Sep 11, 2020 05:50 AM

The new office plan

AS the global pandemic continues to reshape lives in the new normal, so too has the workplace been in a state of...

Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

Gigged out

After his usual gigs dried up, freelance performance artiste Stanley Seah was ready to dig into his savings amassed...

Sep 11, 2020 05:50 AM

Hashida makes a comeback

BY traditional - read rigid, "a rule is a rule but I don't know why" - Japanese standards, Kenjiro 'Hatch' Hashida...

Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

Guarding the utility

YANIV Vardi is passionate about wines. He has his own vineyard where as a connoisseur he has produced a number of...


Sep 18, 2020 11:01 PM

US details up to US$14b in new aid for farmers

[CHICAGO] The US Agriculture Department (USDA) on Friday released details of a second round of Covid-19 aid for...

Sep 18, 2020 10:51 PM

India's Modi defends new law as critics warn of risks to farmers

[NEW DELHI] Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended new laws aimed at lifting restrictions on farmers on Friday...

Sep 18, 2020 10:36 PM

No exclusivity arrangement to sell assets: OUE C-Reit

OUE C-Reit's manager said late on Friday that it has not entered any exclusivity arrangement in relation to a sale...

Sep 18, 2020 10:29 PM

Google removes Paytm mobile app from store over policy violations

[NEW DELHI] Alphabet's Google on Friday removed the mobile app of SoftBank and Alibaba-backed Indian fintech firm...

Sep 18, 2020 10:14 PM

Fearing supply shortfall, EU wants to buy more Covid vaccines: sources

[BRUSSELS] The European Union (EU) wants to raise more money to shore up its supplies of potential Covid-19 vaccines...

Sep 11, 2020 05:50 AM

An all-killer, no-filler line-up from Rolex

Divers' watches don't get more iconic than a Rolex Submariner. For 2020, Rolex has upsized the case diameter to 41mm...

Sep 11, 2020 05:50 AM

Surviving a financial meltdown

RECENTLY, a 2014 novel titled Station Eleven and written by Emily St John Mandel returned to global bestseller lists...

Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

Thye Hong family sells Garlick Ave GCB plot

A DEAL is said to have been entered into for an old bungalow sitting on 101,550 square feet of freehold land along...

Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

It's still early days for rescue efforts aimed at mid-career job seekers

IF recent policy moves are a gauge, mid-career job seekers have become a priority demographic for placement into...

Sep 11, 2020 05:50 AM

Young, bold voices at Gillman Barracks

IN this pandemic, young Singapore visual artists have unexpectedly come to the fore, promising succor and salvation...

Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

Will there be a 'value' revival?

IT HASN'T been easy for value fund managers globally in the past few years. Many have experienced redemptions and...

Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

Why the low-rate environment should be of interest to investors

ON Aug 27, 2020, US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell announced a significant policy shift that will allow...

Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

Multilateralism for the masses

AS THE United Nations General Assembly gathers in New York City for its 75th session - which will open with a high-...

Sep 17, 2020 05:50 AM

Temasek's enhanced stake may fortify minority shareholders' faith in Sembmarine

IT IS hard not to feel pity for shareholders of Sembcorp Marine (Sembmarine).

Sep 16, 2020 05:50 AM

Analysts keep faith with UOB's organic wealth management play

AMONG the Singapore banks, UOB is generally seen to be more conservative in its wealth management (WM) pursuits,...

Sep 10, 2020 05:50 AM

Are smaller enterprise players ready to digest the 5G fibre market?

AS SINGAPORE gears up for 5G networks next year, the natural assumption is that the country's three major mobile...

Sep 9, 2020 05:50 AM

Singapore Exchange can offer diversity as other exchanges enter Reit game

WITH the recent launches of real estate investment trust (Reit) regimes in the Philippines and India, and with China...


Sep 17, 2020 06:23 PM

Philippines package aids Covid-19 fight, but limited growth impact: economists

The most recent stimulus package follows an earlier 275 billion peso (S$7.72 billion) one


Sep 18, 2020 09:59 PM

Startups race to develop tech that can clear workplaces of Covid

[SAN FRANCISCO] Smithfield Foods thought it was doing great. In the first quarter of this year, the pork giant's...


Sep 18, 2020 09:39 PM

US: Nasdaq opens higher as tech selloff calms

[BENGALURU] The Nasdaq rose at the open on Friday, shaking off a two-day decline in heavyweight technology stocks,...

Sep 18, 2020 06:06 PM

STI ends Friday barely changed at 2,497.71, shares in SGX up more than 5 per cent

SINGAPORE stocks ended Friday broadly unchanged, amid a mixed performance across the region.

Sep 18, 2020 05:30 PM

LSE in talks to sell Italy stock exchange to Euronext

[LONDON] London Stock Exchange (LSE) entered exclusive talks on Friday to sell Borsa Italiana to Euronext, with the...

Sep 18, 2020 05:19 PM

Malaysia: Shares close lower on Friday

MALAYSIA share prices closed lower on Friday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 6.44...

Sep 18, 2020 04:21 PM

Retail frenzy to drive stocks gains in South-east Asia: UBS

[SINGAPORE] A boom in retail investing in South-east Asia should help drive stock market gains at a time when...

Sep 18, 2020 04:21 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks finish higher

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong and mainland Chinese stocks ended with gains Friday, closing the week on an upbeat note,...


Sep 18, 2020 10:14 PM

Fearing supply shortfall, EU wants to buy more Covid vaccines: sources

[BRUSSELS] The European Union (EU) wants to raise more money to shore up its supplies of potential Covid-19 vaccines...

Sep 16, 2020 05:50 AM

Singapore banks stick to hiring plans even as UOB freezes wages

SINGAPORE banks have stuck to staffing plans made earlier in the year, including their commitments to retain jobs...

Sep 18, 2020 04:48 PM

Warehouse rents in Asia-Pacific hold steady on e-commerce demand: Knight Frank

THE first half of 2020 largely turned out to be a "resilient" period for Asia-Pacific warehouse markets; and...

Jul 20, 2020 05:50 AM

Equipping workers with digital skills for a new future: SkillsFuture Forum 2020 panel

Q: Singapore has been looking at reskilling and retraining for a long time. What's really different this time with...


Guarding the utility

Yaniv Vardi, CEO of Claroty, helps to keep vital industrial facilities and critical infrastructure safe from hackers.

Chip-fuelled creativity

Teo Swee Ann, chief executive of Shanghai-based Espressif Systems, is creating a macro impact on the community of DIY tech hobbyists (or makers) through his firm's microchips.

Dawn of AI golden age

Even small firms and startups, not just the big boys, are starting to use state-of-the-art deep learning tools and algorithms, notes Swami Sivasubramanian, VP of machine learning at AWS.

Driven to win

CrowdStrike CEO George Kurtz - who also happens to be a top driver in car-racing circuits - has placed his company in top gear so as to beat cybercriminals before they can hit.


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