May 25, 2018 05:50 AM

MAS turns up heat on crypto currency exchanges and ICOs

IN THE strongest public reprimand from Singapore regulators over digital tokens, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (...
May 25, 2018 08:52 AM

Midas Holdings under probe by China, Hong Kong authorities: SGX RegCo

THE Singapore Exchange said on Friday that its regulation unit, SGX RegCo, has been in engagement with the Chinese...
May 25, 2018 05:50 AM

Norwegian firm in S'pore seeks exemption from US solar tariffs

THE largest cleantech player in Singapore has submitted a request to be excluded from the United States' tariffs...
May 25, 2018 08:23 AM

Frasers Property acquires owner of new logistics warehouse in Netherlands for 25m euros

FRASERS Property Ltd on Friday said it has acquired a new freehold logistics warehouse in the Netherlands.
May 25, 2018 05:50 AM

Prudential policy holders hit by excess deductions

A NUMBER of policy holders of Prudential Assurance Company Singapore experienced a GIRO deduction in excess of their...
May 25, 2018 08:33 AM

North Korea says still open to talks with US

[SEOUL] North Korea on Friday said it was still willing to talk to the United States after President Donald Trump...
May 25, 2018 10:10 AM

As Singapore and India fight over futures, investor worries grow

[SINGAPORE] What started as a business disagreement between two Asian exchanges has become a source of growing concern...
May 25, 2018 05:50 AM

What ails Singapore Airlines?

The easiest way to make a small fortune in the airline industry, it is frequently said, is to start off with a large...
May 25, 2018 05:50 AM

Full-year NODX growth forecast untouched by low Q1 showing

THOUGH non-oil domestic export growth was much lower in the first three months of 2018, government planners have stuck...


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 25, 2018 05:50 AM

Michelle Yong

Michelle Yong, 39, comes from a family that is known for building some of Singapore's most iconic developments,...
May 25, 2018 05:50 AM

Murakami Meets Doraemon

Uniqlo's T-shirt brand UT has featured various iconic comic and cartoon characters like Mickey Mouse and Snoopy...
May 25, 2018 05:50 AM

Saving An Endangered Language

IN THE 2018 local short film Nina Boboi, the characters speak in a language few Singaporeans recognise. Words like...


May 25, 2018 10:10 AM

As Singapore and India fight over futures, investor worries grow

[SINGAPORE] What started as a business disagreement between two Asian exchanges has become a source of growing concern...
May 25, 2018 09:53 AM

Hong Kong: Stocks open with losses on Friday

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares opened lower on Friday morning as investors were spooked by news that Donald Trump had...
May 25, 2018 09:18 AM

Malaysia: Shares open higher on Friday

MALAYSIA share prices opened higher on Friday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 13.16 points...
May 25, 2018 09:14 AM

Singapore shares open lower on Friday, STI down 0.3% to 3,518.88

SINGAPORE stocks opened lower on Friday, with the Straits Times Index retreating 10.04 points, or 0.3 per cent to 3,518...
May 25, 2018 09:01 AM

Stocks to watch: RHT Health Trust, SingHaiyi, Singapore Shipping Corp, Bukit Sembawang Estates

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Friday:
May 25, 2018 08:17 AM

Tokyo: Stocks open lower after US-North Korea summit cancelled

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened lower on Friday, hit by pessimism after Washington called off a planned summit with North...



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