Aug 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Forget HKEx; SGX carves out its own winning niche

UNLIKE Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx), Singapore Exchange (SGX) does not have China as its hinterland, but has...
Aug 16, 2018 12:56 PM

Keppel Land CFO Lim Kei Hin dies

KEPPEL Land's chief financial officer Lim Kei Hin has died on Aug 10 at the age of 60...
Aug 16, 2018 08:59 AM

Stocks to watch: ASL Marine, Aspial, CFM, Heeton, KSH, Vibrant, Stratech

THE following companies saw new developments which may affect trading of their shares on Thursday:
Aug 16, 2018 05:50 AM

SGX eyes billion-dollar Reits, consumer, tech, healthcare IPOs in coming months

SINGAPORE Exchange (SGX) is seeing "very healthy" mandates for initial public offers (IPO) in the coming...
Aug 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Rush to beat cooling measures sends developers' sales to 16-month high

THE knee-jerk reaction by some buyers who raced to snap up private residential properties on the night of July 5 to...
Aug 16, 2018 12:50 PM

Ultra-rich save millions exploiting Hong Kong home loophole

[HONG KONG] When Pan Sutong, the billionaire chairman of Hong Kong investment conglomerate Goldin Group, splashed out a...
Aug 16, 2018 08:29 AM

Vibrant Group suspects fire in China was deliberate act to destroy Blackgold's accounts

A MOTOR vehicle transporting certain accounting records of a subsidiary caught fire near a coal mine in China on Aug 9...
Aug 16, 2018 02:52 PM

Taiwan hotel axes Marriott contract over China naming row

[TAIPEI] The owner of a Starwood-branded hotel in Taiwan said on Thursday it will terminate its contract with Marriott...
Aug 16, 2018 04:16 PM

Alibaba-backed online parenting firm Babytree eyeing up to US$1b Hong Kong IPO: sources

[HONG KONG] China's leading online parenting firm Babytree Group, backed by e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, plans...
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Aug 16, 2018 05:41 PM

Malaysia shares close lower on Thursday

MALAYSIA share prices closed lower on Thursday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 8.67...
Aug 16, 2018 05:28 PM

Singapore shares end lower on Thursday

SHARE prices in the Singapore bourse closed lower on Thursday, with the key Straits Times Index down 22.19 points, or 0...
Aug 16, 2018 03:34 PM

Seoul: Stocks, won weaken amid Turkey, China concerns

[SEOUL] South Korea's Kospi stock index weakened on Thursday tracking declines in Chinese market, while fears of...
Aug 16, 2018 03:25 PM

Australian shares end flat as gains for Telstra, QBE offset miners' losses

[BENGALURU] Australian shares closed unchanged on Thursday, as a selloff in materials was offset by gains in Telstra...
Aug 16, 2018 02:57 PM

Tokyo's Nikkei index trims early losses to end flat

[TOKYO] Tokyo's benchmark stock index closed flat on Thursday, trimming early losses after the news that China and...
Aug 16, 2018 01:12 PM

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Thursday afternoon at 3,219.79, down 0.44%

SINGAPORE stocks resumed trading on Thursday afternoon on lower ground, with the Straits Times Index retreating 0.44...


Aug 13, 2018 05:50 AM

Seeking its day in the sun

IT IS often said that in Myanmar, you don't have the Internet. You have Facebook...
Aug 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Rizu needs to raise its game

THE restaurant scene is a perpetual revolving door - if you keep returning to the same location, chances are you can...


Aug 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Delvyn Wong

SOMETIMES, THE BEST ideas are the simplest ones. In 1967, three brothers in search of a business opportunity pooled...
Aug 10, 2018 05:50 AM

The New Mavericks

DISRUPTORS AREN'T ALWAYS to be found in multi-billion dollar startups or even in trendy millennial-created apps...
Aug 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Beyond assyrtiko, Greek whites reach for distinction

AMONG all the little-known grape varieties found in the ancient land of Greece, assyrtiko is the one that seems to have...



Crusader for fintech rules

Failing to regulate fintech or Big Tech is not unlike ignoring shadow banking activities, says Standard Chartered chairman Jose Vinals - and he's optimistic about the Herculean task of coordinating global regulation.

Green warrior

Governments should make businesses bear the cost of their environmental impact, says Jonathon Porritt, co-founder of Forum for the Future.

Real estate game changer

JLL is riding the digital technology wave, investing in proptech to become more productive and create value for clients, says its CEO Christian Ulbrich.

Unbound by rules

Adrian Cheng, heir to Hong Kong's New World Development and Chow Tai Fook conglomerates, has brought his own vision into the sprawling family business empire and made his mark as an art and cultural entrepreneur.


EVEN though the potato chip market may seem already saturated, husband and wife team Lee Yue Jer and Kee Vern Cheng, both 32, saw a gap in it.