Nov 13, 2019 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

Singapore property portals face double-edged sword in regional expansion

REAL estate portals in Singapore are being squeezed by hefty costs on the one hand and the lack of scale on the...

Nov 7, 2019 03:38 PM

Podcast: SFF x Switch 2019 Ep 3: Digital banking

There’s been bubbling interest in a new breed of banks debuting in Singapore. Will they eat the lunch of incumbents...

Nov 13, 2019 09:46 AM

Hot stock: MNACT down 4.9% after 'extensive damage' to Hong Kong mall from protests

UNITS of Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust (MNACT) faltered on Wednesday morning following updates on its...


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BREAKING NEWS
Nov 13, 2019 10:35 AM

Alibaba-backed EV startup XPeng says raises US$400m for growth

[HONG KONG] Chinese electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer XPeng, backed by Alibaba Group Holding, said on Wednesday it...

Nov 13, 2019 10:29 AM

Making ride-hailing safer is going to cost you

[WASHINGTON] Your mother probably told you never to get in a car with a stranger. The multibillion-dollar global...

Nov 13, 2019 10:21 AM

Oil tanker anchored on Asia's busiest shipping route to become refuelling hub

[SINGAPORE] A Euronav NV-owned supertanker anchored along Asia's busiest shipping route is set to become a...

Nov 13, 2019 10:19 AM

New Zealand keeps interest rates unchanged, dashing easing expectations

[WELLINGTON] New Zealand's central bank kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday, saying aggressive easing earlier...

Nov 13, 2019 10:07 AM

Hot stock: SembMarine shares down 3.7% on deeper Q3 loss

SHARES of Sembcorp Marine (SembMarine) were down 3.7 per cent following the release of third-quarter results on...


LIFESTYLE

Nov 8, 2019 05:50 AM

Sam Shank, Head of Hotels, Airbnb

THE BEST ADVICE that Sam Shank has for budding Internet entrepreneurs is this: don’t do start-ups. Of course that’s...

Nov 8, 2019 05:50 AM

Wellness Sabbaticals – The New Detox Retreat

ELON MUSK SAYS vacations can kill you. He’s obviously in the minority, since it’s well-proven that taking time away...

Nov 8, 2019 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

Grand Shanghai gets a facelift

AGE is such a relative thing. When you're 20, you're in the prime of your youth. In dog years, you're long overdue...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Nov 12, 2019 06:44 PM

Indonesia investment growth sped up in Q3: UOB

This reflects investor confidence following Jokowi's re-election, said the report

GARAGE

Nov 13, 2019 10:35 AM

Alibaba-backed EV startup XPeng says raises US$400m for growth

[HONG KONG] Chinese electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer XPeng, backed by Alibaba Group Holding, said on Wednesday it...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Nov 13, 2019 09:55 AM

Hong Kong: Stocks tumble at open

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks tumbled at the beginning of Wednesday following another day of violent protests that...

Nov 13, 2019 09:43 AM

Australia: Shares edge lower on trade uncertainties; New Zealand up

[BENGALURU] Australian shares slipped slightly on Wednesday amid thin volumes as a lack of details on the Sino-US...

Nov 13, 2019 09:36 AM

Singapore shares open lower on Wednesday; STI down 0.38%

SINGAPORE shares started Wednesday lower following a mixed US trading session overnight. The Straits Times Index...

Nov 13, 2019 09:18 AM

Malaysia: Shares open higher on Wednesday

MALAYSIA share prices opened higher on Wednesday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 1.15...

Nov 13, 2019 08:58 AM

Stocks to watch: CDL, UOL, SATS, SembMarine, Oxley, BreadTalk, Dasin Retail Trust

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their securities on Wednesday:

Nov 13, 2019 08:20 AM

Tokyo: Stocks open lower on Wednesday

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened marginally lower on Wednesday as investors waited for a speech by the US Federal Reserve...


BT WEEKLY

Nov 11, 2019 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

Top Global develops hospitality tech

IN A bid to be less asset-heavy, property developer Top Global is nurturing a new growth engine: smart solutions,...

Nov 8, 2019 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

Grand Shanghai gets a facelift

AGE is such a relative thing. When you're 20, you're in the prime of your youth. In dog years, you're long overdue...



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The Accidental CEO

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