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Feb 28, 2020 05:50 AM

Successful But Lonely At The Top

AS COMPANIES WORK through the Covid-19 outbreak, one man worries about the mental health impact it might have on the...

Feb 29, 2020 05:50 AM

Is craft beer losing its fizz?

THINK Thai Mango Salad sour beer with a hint of spice and savoury notes. Or perhaps a rich, decadent black forest...

Feb 28, 2020 05:50 AM

Interview - Choe Peng Sum, CEO of Pan Pacific Hotels Group

CHOE PENG SUM has been a hotelier for his entire working life, so it’s safe to say that whatever crises the...

Feb 29, 2020 05:50 AM

Disrupting ageing

IN A world where just about every sector is facing disruption, ageing too has not been spared.


Feb 29, 2020 02:39 PM

Sterling tumbles to 2020 lows as investors dash for safety

[LONDON] The pound dropped sharply on Friday, losing nearly 1 per cent against the euro and the dollar as worries...

Feb 29, 2020 02:31 PM

Fifa chief Infantino accepts games are at risk due to coronavirus

[BELFAST] Fifa president Gianni Infantino has said March's international soccer matches could be threatened by the...

Feb 29, 2020 02:06 PM

Arsenal loss shows cost of Champions League absence

[LONDON] The cost of life outside the Champions League was made clear when Arsenal published accounts showing the...

Feb 29, 2020 01:47 PM

Activist investor wants to oust Twitter chief Dorsey: media

[SAN FRANCISCO] An activist investor known as a major Republican political supporter wants to wrest control of...

Feb 29, 2020 12:27 PM

Rock band Green Day among musicians pulling out of Asia tour dates

[NEW YORK] US rock band Green Day on Friday called off all of the Asian shows in its upcoming world tour because of...

Feb 28, 2020 05:50 AM

Restaurants' in-house experts raise the fine dining game

WINE SOMMELIERS ARE a given in any fine dining restaurant, but how about an in-house cheese or caviar master, tea...

Feb 28, 2020 05:50 AM

More spice needed at The Blue Ginger

TO go or not to go? That is the question we ask ourselves each day in our new Covid-19 reality, as we ponder whether...

Feb 29, 2020 05:50 AM

Govt has resources and will to act if more support needed to mitigate Covid-19: Heng

REPLYING to calls for more help amid the Covid-19 outbreak, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee...

Feb 29, 2020 05:50 AM

When a 'buy' goes bad, who is in the wrong?

MANY retail investors have snagged good returns from Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) of shares on the Singapore...

Feb 28, 2020 05:50 AM

Out of the Box

ARCHITECTS CAN EASILY reel off the briefs of most clients building a new home: “Build a house as big and tall as...

Feb 28, 2020 05:50 AM

SIFA 2020: Sterling slate of shows

The third SIFA helmed by Gaurav Kripalani is his best yet

Feb 29, 2020 05:50 AM

BTS, the K-pop supergroup that's changed the music business

IN one photo for their album Map of the Soul: 7, the seven members of the South Korean supergroup BTS, or the...

Feb 29, 2020 05:50 AM

Mercedes-Benz CLA 200 Shooting Brake: The bold and the booty-ful

THE Mercedes-Benz CLA 200 Shooting Brake is exactly the kind of car you would call an estate or a station wagon, but...

Feb 27, 2020 05:50 AM

Relief measures for retail sector do not address structural issues

RELIEF measures for retailers from the government and landlords are very thoughtful, but do not address the...

Feb 24, 2020 05:50 AM

Clearing the air on QR and disclosures

ON Feb 7, when the Singapore Exchange (SGX) revealed the 112 companies that have to do quarterly reporting, the...

Feb 21, 2020 05:50 AM

Turbulent fourth quarter ahead for SIA as impact of outbreak takes hold

AFTER a decent Q3 showing, SIA is likely to fly into turbulence in the fourth quarter as fall-out from the Covid-19...

Feb 19, 2020 05:50 AM

With his UOB Kay Hian deemed stake nearing 30%, will Wee Ee Chao make an offer?

CHAIRMAN and managing director of UOB Kay Hian, Wee Ee Chao, has been nibbling on the mainboard-listed brokerage...


Feb 29, 2020 01:28 PM

US postpones summit with Asean leaders amid coronavirus fears: sources

[WASHINGTON] The United States has decided to postpone a meeting with leaders of South-east Asian countries it had...


Feb 28, 2020 03:51 PM

Chinese ride-sharing cars install added layer of protection amid virus

[BEIJING] As Wang Xiurong drives passengers around the Chinese capital amid the coronovirus outbreak, she has an...


Feb 29, 2020 06:01 AM

US: Dow slumps again to finish worst week since October 2008

[NEW YORK] Wall Street stocks suffered another downbeat session on Friday to conclude the worst week since the 2008...

Feb 29, 2020 05:56 AM

Europe: Stocks shed US$1.5t as virus fears spur week-long selling frenzy

[BENGALURU] European shares ended the week down roughly US$1.5 trillion in their worst weekly performance since the...

Feb 29, 2020 05:50 AM

Asia markets battered on fears of coronavirus-induced recession

ASIA stocks plunged on Friday with the MSCI Asia-Pacific Index notching seven straight sessions of losses after...

Feb 29, 2020 05:50 AM

STI has worst week in 8 years as Covid-19 fears escalate

SINGAPORE equities faced heavy selling on Friday en route to their worst weekly performance since August 2011 as the...

Feb 28, 2020 10:44 PM

US: Wall Street plunges at the open as pandemic fears heighten

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened sharply lower on Friday as investors dumped equities amid a rapidly spreading...

Feb 28, 2020 06:24 PM

Singapore shares sink further on Friday, tumble 5.3% on the week

SINGAPORE equities faced heavy selling on Friday en route to their worst weekly performance since August 2011 as the...


Feb 29, 2020 02:39 PM

Sterling tumbles to 2020 lows as investors dash for safety

[LONDON] The pound dropped sharply on Friday, losing nearly 1 per cent against the euro and the dollar as worries...

Feb 24, 2020 05:50 AM

Digibank contender Sheng Ye eyes Singapore homecoming

HONG Kong-listed supply chain financing company Sheng Ye Capital might be an unknown name here, but its chairman and...

Feb 28, 2020 05:39 PM

DC rates trimmed 0.2% on average for non-landed residential use

THE Singapore government has trimmed the development charge (DC) rates for non-landed residential use by 0.2 per...

Feb 28, 2020 02:14 PM

Climate change: Singapore to set absolute emissions target with peak in 2030

SINGAPORE will enhance its climate pledge and long-term strategy this year, with a view to halve its emissions by...


Disrupting ageing

Get healthier as you get older - that's Victor Dzau's idea of disrupted ageing. And as president of the US National Academy of Medicine, he has a powerful platform to bring together the social sectors to achieve healthy longevity.

Agile marketer

As businesses go from a one-size-fits-all approach to providing personalised experiences, the need to listen to the customer - and for signals - becomes key in marketing, says IBM's Michelle Peluso.

Tech advocate

BSA's CEO Victoria Espinel has charted a new course for the global software advocacy group that makes it more focused on the societal impact of technology.

Property stalwart

Despite global economic uncertainties, Knight Frank group chairman Alistair Elliott remains sanguine about the prospects for real estate. Across the world, through good times and bad, the sector holds tremendous opportunity, he says.


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