Aug 21, 2018 03:37 PM

SIA brand set for makeover; Singapore carrier seeking creative partner

AS it works to reposition itself, Singapore Airlines (SIA) is now turning its focus to giving its brand a makeover. 
Aug 21, 2018 03:29 PM

SGX partners M-Daq to roll out prototype for multi-currency securities trading

THE Singapore Exchange (SGX) is looking into a new service that will allow investors to view, trade and settle in...
Aug 21, 2018 11:04 AM

Singapore police recover over S$27m linked to China's Ezubao Ponzi scheme

POLICE have recovered more than S$27 million in proceeds in Singapore involving China’s largest online peer-to-peer...
Aug 21, 2018 06:31 PM

Phoenix Heights sold en bloc for S$33.1 million to OKP Holdings associate

AN associate of OKP Holdings has won the tender for the collective sale of 32-unit Phoenix Heights in Bukit Panjang,...
Aug 21, 2018 01:17 PM

Malaysia PM Mahathir says China-backed rail, pipeline projects cancelled for now: reports

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Tuesday that the Chinese-funded US$20 billion East...
Aug 21, 2018 02:07 PM

Singtel tapping Bank of America for pursuit of Australia wireless operator Amaysim: sources

SINGAPORE Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel), South-east Asia's largest telecom services provider, is moving ahead...
Aug 21, 2018 09:32 AM

Baodi offers HK$3.267 per Techcomp share after acquiring 61.5% stake

BAODI International Investment is offering HK$3.267 for each share of Techcomp (Holdings) that it does not already hold...
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Aug 21, 2018 03:08 PM

Deutsche Bank raises bet on Noble pulling off US$3.5b rescue plan

DEUTSCHE Bank is doubling down on a bet that troubled commodities trader Noble Group Ltd will be able to pull off a US...
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Aug 21, 2018 05:41 PM

Malaysia shares close higher on Tuesday

MALAYSIA share prices closed higher on Tuesday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 10.53...
Aug 21, 2018 05:36 PM

Singapore shares close 0.2% lower on Tuesday

SINGAPORE stocks ended lower on Tuesday, with the Straits Times Index retreating 4.82 points, or 0.2 per cent to 3,199...
Aug 21, 2018 04:35 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks extend rally

Aug 21, 2018 03:53 PM

Seoul: Stocks end higher on trade optimism; won gains

[SEOUL] South Korea's Kospi stock index and the South Korean won closed higher on Tuesday on hopes that China-US...

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Aug 17, 2018 05:50 AM

Victor Lee

For as long as he can remember, Victor Lee has had a healthy (bordering on obsessive) relationship with his footwear:...
Aug 17, 2018 05:50 AM

Fantastic Journeys And Who Can Find Them

Sonja Piontek's previous job revolved extensively around travel, so when she quit to be an entrepreneur, the focus...
Aug 17, 2018 05:50 AM

Taste Of Japan

Be transported to Japan without flying there at Pan Pacific Singapore's newly-built Keyaki Garden Pavilion, which...

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THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Retirement rethink

Rich Nuzum, president of Mercer's wealth business, reckons traditional notions about investment risks and fees - and yes, the idea that people should stop working at a certain age - are ripe for reassessment.

Crusader for fintech rules

Failing to regulate fintech or Big Tech is not unlike ignoring shadow banking activities, says Standard Chartered chairman Jose Vinals - and he's optimistic about the Herculean task of coordinating global regulation.

Green warrior

Governments should make businesses bear the cost of their environmental impact, says Jonathon Porritt, co-founder of Forum for the Future.

Real estate game changer

JLL is riding the digital technology wave, investing in proptech to become more productive and create value for clients, says its CEO Christian Ulbrich.


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