Aug 7, 2020 05:50 AM

We the (food) citizens of Singapore

THERE are few things that make us uniquely Singaporean more than our food. Whether it's chicken rice, bak chor mee...

Aug 8, 2020 05:50 AM

Lessons from a crisis for Singapore

SINGAPORE recorded its first Covid-19 infection on Jan 23. More than six months on, the virus shows no signs of...

Aug 7, 2020 05:50 AM

Souvenirs for a Nation

Dragon Playground Pet Hideout

Aug 8, 2020 05:50 AM

Thriving on optimism

AS a graduate fresh off a Colombo Plan scholarship, finance industry veteran Seck Wai-Kwong, then in his 20s, was...

BREAKING NEWS

Aug 8, 2020 03:18 PM

Accordia Golf ups offer price by 3.4b yen; Hibiki to vote in favour of sale

ACCORDIA Golf, the sponsor of mainboard-listed Accordia Golf Trust (AGT), is now willing to fork out 65.2 billion...

Aug 8, 2020 03:15 PM

Wall Street has a plan to remove racist fans from Italian football

[MILAN] Ivan Gazidis was just months into his role as chief executive officer of AC Milan when he saw two of the...

Aug 8, 2020 03:00 PM

Hong Kong markets watchdog says it does not think sanctions will affect financial firms

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong's markets watchdog is not aware of any aspect of US sanctions imposed on Hong Kong officials...

Aug 8, 2020 03:00 PM

Chinese electric-vehicle maker XPeng files for US IPO

[GUANGZHOU] Chinese electric-car startup Xpeng Motors has filed for a US initial public offering (IPO), right behind...

Aug 8, 2020 02:51 PM

Blackstone, Brookfield among firms eyeing Indian malls: report

[MUMBAI] Blackstone Group and Brookfield Asset Management are among private equity firms looking to buy stakes in...

Aug 7, 2020 05:50 AM

A spicy noodle story

LARD, QQ and sambal. The three magic words a bowl of noodles needs to make history. Or at least multiple reorders....

Aug 7, 2020 05:50 AM

Sewelô stunner

IT is hyped as a stone to surpass all stones - save for one. The Sewelô diamond, which weighs an astonishing 1,758...

Aug 8, 2020 05:50 AM
US-CHINA TECH WAR

Asian markets spooked by US-China tech row

ASIA markets fell on Friday following a knee-jerk reaction towards President Donald Trump's executive orders to ban...

Aug 8, 2020 05:50 AM
US-CHINA TECH WAR

More Chinese tech might park operations in Singapore if US data security tensions escalate

SINGAPORE may be an intuitive alternative for Chinese companies to park their ex-China operations as the US clamps...

Aug 7, 2020 05:50 AM
SPECIAL FEATURE

Restaurant favourites return to Pan Pacific Singapore

FINE dining is set to shine again at Pan Pacific Singapore, as it finally reopens the doors of Hai Tien Lo and...

Aug 8, 2020 05:50 AM
BARFLY

A triumphant return for Jekyll & Hyde

THOUGH the pandemic continues to take a toll, there are still reasons to raise a glass. One of them is the return of...

Aug 8, 2020 05:50 AM
BANK RESULTS

With reliefs yet to unwind, Singapore banks sit uneasy about final impact of Covid-19

SINGAPORE banks charted a sharp dive in earnings as benchmark rates collapsed in the second quarter and the trio...

Aug 8, 2020 05:50 AM
HEALTH

The havoc wreaked by the pandemic across the world

IT has been six months since the first imported case of Covid-19 virus landed on our shores. The first imported case...

Aug 5, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

How to hunt for yield in the Covid-19 era

BACK in June, a well-known research house put out a comprehensive report on dividend plays that included portfolios...

Aug 4, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Keppel shareholders should 'hope for the best, prepare for the worst' on Temasek's offer

"DEAL or no deal?" has been trending among investors since Keppel Corp's record quarterly loss cast a cloud over...

Jul 30, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Best World founders should make exit offer to minority shareholders

THE word "fraud" was never mentioned in PwC's 27-page summary of its probe into Best World's China dealings, but the...



ASEAN BUSINESS

Aug 7, 2020 05:51 PM

Sukuk issuance set for 5% decline after 4 years of growth: report

Regardless, Moody's is expecting rapid growth in sukuk issuance over the the longer term

GARAGE

Aug 8, 2020 03:00 PM

Chinese electric-vehicle maker XPeng files for US IPO

[GUANGZHOU] Chinese electric-car startup Xpeng Motors has filed for a US initial public offering (IPO), right behind...


STOCKS

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Aug 8, 2020 03:00 PM

Hong Kong markets watchdog says it does not think sanctions will affect financial firms

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong's markets watchdog is not aware of any aspect of US sanctions imposed on Hong Kong officials...

Aug 8, 2020 05:53 AM

US: Slowing job growth, stimulus worries weigh on Nasdaq

[NEW YORK] The Nasdaq closed lower on Friday, as data showed a sharp slowdown in US employment growth and investors...

Aug 8, 2020 05:50 AM

BlackRock pushing harder on social aspects in ESG thrust

BLACKROCK, the world's largest asset manager with US$7.4 trillion in assets under management as of end-2019, will be...

Aug 8, 2020 05:50 AM
STOCKS

STI closes 0.53% lower as Trump fires at China tech

THE Straits Times Index (STI) fell 13.59 points or 0.53 per cent to 2,545.51 on Friday as US president Donald Trump'...

Aug 8, 2020 05:50 AM
VALUE INSIGHT

Patience and conviction will pay off eventually

IT HAS been painfully frustrating investing in value stocks in Malaysia (in fact in value stocks in general) over...

Aug 8, 2020 05:49 AM

Europe: Stocks end week with gains on telecoms, tech boost

[BENGALURU] European shares closed higher on Friday, marking weekly gains as investors focused on a broadly...


FOCUS

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Aug 8, 2020 01:35 PM

Brazilian billionaire Lemann leads initiative to build Covid-19 vaccine factory

[SAO PAULO] Brazilian billionaire Jorge Lemann's foundation and other business interests will fund the building of...

Aug 8, 2020 05:50 AM
BANK RESULTS

OCBC swallows bitter pill on offshore sector

OCBC took a knife to its offshore support vessels exposure, providing in full against bad loans for what Citi...

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Aug 8, 2020 05:50 AM

CapitaLand under continued business pressure, but looking for growth openings

WHILE CapitaLand expects continued pressure on its business in H2 2020 amid the ongoing pandemic, it is cautiously...

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Jul 20, 2020 05:50 AM
SKILLSFUTURE FORUM

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...


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Thriving on optimism

Eastspring Investments CEO Seck Wai-Kwong traces his years in the finance industry, and shares how he's learnt to counterbalance his natural instincts about the market.

Flash forward

Despite Covid-19, 2020 has started off on a positive note for Pure Storage, with its flash-based storage products ready for mainstream usage, says CEO Charles Giancarlo.

A mega-good match

Paul Cormier, Red Hat's CEO, tells why combining his company's open source software credo with IBM has been a marriage made in heaven.

Banker on a mission

DBS Singapore's country head Shee Tse Koon sees the pandemic as a clarion call to look back at first principles - the bank's role in enabling smooth functioning of the economy and maintaining livelihoods.


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