Nov 16, 2018 05:23 PM

13 new members appointed to Future Economy Council

THE Future Economy Council (FEC) unveiled 13 newly appointed members at the first meeting of its new term on Friday.
Nov 16, 2018 06:30 PM

Daily Debrief: What Happened Today

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Nov 16, 2018 08:44 AM

Singapore non-oil exports jump 8.3% in October

SINGAPORE'S non-oil domestic exports (NODX) jumped 8.3 per cent in October over a year ago, extending September...
Nov 16, 2018 11:00 AM
ASEAN SUMMIT 2018

Singapore, US collaborate further on infrastructure, digital economy and cybersecurity

SINGAPORE and the US strengthened their collaboration on infrastructure, the digital economy and cybersecurity this...
Nov 16, 2018 11:21 AM

Noteholders, Fung Retailing extend lifeline to Toys "R" Us Asia

NOTEHOLDERS of Toys “R” Us Inc are set to take over its 85 per cent equity stake in Toys (Labuan) Holding, in a move to...
Nov 16, 2018 01:44 PM

Vanda, Shenzhen Dayshine, Raffles Capital to launch US$1.5b Asia AgriTech Fund

VANDA Global Capital, Shenzhen Dayshine Fund Management and Raffles Capital are launching the US$1.5 billion Asia...
Nov 16, 2018 09:48 AM

Datapulse U-turns on haircare business, will sell back for less than entitled to expedite disposal

DATAPULSE Technology has changed its mind on a recently acquired haircare business, and now wants to sell it back for...
Nov 16, 2018 05:08 PM

Sias offers to meet LTC Corp over minority shareholders' voluntary delisting woes

THE Securities Investors Association (Singapore), or Sias, offered on Friday to reach out to mainboard-listed LTC Corp...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Nov 15, 2018 05:50 AM
ASEAN SUMMIT 2018

RCEP conclusion delayed due to 'unique challenges': PM Lee

THE much-awaited finalisation of the Asean-led Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will not materialise...

GARAGE

Nov 16, 2018 11:00 AM
ASEAN SUMMIT 2018

Singapore, US collaborate further on infrastructure, digital economy and cybersecurity

SINGAPORE and the US strengthened their collaboration on infrastructure, the digital economy and cybersecurity this...

WEEKEND MAGAZINE

Nov 16, 2018 05:50 AM

A Chef's Tour

ON EVERY DINING table in Ryunique - a modern fine dining restaurant in Seoul’s Gangnam district - is a map.
Nov 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Taha Bouqdib

TAHA BOUQDIB DOESN’T believe in coincidences. He uses words like “soul”, “destiny” and “in my blood” when describing...
Nov 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Remembering Bugis

Four dancers move through various locations around Kampong Bugis and recall the glory days of the district,...
Nov 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Back To Our Roots

What do the Jurong Town Hall, The Great Madras hotel in Little India and the Khong Guan Building at 2 Mactaggart Road...

STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Nov 16, 2018 10:59 PM

US: Wall Street opens lower

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened lower on Friday, as techology companies suffered sharp losses following disappointing...
Nov 16, 2018 05:33 PM

Singapore shares close 1 per cent up on Friday

SINGAPORE stocks ended higher on the last trading day of the week, with the Straits Times Index gaining one per cent,...
Nov 16, 2018 05:17 PM

Malaysia: Shares close higher on Friday

MALAYSIA share prices closed higher on Friday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 12.17 points...
Nov 16, 2018 04:31 PM

Europe: Stocks up in mixed session

[SYDNEY] Stocks in Europe gained following a mixed session in Asia as investors gauged whether China and the US can de-...
Nov 16, 2018 04:23 PM

Hong Kong: Shares end the week on positive note

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks finished the week with gains Friday, tracking a positive lead from Wall Street with energy...
Nov 16, 2018 03:47 PM

Seoul: Stocks trim gains amid Brexit uncertainty

[SEOUL] South Korea's Kospi stock index closed marginally higher on Friday, trimming the session's early...

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THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Banking on digital

BNP Paribas CEO Jean-Laurent Bonnafé tells why mergers and acquisitions are taking a back seat - for now - at the French bank.

Healthcare 4.0

When you shop for toiletries or medicines in a supermarket, GSK keeps a close eye - with tracking sensors - to find out how and why you made those purchases. Data and analytics are a huge play for the pharmaceutical group, says its CEO for consumer healthcare, Brian McNamara.

Reading randomness

To avoid nasty surprises, don't try to predict the future - instead, stay aware of all possibilities, says Richard Fenning, Singapore-based CEO of global specialist risk consultancy Control Risks.

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.


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