Apr 19, 2019 05:50 AM

Whisky business: Is the Japanese whisky shortage really a cause for concern?

“ACQUIRING JAPANESE WHISKY requires a lot of patience, resources and most of all – luck,” notes Loh Chin Hui, an...

Apr 20, 2019 05:50 AM

Will Jewel be Changi's game-changer?

To that end, the joint venture between CAG and property developer CapitaLand built up not just retail and dining...

Singapore Budget 2019

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Apr 19, 2019 05:50 AM

Charlie Siem

CHARLIE SIEM DISCOVERED his calling early - very early - in life. As he tells it, he was sitting in the back seat of...

Apr 20, 2019 05:50 AM

It pays to play safe

DEMOCRATISING the movement of money may be an audacious ask, given that economies around the world - from emerging...


Apr 20, 2019 02:30 PM

China's pledged share risks recede in first quarter: Shenzhen exchange

[SHANGHAI] The risks posed by the use of pledged shares as collateral in China eased in the first quarter, thanks to...

Apr 20, 2019 02:06 PM

Hundreds sign online petition supporting woman suing JD.com CEO in rape case

[SHANGHAI] Hundreds of people have added their names to an online petition in support of a University of Minnesota...

Apr 20, 2019 01:47 PM

Security breaches won't derail singapore's tech push: Minister

[SAN FRANCISCO] Recent security breaches, including one where details of HIV patients were leaked, won't hold back...

Apr 20, 2019 01:28 PM

China to accept applications for restricted scrap metal imports from late May: Association

[BEIJING] Chinese authorities will start accepting applications for licences to import unspecified quantities of...

Apr 20, 2019 12:47 PM

US intelligence says Huawei funded by Chinese state security: Report

[BENGALURU] US intelligence has accused Huawei Technologies of being funded by Chinese state security, The Times...

Apr 19, 2019 05:50 AM

The Meat Men: new beef-focused eateries

If it seems the simplest thing to do to slip a meat patty between a bun, why is it so hard to find a good burger in...

Apr 19, 2019 05:50 AM

A taste of the good life at Culina

WE love fresh food markets. We love the idea of picking out raw oysters, crabs, shrimp, cuts of meat and having them...

Apr 20, 2019 05:50 AM

Singapore hotels don't kid around when it comes to family vacations

WHEN it comes to family vacations, the kids are often the boss - and Singapore hotels are pulling out all the stops...

Apr 20, 2019 05:50 AM

Brokers that can make you rich

IT SEEMS the only time that many of us will ever contact our brokers these days is when we have a problem. It could...

Apr 19, 2019 05:50 AM

The A list: investment handbags to covet

​EVERY SEASON PRESENTS a lineup of designer bags to lust after - but how do we know if what we’re buying is really...

Apr 19, 2019 05:50 AM

Bayfront Living

​WATER, WATER, EVERYWHERE. Well, not in the apartment but all around it, thanks to the unobstructed views of the...

Apr 20, 2019 05:50 AM

2018 Bordeaux are exceptional: here’s what to invest in now

AT the region's annual en primeur tastings last week, I sipped my way through about 500 barrel samples of Bordeaux's...

Apr 20, 2019 05:50 AM

Is the '996' work culture the way to go in Singapore?

CHINESE billionaire and co-founder of Alibaba Group Jack Ma faced a backlash when he voiced support for the infamous...

Apr 11, 2019 05:50 AM

Sustainability reporting isn't about lip service

INTERNATIONAL Accounting Standards Board (IASB) chairman Hans Hoogervorst's recent accusation of "rampant"...

Apr 10, 2019 05:50 AM

More M&A could be in the offing for S-Reits

OUE Commercial Reit (OUE C-Reit) and OUE Hospitality Trust (OUE H-Trust) are coming together in what could be the...

Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

Banks should worry about Apple Card

WHEN the Apple Card was launched a few weeks ago, some pundits were unimpressed with all that fuss.

Apr 4, 2019 05:50 AM

How far do directors' duties extend?

CAMSING Healthcare's independent directors (IDs) came under fire last week, for quitting the board before the...


Apr 18, 2019 11:23 AM

Real estate markets across Asia kick off 2019 on a positive note

Real estate markets across Asia generally started 2019 on a positive note with friendly government policies, tax...


Apr 19, 2019 08:30 AM

Sequoia India names 17 early-stage startups for Surge accelerator programme

SEQUOIA India, a branch of the technology-focused American venture capital (VC) firm, has announced the 17...


Apr 20, 2019 02:30 PM

China's pledged share risks recede in first quarter: Shenzhen exchange

[SHANGHAI] The risks posed by the use of pledged shares as collateral in China eased in the first quarter, thanks to...

Apr 20, 2019 06:06 AM

S.Korea: Stocks edge higher on bargain hunting; down 0.8 pct for week

[SEOUL] South Korea's Kospi stock index edged higher on Friday on bargain hunting after losses in the previous...

Apr 20, 2019 05:55 AM

Tokyo: Japan, China shares climb in thin holiday trade

[TOKYO] Tokyo and Shanghai stocks closed higher Friday but trade lacked direction with several major markets closed...

Apr 20, 2019 05:50 AM

Nanshan-backed W Capital has more than 10 IPO pipeline deals

HAVING built up the investment banking business in Tata Capital Markets and AMFraser Securities from scratch in his...

Apr 20, 2019 05:50 AM

Transport is star performer YTD among industrials

GIVEN that industrials are among the broadest defined sectors in the equity space, it may be of little surprise then...

Apr 20, 2019 05:50 AM

Metro JV acquires Grade-A Tampines office building

METRO Holdings unit Metrobilt Construction has entered a 50:50 joint venture to acquire 7 and 9 Tampines Grande, a...


It pays to play safe

Rohan Mahadevan, senior vice-president of international markets at PayPal, which handles about a quarter of all e-commerce transactions globally, tells why keeping its entire platform secure for customers and merchants is the company's top priority.

Showbiz stalwart

Singaporean Ricky Ow, who started out in TV as a child actor and today oversees the Asia-Pacific portfolio of media and entertainment giant Turner, shares what the future of show business holds for the storied group whose TV brands run from CNN to Cartoon Network.

Irish eyes are smiling

Ireland is a committed member of the EU, and that spells huge opportunities for business, says the country’s Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys.

Providing connections

In today's digital economy, data enables invisible empowerment to companies big and small, says Orange Business Services CEO Helmut Reisinger.


In using a digital platform to add a touch of modernity, Haulio’s Alvin Ea is hauling the logistics industry into a new era.