Apr 10, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK: BT EXCLUSIVE

Grim times for fresh grads as pandemic hits job opportunities

UNIVERSITY career fairs are going online, internships are run remotely, and the government is rolling out wage and...

Mar 30, 2020 06:00 PM

Money Hacks: Lessons for budding women entrepreneurs in the Covid-19 era (Ep 68)

This episode is aimed at budding women entrepreneurs.

Singapore Budget 2020

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Apr 10, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK

Record 287 new Covid-19 cases here, most linked to foreign workers

EVEN as the daily number of Covid-19 cases among mostly locals is stabilising, Singapore saw a record 287 new cases...

BREAKING NEWS

Apr 10, 2020 02:09 PM

Malaysian firms led by world's top glove maker prioritise medical supplies

[KUALA LUMPUR] Top Glove Corp, the world's biggest maker of medical gloves, plans to start producing face masks to...

Apr 10, 2020 01:19 PM

Facebook must face renewed privacy lawsuit over user tracking

[NEW YORK] A federal appeals court on Thursday revived nationwide litigation accusing Facebook of violating users'...

Apr 10, 2020 01:04 PM

Singapore stops teachers using Zoom app after 'very serious incidents'

[SINGAPORE] Singapore has suspended the use of video-conferencing tool Zoom by teachers, its education ministry said...

Apr 10, 2020 12:11 PM

US dollar heads for loss on Fed backstop, receding virus fears

[TOKYO] The US dollar started Friday's trade on a shaky footing and was on course for a weekly loss as the US...

Apr 10, 2020 11:57 AM

Net purchases of US$29.9b in MAS forex intervention

[SINGAPORE] Singapore's central bank made its first disclosure of currency intervention data yesterday.

EDITOR'S CHOICE

Apr 10, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK: BT EXCLUSIVE

Grim times for fresh grads as pandemic hits job opportunities

UNIVERSITY career fairs are going online, internships are run remotely, and the government is rolling out wage and...

Apr 10, 2020 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

S-Reits themselves in need of some lifelines

BEFORE the Covid-19 pandemic dealt a devastating blow to the Singapore economy, real estate investment trusts (Reits...

Apr 10, 2020 05:50 AM

Relief measures reprieve for builders, but month-long shutdown a dampener

AS the circuit breaker measures kick in, the engineering and construction industry is likely to be hard hit, even as...

LIFESTYLE

Apr 10, 2020 05:50 AM

Interview - Karen Cheng, restaurateur

KAREN CHENG DIDN'T wake up one day and decide to go into the restaurant business. She might have had her first taste...

Apr 10, 2020 05:50 AM

Takeaway is the new fine dining

THE DAYS OF wining, dining and being doted on by maitre d’s and sommeliers attending to your every whim are over. At...

Apr 10, 2020 05:50 AM
DINING IN

Downtown eats head to the suburbs

ALONG with Netflix, virtual tours, video chats and Hyun Bin - hero words that are making life bearable in our...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Apr 9, 2020 02:17 PM

Exposure to coronavirus disruption low for majority of APAC infrastructure companies

Of the nearly 200 rated infrastructure issuers in Asia-Pacific, 68 per cent have low exposure to disruption from the...

GARAGE

Apr 10, 2020 09:12 AM

Indonesia leans on healthtech startups to cope with virus surge

[JAKARTA] As coronavirus cases surge in Indonesia, doctors are working double-time treating patients both at...

WEEKEND MAGAZINE

Feb 28, 2020 05:50 AM

Men In Blue

An exhibition on policing Singapore in the last 200 years. 

Apr 10, 2020 05:50 AM
BUZZ!

What's Up This Week

The year’s Asia’s 50 Best Bars will be unveiled online on May 14. Will Manhattan at Regent Singapore, which was...

Apr 10, 2020 05:50 AM
DINING IN

Downtown eats head to the suburbs

ALONG with Netflix, virtual tours, video chats and Hyun Bin - hero words that are making life bearable in our...

Apr 10, 2020 05:50 AM

Takeaway is the new fine dining

THE DAYS OF wining, dining and being doted on by maitre d’s and sommeliers attending to your every whim are over. At...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Apr 10, 2020 09:26 AM

Malaysia: Shares open lower on Friday

MALAYSIA share prices opened lower on Friday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 12.1...

