Jan 21, 2019 10:15 AM

Singaporeans' inflation expectations stand pat at end-2018: poll

SINGAPOREANS don't expect overall consumer costs to budge much in the next 12 months, but think that core...
The maritime sector in Singapore provides jobs for 170,000 people and contributes to 7...
Jan 21, 2019 10:46 AM

Singapore finance minister says 2019 Budget to focus on education, healthcare, security and defence

SINGAPORE'S upcoming Budget will focus on the nation's growing needs in education and healthcare, as well as...
Jan 21, 2019 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

Budget 2019 could be generous - election or not: analysts

WITH Singapore's next general election due by April 2021, economists and political watchers see a chance that the...
Jan 21, 2019 03:07 PM

Singapore-based medical information firm MIMS expands to US, Europe through tie-up

SINGAPORE-BASED medical information company MIMS and a unit of London-listed UDG Healthcare have announced a tie-up to...
Jan 21, 2019 02:40 PM

Hong Kong housing ranked world's least affordable for 9th year

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong has been ranked the world's least-affordable housing market for a ninth straight year...
BREAKING NEWS
Jan 21, 2019 03:55 PM

Seoul: Stocks end flat; foreigners buy for 9th consecutive session

[SEOUL] South Korea's Kospi stock index closed flat on Monday as China's strong industrial output limited...
Jan 21, 2019 03:50 PM

Nippon Life president says actively exploring M&A in US

<p/> <p/> [TOKYO] Nippon Life Insurance Co is actively seeking mergers and acquisitions overseas, with a...
Jan 21, 2019 03:43 PM

BlackRock, Goldman to move some fund managers to US if no-deal Brexit -sources

<p/> [LONDON] BlackRock and Goldman Sachs Asset Management both plan to temporarily move some British-based fund...
Jan 21, 2019 03:13 PM

China 2018 pork output surprises to downside, falls 0.9 per cent

<p/> [BEIJING] China's pork output fell 0.9 per cent in 2018 from the previous year to 54.04 million tonnes...
Jan 21, 2019 03:08 PM

China cracks down on swine fever cover-up as two farms punished

[BEIJING] Two large-scale hog farms in China will be punished for covering up outbreaks of African swine fever as the...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Jan 5, 2019 05:50 AM
MANAGEMENT UNLEASHED

Refreshing your people management style

PREVIOUSLY, management worked on the principle that people perform best when they are organised. On production lines,...

GARAGE

Jan 21, 2019 05:50 AM

Food delivery pioneer foodpanda says it's no endangered species

THE app-based food delivery space has grown greatly in recent years, with players coming and going, but one constant in...

STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Jan 21, 2019 03:55 PM

Seoul: Stocks end flat; foreigners buy for 9th consecutive session

[SEOUL] South Korea's Kospi stock index closed flat on Monday as China's strong industrial output limited...
Jan 21, 2019 02:33 PM

Australia shares end higher despite China jitters; NZ up

[BENGALURU] Australian shares gained for a fifth consecutive session on Monday, led by banks and energy firms, despite...
Jan 21, 2019 02:29 PM

Tokyo: Stocks close higher

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks closed higher on Monday, extending global rallies as optimism grew over a breakthrough in efforts...
Jan 21, 2019 01:31 PM

Singapore's Straits Times Index breaks resistance at 3,231; chart suggests more upside

[BENGALURU] Singapore's Straits Times Index breaks resistance at 3,231; chart suggests more upside...
Jan 21, 2019 01:18 PM

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Monday afternoon at 3,240.26, up 0.5% on day

SINGAPORE shares resumed afternoon trading in positive territory on Monday, with the Straits Times Index gaining 15.92...
Jan 21, 2019 11:37 AM

Asia: Markets post fresh gains, China growth slows to 28-year low

[HONG KONG] Asian markets on Monday built on last week's rally as investors cheered a report that China had...

LIFESTYLE

Jan 18, 2019 05:50 AM

Christina Teo

IN THE WORLD of startups and angel investing, men still outnumber women substantially. But Christina Teo, a Singaporean...
Jan 18, 2019 05:50 AM

12 Months of Travel

WE ALL KNOW that getting away from it all is becoming harder to do. There was a time when travel to faraway lands meant...
Jan 18, 2019 05:50 AM

Get Quacking

The Tung Lok Group - which is also behind the popular seafood concept Dancing Crab - is at it again with ingredient-...

FOCUS


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Embracing differences

From simply a clear business case more than 12 years ago, being diverse and inclusive is now a strategic imperative for Lenovo, says Yolanda Conyers, the firm's first chief diversity officer.

Cyber sleuth

The way to fight cyber crime is to ensure that the perpetrators and their backers face repercussions, says FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia, who's been at the frontline battles against hackers.

Going audit-gital

KPMG chairman Bill Thomas tells how technology has impacted the work of auditors, and delivers an impassioned response to recent criticism of scandals in the accounting profession.

Customise & connect

High-fashion label Coach turns the concept of luxury on its head, eschewing the top-down approach in favour of a more inclusive customer experience, says the American brand's CEO and president Joshua Schulman.


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