Apr 23, 2019 11:30 AM

One third of job roles in finance may be impacted by automation: MAS-IBF study

WITH the rise of data analytics and automation, the next three to five years may see a third of job roles in...

In this week's final episode of My SME Story, we feature Seng Hua Hng Foodstuff, the...

Singapore Budget 2019

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Apr 23, 2019 06:30 PM

Daily Debrief: What Happened Today

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Apr 23, 2019 04:16 PM

Heng Swee Keat promoted to Deputy Prime Minister from May 1

FINANCE Minister Heng Swee Keat will be promoted to Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) with effect from May 1, the Prime...

UPDATED 7 hours 52 min ago
Apr 23, 2019 12:57 PM

Grab adds Agoda, Booking.com, BookMyShow, HOOQ to super app

GRAB has added hotel reservation services Agoda and Booking.com; entertainment ticketing platform BookMyShow; and on...

UPDATED 11 hours 16 min ago
Apr 23, 2019 08:00 AM

Biotech startup RWDC Industries raises US$22m in Series A3 round, aims to eliminate single-use plastics

RWDC Industries, a Singapore-based biotech startup, has raised US$22 million in an oversubscribed Series A3 round...

Apr 24, 2019 12:24 AM

UAE launches 'Ministry of Possibilities'

[DUBAI] The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday unveiled a new branch of government, a Ministry of Possibilities, three...

Apr 24, 2019 12:08 AM

Thai anti-junta party leader faces possible disqualification

[BANGKOK] The billionaire leader of an upstart anti-junta party which scooped up millions of votes in Thailand's...

Apr 23, 2019 11:57 PM

Malaysia says it is keen for more 'fair' deals with China

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia is hopeful of getting more "fair" investment from China, its foreign minister said on...

Apr 23, 2019 11:39 PM

India says it has 'robust plan' to guarantee oil supply after end to Iran waivers

[MUMBAI] India said on Tuesday its refineries will have adequate oil supplies, thanks in part to imports from other...

Apr 23, 2019 11:25 PM

Majestic Wine may sell all UK stores in shift online

[BENGALURU] Majestic Wine could sell its 200 or so branches in Britain as it shifts focus to its booming online...


Apr 23, 2019 05:22 PM

US demand not enough to save Q1 Asean exports

The electronics sector suffered more than others - led by the downturn in semiconductors.


Apr 23, 2019 12:57 PM

Grab adds Agoda, Booking.com, BookMyShow, HOOQ to super app

GRAB has added hotel reservation services Agoda and Booking.com; entertainment ticketing platform BookMyShow; and on...

UPDATED 11 hours 16 min ago


Apr 23, 2019 09:43 PM

US: Wall St opens higher as technology shares gain

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened higher on Tuesday, led by gains in technology stocks and upbeat earnings from a handful...

Apr 23, 2019 06:00 PM

Singapore shares slip 0.1% on Tuesday amid lack of market cues

THE Straits Times Index (STI) closed at 3,353.47, down 4.23 points or 0.13 per cent.


Apr 23, 2019 05:49 PM

Malaysia: Shares close higher on Tuesday

MALAYSIA share prices closed higher on Tuesday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 5.38...

Apr 23, 2019 04:50 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks close flat

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares were flat at the close on Tuesday, with investors hesitant ahead of key corporate...

Apr 23, 2019 04:14 PM

Europe: London stocks open higher; eurozone flat

[LONDON] London's benchmark FTSE 100 index climbed 0.3 per cent to 7,480.32 points on Tuesday after a surge in oil...

Apr 23, 2019 02:49 PM

Tokyo: Stocks close up for third straight session

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks rose for a third straight session on Tuesday in cautious trade with investors largely on the...


Apr 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Fresh prospects in Australian student housing for Wee Hur

"A CRISIS is also an opportunity." So goes the Chinese proverb that local property group Wee Hur Holdings took to...

Apr 19, 2019 05:50 AM

A taste of the good life at Culina

WE love fresh food markets. We love the idea of picking out raw oysters, crabs, shrimp, cuts of meat and having them...


Apr 19, 2019 05:50 AM

Charlie Siem

CHARLIE SIEM DISCOVERED his calling early - very early - in life. As he tells it, he was sitting in the back seat of...

Apr 19, 2019 05:50 AM

Whisky business: Is the Japanese whisky shortage really a cause for concern?

“ACQUIRING JAPANESE WHISKY requires a lot of patience, resources and most of all – luck,” notes Loh Chin Hui, an...

Apr 19, 2019 05:50 AM

The Meat Men: new beef-focused eateries

If it seems the simplest thing to do to slip a meat patty between a bun, why is it so hard to find a good burger in...



It pays to play safe

Rohan Mahadevan, senior vice-president of international markets at PayPal, which handles about a quarter of all e-commerce transactions globally, tells why keeping its entire platform secure for customers and merchants is the company's top priority.

Showbiz stalwart

Singaporean Ricky Ow, who started out in TV as a child actor and today oversees the Asia-Pacific portfolio of media and entertainment giant Turner, shares what the future of show business holds for the storied group whose TV brands run from CNN to Cartoon Network.

Irish eyes are smiling

Ireland is a committed member of the EU, and that spells huge opportunities for business, says the country’s Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys.

Providing connections

In today's digital economy, data enables invisible empowerment to companies big and small, says Orange Business Services CEO Helmut Reisinger.


In using a digital platform to add a touch of modernity, Haulio’s Alvin Ea is hauling the logistics industry into a new era.