Nov 27, 2020 05:50 AM

Design by nature

IF your home has been looking a lot greener these days with plenty of newly acquired plants despite your lack of...

Nov 28, 2020 05:50 AM

Body blow: Singapore fitness players still reeling from Covid suckerpunch

IT WAS 11.59am on a Friday and Mabel Chua was getting ready to book a spin class at Ground Zero. It’s fastest...

Nov 27, 2020 05:50 AM

Charting the way forward for Putien

AT 13, while most of his peers were running across soccer fields, Fong Chak Ka was doing a different sort of running...

Nov 28, 2020 05:50 AM

For the love of science

SMACK in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic in May, Liz Henderson was asked to step up and lead Merck Biopharma...

BREAKING NEWS

Nov 29, 2020 05:17 PM

Over 90% of The Landmark units launched sold on first day

HOME buyers snapped up over 90 per cent of the 120 units launched for The Landmark on Saturday, the first day of...

Nov 29, 2020 03:44 PM

Eight new Covid-19 cases in Singapore; one in the community

[SINGAPORE] There were eight new coronavirus cases confirmed as of Sunday noon, taking Singapore's total to 58,213...

Nov 29, 2020 03:24 PM

HSBC considers exit from US retail banking: FT

[BRUSSELS] HSBC Holdings is considering an exit from US retail banking, according to a report by the Financial Times...

Nov 29, 2020 03:13 PM

China halts operation at Korean chip plant after worker tests positive for Covid-19

[BEIJING] A Chinese factory owned by South Korean semiconductor giant SK Hynix halted operations on Sunday after a...

Nov 29, 2020 03:02 PM

Zappos founder Tony Hsieh dies at 46; Bezos mourns untimely loss

[SEATTLE] Tony Hsieh, the retired chief executive of Zappos.com who revolutionised the online shoe industry and...

Nov 27, 2020 05:50 AM

In art, old is gold

AMONG Singapore's visual arts pioneers, there is none who captures the imagination quite like Georgette Chen (1906...

Nov 27, 2020 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

Salted & Hung ups its culinary game

IN the manufactured restaurant hierarchy of Singapore, we all know who the stars are, and not just by the ones they'...

Nov 28, 2020 05:50 AM

Singapore revs up for transportation of Covid vaccines

AHEAD of vaccines against Covid-19 becoming ready for distribution and use, the Civil Aviation Authority of...

Nov 28, 2020 05:50 AM

Hard-won RCEP trade pact draws queue of potential new partners

THE ink has barely dried on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), already several parties are...

Nov 28, 2020 05:50 AM
MONEY WISDOM

Demystifying universal life policies

WE have advocated the use of term insurance instead of whole life policies since 2003. The thinking is pretty...

Nov 28, 2020 05:50 AM
THE WINDING ROAD

Is insurance dispensable when times are hard?

CAUGHT between continuing to pay insurance premiums or forfeiting them to pump money into the business. That was the...

Nov 28, 2020 05:50 AM
THE STEERING COLUMN

Audi A5 Cabriolet 2.0 review: A soft opening

OH, THE joys of monsoon season, when the sky is wont to loosen its sphincter without so much as a by-your-leave....

Nov 28, 2020 05:50 AM
HEALTH

Unravelling the holy grail of anti-ageing and longevity

GOOD nutrition, clean environments, accessibility to good healthcare and healthy lifestyles have increased human...

Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Investors would be better served if IFAs were to widen the scope of their advice

DELOITTE & Touche Corporate Finance, as the independent financial adviser (IFA) on Sabana Reit's proposed merger...

Nov 18, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Time for Hyflux's PnP holders to move on as firm enters judicial management

FROM the get-go, the restructuring of Hyflux had placed special attention on the 34,000 perpetual and preference...

Nov 11, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Structural changes could pose headwinds for MRO firms in post-Covid landscape

AS THE recovery in travel inches forward, maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) firms are finding themselves...

Nov 10, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Multiple lawsuits added up can be material so why does Oxley Holdings not disclose them?

THE High Court will be hearing at least two litigation cases involving Oxley Holdings this week. If you don't...



ASEAN BUSINESS

Nov 28, 2020 05:50 AM

UOB, Vietnam's Foreign Investment Agency secure over S$3b of direct investments into country

UOB has secured more than S$3 billion of foreign direct investment (FDI) into Vietnam in alliance with Vietnam's...

GARAGE

Nov 29, 2020 01:36 PM

JPMorgan, Lloyds set sights on Starling Bank: Times

[LONDON] JPMorgan Chase & Co and Lloyds Banking Group have expressed interest in buying Starling Bank, a British...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Nov 28, 2020 06:13 AM

US: S&P 500, Nasdaq end at records, extending November rally

[NEW YORK] The S&P 500 and Nasdaq both closed at records Friday as markets continued to look past rising...

Nov 28, 2020 06:10 AM

Europe: Shares rise for fourth straight week; Spain's BBVA jumps

[Bengaluru] European shares gained for a fourth straight week on Friday as investors looked past near-term virus...

Nov 28, 2020 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Singapore stocks end week in the red; STI down 0.1%

SINGAPORE shares ended the week in negative territory, marking the third consecutive day of declines. The local...

Nov 28, 2020 05:50 AM

Corporate digest

REAL estate management services group LHN's full-year net profit rose to S$24.1 million from S$8.2 million on the...

Nov 27, 2020 10:41 PM

US: Wall St gains on recovery hopes after Thanksgiving holiday

[NEW YORK] Wall Street's main indexes opened higher on Friday as optimism around an economic rebound next year...

Nov 27, 2020 06:17 PM

Singapore stocks end week in the red; STI down 0.1%

SINGAPORE shares ended the week in negative territory, marking the third consecutive day of declines. The local...


FOCUS

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Nov 29, 2020 03:44 PM

Eight new Covid-19 cases in Singapore; one in the community

[SINGAPORE] There were eight new coronavirus cases confirmed as of Sunday noon, taking Singapore's total to 58,213...

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Nov 27, 2020 05:50 AM

Singapore's financial sector is hiring, but tech skills are key

SINGAPORE's financial services sector has held steady against the economic toll of the pandemic, creating some 1,900...

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Nov 29, 2020 05:17 PM

Over 90% of The Landmark units launched sold on first day

HOME buyers snapped up over 90 per cent of the 120 units launched for The Landmark on Saturday, the first day of...

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Jul 20, 2020 05:50 AM
SKILLSFUTURE FORUM

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...


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

For the love of science

Leading the region from lockdown in Dublin, Merck Biopharma's new Asia Pac VP Liz Henderson talks about the challenges - and opportunities - in supplying medicine to the highly diverse markets, including a possible cure for cancer.

Connecting Cloud to Asean

Alibaba Cloud's Lancelot Guo wants to capture the surging demand for intelligent cloud services in the burgeoning market.

Fuelling the future

There are diverse paths on the journey to a decarbonised world, says Jochen Eickholt, who leads the charge at Siemens Energy in supporting customer transitions to a more sustainable energy future.

Global strategist

The UN can still play a major role in preventing conflicts even in a new global paradigm, says its disarmament chief, Izumi Nakamitsu. But she reckons the organisation also needs to change with the times.


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