Sep 19, 2018 04:00 PM

Singapore property market facing 'many challenges': Redas president

THE recent cooling measures have "indeed weakened market sentiments and demand" by raising the barriers for...
Sep 19, 2018 03:31 PM

Waterloo Apartments in Civic District up for collective sale at S$115m, with provisional nod for hotel use

WATERLOO Apartments at 64 Waterloo Street is the latest site to be put up for collective sale, and the first one with...
Sep 19, 2018 10:38 AM

Singapore ranks second in top Asian locations for tech companies: Colliers

SINGAPORE is the second-best city for technology companies looking to establish or expand operations in Asia, according...
Sep 19, 2018 05:51 PM

Najib arrested, to face charges in 1MDB case

[KUaLA LUMPUR] Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will face charges of abusing his position and graft related...
Sep 19, 2018 04:42 PM

COEs end mostly lower

CERTIFICATES of entitlement (COE) ended mostly lower at the latest tender on Wednesday (Sept 19), with the mainstay...
Sep 19, 2018 04:29 PM

CAAS awards contract to Rohde & Schwarz to improve air traffic control radio communications

THE Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) has awarded a contract to technology group Rohde & Schwarz to...
Sep 19, 2018 02:18 PM

Changi is again Asia's most connected international airport; slips to 8th globally

FOR the second year running, Changi Airport has been named Asia's most connected international airport...
Sep 19, 2018 04:01 PM

Sembcorp, Senoko power generating units tripped, causing Tuesday's blackout: EMA

THE blackout on Tuesday that hit large parts of Singapore and affected close to 147,000 customers was caused by the...
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Sep 19, 2018 05:47 PM

Singapore shares close 1.2% up on Wednesday

SINGAPORE stocks ended 1.2 per cent higher on Wednesday, with the Straits Times Index moving up 37.23 points to 3,176...
Sep 19, 2018 05:28 PM

Malaysia: Shares close higher on Wednesday

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia share prices closed higher on Wednesday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite...
Sep 19, 2018 03:50 PM

Europe: Shares hit two-week high on trade talk hopes

[MILAN] European shares hit two-week highs on Wednesday, led higher by materials stocks, while disappointing updates...
Sep 19, 2018 02:37 PM

Tokyo's Nikkei index jumps to near eight-month high

[TOKYO] Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index surged to the highest level in nearly eight months on Wednesday, with...
Sep 19, 2018 01:14 PM

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Wednesday afternoon trading higher at 3,159.67, up 0.6% on day

SINGAPORE stocks resumed trading on Wednesday afternoon in positive territory, with the Straits Times Index advancing...

LIFESTYLE

Sep 14, 2018 05:50 AM

Charles Tan

BUY A T-SHIRT online for S$20, and stand a chance to win a Mercedes-Benz CLA 180 Coupe. While doing your bit for...
Sep 14, 2018 05:50 AM

The Heritage Protectors

PEARL BANK apartments. People's Park Complex. Golden Mile Complex. Their days are numbered as the wrecking ball...
Sep 14, 2018 05:50 AM

Diners come first at Ola

WHAT kind of Michelin value can you place on fun?

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THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Point Of Contact

Voice and PABX are passe. Avaya's CEO, Jim Chirico, sees enterprise communication being fully disrupted and digitalised. But there will still be human agents at call centres, he says.

A People-Enabler

Joseph "Yossi" Vardi, pioneer Israeli entrepreneur and tech godfather, finds the human spirit in technology. When he invests - he has put money in more than 90 companies - he looks not so much at the idea behind the venture as the talent of the people behind the pitch.

Both sides now

The first woman in a global CEO role at an Omnicom creative network, Wendy Clark not only brings her A-game to the table - by gearing women up to be boardroom-ready - but also wants to bring caring back to the workplace.

Steadfast about growth

Having taken ARA Asset Management from regional fund manager to global powerhouse, John Lim is now mulling over a second IPO sometime in the near future.