Nov 19, 2018 12:17 PM

Google-Temasek study sees US$240b South-east Asia Internet economy by 2025

SOUTH-EAST Asia's Internet economy is expected to exceed US$240 billion by 2025, a joint study by Google and...
Nov 17, 2018 05:50 AM
THE BROAD VIEW

Unlocking blockchain's benefits for enterprises

WHEN it comes to the latest technology, nobody wants to be left behind. Blockchain is one such technology. Blockchain...
Nov 19, 2018 12:35 PM

South-east Asia venture capital, private equity deal value to hit US$70b by 2024: report

SOUTH-EAST Asia's booming venture capital and private equity investment market is set to see deal value hit US$70...
Nov 19, 2018 06:30 PM

Daily Debrief: What Happened Today

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Nov 19, 2018 02:53 PM

New licensing moves for payment firms to be made law

PAYMENT services firms in Singapore may soon be required to apply for a Major Payment Institution (MPI) licence if any...
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Nov 19, 2018 04:30 PM

Singapore Q3 GDP growth seen losing momentum, trade war dims outlook: poll

SINGAPORE is expected to report slower third-quarter economic growth than initially thought, a Reuters poll showed, as...
Nov 19, 2018 01:03 PM

Ascott to manage builder Ciputra's serviced residences in Indonesia, China over next 5 years

CAPITALAND'S serviced residence arm, The Ascott, has formed a strategic alliance with Indonesian property...
BREAKING NEWS
Nov 20, 2018 12:28 AM

Mitsubishi to propose removing Ghosn as chairman: statement

[TOKYO] Japanese automaker Mitsubishi said it planned to propose the removal of Carlos Ghosn as chairman after his...
Nov 20, 2018 12:15 AM

US home builder sentiment posts biggest drop in 4-1/2 years

[NEW YORK] US home builder sentiment recorded its steepest one-month drop in over 4-1/2 years in November as rising...
Nov 20, 2018 12:01 AM

A stolen Picasso buried in the woods? Probably not

[BUCHAREST] Six years after thieves made off with seven priceless works of art in a brazen night-time raid at a Dutch...
Nov 19, 2018 11:45 PM

Imran Khan hits back after Trump's 'tirade' on Pakistan

[ISLAMABAD] Pakistan leader Imran Khan hit back Monday at Donald Trump's claim that Islamabad does not do "a...
Nov 19, 2018 11:28 PM

India's RBI board agrees to improve liquidity - sources

[MUMBAI] The board of the Reserve Bank of India on Monday agreed to ease liquidity for the financial sector and...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Nov 17, 2018 05:50 AM
THE BROAD VIEW

Unlocking blockchain's benefits for enterprises

WHEN it comes to the latest technology, nobody wants to be left behind. Blockchain is one such technology. Blockchain...

GARAGE

Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

PayPal steps up efforts to incubate S-E Asian startups

TO SHED its image as "just a payments company", and affirm its commitment to be in the business of making...

STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Nov 19, 2018 10:49 PM

US: Wall St opens lower on Apple concerns, trade uncertainties

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened lower on Monday as shares of Apple and its suppliers were hit by ongoing concerns of...
Nov 19, 2018 06:20 PM

Sapphire Corp unit scores PPP project in China

MAINBOARD-LISTED infrastructure design and construction group Sapphire Corporation said on Monday that its subsidiary,...
Nov 19, 2018 05:29 PM

Singapore shares end lower on Monday

SINGAPORE stocks ended lower on Monday, with the Straits Times Index losing 18.53 points, or 0.6 per cent to 3,065.07. 
Nov 19, 2018 05:19 PM

Malaysia: Shares close higher on Monday

MALAYSIA share prices closed higher on Monday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 4.33 points...
Nov 19, 2018 04:41 PM

Europe: Stock markets advance at open

[LONDON] European stocks opened higher Monday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.2 per cent at 7,030.19...
Nov 19, 2018 04:29 PM

Hong Kong: Shares end with gains

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks closed with a third day of gains Monday, tracking a positive lead from Wall Street as...

LIFESTYLE

Nov 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Taha Bouqdib

TAHA BOUQDIB DOESN’T believe in coincidences. He uses words like “soul”, “destiny” and “in my blood” when describing...
Nov 16, 2018 05:50 AM

A Chef's Tour

ON EVERY DINING table in Ryunique - a modern fine dining restaurant in Seoul’s Gangnam district - is a map.
Nov 16, 2018 05:50 AM

A Chef's Tour

ON EVERY DINING table in Ryunique - a modern fine dining restaurant in Seoul’s Gangnam district - is a map.

FOCUS


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

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.

Banking on digital

BNP Paribas CEO Jean-Laurent Bonnafé tells why mergers and acquisitions are taking a back seat - for now - at the French bank.

Healthcare 4.0

When you shop for toiletries or medicines in a supermarket, GSK keeps a close eye - with tracking sensors - to find out how and why you made those purchases. Data and analytics are a huge play for the pharmaceutical group, says its CEO for consumer healthcare, Brian McNamara.

Reading randomness

To avoid nasty surprises, don't try to predict the future - instead, stay aware of all possibilities, says Richard Fenning, Singapore-based CEO of global specialist risk consultancy Control Risks.


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