Jan 24, 2019 05:50 AM

Hotel projects capturing interest of investors, developers

IBIS Singapore Novena, currently owned by Alpha Investment Partners, is understood to be on the market for an asking...
The maritime sector in Singapore provides jobs for 170,000 people and contributes to 7...
Jan 24, 2019 05:50 AM

Reminder: Crypto currencies are not legal tender

SINGAPORE'S Ministry of Law (MinLaw) has reiterated that crypto currencies are not legal tender and businesses...
Jan 24, 2019 05:50 AM

Singapore fund managers troubled by trade war, geopolitical risks

CONCERNS over the US/China trade war and geopolitical risks are uppermost among fund managers' concerns in 2019, a...
Jan 24, 2019 05:50 AM

Oil and gas sector to invest in technology for cost savings

THERE is increasing recognition across the global oil and gas industry that cost-cutting is not the way to go. Rather,...
Jan 24, 2019 05:50 AM

AI guidelines: A right step in harnessing responsible innovation

ARTIFICIAL Intelligence (AI) promises a wide range of benefits: making governments more responsive, our cities more...
Jan 24, 2019 07:47 AM

Iraq parliament approves budget ending weeks of deadlock

[BAGHDAD] Iraq's parliament approved the 2019 budget early on Thursday after an hours-long vote, ending weeks of...
Jan 24, 2019 07:36 AM

Brazil stocks in new record territory

[SAO PAULO] Brazil's stock market cruised into new record territory Wednesday hitting 96,558 points, after Economy...
Jan 24, 2019 07:29 AM

World leaders at Davos call for global rules on tech

[DAVOS] Leaders of Japan, South Africa, China and Germany issued a series of calls Wednesday for global oversight of...
Jan 24, 2019 07:17 AM

Google’s proposal for chrome browser threatens ad blockers, developers say

[NEW YORK] A Google proposal that could make it harder to block web ads has prompted complaints from developers...
Jan 24, 2019 07:11 AM

P&G confident of payoff from Gillette's 'Me Too' ad

[NEW YORK] Procter & Gamble (P&G) said Wednesday its controversial Gillette ad targeting "toxic...


Jan 23, 2019 02:49 PM

Technology policy likely to stay its course in Indonesia: Fitch Solutions

The re-election of Indonesian President Joko Widodo is positive for the continuity of key technology policies and the...


Jan 23, 2019 05:51 AM

Neuron Mobility unveils e-scooter built in-house; eyes Series A funding

E-SCOOTER sharing startup Neuron Mobility hopes to whizz past its competition with a new e-scooter designed and built...


Jan 24, 2019 06:31 AM

Europe: Shares sluggish as poor updates add to macro gloom

[LONDON] European shares were sluggish on Wednesday as a batch of poor corporate updates added to worries about a...
Jan 24, 2019 06:28 AM

US: Stocks end higher after mostly good earnings

[NEW YORK] Strong earnings from IBM and others lifted the Dow on Wednesday and compensated for worries about US-China...
Jan 24, 2019 05:50 AM

Philippine Airlines owner's stock surges 33% on potential ANA investment

PHILIPPINE Airlines Inc's largest shareholder jumped the most in more than two years after the Nikkei reported...
Jan 24, 2019 05:50 AM

Grand Venture Technology ends flat in Catalist debut

GRAND Venture Technology ended its first day flat on the Catalist board on Wednesday at S$0.275.
Jan 23, 2019 10:45 PM

US: Strong earnings boost Dow at the open

[NEW YORK] Strong earnings from IBM, United Technologies and Procter & Gamble boosted the Dow Jones Industrial...
Jan 23, 2019 05:28 PM

Singapore shares continue to slide on Wednesday

SINGAPORE stocks closed lower on Wednesday, with the Straits Times Index down 0.68 per cent or 21.60 points to 3,171.11.


Jan 18, 2019 05:50 AM

Christina Teo

IN THE WORLD of startups and angel investing, men still outnumber women substantially. But Christina Teo, a Singaporean...
Jan 18, 2019 05:50 AM

12 Months of Travel

WE ALL KNOW that getting away from it all is becoming harder to do. There was a time when travel to faraway lands meant...
Jan 18, 2019 05:50 AM

Special Feature: Feasts of Abundance

Welcome the Year of the Pig with Tung Lok’s specially created Yusheng for every taste. Its classic Prosperity Yusheng (...



Embracing differences

From simply a clear business case more than 12 years ago, being diverse and inclusive is now a strategic imperative for Lenovo, says Yolanda Conyers, the firm's first chief diversity officer.

Cyber sleuth

The way to fight cyber crime is to ensure that the perpetrators and their backers face repercussions, says FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia, who's been at the frontline battles against hackers.

Going audit-gital

KPMG chairman Bill Thomas tells how technology has impacted the work of auditors, and delivers an impassioned response to recent criticism of scandals in the accounting profession.

Customise & connect

High-fashion label Coach turns the concept of luxury on its head, eschewing the top-down approach in favour of a more inclusive customer experience, says the American brand's CEO and president Joshua Schulman.


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.