Dec 10, 2018 08:41 PM

May delays parliamentary vote on Brexit deal

[LONDON] British Prime Minister Theresa May is deferring a parliamentary vote set for Tuesday on her Brexit deal after...
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Having running water at a turn of the tap does not come by chance in Singapore. That responsibility falls on PUB, the...
Dec 10, 2018 06:30 PM

Daily Debrief: What Happened Today

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Dec 10, 2018 08:46 PM

India central bank chief quits amid spat with government

[NEW DELHI] The head of India's central bank announced his resignation on Monday following a public spat with...
Dec 10, 2018 03:30 PM

Singtel boosts Dash mobile wallet app with international payments backed by Visa, Apple Pay

APPLE Pay users can now make near-field communication (NFC) payments worldwide with Singtel’s mobile wallet app, Dash,...
Dec 10, 2018 10:57 AM

SingPost to use AI to improve parcel traceability, reliability for customers across South-east Asia

SINGAPORE Post (SingPost) is using artificial intelligence (AI) to better plot courier delivery routes and alert...
Dec 11, 2018 12:19 AM

US industry expects a rosy 2019: survey

[WASHINGTON] US companies expect their current run of good fortune to extend into 2019, with higher profit margins,...
Dec 11, 2018 12:05 AM

European Jews feel under threat, think of emigrating - EU survey

[BRUSSELS] More than one in three European Jews have considered emigrating over the past five years because they no...
Dec 10, 2018 11:44 PM

China court bans iPhone sales in patent dispute: Qualcomm

[WASHINGTON] A Chinese court ordered a ban in the country on iPhone sales in a patent dispute between US chipmaker...
Dec 10, 2018 11:24 PM

UK court rules to extradite Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya

[LONDON] A British court on Monday ruled Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya, the owner of Kingfisher beer and head of the Force...
Dec 10, 2018 11:03 PM

Fidelity widens its lead in cash business by adding US$50b

[BOSTON] Fidelity Investments is dominating a business that is thriving even as stocks and bonds struggle.


Dec 5, 2018 05:50 AM

S-E Asia GDP growth to slow in 2019 amid trade war: ICAEW

ECONOMIC growth across the South-east Asia region is expected to slow in 2019 to 5 per cent, after an estimated 5.3 per...


Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Singapore venture capital firm eyes North Asia play

VENTURE capital firm Golden Equator Capital's (GEC) move to launch a S$120 million fund with Korea Investment...


Dec 10, 2018 10:41 PM

US: Wall Street opens lower as Apple weighs

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened lower on Monday after a drop in Apple Inc's shares curbed the market's attempt to...
Dec 10, 2018 05:50 PM

Singapore shares end 1.2% lower on Monday

SINGAPORE stocks closed lower on Monday, with the Straits Times Index down 1.24 per cent or 38.68 points to 3,072.44.
Dec 10, 2018 05:38 PM

Malaysia: Shares close lower on Monday

MALAYSIA share prices closed lower on Monday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 17.23...
Dec 10, 2018 04:48 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks fall on China data, trade fears

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks dropped Monday following more weak economic data out of China, while investors also...
Dec 10, 2018 04:26 PM

Europe: Stock markets slip at open

[LUXEMBOURG] The European Union's top court ruled on Monday that the British government may reverse its decision...
Dec 10, 2018 03:59 PM

Seoul: Stocks, won fall on concerns over global growth, trade

[SEOUL] South Korea's Kospi stock index and the won fell on Monday, weighed down by global growth concerns as well...


Dec 7, 2018 05:50 AM

Santa Claus

SANTA CLAUS IS coming to town. In fact, he’s just arrived - just in time to assert his claim over the Orchard Road...
Dec 7, 2018 05:50 AM
A Season Of Giving

A Personal Christmas

For your favourite collector, the ultimate coup will be to get hold of Suntory’s newly released Hibiki 35 Year Old - an...
Dec 7, 2018 05:50 AM

Tarte Treats

Acclaimed pastry chef Cheryl Koh of the two Michelin-starred restaurant Les Amis and Tarte pastry shop has unveiled a...



Leading with purpose

As the world's biggest fund manager, BlackRock is using its influence to espouse its bedrock values. Chairman and CEO Larry Fink himself seeks to be a "voice of positiveness" - and says corporations need, now more than ever as governments fall short, to step up in key issues.

Breaking down to build up

With technology no longer just an enabler of business but an element that drives strategy in every organisation, now's the most exciting time ever, says Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins.

Entrepreneurial Zen

Zendesk's Mikkel Svane tells why Silicon Valley is still the world's top startup hub. Even the weather helps, he says.

Strength in a sari

Having built the world's first social stock exchange, particularly to benefit and empower women, Durreen Shahnaz now wants to take impact investing from the margins to the mainstream.


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.