Sep 17, 2019 08:42 AM

Tiong Seng CEO, project director on bail amid corruption probe

MAINBOARD-LISTED Tiong Seng Holdings said on Tuesday that its chief executive and executive director Pek Lian Guan...

UPDATED 11 hours 46 min ago
Sep 2, 2019 03:54 PM

PODCAST: How fintech helps you with cheaper money transfers (Money Hacks, Ep 53)

This episode is aimed at how best to transfer your money abroad, and in cheaper ways.

Sep 17, 2019 09:04 AM

Mapletree Industrial Trust to raise at least S$350m from private placement

MAPLETREE Industrial Trust (MIT) looks to raise at least S$350 million through a private placement to partially fund...

BREAKING NEWS
Sep 18, 2019 12:21 AM

LSE investors awaiting higher offer from Hong Kong

[LONDON] The Hong Kong Stock Exchange needs to stump up more cash to clinch a takeover of the prized London Stock...

Sep 18, 2019 12:05 AM

Earth warming more quickly than thought, new climate models show

[PARIS] Greenhouse gases thrust into the atmosphere mainly by burning fossil fuels are warming Earth's surface more...

Sep 17, 2019 11:56 PM

Saudi oil output to recover in two or three weeks after attack

[LONDON] Saudi Arabia sought to calm markets on Tuesday after an attack on its oil facilities, with sources in the...

Sep 17, 2019 11:40 PM

European banking lobby faces backlash over hiring regulator as CEO

[LONDON] The move by a European banking lobby to appoint one of the sector's regulators as its new boss faced...

Sep 17, 2019 11:18 PM

Deutsche Bank CEO considers outside hire to head investment bank

[FRANKFURT] Deutsche Bank AG Chief Executive Officer Christian Sewing is considering whether to appoint a new...


LIFESTYLE

Sep 13, 2019 05:50 AM

Claire Chiang, Business Owner and Activist

IN A WAY, Claire Chiang has always lived by the ethos of conservation.

Sep 13, 2019 05:50 AM

Shigeru Ban's Shishi-Iwa House is a cool sanctuary in Karuizawa

Shigeru Ban’s Shishi-Iwa House is a sanctuary for
guests to connect with nature and one another

Sep 13, 2019 05:50 AM

Alain Ducasse makes Mediterranean debut in Singapore

ALAIN Ducasse likes to collect "beautiful addresses around the world" for his restaurants. No wonder, considering...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Sep 17, 2019 06:02 PM

Asia-Pacific banks' property exposure rising: Fitch report

Vietnam is among those facing elevated risk, said analysts

GARAGE

Sep 17, 2019 04:12 PM

SoftBank leads financing round in Brazil home goods retailer MadeiraMadeira

[SAO PAULO] Japan's SoftBank Group Corp has led a US$110 million financing round for Brazilian online home goods...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Sep 18, 2019 12:21 AM

LSE investors awaiting higher offer from Hong Kong

[LONDON] The Hong Kong Stock Exchange needs to stump up more cash to clinch a takeover of the prized London Stock...

Sep 17, 2019 09:44 PM

US: Wall Street drops at open; Fed in focus

[NEW YORK] US stocks fell at open on Tuesday as investors stayed away from making big bets ahead of the Federal...

Sep 17, 2019 06:51 PM

Singapore shares close 0.7% lower on oil supply uncertainty

Singapore shares closed lower on Tuesday, as investors awaited clarity on whether the weekend’s attack on Saudi oil...

Sep 17, 2019 05:49 PM

Malaysia: Shares close higher on Tuesday

MALAYSIA share prices closed higher on Tuesday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 3.05...

Sep 17, 2019 04:31 PM

Hong Kong: Shares suffer fresh losses

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares extended losses Tuesday on growing geopolitical fears after the weekend attack on Saudi...

Sep 17, 2019 04:13 PM

South Korea: Stocks end flat as oil price surge sparks slowdown concerns

[SEOUL] South Korean shares closed little changed on Tuesday on fears that a spike in oil prices could slow global...


FOCUS


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Straight shooter

UBS Asia Pacific president Edmund Koh – who says his job has made him one of the best connected persons in Asia – pulls no punches about life at the helm of the wealth management business.

Old-School Newsman

Even as he drives the South China Morning Post's digital expansion, Gary Liu, techie CEO of the Hong Kong broadsheet's publisher, says the print product will remain relevant and will evolve.

Refocus on the core

Jennifer Johnson, president and COO of global fund house Franklin Resources, says her firm - and the industry at large - need to get back to the basics: Investors want to see growth in their funds.

AD King's second act

Fresh from his exit from WPP, Martin Sorrell, ertswhile the "most powerful man in advertising", has started from scratch again, with a new baby and a new growth model.


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