Jan 17, 2020 05:50 AM

Qipao Power: The Cheongsam gets more fashion relevance

THE QIPAO MAY no longer be a common sight on the streets of China. But fashionistas across the world are embracing...

Jan 18, 2020 05:50 AM

What the hype: Pumped up kicks and the sneaker resale market

On New Year’s eve, a sneaker collaboration with German sportswear giant Adidas and gamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins was...

Jan 18, 2020 05:50 AM

Cloud evangelist

ONE interesting aspect of technology usage and understanding in this millennium is that it has outgrown the late...

BREAKING NEWS

Jan 18, 2020 02:49 PM

Davos diplomacy likely between India, Malaysia to defuse palm row

[KUALA LUMPUR] Trade ministers from India and Malaysia are likely to meet on the sidelines of the World Economic...

Jan 18, 2020 02:06 PM

NBA delays planned April vote on schedule changes: report

[NEW YORK] The NBA doesn't plan to vote on major schedule changes at an April team owners meeting, but still hopes...

Jan 18, 2020 01:42 PM

Best Buy starts investigation into CEO's personal conduct

[BENGALURU] US consumer electronics retailer Best Buy Co said on Friday that its board was conducting an independent...

Jan 18, 2020 01:36 PM

Airbnb revamps corporate governance, tying bonuses to safety

[NEW YORK] Airbnb is laying the groundwork for a public market debut later this year, announcing a new corporate...

Jan 18, 2020 01:30 PM

Break up big tech's 'monopoly', smaller rivals tell Congress hearing

[COLORADO] In April 2019, Tile.com, which helps users find lost or misplaced items, suddenly found itself competing...

Jan 17, 2020 05:50 AM

Four chefs and their favourite CNY recipes

“In Hong Kong, my family’s reunion dinners were always prepared by my mother. The food was simple, but made with...

Jan 17, 2020 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

Predictable Chinese cooking at Jia He

NOT every restaurant can be a star. We get that. Just as an army has its generals and elite commandos, it also needs...

Jan 18, 2020 05:50 AM

Exporters close the book on a sorry 2019

SINGAPORE'S trade-dependent economy clocked its worst export showing since the global financial crisis, as non-oil...

Jan 18, 2020 05:50 AM
THIS TIME IS DIFFERENT

Investment advice I wish I knew when I was 25 years old

TIME is an investor's best friend. The variable that has the biggest impact on an investor's long-term return is the...

Jan 17, 2020 05:50 AM

House Proud: Decorative touches for Chinese New Year

Rats are known to be ambitious, intelligent and resourceful, and often have a mischievous air about them. This...

Jan 17, 2020 05:50 AM

Show me the money: Red packets get a whole new look

These six angpao designs aren’t restricted to Chinese New Year use only. They’re made by...

Jan 18, 2020 05:50 AM
THE STEERING COLUMN

Vespa GTS 300 Connected: Twist and shout

JUST the other day I asked the wife (I only have one) if she thought I could look manly riding a Vespa. "What do you...

Jan 18, 2020 05:50 AM
HEALTH

Feasting or fasting in the festive season?

THE Christmas festivities are barely over and Chinese New Year is already rolling round. We have just recovered from...

Jan 17, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Not end of the road for TPG even if it doesn't snare 5G licence

SINGAPORE'S call for proposals to set up the nation's 5G networks has yet to close but pundits already think that...

Jan 16, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Magnus debacle a grave case of misgovernance

ON Jan 9, Magnus Energy, a company whose shares have been suspended from trading since Aug 23, 2019, got an...

Jan 15, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Credit ratings, bond insurance were no protection in 2008 crisis

SOME of the proposals that the retail bonds working group is studying seem to be mechanisms that were in place in...

Jan 8, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Singapore's digibank experiment is right balance of innovation and prudence

THE buzz behind digital banking in Singapore speaks to the belief that small-and-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)...



ASEAN BUSINESS

Jan 17, 2020 05:29 PM

Differing prospects for Asean telcos in 5G rollout: DBS

5G offers profitable opportunities for telcos in Singapore and Malaysia, but Thai telcos may face some risks from a...

GARAGE

Jan 17, 2020 01:15 PM

Temasek, Trustbridge target majority stake in WeWork China at US$1b valuation: sources

TEMASEK Holdings and Trustbridge Partners have held talks with WeWork China over increasing their stake in the China...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Jan 18, 2020 05:58 AM

US: Stocks end at records again, S&P 500 up 0.4%

[NEW YORK] Wall Street stocks again finished at records on Friday, capping a positive week of trade-related news and...

Jan 18, 2020 05:50 AM
HOT STOCK

BreadTalk shares fall 8% on net loss warning for FY2019

SHARES of BreadTalk Group fell 8 per cent just half an hour after the market opened on Friday after the company...

Jan 18, 2020 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Asian markets close mixed as trade deal cheer fades

POSITIVE economic data from the US and China struggled to keep sentiment afloat on Friday as trade deal exuberance...

Jan 18, 2020 05:44 AM

Europe: Shares touch all-time peak on cross-Atlantic trade optimism

[BENGALURU] European shares clocked a record closing high on Friday after EU Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan struck a...

Jan 17, 2020 10:49 PM

US: Wall Street opens at record high on strong data, earnings

[NEW YORK] US stock indexes marched to new highs at open on Friday, driven by optimism over corporate earnings,...

Jan 17, 2020 06:26 PM

Singapore shares edge up 0.1%, gain 0.8% on the week

THE Straits Times Index closed flat at 3,281.03 having gained just 3.03 points or 0.09 per cent.
 


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Cloud evangelist

Teresa Carlson, global head of Amazon Web Services' public sector practice, waxes lyrical about government-run cloud services, and is out to build a Women in Tech movement.

Making the most of data

It's just over a year old but has been dubbed a "fintech firm with a 160-year history". Refinitiv's Asia-Pac managing director Alfred Lee sheds light on the business of using data and technology to derive risk intelligence.

Class pass

Michel Rochat, CEO of EHL Group - the top-ranking Swiss hospitality and leisure management school - is out to remake higher education.

Staying nimble

Tuan Sing CEO William Liem believes in letting go of outmoded beliefs and being adaptable for an organisation to truly grow.


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