Jul 21, 2018 05:50 AM

SingHealth hack 'worrying' for Singapore but govt response lauded

CYBERSECURITY experts praised the government's swift response to the cyberattack on SingHealth, but noted that it...
Jul 21, 2018 05:50 AM

AEW boosts Singapore office exposure

AEW is increasing its presence in the Singapore office market. The US-based global institutional property investment...
Jul 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Japan's inflation inches higher in June due to energy costs

JAPAN'S inflation picked up slightly in June, largely because of higher energy costs. There was little to suggest...
Jul 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Golden Springs sells 75% stake in animal feed producer Gold Coin to Aboitiz unit

GOLDEN Springs Group (GSG) has sold a 75 per cent stake in Gold Coin Management Holdings to Pilmico International, a...
Jul 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Global water players sign S$23b in deals at Singapore International Water Week

NEARLY S$23 billion worth of projects awarded, tenders, investments and memoranda of understanding (MOUs) were...
Jul 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Daintree Residence to launch for sale on July 28

ALL eyes will be on Daintree Residence when it launches for sale on July 28 - the first condominium to do so since the...
Jul 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Degrees of underemployment: fresh grads stuck in a bind

When Chris Lim, 26, graduated with a Bachelor of Business Management degree in December 2016, he didn't expect...
Jul 21, 2018 05:50 AM

SMRT to face S$1.9m in fines for 2 incidents in 2016 and 2017

RAIL operator SMRT faces fines totalling S$1.9 million for two incidents - an accident in March 2016 which resulted in...
Jul 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Buzzing with good ideas at the Singapore Garden Festival

DON'T be alarmed when you are at Gardens by the Bay over the weekend and you suddenly hear the buzzing of a swarm...
Visit ASEAN BUSINESS powered by The Business Times

STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Jul 21, 2018 06:27 AM

Disappointing earnings, trade tensions weigh on European shares

[LONDON] European shares fell on Friday as earnings updates disappointed, with auto stocks bearing the brunt of trade...
Jul 21, 2018 06:25 AM

US stocks: Wall Street slips as trade worries dampen upbeat earnings

[NEW YORK] US stocks ended slightly lower on Friday as escalating trade anxieties driven by US President Donald Trump...
Jul 21, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

STI continues its climb for fourth straight session

AFTER stumbling on disappointing economic results at the start of the week, the Singapore market found its footing on...
Jul 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

CAPITALAND Commercial Trust's (CCT) Q2 FY18 adjusted distribution per unit rose 14.3 per cent year-on-year to 2.16...
Jul 20, 2018 05:36 PM

Singapore shares end higher on Friday

SHARE prices in the Singapore bourse closed higher on Friday, with the key Straits Times Index up 0.6 per cent or 20.25...

LIFESTYLE

Jul 20, 2018 05:50 AM

Hans Tan

WERE IT NOT for a pamphlet for an industrial design course that slipped out of a National University of Singapore (NUS...
Jul 20, 2018 05:50 AM

Vintage Thrills At Le Mans Classic

THE SUN WAS beating down relentlessly on the tiny little French town of Le Mans, but it was literally raining cars...
Jul 20, 2018 05:50 AM

Even in wine, populists find easy target

EVERY few years an article bubbles up with claims that expensive wines are really no better than cheap ones. The...

FOCUS


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Unbound by rules

Adrian Cheng, heir to Hong Kong's New World Development and Chow Tai Fook conglomerates, has brought his own vision into the sprawling family business empire and made his mark as an art and cultural entrepreneur.

Relearning the ropes

For veteran banker and DBS chairman Peter Seah, returning to banking in 2009 after a hiatus of about eight years meant having to get up to speed with an industry digitalised and transformed.

Shooting for the stars

Sending a Singaporean to space might sound like a pipe dream, but for the past five years Lim Seng has been working to turn this into reality. He tells why he's pressing on despite multiple setbacks.

Nest egg advocate

As chairman and chief executive of Principal Financial Group, Daniel Houston is in the business of spreading the word about saving for retirement - and changing lives.


READ OUR STORIES ON SGSME.SG

HAVING made a career out of turning science fiction into reality, Lim Seng is used to being called "crazy".