Jun 20, 2018 08:53 AM

Noble shares soar as firm secures Goldilocks' backing for sweetened restructuring plan

NOBLE Group on Wednesday said it has won support from its shareholder Goldilocks for its financial restructuring, with...
UPDATED 2 hours 26 min ago
Jun 20, 2018 12:47 PM

Carousell unveils mobile wallet CarouPay powered by DBS, Stripe, Visa

CAROUSELL, which operates an online marketplace, on Wednesday announced the launch of its long-awaited mobile payment...
Jun 20, 2018 08:33 AM

Stocks to watch: Noble, Addvalue Technologies, Tiong Seng Holdings, Top Glove

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Wednesday:
UPDATED 4 hours 39 min ago
Jun 20, 2018 05:50 AM

Temasek-linked firms lift dividends 40% to record S$9.3 billion

SHAREHOLDERS of Temasek-linked companies will be enjoying a dividend bonanza this year as payouts will jump almost 40...
Jun 20, 2018 05:50 AM

Court gives Hyflux 6-month break from creditors; company in search of S$200m rescue financing

A SINGAPORE High Court has granted Hyflux a six-month lifeline to stave off creditors.
Jun 20, 2018 11:49 AM

Wanted man in 1MDB saga has been shuttling in and out of Indonesia over past three years

[PETALING JAYA] Nik Faisal, a key figure linked to the case the Malaysian government is building against former Prime...
Jun 20, 2018 08:12 AM

Robo-advice provider Quantifeed raises US$10m Series B funding; to open Singapore office

HONG KONG-based robo-advice provider, Quantifeed has raised US$10 million of Series B funding to open a Singapore...
Jun 20, 2018 05:50 AM

China vows retaliation as Trump targets US$200b in tariffs

TRADE tensions between the world's two biggest economies have intensified, with China vowing to retaliate "...
Jun 20, 2018 10:39 AM

Malaysia could extend tax breaks for key foreign investors: Mahathir

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia could extend new tax incentives for foreign investment in areas such as technology if companies...


Jun 20, 2018 01:22 PM

China at risk of losing title of world's number two stock market

[HONG KONG] China's equity market is only one bad day from losing a title it's held for almost four years...
Jun 20, 2018 01:14 PM

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Wednesday afternoon trading at 3,312.67, up 0.3% on day

SINGAPORE stocks resumed trading higher on Wednesday afternoon, with the Straits Times Index gaining 11.32 points, or 0...
Jun 20, 2018 11:15 AM

Australia: Shares hit 10-year high as banks rally; NZ rises

[BENGALURU] Australian shares climbed to their highest in more than 10 years on Wednesday, led by a rally in banks, but...
Jun 20, 2018 11:10 AM

Asia: Stocks recover from earlier rout but trade war fears seen capping gains

[SHANGHAI] Stocks in Asia rebounded from recent losses on Wednesday as investors sought bargains, a day after the...
Jun 20, 2018 09:45 AM

Hong Kong: Stocks open with slight gains

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks edged up in the first few minutes on Wednesday on bargain-buying after the previous day...
Jun 20, 2018 09:21 AM

Malaysia: Shares open higher on Wednesday

MALAYSIA share prices opened higher on Wednesday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 4.58...


Jun 18, 2018 05:50 AM

Building lifestyle developments in China

ASIA-PACIFIC Strategic Investments Ltd (APSIL), a Catalist-listed small-cap company backed by Singapore tycoon Oei Hong...
Jun 15, 2018 05:50 AM

150-year-old wine and its descendants reveal their secrets

I HAVE never been able to afford a bottle of Château Lafite Rothschild, which for centuries has been among the world...


Jun 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Chang Theng Hwee

TRAVELLERS WHO HAVE booked a holiday from bespoke travel company Country Holidays would know Chang Theng Hwee. The...
Jun 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Discover Your Inner Craftsman

WHEN ALVIN TAN enrolled in the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (Nafa) in 1997, there were no ceramics studios in Singapore...
Jun 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Morning Cuppa

The World Cup has just started and while you can stock up on beer easily by just ordering online, making a good cup of...



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