Jan 24, 2020 05:50 AM

From Trash to Treasure

Jan 25, 2020 05:50 AM

Your data, my business: Why data privacy is especially hazardous for startups

HOW do you add contacts into your smartphone? Do you fill in a name and phone number and be done with it?

Jan 24, 2020 05:50 AM

Joey Yap, Chinese Metaphysics Consultant & Academy Founder

WHEN JOEY YAP speaks, everyone listens. He commands an audience of thousands at his popular seminars and workshops,...

Jan 25, 2020 05:50 AM

In for the long haul

JEAN-MARC Chery is back in his old seat in Singapore after more than a decade. The 59-year-old president and chief...


Jan 25, 2020 06:39 AM

Boeing could again cut production on 787 plane: source

[NEW YORK] Boeing, still in crisis mode due to the grounding of the 737 MAX, is considering further production cuts...

Jan 25, 2020 06:36 AM

15 on trial for robbing Morocco king of luxury watches

[RABAT] Fifteen people went on trial in the Moroccan capital on Friday over the theft of dozens of luxury watches...

Jan 25, 2020 06:34 AM

Russia invites Nato members to take part in war games

[MOSCOW] Russia's defence minister said Friday it is sending out invitations to North Atlantic Treaty Organization (...

Jan 25, 2020 06:31 AM

China shuts down 13 cities as virus toll climbs

[WUHAN] Chinese authorities rapidly expanded a mammoth quarantine effort aimed at containing a deadly contagion on...

Jan 25, 2020 06:26 AM

London police to launch facial recognition operations

[LONDON] Britain's biggest police force said on Friday it will begin to conduct live facial recognition technology...

Jan 24, 2020 05:50 AM

On the dining trail in Fukuoka

IT LACKS the razzle-dazzle of Tokyo, the ancient traditions of Kyoto and the pristine powder snow of Hokkaido in...

Jan 24, 2020 05:50 AM

Black Marble offers some suburban shine

FOR a suburban shopping centre, we don't know what gauge Raffles Holland V Mall uses to come up with its parking...

Jan 25, 2020 05:50 AM

Singapore December factory output decline moderates to 0.7%

SINGAPORE'S factory output fell 0.7 per cent year-on-year in December, moderating from November's revised figure of...

Jan 25, 2020 05:50 AM

Singapore biotech firm Veredus expects to have Wuhan virus test by Feb 1

HOMEGROWN biotech firm Veredus Laboratories on Friday announced it is developing a test for the Wuhan virus.

Jan 24, 2020 05:50 AM

A Minimalist Touch

YOU WON’T FIND a profusion of kumquat trees or bright red scrolls decorating Rachel Tan’s Bukit Timah home for...

Jan 24, 2020 05:50 AM

Watches: Heavy Metal

LUXURY WATCH BRANDS are steeling themselves for the next design trend - literally. In recent months, the likes of H...

Jan 25, 2020 05:50 AM

Aetna International rolls out DNA testing as part of group benefits

UNTIL just a few years ago, DNA tests were closely associated with paternity tests or criminal investigations. But...

Jan 25, 2020 05:50 AM

Twists on tradition

GET into the Lunar New Year spirit with the Chinese-inflected tipples at Mitzo Restaurant & Bar at Grand Park...

Jan 24, 2020 05:50 AM

Global Invacom - much promise, but not yet 'ready to launch'

SOME companies are easier to dress up than others and while they do many things right by the market, they are...

Jan 22, 2020 05:50 AM

How will incumbents prepare for the arrival of digital banks?

GIVEN the outsized interest from 21 digital banking aspirants looking to partake in Singapore's latest financial-...

Jan 21, 2020 05:50 AM

What's next for Procurri after aborted asset sale?

PROCURRI shares went on a roller-coaster ride over the past two months as initial excitement over a possible offer...

Jan 17, 2020 05:50 AM

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 24, 2020 01:58 PM

Malaysia's lower voting age could benefit BN, PAS

The lowered voting age in Malaysia could benefit the country's two biggest Malay Muslim political parties at the...


Jan 24, 2020 07:42 AM

Cloud cooking land: Indian housewives become gig economy chefs

[MUMBAI] Rashmi Sahijwala never expected to start working at the age of 59, let alone join India's gig economy - now...


Jan 25, 2020 06:10 AM

US: Stocks drop as coronavirus hits tourism shares

[NEW YORK] Wall Street stocks tumbled Friday as news of additional coronavirus cases offset some positive earnings...

Jan 25, 2020 06:06 AM

Europe: Shares jump as positive PMI paints rosier picture

[BENGALURU] European shares rose on Friday, their first positive session of the week, as better-than-expected...

Jan 25, 2020 05:50 AM

DBS raises SGX target price to S$9.60, maintains 'buy' call

DBS Group Research has raised its target price for the Singapore Exchange (SGX) to S$9.60, up from S$8.90 previously...

Jan 25, 2020 05:50 AM

Wuhan virus fears send STI to its first weekly loss of the year

UNDERSTANDABLY, the focal point of market talk this week was on the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus ahead of Chinese...

Jan 24, 2020 04:47 PM

Europe: Stocks rebound at open

[LONDON] Europe's main equity markets rebounded strongly at the open on Friday, after Asian indices halted their...

Jan 24, 2020 02:24 PM

Tokyo: Nikkei closes higher as Wall St stabilises

[TOKYO] Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index closed marginally higher on Friday, propped up by a calm session on Wall...


In for the long haul

The chips may have been down of late for the semiconductor sector, but ST Microelectronics' Jean-Marc Chery, an industry veteran, remains upbeat about its future.

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.


Samuel Yik’s recipe for Dian Xiao Er is to stir in technology solutions while maintaining a quality workforce.