Jan 21, 2020 01:45 PM

Grab to slash user rewards, tighten redemption from March

IN an apparent cost-cutting move, Grab is set to reduce the number of points users can earn on a transaction, in...

Jan 20, 2020 06:00 PM

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Jan 21, 2020 06:30 PM

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Jan 22, 2020 12:09 AM

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Jan 21, 2020 11:53 PM

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Jan 21, 2020 11:42 PM

The Place Holdings CSO, COO depart over 'divergent opinions'

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Jan 21, 2020 11:36 PM

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Jan 21, 2020 05:50 AM

Muted earnings for Q4; but property, banks may surprise on upside

PROPERTY developers, banks and plantation players are expected to be winners in the upcoming earnings season,...

Jan 21, 2020 05:50 AM

Olam splits businesses into 2 groups with eye to list them

AGRI-FOOD giant Olam International is reorganising its businesses into two new operating groups with plans to list...

Jan 21, 2020 05:50 AM

Minority shareholder objects to Darco's share placement

A MINORITY shareholder of Darco Water Technologies has questioned the mainboard-listed company's rationale behind a...


Jan 17, 2020 05:50 AM

Qipao Power: The Cheongsam gets more fashion relevance

THE QIPAO MAY no longer be a common sight on the streets of China. But fashionistas across the world are embracing...

Jan 17, 2020 05:50 AM

Predictable Chinese cooking at Jia He

NOT every restaurant can be a star. We get that. Just as an army has its generals and elite commandos, it also needs...


Jan 21, 2020 01:06 PM

Consumers excited about high speeds 5G brings

One in four consumers say they're excited about faster data transfer speeds as downloading a full HD movie will take...


Jan 21, 2020 02:42 PM

Tencent strikes back at ByteDance with WeChat short-video trial

[HONG KONG] Tencent Holdings Ltd is planning a major update to its ubiquitous WeChat messaging app to stave off up-...


Jan 21, 2020 10:49 PM

US: Wall St opens lower on China virus outbreak, growth worries

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened lower on Tuesday, as worries about the fallout from a deadly virus outbreak in China and...

Jan 21, 2020 06:25 PM

Singapore shares sink 1% on China virus fears, growth worries

SINGAPORE stocks slumped further on Tuesday, in line with most regional markets, as the emergence of a new virus...

Jan 21, 2020 05:58 PM

Malaysia: Shares dip on Tuesday

MALAYSIA share prices dipped on Tuesday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down just 1.55...

Jan 21, 2020 04:30 PM

The Philippines is competing against Singapore to woo Reit listings

[SINGAPORE] Singapore's dominant position as a real estate investment trust (Reit) listing hub in Asia is being eyed...

Jan 21, 2020 04:30 PM

Europe: Stocks slump at open

[LONDON] Europe's leading stock markets slumped at the start of trading on Tuesday after sharp losses across Asia....

Jan 21, 2020 04:22 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks end lower after credit downgrade

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares plunged on Tuesday after Moody's downgraded the city's credit rating, while tourism-...


Jan 20, 2020 05:50 AM

Looking into the crystal ball

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Jan 20, 2020 05:50 AM

PhillipCapital sets sights on new growth areas, diversification

FINANCIAL house PhillipCapital wants to wade deeper into the small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) space from its...

Jan 21, 2020 05:50 AM

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Jan 18, 2020 05:50 AM

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Jan 17, 2020 05:50 AM

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Jan 18, 2020 05:50 AM

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On New Year’s eve, a sneaker collaboration with German sportswear giant Adidas and gamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins was...

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

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Jan 4, 2020 05:50 AM

Tempering income expectations in 2020

THE years since the 2008-09 global financial crisis have been difficult for income seekers and I think this is...


Jan 21, 2020 11:35 AM

China property giant Greenland Group to join digibank fray: Lianhe Zaobao

CHINESE real estate developer and state-owned enterprise Greenland Group, through its investment arm Greenland...

Jan 15, 2020 12:52 PM

Rents for private non-landed homes and HDB flats rise in December 2019 from a year ago

[SINGAPORE] Rents for both non-landed private homes and Housing Board flats rose in December last year from the year...

Jan 21, 2020 05:50 AM

Singapore not immune to divisive forces: DPM Heng

SINGAPORE has already seen some semblances of nativist tendencies, the Republic's deputy prime minister said, as he...

Jan 10, 2020 11:50 PM

First Reit studies options after road subsistence causes 'serious impact'

THE manager of First Reit on Friday updated that the road subsistence that took place in 2018 along Gubeng Highway,...


Jan 18, 2020 05:50 AM

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ONE interesting aspect of technology usage and understanding in this millennium is that it has outgrown the late...

Jan 11, 2020 05:50 AM

Making the most of data

IN the past, the use of data was often viewed as a "nice-to-have" rather than a "must-have" in corporate decision-...

Jan 4, 2020 05:50 AM

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Staying nimble

A WILLINGNESS to let go of closely held convictions is clearly a major tenet of William Liem's personal philosophy....


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