Jun 15, 2019 05:50 AM

Chasing perks: is there a darker side to fancy offices and benefits?

THESE days, that ping-pong table in the office is not so unique anymore. In Singapore, employers are now dangling...

Jun 10, 2019 06:00 PM

PODCAST: How to start investing with just $100 a month (Money Hacks, Ep 46)

What are the next financial steps beyond choosing the right bank account and buying insurance if you're in your 20s...

Jun 15, 2019 05:50 AM

Commodities' sizzling summer may be fizzling

COMMODITY prices have been on the sizzle lately but pundits expect the rally to run out of steam - except for...

Jun 15, 2019 05:50 AM

71 Robinson Road quietly put on the market

STEALTH marketing is going on at 71 Robinson Road, which was last transacted in April 2008 at a then-record price of...

Jun 15, 2019 05:50 AM

Singapore, UK to deepen ties in digital government services

SINGAPORE'S Government Technology Agency (GovTech) and the UK's Government Digital Service (GDS) have signed a...

Jun 15, 2019 05:50 AM

China industrial output slows in May as trade war persists

CHINA'S industrial output grew at its slowest pace in 17 years in May as stimulus measures failed to gain traction...

Jun 15, 2019 05:50 AM

MBS returns to loan market

SINGAPORE casino operator Marina Bay Sands (MBS) has returned to the loan market for a financing of up to S$8...

BREAKING NEWS
Jun 16, 2019 09:48 PM

Mercurius proposes to raise S$6m through share placement to 12 individuals

MERCURIUS Capital Investment is proposing to raise S$6 million by placing out shares to 12 individuals, including...

Jun 16, 2019 06:07 PM

Allied Tech appoints PwC as special auditor

PRECISION engineering company Allied Tech on Friday said it has appointed PwC as its special auditor to investigate...



ASEAN BUSINESS

Jun 14, 2019 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

Intra-Asean flows gain ground even as US, China trade blows

EVEN as all eyes are trained on US-China trade tensions and the possibility of a global recession, trading within...

GARAGE

Jun 15, 2019 05:50 AM

New private equity firm Asia Partners eyes region's startups

GROWTH equity investment firm Asia Partners has opened its doors in Singapore to focus on rapidly growing technology...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Jun 15, 2019 06:15 AM

Europe closes in the red as Broadcom warning rocks chip sector

[BENGALURU] Trade-sensitive technology stocks led losses in European markets on Friday after US chipmaker Broadcom's...

Jun 15, 2019 06:01 AM

US: Wall Street edges lower on China economy woes, tech outlook

[NEW YORK] Wall Street sagged into the red on Friday but clung to slender gains for the week as investors were...

Jun 15, 2019 05:50 AM
STOCKS

STI ends Friday flat but adds 1.8% on the week

SENTIMENT in the Singapore market was generally risk-off on Friday. Investors took to profit-taking on property-...

Jun 15, 2019 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

SINCE our downgrade on June 11 to Thursday's closing, CRCT has posted negative returns of 3.9 per cent against the...

Jun 14, 2019 09:48 PM

US: Wall St opens lower

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened lower on Friday, weighed down by technology stocks, as the long-feared hit to global...

Jun 14, 2019 06:07 PM

Singapore shares end flat on Friday, up 1.8% on the week

THE Straits Times Index (STI) closed at 3,222.63, up 1.97 points or 0.06 per cent on Friday. 


BT WEEKLY

Jun 10, 2019 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

Goldbell eyes mobility tech for growth

VEHICLE leasing giant Goldbell Group is making inroads into the future of mobility with the launch of cutting-edge...

Jun 15, 2019 05:50 AM
BARFLY

A balance of flavours

"THE bitters are excellent for your liver, the gin is bad for you. They balance each other." Such was film director...


LIFESTYLE

Jun 14, 2019 05:50 AM

Interview - Brett Tollman, Chief Executive, The Travel Corporation

BRETT TOLLMAN LIVES and breathes the travel business. He was just five when he followed his mother Beatrice around...

Jun 14, 2019 05:50 AM

Father's Day: Good Dad, Cool Dad

Singapore fathers are carving a middle ground between old-school Asian disciplinarian and...

Jun 14, 2019 05:50 AM

Father and Son Chefs

As a child, Joe Leong couldn’t understand why his father Sam Leong didn’t spend time with the family. “I was upset....


FOCUS


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Poised for the major league

Martin Gilbert, who survived one of the biggest financial scandals in the City of London in the early 2000s, is now steering Aberdeen Standard into a major player.

When head and heart unite

From fortified rice to Project Clean Cow, the nutritional products arm of Dutch MNC Royal DSM proves a company can tackle the world's biggest health and sustainability issues, and do well, says DSM Nutritional Products' president and CEO Christoph Goppelsroeder.

From an envoy's notebook

Scott Wightman, who will finish his stint as British High Commissioner to Singapore next week, looks back on a storied diplomatic career, and highlights bits about the UK he reckons are "perhaps not sufficiently known".

Battling headwinds

From aircraft safety to geopolitical developments, Alexandre de Juniac, director-general of Iata, takes stock of the challenges and trends that weigh on the aviation industry, and shares his vision for the association.


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