Aug 10, 2018 05:50 AM

The New Mavericks

DISRUPTORS AREN'T ALWAYS to be found in multi-billion dollar startups or even in trendy millennial-created apps...
Aug 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Delvyn Wong

SOMETIMES, THE BEST ideas are the simplest ones. In 1967, three brothers in search of a business opportunity pooled...
Aug 11, 2018 05:50 AM

A new chapter for singlit

OPEN the door and you're instantly hit by the scent of paper - one book lovers would probably associate with joy...
Aug 11, 2018 05:50 AM

Crusader for fintech rules

STANDARD Chartered chairman Jose Vinals will have you know that he succumbs to temptation, and his sin of choice today...
Aug 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Rizu needs to raise its game

THE restaurant scene is a perpetual revolving door - if you keep returning to the same location, chances are you can...
Aug 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Artisanal Finds

Eastern European may not be on the average Singaporean's culinary radar, but for the 7,000 expats from former...
Aug 11, 2018 05:50 AM

SGD savings deposit growth flatlining as depositors seek options

SAVINGS deposits' growth is plateauing as alternative instruments lure consumers with higher payouts for Singapore...
Aug 11, 2018 05:50 AM

A closer look at the US-China trade war

IT SEEMS that the US is winning in its trade war. Since tensions started boiling over into real actions this year, the...
Aug 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Remembering A Watercolour Maestro

WATERCOLOUR IS ONE of the hardest mediums to master. It is fluid and transparent. It flows in all directions and bleeds...
Aug 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Singapore Tales Of The Macabre

Aug 11, 2018 05:50 AM

Network like your job depends on it

IT'S nothing new in the workplace. We have all heard of how the son of the boss's golf buddy landed the job,...
Aug 11, 2018 05:50 AM

The main causes of heart failure

HEART failure is a condition where the heart is no longer able to pump effectively to supply adequate blood in order to...
Aug 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Time is running short for Triyards

EMAS Offshore (EOL) and Triyards are both subsidiaries of erstwhile stock market darling Ezra Holdings. Although of the...
Aug 15, 2018 05:50 AM

How to become a savvier retail investor

Having spent much of my journalistic focus on investor education, I could not have been more pleased than to hear that...
Aug 14, 2018 05:50 AM

TPG may not be a game changer for Singapore telco market

A DRAMATIC scene in J R R Tolkien's The Fellowship of the Ring has the heroes trapped in the caves of Moria, with...
Aug 8, 2018 05:50 AM

MAS must set right tone in CG committee set-up

IT IS perhaps fitting that, in a week that celebrates Singapore's nation-building, the city-state has also...


Aug 17, 2018 05:29 PM

Malaysia shares close higher on Friday

MALAYSIA share prices closed higher on Friday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 6.20 points...
Aug 17, 2018 05:26 PM

Singapore shares end lower on Friday

SHARE prices on the Singapore bourse closed lower on Friday, with the key Straits Times Index down 2.49 points, or 0.08...


Crusader for fintech rules

Failing to regulate fintech or Big Tech is not unlike ignoring shadow banking activities, says Standard Chartered chairman Jose Vinals - and he's optimistic about the Herculean task of coordinating global regulation.

Green warrior

Governments should make businesses bear the cost of their environmental impact, says Jonathon Porritt, co-founder of Forum for the Future.

Real estate game changer

JLL is riding the digital technology wave, investing in proptech to become more productive and create value for clients, says its CEO Christian Ulbrich.

Unbound by rules

Adrian Cheng, heir to Hong Kong's New World Development and Chow Tai Fook conglomerates, has brought his own vision into the sprawling family business empire and made his mark as an art and cultural entrepreneur.


EVEN though the potato chip market may seem already saturated, husband and wife team Lee Yue Jer and Kee Vern Cheng, both 32, saw a gap in it.