Dec 14, 2018 05:50 AM

Sweet Dreams Of Christmas

YOU COULD SAY that visions of sugar plums - not to mention gold flakes, white truffles and cacao pods - danced in the...
Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

All together now: The growing co-living scene in Singapore

THERE used to be a time when conventional wisdom warned against getting into a car with a stranger. But in an age where...
Dec 14, 2018 05:50 AM

Michael Tay

He was a kampung boy who grew up to become a wine-drinking, music-loving plenipotentiary and polymath, but you wouldn’t...
Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Price points

MARTIN Fraenkel comes across as most unassuming for a head honcho of a price reporting agency with a commanding voice...


Dec 16, 2018 07:07 PM

LifeBrandz to undertake rights issue at S$0.007/share

LIFEBRANDZ announced late on Friday that it is proposing to undertake a rights issue of up to 325.9 million new shares...
Dec 16, 2018 05:21 PM

SIA Engineering divesting Australian subsidiary for A$4.5m

SIA Engineering Company announced late on Friday that it is divesting its entire stake in its wholly owned subsidiary...
Dec 14, 2018 05:50 AM

Raising the stakes at Bacchanalia

A GOOD restaurant is kind of like a well-thought-out argument. It's one that holds up under scrutiny, even as...
Dec 14, 2018 05:50 AM

Holiday Homes

FOR AS LONG as she can remember, Lynette Wong has always celebrated Christmas at home. It’s something her family looks...
Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Genting to launch world's biggest cruise liners in Singapore from 2020

A NEW fleet of 10 cruise ships will be launched over the next few years, with the first of the batch to berth in...
Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Millennials realise they don't know much about investing

EVERYONE thinks they have millennials figured out. But a new report suggests we don't know what we think we know...
Dec 14, 2018 05:50 AM

DIY Christmas Decor

“A centrepiece on the dining table would complete the look”, says floral designer Aude Giraud, founder of Ask a French...
Dec 14, 2018 05:50 AM

Gifts for Every Style

Architecture and geometry are your favourite subjects.
Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

How to show appreciation, even if you are the office Grinch

AN older business owner once pulled me aside to express her bewilderment that young people apparently all want a pat on...
Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Audi e-tron review: Flipping the switch on electric power

DESPITE the current trend towards electrification, all-electric Battery Electric Vehicles (or BEV) might be a daunting...
Dec 13, 2018 05:50 AM

Reits' asset injections: A little less action a little more discretion, please

RIGHTS issues have become a thing to fear for Reit investors.
Dec 12, 2018 05:50 AM

Boob tube's for rubes as pay-TV loses its lustre

PAY-TELEVISION is struggling to reinvent itself for the new millennium.
Dec 6, 2018 05:50 AM

AI principles should pave way for open probes on data usage

THERE is gnawing unease when it comes to the use of artificial intelligence (AI) for data processing by financial...
Dec 5, 2018 05:50 AM

Brexit may be the panacea to Kwek's M&C headache

THE abrupt departure in September of Millennium & Copthorne Hotels' (M&C) group chief executive Jennifer...


Dec 5, 2018 05:50 AM

S-E Asia GDP growth to slow in 2019 amid trade war: ICAEW

ECONOMIC growth across the South-east Asia region is expected to slow in 2019 to 5 per cent, after an estimated 5.3 per...


Dec 14, 2018 05:50 AM

Lazada CEO, co-founder Poignant expects 'watershed' year in 2019

LAZADA Group has named co-founder Pierre Poignant as its new chief executive officer, replacing Lucy Peng some nine...


Dec 15, 2018 07:51 AM

Johnson & Johnson shares plunge after report on asbestos in baby powder

[NEW YORK] US pharmaceutical and cosmetics group Johnson & Johnson saw its shares plunge on Friday after a media...
Dec 15, 2018 06:19 AM

Europe: Shares on track for worst quarter since 2011

[LONDON] European shares closed lower for a second day on Friday as weak European and Chinese data renewed worries...
Dec 15, 2018 06:11 AM

US: Stocks close sharply lower as global growth fears spur sell-off

[NEW YORK] US stocks sold off to close the week down sharply on Friday, with fears of slowing global growth pushing all...
Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Telcos gird their loins for a challenging future

LIKE a good detective story, the narrative threads are coming together in Singapore's telco market...
Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Raffles Edu shares drop 6.14% after Oei's salvo on rights issue

RAFFLES Education's stock fell on Friday by 6.14 per cent to close at S$0.107, following news that tycoon Oei Hong...
Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Markets end mostly lower on Chinese data, EU worries

THE trade optimism that boosted Asian markets halfway through this week ultimately evaporated with new signs of an...


Price points

Global energy data provider Platts has been a trailblazer in the energy & commodities trading business. It now aims to be a champion of gender diversity in this male-dominant industry, says its president Martin Fraenkel.

Leading with purpose

As the world's biggest fund manager, BlackRock is using its influence to espouse its bedrock values. Chairman and CEO Larry Fink himself seeks to be a "voice of positiveness" - and says corporations need, now more than ever as governments fall short, to step up in key issues.

Breaking down to build up

With technology no longer just an enabler of business but an element that drives strategy in every organisation, now's the most exciting time ever, says Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins.

Entrepreneurial Zen

Zendesk's Mikkel Svane tells why Silicon Valley is still the world's top startup hub. Even the weather helps, he says.


WHEN Adrian Chia was on holiday in Australia's picturesque Great Ocean Road several years ago, he loved the beautiful coastal scenery and thought about how this was exactly what city dwellers needed to recharge.