Oct 15, 2018 01:16 PM

New private home sales in September rebound by 51% over August: URA data

BUYERS returned to the market for new private homes, after the immediate hit from the latest cooling measures and with ...
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Oct 15, 2018 06:30 PM

Daily Debrief: What Happened Today

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Oct 15, 2018 04:32 PM

Nets unveils PayCollect, online billing and collections system for businesses

PAYMENT service provider Nets on Monday launched PayCollect, an online billing and collections service that will allow...
Oct 15, 2018 10:44 AM

StarHub CEO, who stormed in with job cuts, wants cheaper network

STARHUB chief executive officer Peter Kaliaropoulos said the company, Singapore's No. 2 telephone carrier, is...
Oct 15, 2018 03:14 PM

Valuations veteran Lim Khee Boon to join JLL from Savills

JLL has appointed valuations heavyweight Lim Khee Boon as senior director for its institutional cross-border valuations...
Oct 15, 2018 08:37 AM

Singapore inflation expectations down to 2.88% for year ahead: poll

SINGAPOREANS' median inflation expectations for one year ahead slid further to 2.88 per cent from last quarter...
Oct 15, 2018 12:41 PM

Quah Ley Hoon to head Singapore's Maritime and Port Authority from Jan 1

THE Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has appointed Quah Ley Hoon as chief executive with effect from Jan...
Oct 15, 2018 10:03 AM

Nico Steel posts US$121,000 H1 profit; starts production of 3 new alloy products

MAINBOARD-LISTED Nico Steel Holdings saw net profit jump to US$121,000 for the half-year ended Aug 31, 2018 from about...
Oct 15, 2018 09:05 AM

Scheme for merger of ESR-Reit and Viva Industrial Trust takes effect

THE scheme of arrangement for the merger of ESR-Reit (real estate investment trust) and Viva Industrial Trust (VIT)...


Oct 15, 2018 05:50 PM

Malaysia: Shares close lower on Monday

MALAYSIA share prices closed lower on Monday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down two points...
Oct 15, 2018 05:33 PM

Singapore shares close 0.8% lower on Monday

SINGAPORE stocks ended lower on Monday, with the Straits Times Index shedding 23.2 points or 0.8 per cent to 3,045.97. 
Oct 15, 2018 04:30 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks end lower

Oct 15, 2018 04:06 PM

Seoul: Stocks fall as institutions sell; won drops

[SEOUL] South Korea's Kospi stock index fell on Monday as institutions cut their exposure to riskier assets, while...
Oct 15, 2018 03:55 PM

Europe: Stocks open steady


Oct 12, 2018 05:50 AM

Cyndi Lauper

SOMETIME IN 1983, THE world sat up and noticed on TV a petite redhead dancing like a crazy person in an MTV video. She...
Oct 12, 2018 05:50 AM

Surreal Sri Lanka

THE STORY BEGINS in Colombo, when your plane touches down and suddenly the world seems to dial back decade by decade...
Oct 12, 2018 05:50 AM

Sommeliers finding room to mature

OVER the past 15 years, Patrick Cappiello has been one of New York's most accomplished sommeliers. Now, like so...



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.

Segmented & bespoke

John Kidd, who runs one of the world's biggest hotel groups, talks about the consumer trends behind Radisson's strategic decisions, including its pivot to China.


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.