Dec 3, 2020 05:24 PM

Grab in 'position to acquire' amid Gojek merger speculation, says CEO

GRAB is in a position to make acquisitions and is financially strong even in a tough year, the company's chief...

Dec 1, 2020 02:07 PM

SFF x Switch 2020 Ep 1: New digital banks to jazz up Singapore

In this first episode, BT's banking and finance editor Jamie Lee sounds out MAS MD Ravi Menon on the excitement over...

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Dec 3, 2020 06:30 PM

Daily Debrief: What Happened Today

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Dec 3, 2020 10:44 AM

Private housing supply from confirmed land sale sites up 17.2% for H1 2021: MND

THE government has raised the supply of dwelling units by 17.2 per cent for the first-half 2021 government land...

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Dec 3, 2020 01:00 PM

Employment rose to pre-Covid levels after Singapore's 'circuit breaker'

RESIDENT employment levels bounced back to near pre-Covid levels in the third quarter after taking a big hit in June...

Dec 3, 2020 09:00 PM

Singapore PMI drops marginally but remains in expansion for 5th month

SINGAPORE'S manufacturing sentiment continued to remain buoyant for the fifth straight month in November, although...

Dec 3, 2020 07:30 PM

EU-Singapore trade held steady despite pandemic; both sides must 'stay the course' on free trade: Iswaran

BILATERAL trade between Singapore and the European Union has held steady this year despite the pandemic, and both...

EDITOR'S CHOICE

Dec 3, 2020 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE PROPERTY

HDB 'lottery' conundrum: analysts weigh in on ways to mitigate it

WHEN certain HDB flats in the Dawson and Boon Tiong area completed their five-year minimum occupation period (MOP)...

Dec 3, 2020 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE: SFFXSWITCH 2020

MAS nudges financial firms on local high-tech skills transfers

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is drilling down to the local mix in technology units of financial...

Dec 3, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

It's a bumpy road for SingPost in the e-commerce arena

SINGAPORE Post (SingPost) is having some trouble generating profits from its growing e-commerce logistics business,...

LIFESTYLE

Nov 27, 2020 05:50 AM

Charting the way forward for Putien

AT 13, while most of his peers were running across soccer fields, Fong Chak Ka was doing a different sort of running...

Dec 3, 2020 05:50 AM

Get the year-end celebrations going

IT'S beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and even if it's not the most wonderful time of the year, this is a...

Nov 27, 2020 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

Salted & Hung ups its culinary game

IN the manufactured restaurant hierarchy of Singapore, we all know who the stars are, and not just by the ones they'...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Dec 3, 2020 12:23 PM

Half of Singapore consumers prefer to shop local to help Covid-hit firms: poll

AROUND half of Singapore consumers prefer to shop at local businesses to help them recover from the business fallout...

GARAGE

Dec 3, 2020 06:31 PM

Facebook accused of squeezing rival startups in virtual reality

[WASHINGTON] Virtual-reality startups are accusing Facebook of using a familiar playbook to muscle out rivals in...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Dec 3, 2020 07:23 PM

No change to STI constituents

THERE are no changes to the Straits Times Index (STI) constituents following the December quarterly review.

Dec 3, 2020 05:35 PM

Singapore stocks rebound from Wednesday's loss, STI up 0.41%

DESPITE opening lower on Thursday, Singapore shares picked up ground as the day progressed to end in positive...

Dec 3, 2020 05:18 PM

Malaysia: Shares close higher on Thursday

MALAYSIA share prices closed higher on Thursday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 29.54...

Dec 3, 2020 04:35 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks end the day higher

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares finished with gains on Thursday, in line with a broad advance across Asia, boosted by a...

Dec 3, 2020 04:30 PM

Europe: Stock markets steady at open

[LONDON] European stocks steadied at the open Thursday, as traders weighed Covid vaccine hopes against rising...

Dec 3, 2020 04:07 PM

Seoul: Shares close at record high on chip, auto boost

[SEOUL] South Korean shares extended gains on Thursday to close at a record high, on a boost from chip and auto...


BT WEEKLY

Nov 30, 2020 05:50 AM

Gearing up for the unexpected

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: What has changed the most for your business this year?

Nov 30, 2020 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

Medtecs strategises to be more than a one-hit pandemic wonder

AS nations struggled to deal with the Covid-19 crisis earlier this year, Medtecs International Corp - a Singapore-...

Dec 1, 2020 07:33 PM

Restaurant industry has yet to tap full potential of technology, say industry players

THE restaurant industry has digitalised at an unprecedented rate amid the Covid-19 pandemic, but restaurateurs still...

Aug 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Digitise services to meet client's expectations

BUSINESS-to-business (B2B) customers are increasingly expecting a business-to-consumer (B2C) experience, said...

Dec 3, 2020 07:14 PM

Lombard Odier survey of ultra wealthy cites sustainability as key trend

THE majority of ultra wealthy people believe sustainability is a trend that is here to stay, but they have doubts on...

Nov 28, 2020 05:50 AM

Body blow: Singapore fitness players still reeling from Covid suckerpunch

IT WAS 11.59am on a Friday and Mabel Chua was getting ready to book a spin class at Ground Zero. It’s fastest...

Jul 13, 2019 05:50 AM
CUBICLE FILES

Why spotting "hidden influencers" at work matters

WHEN one thinks of influencers these days, it is usually in a less-than-flattering light. Often dismissed as jobless...

Dec 3, 2020 05:50 AM

Get the year-end celebrations going

IT'S beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and even if it's not the most wonderful time of the year, this is a...



FOCUS

Dec 3, 2020 09:42 PM

M&C reports spike in bookings for Singapore, London hotels ahead of holiday season

CITY Developments Limited's (CDL) subsidiary Millennium & Copthorne Hotels announced on Thursday that its hotels...

Dec 3, 2020 05:50 AM

Singapore banks boost support for micro businesses

SINGAPORE banks have ramped up support for micro enterprises with collateral-free loans, they said on Wednesday.

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Dec 3, 2020 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

JL Family Office unveils boutique property investment firm

JL FAMILY Office has launched a boutique property investment firm, The Land Managers Holdings, with S$250 million...

Jul 20, 2020 05:50 AM
SPOTLIGHT

Change mindset towards skills training in Covid-19 and beyond: SkillsFuture Forum 2020 panel

EMPLOYERS and workers alike have to change their mindsets towards skills training, especially as disruption arising...


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Nov 28, 2020 05:50 AM

For the love of science

SMACK in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic in May, Liz Henderson was asked to step up and lead Merck Biopharma...

Nov 21, 2020 05:50 AM

Connecting Cloud to Asean

THE year 2020 has been dominated by Covid-19 and economic volatility, but for Alibaba Group vice-president Lancelot...

Nov 14, 2020 05:50 AM

Fuelling the future

IN A world where renewables are gaining increasing stature, environmentalists might look askance at firms that...

Nov 7, 2020 05:50 AM

Global strategist

IZUMI Nakamitsu comes across as an easy-going and motherly figure, belying her position and reputation as one of the...


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