Sep 18, 2020 05:50 AM

Singaporeans, are you happy?

IN 2019, TEDxSingapore held a conference to examine the happiness of Singaporeans. It conducted a straw poll among...

Sep 19, 2020 05:50 AM

All at sea: Stranded ship crews are shipping's hidden Covid crisis

Gus, an Egyptian national, has been stuck at sea for longer than 12 months and just wants to go home. Back ashore,...

Sep 18, 2020 05:50 AM

From lemak to laut

HUNGER may be the best sauce, but in the case of a certain new nasi lemak shop in town, controversy is the new umami...

Sep 19, 2020 05:50 AM

Finding that sweet spot

RESEARCH and commercialisation are often seen as separate processes, with scientists handing their findings off to...


Sep 25, 2020 11:10 PM

AnAn International unit to take majority stake in French heating system installer

A SUBSIDIARY of Mainboard-listed fuel oil trader AnAn International will take a 70 per cent stake in a French energy...

Sep 25, 2020 10:58 PM

Sincap looking for new CFO and audit committee chairman, board tells bourse

CATALIST-LISTED Sincap Group does not know of any undisclosed concerns that should be brought to shareholders'...

Sep 25, 2020 10:57 PM

Citadel Securities doubled profit as dominance grew in wild 2020

[NEW YORK] In the last week of March, with the Covid-19 pandemic upending lives and markets, Ken Griffin started...

Sep 25, 2020 10:46 PM

Boeing 737 MAX could get EU clearance 'by year's end'

[PARIS] Boeing's troubled 737 MAX airliner, grounded for 18 months after two deadly accidents, could receive...

Sep 25, 2020 10:35 PM

Police probe New Silkroutes over possible Securities and Futures Act breach

MAINBOARD-LISTED health-care provider New Silkroutes Group has been told to hand over information and papers for a...

Sep 18, 2020 05:50 AM

An oasis of calm

WHEN the world outside is in a state of topsy-turvy, there is nothing like being in a home which exudes a sense of...

Sep 18, 2020 05:50 AM

Caring for your mind and body

You've heard about foot reflexology, but what about head reflexology? Scalp and hair treatment centre Vesure Hair...

Sep 19, 2020 05:50 AM

Corporate cost-cutting taking the sweet out of mooncakes

THE upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival will not be as sweet for mooncake sellers as previous years, with corporate sales...

Sep 19, 2020 05:50 AM

Higher gold prices no boon for pawnbrokers

GOLD prices hit an all-time high of US$2,000 an ounce in August, and pawnbrokers report a trend of people trying to...

Sep 19, 2020 05:50 AM

What impact will US elections have on the stock market?

GLOBAL stock market performance from here to the end of the year will be heavily influenced by the US elections in...

Sep 19, 2020 05:50 AM

The income edge in the stock market

I HAVE a simple rule about investing. I put any cash that I don't need for at least the next five years into the...

Sep 19, 2020 05:50 AM

Porsche Taycan 4S: A true blue Porsche

WITH 4S, Turbo and Turbo S variants of the Taycan ready for launch in Singapore next Tuesday (and customer test...

Sep 19, 2020 05:50 AM

Should cholesterol-lowering medication be started in the young?

WHILE the general perception is that strokes only occur in the elderly, over the years, there has been a gradual...

Sep 24, 2020 05:50 AM

OCBC's shift from offshore exposure to sustainable financing no less challenging

WITH the recent slashing of OCBC's exposure to the offshore support vessels (OSV) sector, the question is whether...

Sep 23, 2020 05:50 AM

Weak travel demand aside, SIA has major problems to fix

THE pain being felt by the aviation sector is global, and Singapore Airlines (SIA) and its top brass should not be...

Sep 17, 2020 05:50 AM

Temasek's enhanced stake may fortify minority shareholders' faith in Sembmarine

IT IS hard not to feel pity for shareholders of Sembcorp Marine (Sembmarine).

Sep 16, 2020 05:50 AM

Analysts keep faith with UOB's organic wealth management play

AMONG the Singapore banks, UOB is generally seen to be more conservative in its wealth management (WM) pursuits,...


Sep 25, 2020 05:50 AM

Indonesia's Covid-19 situation underscores its dependence on vaccine, says Control Risks

EVEN as large-scale social restrictions in Indonesia's capital, Jakarta, were recently tightened, this is unlikely...


Sep 25, 2020 04:11 PM

TikTok tells Australia government it will make source code available for inspection

[SYDNEY] TikTok has told an Australian government committee that it will allow government officials to review its...


Sep 25, 2020 10:19 PM

Evergrande gets Hong Kong exchange nod to spin off management unit

[HONG KONG] China Evergrande Group won approval from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange to spin off its property...

Sep 25, 2020 09:36 PM

US: S&P 500, Dow extend longest losing spree in a year

[BENGALURU] The S&P 500 and the Dow opened lower on Friday, extending their longest losing spree in a year as...

Sep 25, 2020 09:23 PM

Wall Street prepares systems for election night trading surge

[NEW YORK] On Wall Street, it's considered a rite of passage to spend election night at your desk, teeing up orders...

Sep 25, 2020 06:16 PM

STI closes higher as factory output soars

SINGAPORE shares were pushed into positive territory on Friday, following a surprising set of industrial production...

Sep 25, 2020 05:31 PM

Malaysia: Shares close higher on Friday

MALAYSIA share prices closed higher on Friday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 8.34...

Sep 25, 2020 04:22 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks finish week with another loss

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares finished a tough week with another loss Friday as traders are spooked by rising virus...


Sep 25, 2020 09:05 PM

China says annual production capacity of virus vaccine to reach 610m

[BEIJING] China's Covid-19 vaccine development programme is in a "leading position" and Beijing expects annual...

Sep 25, 2020 02:51 PM

Open banking APIs a bigger threat to Singapore banks than digital entrants: DBS Research

THE addressable loan market for Singapore's upcoming digital banks is estimated to be worth S$220 to S$243 billion,...

Sep 25, 2020 05:50 AM

Sentosa Cove bungalow buying revs up

ACTIVITY in the bungalow market on Sentosa Cove has revved up in the past few months on the back of several demand...

Jul 20, 2020 05:50 AM

Equipping workers with digital skills for a new future: SkillsFuture Forum 2020 panel

Q: Singapore has been looking at reskilling and retraining for a long time. What's really different this time with...


Finding that sweet spot

By integrating research and enterprise, the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) can innovate to produce the most value for society, says its chief executive, Eugene Fitzgerald.

Guarding the utility

Yaniv Vardi, CEO of Claroty, helps to keep vital industrial facilities and critical infrastructure safe from hackers.

Chip-fuelled creativity

Teo Swee Ann, chief executive of Shanghai-based Espressif Systems, is creating a macro impact on the community of DIY tech hobbyists (or makers) through his firm's microchips.

Dawn of AI golden age

Even small firms and startups, not just the big boys, are starting to use state-of-the-art deep learning tools and algorithms, notes Swami Sivasubramanian, VP of machine learning at AWS.


Samuel Yik’s recipe for Dian Xiao Er is to stir in technology solutions while maintaining a quality workforce.