Jan 22, 2020 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2020

Higher taxes not expected for expansionary Budget 2020

THIS term of government's large accumulated surplus should allow for an expansionary Budget 2020, even in the...

Jan 20, 2020 06:00 PM

Money Hacks podcast: What are vehicle protection services? (Ep 63)

How different are vehicle protection services from car insurance? To help us with that is Manfred Schmoelz,...

Jan 22, 2020 05:50 AM
STARTUPS

Grab's rewards revamp trades points for sustainability

GRAB'S rationalisation of its rewards programme is unsurprising with the launch of the GrabPay Card, but may also...


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BREAKING NEWS
Jan 22, 2020 12:23 AM

UK's Prince Harry warns photographers over paparazzi shots

[LONDON] Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have issued a warning over harassment by paparazzi photographers...

Jan 22, 2020 12:09 AM

GM's Cruise to unveil first car built to operate with no driver

[SOUTHFIELD] Cruise, the autonomous-car startup majority owned by General Motors, will show its first vehicle...

Jan 21, 2020 11:53 PM

KFC apologises for 'sexist' Australian ad

[SYDNEY] KFC on Tuesday apologised for an advertisement in Australia that shows two boys ogling a woman's breasts,...

Jan 21, 2020 11:42 PM

The Place Holdings CSO, COO depart over 'divergent opinions'

THE Place Holdings on Tuesday said Leow Soon Guan has ceased to be the chief strategy officer (CSO) of the company,...

Jan 21, 2020 11:36 PM

Disney+ to launch in UK, Western Europe earlier than planned

[BENGALURU] Walt Disney Co said on Tuesday it had moved up the launch of its video streaming service, Disney+, by a...

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EDITOR'S CHOICE

Jan 22, 2020 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2020

Higher taxes not expected for expansionary Budget 2020

THIS term of government's large accumulated surplus should allow for an expansionary Budget 2020, even in the...

Jan 22, 2020 05:50 AM
STARTUPS

Grab's rewards revamp trades points for sustainability

GRAB'S rationalisation of its rewards programme is unsurprising with the launch of the GrabPay Card, but may also...

Jan 22, 2020 05:50 AM

Eastspring aims to double AUM by 2024

EASTSPRING Investments, a subsidiary of Prudential plc, has set its sights on an ambitious target to more than...

LIFESTYLE

Jan 17, 2020 05:50 AM

Qipao Power: The Cheongsam gets more fashion relevance

THE QIPAO MAY no longer be a common sight on the streets of China. But fashionistas across the world are embracing...

Jan 17, 2020 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

Predictable Chinese cooking at Jia He

NOT every restaurant can be a star. We get that. Just as an army has its generals and elite commandos, it also needs...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Jan 21, 2020 01:06 PM

Consumers excited about high speeds 5G brings

One in four consumers say they're excited about faster data transfer speeds as downloading a full HD movie will take...

GARAGE

Jan 22, 2020 05:50 AM
STARTUPS

Grab's rewards revamp trades points for sustainability

GRAB'S rationalisation of its rewards programme is unsurprising with the launch of the GrabPay Card, but may also...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Jan 21, 2020 10:49 PM

US: Wall St opens lower on China virus outbreak, growth worries

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened lower on Tuesday, as worries about the fallout from a deadly virus outbreak in China and...

Jan 21, 2020 06:25 PM

Singapore shares sink 1% on China virus fears, growth worries

SINGAPORE stocks slumped further on Tuesday, in line with most regional markets, as the emergence of a new virus...

Jan 21, 2020 05:58 PM

Malaysia: Shares dip on Tuesday

MALAYSIA share prices dipped on Tuesday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down just 1.55...

Jan 21, 2020 04:30 PM

The Philippines is competing against Singapore to woo Reit listings

[SINGAPORE] Singapore's dominant position as a real estate investment trust (Reit) listing hub in Asia is being eyed...

Jan 21, 2020 04:30 PM

Europe: Stocks slump at open

[LONDON] Europe's leading stock markets slumped at the start of trading on Tuesday after sharp losses across Asia....

Jan 21, 2020 04:22 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks end lower after credit downgrade

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares plunged on Tuesday after Moody's downgraded the city's credit rating, while tourism-...


BT WEEKLY

Jan 20, 2020 05:50 AM

Looking into the crystal ball

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC Two predictions for 2020 (in business/industry or global affairs): one that you wish to see...

Jan 20, 2020 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

PhillipCapital sets sights on new growth areas, diversification

FINANCIAL house PhillipCapital wants to wade deeper into the small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) space from its...

Jan 22, 2020 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2020

SMEs need more liquidity, access to digital solutions: SBF

THE Singapore Business Federation (SBF) SME Committee on Tuesday called for increased liquidity and greater access...

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...

Jan 22, 2020 05:50 AM

Eastspring aims to double AUM by 2024

EASTSPRING Investments, a subsidiary of Prudential plc, has set its sights on an ambitious target to more than...

Jan 17, 2020 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

Predictable Chinese cooking at Jia He

NOT every restaurant can be a star. We get that. Just as an army has its generals and elite commandos, it also needs...

Jan 18, 2020 05:50 AM

What the hype: Pumped up kicks and the sneaker resale market

On New Year’s eve, a sneaker collaboration with German sportswear giant Adidas and gamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins was...

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...

Jan 17, 2020 05:50 AM

Qipao Power: The Cheongsam gets more fashion relevance

THE QIPAO MAY no longer be a common sight on the streets of China. But fashionistas across the world are embracing...

Jan 4, 2020 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Tempering income expectations in 2020

THE years since the 2008-09 global financial crisis have been difficult for income seekers and I think this is...



FOCUS

Jan 22, 2020 05:50 AM
DIGITAL BANKS

More China players emerge among bids for Singapore digibank licences

TWO more Chinese players have made public their digital wholesale banking bids in Singapore, bringing the reported...

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Jan 15, 2020 12:52 PM

Rents for private non-landed homes and HDB flats rise in December 2019 from a year ago

[SINGAPORE] Rents for both non-landed private homes and Housing Board flats rose in December last year from the year...

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Jan 21, 2020 05:50 AM

Singapore not immune to divisive forces: DPM Heng

SINGAPORE has already seen some semblances of nativist tendencies, the Republic's deputy prime minister said, as he...

Jan 10, 2020 11:50 PM

First Reit studies options after road subsistence causes 'serious impact'

THE manager of First Reit on Friday updated that the road subsistence that took place in 2018 along Gubeng Highway,...


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Jan 18, 2020 05:50 AM

Cloud evangelist

ONE interesting aspect of technology usage and understanding in this millennium is that it has outgrown the late...

Jan 11, 2020 05:50 AM

Making the most of data

IN the past, the use of data was often viewed as a "nice-to-have" rather than a "must-have" in corporate decision-...

Jan 4, 2020 05:50 AM

Class pass

MICHEL Rochat has spent four decades - almost his entire professional life - working in higher education.

Dec 28, 2019 05:50 AM

Staying nimble

A WILLINGNESS to let go of closely held convictions is clearly a major tenet of William Liem's personal philosophy....


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