Oct 22, 2018 04:59 PM

Singapore CPF scheme leads Asia in Global Pension Index

SINGAPORE'S Central Provident Fund (CPF) pension system is tops in Asia again due to continued improvements, but...
Oct 22, 2018 06:30 PM

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Oct 22, 2018 12:00 PM

E-government transactions easier, more secure with new app SingPass Mobile

DIGITAL government transactions - such as applying for HDB (Housing and Development Board) flats and checking CPF (...
Oct 22, 2018 03:34 PM

New Singapore agency to play investment broker in Asia infrastructure push: Indranee

SINGAPORE plans to spur investment in much-needed infrastructure in South-east Asia by helping to structure projects to...
Oct 22, 2018 12:36 PM

Who's more optimistic about global trade? Surprisingly, it's emerging markets

BUSINESS professionals in developing countries are surprisingly more optimistic about the global trade outlook than...
Oct 22, 2018 02:59 PM

Grab will pay S$6.42m anti-competition fine but Uber appealing Singapore watchdog's decision

UBER Technologies has decided to appeal a decision by the Singapore competition regulator that its merger with...
Oct 22, 2018 03:53 PM

UOB unveils financial support programme to help SMEs innovate, go global

TO help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) innovate and go international, United Overseas Bank (UOB) has...
Oct 22, 2018 05:20 PM

MeGroup prices IPO at S$0.23 per share to raise S$2.4m

MALAYSIAN car dealership and automotive parts maker MeGroup has priced its initial public offering (IPO) at S$0.23 per...


Oct 19, 2018 04:20 PM

Singapore ranked 9th in wealth per adult: Credit Suisse

IN TERMS of wealth per adult, Singapore is ranked ninth among the world's major economies, with the figure having...


Oct 22, 2018 12:21 PM

Grab to launch beta trial of GrabExpress in Singapore

GRAB will launch in Singapore on Tuesday a beta trial of GrabExpress, its on-demand door-to-door delivery and courier...


Oct 22, 2018 05:44 PM

Singapore shares close 0.5% higher on Monday

SINGAPORE stocks ended higher on Monday, with the Straits Times Index gaining 15.55 points or 0.5 per cent to 3,078.06.
Oct 22, 2018 05:28 PM

Malaysia shares close lower on Monday

MALAYSIA share prices closed lower on Monday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 9.67 points...
Oct 22, 2018 04:23 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks extend rally

Oct 22, 2018 03:40 PM

Europe: Stocks rally at open

Oct 22, 2018 03:19 PM

Australia shares close lower amid fresh political uncertainty

[BENGALURU] Australian shares ended lower on Monday, as political concerns rattled investors after the governing...


Oct 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Singapore Medical Group in the pink of health

THESE days Singapore Medical Group (SMG) barely resembles the once ailing entity that it was.
Oct 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Savouring The Reality Of Mythz & Myths

LIKE its name suggests, Mythz & Myths has a fantasy element to it: a whimsical tale promising adventure and...


Oct 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Paige Parker

ON JAN 1, 1999, Paige Parker and her soon-to-be husband Jim Rogers embarked on a three-year worldwide road trip that...
Oct 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Carrè On Style

IN THE WORLD according to Hermès, good business comes from not letting people buy your stuff. It’s as if they make...
Oct 19, 2018 05:50 AM

Local Signatures Elevated

Most of us would not be able to resist Singapore’s signature hawker dishes such as Bak Chor Mee, Hainanese Chicken Rice...



From neanderthals to cyborgs

He's a historian, futurist and social critic all rolled into one. Yuval Noah Harari sees his role as a bridge between academia and the public, to explain simply the story of humankind, both its history and technology.

Rewriting the rules

Without innovation, a company can't survive for more than a decade, says Workday's Mike Stankey. For the enterprise software firm, moving to the cloud has as well opened up a new modus operandi for the industry.

Catching your clicks

It's a French firm you've never heard of that's taking on the likes of Google -- in the digital advertising software market, that is. Ad tech company Criteo's founder JB Rudelle explains how he is repositioning the firm from an ad platform of choice into a strategic partner for the open Internet.

Sweet on agility

Ehab Abou-Oaf, regional president of the world's biggest confectionery company, Mars Wrigley, believes in empowering employees to be nimble - and defies the anti-sugar movement.


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.