Apr 10, 2020 09:15 AM

Asia: Markets closed for holiday

[HONG KONG] Financial markets in Australia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, New Zealand, the Philippines and Singapore...

Apr 10, 2020 08:43 AM

Tokyo: Nikkei opens higher on massive US stimulus

[TOKYO] Tokyo's key Nikkei index opened higher on Friday, extending rallies on Wall Street after the US Federal...

Apr 10, 2020 06:21 AM

US: Wall Street rises on latest Fed rescue program

[NEW YORK] Wall Street closed out the trading week on a high note on Thursday as the US Federal Reserve unleashed...

Apr 10, 2020 06:13 AM

Europe: Shares post best week since 2011, focus on EU stimulus

[BENGALURU] European stock markets gained for a fourth straight day on Thursday with sentiment propped up by the...

Apr 10, 2020 05:50 AM

Volatility drives SDAV, ETF value higher on Singapore Exchange in March

TRADING activity in Singapore Exchange (SGX)-listed securities and derivatives surged in the month of March, as...


BT WEEKLY

Apr 6, 2020 05:50 AM

Catalyst for change

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: Apart from health and economic consequences, will Covid-19 also spell a big reset in terms of how...

Apr 6, 2020 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

Building materials turnaround marks new direction for Hong Leong Asia

SIZE matters a lot in the building industry, and Hong Leong Asia (HLA), a leading supplier of ready-mixed and...

Apr 7, 2020 05:50 AM

Durablinds boss bounces back from business setback

SHE thought she had found a skilled business partner with experience in the industry, but he turned out to be her...

Aug 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Digitise services to meet client's expectations

BUSINESS-to-business (B2B) customers are increasingly expecting a business-to-consumer (B2C) experience, said...

Apr 8, 2020 05:50 AM

The importance of focusing on the long term during a pandemic

FROM being almost unknown at the start of the year, Covid-19, now a pandemic, has prompted severe social and...

Apr 10, 2020 05:50 AM
DINING IN

Downtown eats head to the suburbs

ALONG with Netflix, virtual tours, video chats and Hyun Bin - hero words that are making life bearable in our...

Apr 4, 2020 05:50 AM

Silicon is reaching its limit. What's next?

IF cities today are truly high-tech, why can't we drive electric cars up to Kuala Lumpur on a single charge? Why are...

Jul 13, 2019 05:50 AM
CUBICLE FILES

Why spotting "hidden influencers" at work matters

WHEN one thinks of influencers these days, it is usually in a less-than-flattering light. Often dismissed as jobless...

Apr 10, 2020 05:50 AM

Takeaway is the new fine dining

THE DAYS OF wining, dining and being doted on by maitre d’s and sommeliers attending to your every whim are over. At...

Apr 4, 2020 05:50 AM
GOLD REPORT

Gold rallies on a surge of US jobless claims

GOLD futures this week have been volatile, dropping US$82 an ounce early in the week and then recovering US$46 (at...



FOCUS

Apr 10, 2020 02:09 PM

Malaysian firms led by world's top glove maker prioritise medical supplies

[KUALA LUMPUR] Top Glove Corp, the world's biggest maker of medical gloves, plans to start producing face masks to...

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Apr 10, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK

Delay of digibank results due to Covid-19 not a dial back in commitment

PUSHING back the digital banking timeline is not a signal that Singapore is dialling back its ambitions on this...

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Apr 10, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK

Virtual showflats, marketing on the rise; but not all potential buyers sold on them

REAL ESTATE agents have been using virtual tours and videos in their marketing of properties for some time now but...

Apr 6, 2020 02:33 PM

Solidarity Budget: S$600 cash payout for all Singaporeans above 21

ALL adult Singaporeans will receive a one-off cash payout of S$600 as part of a third economic rescue package aimed...


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Apr 4, 2020 05:50 AM

Tech through the years

TWO years ago, accountants made a leap to full alignment with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS...

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 21, 2020 05:50 AM

Wising up to hidden fees

KRISTO Kaarmann, chief executive of payments fintech Transferwise, celebrates Christmas a little differently from...

Mar 14, 2020 05:50 AM

Science that sings

FOR a scientist, Leslie Lamport - winner of the 2013 Turing Award, widely considered the Nobel Prize for computing...


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