May 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Helping S-chips regain their mojo

CHINA companies seeking to raise funds by listing in Singapore will soon have to rope in state-owned enterprises (SOE)...
May 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Wholesale electricity price spikes unsettle independent retailers

PRICE spikes in the wholesale electricity market just as competition heats up in the Open Electricity Market (OEM) have...
May 21, 2018 05:50 AM

No trade war as China pledges 'significantly' more US buying

CHINA will "significantly increase purchases" of US goods, the White House said as Beijing's special...
May 21, 2018 09:04 AM

Stocks to watch: SembMarine, Ascendas India Trust, Tat Hong, Perennial

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Monday:
May 21, 2018 08:42 AM

Perennial appoints Europe's luxury hotel group Kempinski to operate Capitol Singapore hotel

PERENNIAL Real Estate Holdings has appointed Europe's luxury hotel group, Kempinski Hotels SA, to operate The...
May 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Najib denies seeking witness protection over 1MDB probe

FORMER Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak has denied that he is seeking witness protection over the probe into...
May 21, 2018 05:50 AM

StanChart's digitalisation push nets more customers

STANDARD Chartered Bank's digitalisation push is seeing results, with clients converting to transacting on a brand...
May 21, 2018 08:06 AM

SembMarine inks contract for Shell floating production unit

SEMBCORP Marine has inked a contract with Shell Offshore Inc for work on a floating production unit. 
May 21, 2018 08:48 AM

Tat Hong to delist as offeror now controls more than 90% of all shares

CRANE supplier Tat Hong will soon be delisted from the Singapore Exchange.


May 21, 2018 09:19 AM

Malaysia: Shares open lower on Monday

MALAYSIA share prices opened lower on Monday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 0.36 points...
May 21, 2018 09:12 AM

Singapore shares open higher on Monday, STI up 0.5% to 3,548.13

SINGAPORE stocks opened higher on Monday, with the Straits Times Index advancing 18.86 points, or 0.5 per cent to 3,548...
May 21, 2018 09:04 AM

Stocks to watch: SembMarine, Ascendas India Trust, Tat Hong, Perennial

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Monday:
May 21, 2018 08:19 AM

Tokyo: Stocks open higher on Monday

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Monday supported by a cheaper yen as worries over a trade war between the US and...
May 21, 2018 05:50 AM

US Treasury yields, Europe worries suggest another volatile week

US STOCKS fell slightly last week as fears about rising Treasury yields, a eurozone crisis and trade wars were revived.
May 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Fed minutes, geopolitics to lead markets this week

THE release of May's Federal Open Market Committee meeting minutes is expected to be a highlight this week, as...


May 18, 2018 05:50 AM

Colin Goh

IN 1991, Colin Goh was a young aspiring producer determined to have a career in the arts.
May 18, 2018 05:50 AM

Old trades, new trends

In an age where most people live in a throwaway society, and anything bright, new and shiny is preferred, it is hard to...
May 18, 2018 05:50 AM

Only Onigiri

This mainstay of the Japanese convenience store - rice balls stuffed with different fillings and shaped into seaweed...



Crystal ball gazer

At Cognizant's Center for the Future of Work, Benjamin Pring helps clients see what technology is bringing in their fields, and points them to what they should be focusing on.

A dose of tech in healthcare

Philips made its name in consumer electronics but has since reshaped itself into a global health technology player. Caroline Clarke, chief executive of Philips Asean Pacific, talks about the company's efforts to improve the lives of three billion people each year by 2025.

The real deal

In today's post-truth world, having an authentic message or story has never been more important for businesses and for brands, says Weber Shandwick president Gail Heimann.

Insuring the insurers

Swiss Re chairman Walter Kielholz sheds light on his industry, one that's hardly known outside the insurance sector, and shares about the risks that he's very wary of.


FAMILY businesses have a reputation - deserved or not - for being slow to change. And Singapore's entire tyre industry is, in a sense, a "family business".