemic-induced recession, developers are poised...

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Jul 20, 2020 05:50 AM
SKILLSFUTURE FORUM

Equipping workers with digital skills for a new future: SkillsFuture Forum 2020 panel

Q: Singapore has been looking at reskilling and retraining for a long time. What's really different this time with...


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Greening architecture

Patrick Bellew talks about the design and engineering challenges his firm Atelier Ten faced coming up with the Esplanade's spikes, and why a seeming "lack of focus" is a strength for the practice.

Jan 9, 2021

Sparking a Revolut-ion

Nikolay Storonsky wants to build Revolut into a financial super app. But the CEO says steering the fast-growing, resource-stretched startup - plagued with controversy to boot - is like flying a plane while building it.

It's all in the jeans

People turn to brands they trust in times of crisis, says Nuholt Huisamen, managing director at Levi's, which explains why the label is always ahead.

Hospitality romantic

Hilton's Asia-Pacific president Alan Watts is confident that people's passion for seeing the world will help the travel and tourism industry overcome the Covid-19 hurdle.


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