Sep 18, 2018 05:16 PM

Asian markets show resilience despite Trump tariff hit

AFTER an early sell-off, Asian markets enjoyed a bounce on hopes officials from the world's top two economies will...
Sep 18, 2018 08:02 AM

CapitaLand buys 16 multifamily properties in US for US$835m

CAPITALAND has acquired 16 multifamily properties in the US for US$835 million (S$1.14 billion), the real estate...
Sep 18, 2018 03:11 PM

Pharma giant Merck opens S$20m facility in Singapore

PHARMACEUTICAL firms in Asia can get quicker, more accessible testing services for their biological drug products from...
Sep 18, 2018 08:51 PM

Noble Group completes divestment of Panacore vessels for US$95m

NOBLE Group has completed the divestment of its four Panacore vessels for US$95 million, it said in a filing to the...
Sep 18, 2018 01:42 PM

OUE Lippo Healthcare plans to acquire stakes in First Reit, manager Bowsprit for S$142m

OUE Lippo Healthcare Limited (OUELH) has proposed to acquire 10.63 per cent of First Reit's total issued units and...
Sep 18, 2018 06:12 PM

Frasers Property raises S$1.2b syndicated green loan

FRASERS Property has raised S$1.2 billion in a syndicated secured green loan, with the net proceeds to be used to...
Sep 18, 2018 08:17 AM

Plastoform to close Shenzhen production plant; plans to liquidate unit

MANUFACTURING service provider Plastoform Holdings announced late on Monday that the group will be shuttering its...
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Sep 18, 2018 08:21 AM

Debao Property Development applies for third extension to hold FY2017 AGM

DEBAO Property Development has submitted an application to the Singapore Exchange (SGX) for a third extension to hold...
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STOCKS

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Sep 18, 2018 05:33 PM

Singapore shares close 0.1% lower on Tuesday

SINGAPORE stocks inched slightly lower on Tuesday, with the Straits Times Index dropping 2.06 points, or 0.1 per cent,...
Sep 18, 2018 05:28 PM

Malaysia: Shares close lower on Tuesday

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia share prices closed lower on Tuesday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index...
Sep 18, 2018 05:16 PM

Asian markets show resilience despite Trump tariff hit

AFTER an early sell-off, Asian markets enjoyed a bounce on hopes officials from the world's top two economies will...
Sep 18, 2018 04:29 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks end day with gains

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong and Shanghai stocks rose Tuesday after Donald Trump delayed imposing the highest tariffs on...
Sep 18, 2018 04:25 PM

Seoul: Stocks, won end firmer as investors shrug off fresh tariffs

[SEOUL] South Korea's Kospi stock index closed higher on Tuesday in line with other Asian shares as Chinese...

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?

FOCUS


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.