Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Return Of The Celebrity Chef

No, not poltergeists. Foreign celebrity chefs, that is. Just when you thought that they had lost their allure given the...
Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Jeong Ae Ree

IT MAY BE A MERE COINCIDENCE that Jeong Ae Ree's given name sounds a lot like "aria", a musical term...
Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Safe as houses? The property investment story so far

IT is in the collective consciousness of Singaporeans that owning property is a big part of being - and getting - rich...
Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Segmented & bespoke

SHORT-TERM home rental platform Airbnb is here to stay, which means that hoteliers must step up their game, says global...


Sep 22, 2018 02:32 PM

Iran will defeat Trump just like it did Saddam, won't abandon missiles: Rouhani

[DUBAI] US President Donald Trump will fail in his confrontation with Iran, just like Iraq's Saddam Hussein,...
Sep 22, 2018 02:17 PM

Hong Kong property developers sell low on rate hike, more supply

[HONG KONG] Property developers are cutting prices in Hong Kong to lure buyers amid the increasing downside risks in...
Sep 22, 2018 02:04 PM

ECB heads for peak liquidity as Euro-area stimulus tools top out

[FRANKFURT] The euro zone's era of massive excess liquidity, courtesy of the European Central Bank, is about to...
Sep 22, 2018 12:48 PM

Trade war spurs soy merry-go-round as China turns to Argentina

[CHICAGO] President Donald Trump's trade war with China is turning the global soybean market into a merry-go-round...
Sep 22, 2018 12:20 PM

China cancels trade talks with US as tariff threats escalate: WSJ

[SHANGHAI] China has cancelled upcoming trade talks with the United States and will not send vice-premier Liu He to...
Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Sushi Chiharu delivers value-for-money omakase

CUPPAGE Terrace is not Cuppage Plaza. They're just steps apart, but somehow the grubbiness of Cuppage Plaza has...
Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

The Real Marco Pierre White

MARCO PIERRE WHITE doesn't do things in half measures. While celebrity chefs pencil in annual visits to their...
Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Uber-Deliveroo deal: Singapore deja vu for ridehailing giant?

THE Uber-Deliveroo deal unveiled on Friday could present Uber with a dilemma in South-east Asia, where Uber owns a...
Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Low cost portfolios get you a headstart, says endowus

LOW-COST investing remains elusive in Singapore's unit trust landscape, but a new financial advisory (FA) entrant...
Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

On A Cultural High In Tokyo

TOKYO IS A CITY OF TRIBES where nine million people carve out their own utopian societies side by side. Whether they...
Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

The Big Picture

IN AN AGE where we have access to countless online images while producing thousands of our own for social media, what...
Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Tech to snooze to

ARGUE what you will, but I won't budge from my view that sleep is the most precious commodity that we do not get...
Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Don't get used to being used at work

THE adage "use things, not people" has been repeated countless times, but funnily enough, it often falls on...
Sep 20, 2018 05:50 AM

Are there risks to having too many Jardine units in the STI?

WHEN Dairy Farm International joins the Straits Times Index (STI) on Sept 24 at the expense of StarHub, it will be the...
Sep 18, 2018 05:50 AM

Is Ascott trust mulling sale of Ascott Raffles Place?

WORD on the street is that an expression of interest (EOI) exercise closed recently for Ascott Raffles Place, a 20-...
Sep 13, 2018 05:50 AM

Regulators need to tighten reins on fintechs

THERE are no signs of real haste from global regulators in keeping financial technology (fintech) firms in further...
Sep 12, 2018 05:50 AM

Takeover mechanisms matter in privatisation offers

AT Vard Holdings' extraordinary general meeting (EGM) in July, a number of shareholders - including some veterans...


Sep 22, 2018 07:03 AM

US: Dow hits new closing high ahead of index reshuffle

[NEW YORK] Industrials led the Dow to a new closing high on Friday ahead of Monday's major sector reshuffle,...
Sep 22, 2018 07:00 AM

Europe: European stock index scores best winning streak in two decades

[LONDON] Easing fears of a trade war further lifted European shares on Friday, with trade-sensitive sectors like miners...
Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

STI regains 3,200 level as calm returns to Wall St

ASIAN stocks flashed green on Friday, encouraged by Wall Street's firm handover overnight, as investors came round...
Sep 21, 2018 05:54 PM

Singapore shares close 1.2% higher on Friday

SINGAPORE stocks ended higher on Friday, with the Straits Times Index advancing 37.25 points or 1.2 per cent to 3,217...
Sep 21, 2018 05:50 PM

Malaysia: Shares end higher on Friday

Malaysia share prices closed higher on Friday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 6.94 points...
Sep 21, 2018 04:15 PM

Seoul: Stocks climb as trade worries ease, won gains

[SEOUL] South Korea's KOSPI stock index closed higher on Friday as investors risk appetite recovered after Wall...


Segmented & bespoke

John Kidd, who runs one of the world's biggest hotel groups, talks about the consumer trends behind Radisson's strategic decisions, including its pivot to China.

Point Of Contact

Voice and PABX are passe. Avaya's CEO, Jim Chirico, sees enterprise communication being fully disrupted and digitalised. But there will still be human agents at call centres, he says.

A People-Enabler

Joseph "Yossi" Vardi, pioneer Israeli entrepreneur and tech godfather, finds the human spirit in technology. When he invests - he has put money in more than 90 companies - he looks not so much at the idea behind the venture as the talent of the people behind the pitch.

Both sides now

The first woman in a global CEO role at an Omnicom creative network, Wendy Clark not only brings her A-game to the table - by gearing women up to be boardroom-ready - but also wants to bring caring back to the workplace.