Feb 20, 2019 05:09 PM

China Real Estate Grp unit to transfer real estate salespersons to PropNex Realty

PROPNEX Realty has entered into a strategic collaboration with Global Alliance Property (GAP), which is a wholly-owned...
In the second episode of My SME Story, we speak to Adrian Chia, co-founder of Big Tiny...

Singapore Budget 2019

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Feb 20, 2019 06:30 PM

Daily Debrief: What Happened Today

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Feb 20, 2019 04:32 PM

COEs end mostly higher in latest tender

CERTIFICATES of entitlement (COE) ended mostly higher in the latest tender on Wednesday (Feb 20) as motor dealers...
Feb 20, 2019 02:25 PM

Keppel delivers jackup rig to Grupo R in sale and leaseback deal

KEPPEL Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) has delivered a jackup rig to Mexican driller Grupo R as part of a sale...
Feb 20, 2019 10:26 AM

Singapore property not set for 'big bump', CapitaLand says

[SINGAPORE] Singapore home prices are unlikely to stage a rapid rebound after the government imposed further property...
BREAKING NEWS
Feb 21, 2019 12:22 AM

Britain yet to decide on 5G security policy -official

[BRUSSELS] Britain has not yet made any decision on its security policy for national 5G networks, the head of Britain...
Feb 20, 2019 11:49 PM

North Korea's US envoy arrives in Hanoi ahead of Trump-Kim summit

[HANOI] Pyongyang's special representative for the US arrived in Hanoi on Wednesday with a North Korean delegation...
Feb 20, 2019 11:46 PM

US: Wall St opens flat

[NEW YORK]  US stocks opened little changed on Wednesday after a handful of downbeat earnings reports, while investors...
Feb 20, 2019 11:36 PM

UBS ordered to pay record 4.5b euros in French tax trial

[PARIS] UBS Group AG was ordered to pay more than 4.5 billion euros (S$6.9 billion) by a Paris court that found the...
Feb 20, 2019 10:00 PM

Thai police seek to prosecute leader of anti-junta party popular with young

[BANGKOK] Thai police said on Wednesday said they were seeking the prosecution of the leader of a new political party...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Feb 20, 2019 02:49 PM

Countries in the Asia Pacific showed the greatest differences in download experience: Opensignal Study

Depending on the country, the 4G download speed users experience per hour could be as much as 30 Mbps faster than the...

GARAGE

Feb 20, 2019 12:44 PM

App-based delivery men highlight India's growing gig economy

[MUMBAI] Suraj Nachre works long hours and regularly misses meals but he treasures his job as a driver for a food...

STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Feb 20, 2019 11:46 PM

US: Wall St opens flat

[NEW YORK]  US stocks opened little changed on Wednesday after a handful of downbeat earnings reports, while investors...
Feb 20, 2019 05:58 PM

Malaysia: Shares end higher on Wednesday

MALAYSIA share prices closed higher on Wednesday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 19.62...
Feb 20, 2019 05:48 PM

Singapore shares close 0.6% higher on Wednesday

SINGAPORE shares ended higher on Wednesday ahead of the US Fed's minutes release, with the Straits Times Index...
Feb 20, 2019 04:52 PM

Europe: Stock markets rise at open

[LONDON] Europe's main stock markets advanced at the start of trading on Wednesday, with London's benchmark...
Feb 20, 2019 04:23 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks finish on a high

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks finished with healthy gains on Wednesday as investors grow hopeful that the US and China...
Feb 20, 2019 04:20 PM

Seoul: Shares close at 4-month high on foreign buying; won rises

[SEOUL] South Korean stocks ended at a four-month high on Wednesday as a weaker dollar boosted appetite for Seoul...

LIFESTYLE

Feb 15, 2019 05:50 AM

Martha Thorne

Martha Thorne is the dean at a small and relatively unknown architecture school in Spain, but she also has a part-time...
Feb 15, 2019 05:50 AM

Oscar Fever

BRAND NEW YEAR, same old stuff. As the entertainment industry gears up for the biggest night on its calendar – the 91st...
Feb 15, 2019 05:50 AM

Meatless Everyday

No longer a weekly drudgery, vegetarian menus are coming into their own at top restaurants.

FOCUS


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Slick shift: Philip Morris' future vision

Is Philip Morris' new "smoke-free" mission statement a radical reinvention of the tobacco company - or sheer hypocrisy? COO Jacek Olczak says matter-of-factly - it's a strategic no-brainer.

Network man

Rajeev Suri, Nokia's CEO, is on a mission to steer the iconic company back to its former glory.

Red hot black sheep

John Hadfield, CEO of ad agency BBH Singapore, talks about pushing the boundaries and selling 'the worst parents in the world'.

A cut above

Gwee Lian Kheng, widely credited for building UOL's diversified portfolio in real estate and hospitality, looks back fondly on a stellar 45-year career with one of Singapore's leading developers.


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WHEN Adrian Chia was on holiday in Australia's picturesque Great Ocean Road several years ago, he loved the beautiful coastal scenery and thought about how this was exactly what city dwellers needed to recharge.