Mar 27, 2019 05:50 AM

Joining a Singapore bank a dream for thousands, reality for few

MANAGEMENT associate at a Singapore bank: tens of thousands of fresh graduates and young professionals line up to get...
In the fourth episode of My SME story, we feature Jeremy Lee, director, business...

Singapore Budget 2019

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Mar 27, 2019 05:50 AM

Real-estate players tapping proptech to boost customer experience

PROPERTY agencies and associations are now aligning themselves with proptech platforms so their network of agents can...
Mar 27, 2019 05:50 AM

Sias chief questions PUB on Tuaspring in open letter

SECURITIES Investors Association (Singapore) chief David Gerald, saying he is representing the interests of retail...
Mar 27, 2019 05:50 AM

Electronics, precision engineering still dragging down factory output

SINGAPORE'S factory output has inched its way back into positive territory, although economists do not seem too...
Mar 27, 2019 05:50 AM

Thai factions jostle to form next government

RIVAL political camps jostled for position on Tuesday, hoping to form a government after Thailand's first election...
Mar 27, 2019 12:02 AM

US objection over Venezuela threatens to halt WTO trade disputes

[GENEVA] The World Trade Organization was forced to postpone a regular dispute settlement meeting on Tuesday after the...
Mar 26, 2019 11:46 PM

European lawmakers urge end of golden visa schemes, name EU tax havens

[BRUSSELS] The European Parliament urged EU member states on Tuesday to curb money-laundering in the bloc by ending...
Mar 26, 2019 11:29 PM

US housing starts fall most since June, missing estimates

[WASHINGTON] US new-home groundbreakings fell in February by the most in eight months on a drop in single-family homes...
Mar 26, 2019 11:07 PM

US consumer confidence retreats in March

[WASHINGTON] US consumer confidence retreated sharply in March, confounding expectations that the rebound in the prior...
Mar 26, 2019 10:40 PM

Xi says trust me, as Europe wrestles with how to handle China

[PARIS] As Europe struggles to come up with a coherent position on China, President Xi Jinping has a suggestion: just...


Mar 27, 2019 05:50 AM

Economic and political reasons for Japan's pivot back to Asean

WHEN the United States of America withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in 2017, the remaining signatories...


Mar 27, 2019 05:50 AM

Foodtech startup Zeemart snags S$7m seed funding

ZEEMART, a business-to-business (B2B) foodtech startup head-quartered in Singapore, has raised S$7 million in a seed...


Mar 27, 2019 05:50 AM

Most Asian markets bounce back from losses

MARKETS in Asia breathed a sigh of relief on Tuesday, recovering from Monday's sharp decline on easing concerns...
Mar 27, 2019 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

More Than Blue and another tie up with Fox Networks Group Asia has been priced in. There are currently no changes in...
Mar 27, 2019 05:50 AM

Euro steadies as surveys hint at economic recovery

THE EURO steadied on Tuesday after economic surveys showed tentative signs of recovery in the eurozone economy, but...
Mar 26, 2019 09:56 PM

US: Wall St opens higher on tech boost

[NEW YORK] Wall Street's main indexes opened higher on Tuesday, for the first time in five sessions, as Apple Inc...
Mar 26, 2019 07:01 PM

Sias, SID jointly produce guide on best practices for shareholder meetings

THE Securities Investors Association (Singapore) or Sias, and the Singapore Institute of Directors (SID), have come...
Mar 26, 2019 06:00 PM

Malaysia: Shares close flat on Tuesday

MALAYSIA share prices closed flat on Tuesday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index gaining just 0...


Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

CSE Global on acquisition trail

MAINBOARD-LISTED systems integrator CSE Global is looking for acquisition opportunities in North America's shale...
Mar 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Bistro food with a star touch

THE name has been changed to Cheek but it's still very much a Cheek by Jowl affair at this newly revamped bistro...


Mar 22, 2019 05:50 AM

David Yarrow

FIVE YEARS AGO, David Yarrow left his position as a hedge fund manager in the UK to become a full-time fine art...
Mar 22, 2019 05:50 AM

New room at the inn: Singapore hotels revamp to stay ahead

THERE’S A NEW hotspot in town and everyone who is anyone wants to be there. But they need an invitation to get into...
Mar 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Bistro food with a star touch

THE name has been changed to Cheek but it's still very much a Cheek by Jowl affair at this newly revamped bistro...



True to one's roots

Hartmut Jenner, CEO of Kärcher, a world market leader in cleaning technology, says two of the German company's biggest strengths are its family-owned nature and its culture of innovation.

The Accidental Restaurateur

Chance may have led Desmond Lim to open the iconic Les Amis restaurant, but its growth into one of the largest independent restaurant groups in Singapore is no fluke.

Hard drive for success

Take your time to settle in as a new hire? No such thing for feted IT luminary Neelam Dhawan. Even after an illustrious 36-year career, she remains highly passionate about her next roles in the industry.

Call for inclusion

Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga tells why financial inclusion - not exactly a money-spinner for the business - is a worthy investment.


In using a digital platform to add a touch of modernity, Haulio’s Alvin Ea is hauling the logistics industry into a new era.