Jan 10, 2020 05:50 AM

Great Travel Getaways for 2020

THE WORLD SUFFERED a heavy dose of reality in 2019, staggering from the effects of civil strife, climate change and...

Jan 11, 2020 05:50 AM

Paws-perous business: The booming pets trade that's also feeding an illicit market

SINGAPORE'S demand for furry companions is at an all-time high, stoking growth in the pet sector with uptrends in...

Jan 10, 2020 05:50 AM

Lea Salonga, Actress

FOR FANS OF musical star Lea Salonga, there are few more highly-anticipated moments in her concerts than when she...

Jan 11, 2020 05:50 AM

Making the most of data

IN the past, the use of data was often viewed as a "nice-to-have" rather than a "must-have" in corporate decision-...

BREAKING NEWS

Jan 17, 2020 11:37 PM

LHN enters MoU to set up Malaysia JV for management services

CATALIST-LISTED LHN Group has inked a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with property developer LINBAQ...

Jan 17, 2020 11:22 PM

Tritech subsidiary secures S$6.76m contract from PUB

TRITECH Engineering and Testing (Singapore), a unit of Catalist-listed Tritech Group, has secured a S$6.76 million...

Jan 17, 2020 11:09 PM

Dasin Retail Trust manager to name new CEO, extends loan facilities

THE trustee-manager of Dasin Retail Trust will appoint Dasin Holdings executive Lily Wang as its new CEO from March...

Jan 17, 2020 11:06 PM

Latest Earnings

Jan 17, 2020 11:05 PM

Greta warns world leaders at climate protest before Davos

[LAUSANNE] Swedish climate campaigner Greta Thunberg issued a warning to world leaders at a protest in the Swiss...

Jan 10, 2020 05:50 AM

Out of the brew

OVERSEAS, Hiroshima is known almost exclusively for the tragic role it played in the closing days of World War II,...

Jan 10, 2020 05:50 AM

Beyond The Wild

THE CALL OF the wild is what brings us to South Africa, and while predators hunting prey is a stark reality, it’s...

Jan 11, 2020 05:50 AM

5G bid deadline extension may be 'prudent for industry'

SHARING 5G networks has been touted as a way to spread the financial load of the wireless technology, but actually...

Jan 11, 2020 05:50 AM
DIGITAL BANKS

Challenge for digital banks to make a dent in Singapore retail market

EVEN as excitement continues to bubble over the five upcoming digital banks in Singapore, not all industry watchers...

Jan 10, 2020 05:50 AM

Breaking Ground In Sharjah

IT HAS NO record-breaking buildings such as Dubai’s Burj Khalifa or Abu Dhabi’s Louvre Museum. Instead, the Emirate...

Jan 10, 2020 05:50 AM

Singapore Art Week: Art takes over the island

INTERNATIONAL ART HEAVYWEIGHTS such as Kehinde Wiley (who painted Barack Obama’s iconic portrait), Yinka Shonibare (...

Jan 11, 2020 05:50 AM
CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

What is an asset class, really?

TODAY, diversification and alternative returns are our top portfolio concerns. Why? Because low interest rates may...

Jan 11, 2020 05:50 AM
HEALTH

Vision 20/20: viewing the world perfectly

AT the dawn of a year and decade, it is fitting to review and renew our goals. 2020 holds special meaning for...

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 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.
 

Jan 17, 2020 05:54 PM

Malaysia: Shares close higher on Friday

MALAYSIA share prices closed higher on Friday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 7.93...

Jan 17, 2020 04:32 PM

Europe: Stocks advance at open

[LONDON] Europe's main stock markets rose in initial trading on Friday, still buoyed by this week's China-US trade...

Jan 17, 2020 04:20 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks end week with gains

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks finished Friday on a positive note, with investors retaining optimism over the outlook...

Jan 17, 2020 03:42 PM

South Korea: Stocks pause after trade-fueled rally

[SEOUL] South Korean shares ended almost flat on Friday after hitting a 15-month high in morning trade, as investors...


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

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.

The doctor is in

Geraldine Buckingham sees parallels between her former medical career and asset management. As chair of Asia Pacific, BlackRock, she wants to help address the retirement crisis that has beset many countries in Asia.


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