Nov 21, 2018 09:06 AM

Noble to stick with restructuring deadline despite launch of police probe

NOBLE Group will continue to work towards implementing its proposed restructuring within previously disclosed timelines...
Nov 21, 2018 06:30 PM

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Nov 21, 2018 03:31 PM

Singapore and Kazakhstan sign bilateral investment treaty

SINGAPORE and Kazakhstan aim to strengthen their economic partnership, Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong said on...
Nov 21, 2018 11:36 AM

Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore choice spots in Asia for finance: Colliers report

HONG Kong, Tokyo and Singapore are the top three locations in Asia for finance, according to a report by Colliers...
Nov 21, 2018 12:09 PM

Swissco judicial managers receive extension of time

THE Singapore High Court has granted the judicial managers of Swissco Holdings and its subsidiary extensions of time to...
Nov 21, 2018 11:03 PM

US core capital goods orders flat; jobless claims rise

[WASHINGTON] New orders for key US-made capital goods were unexpectedly unchanged in October and shipments rebounded...
Nov 21, 2018 10:51 PM

German regulator questions Deutsche Bank over Danske scandal

[FRANKFURT] Germany's financial supervisor has asked Deutsche Bank, the country's largest lender, for...
Nov 21, 2018 10:42 PM

Banyan Tree unit sells 18.6% stake in JV with China Vanke to JV partner for S$78.6m

A UNIT of resort operator Banyan Tree Holdings plans to sell 18.6 per cent of its stake in a joint venture (JV) with...
Nov 21, 2018 10:40 PM

US: Wall Street opens higher as oil prices, tech stocks recover

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened higher on Wednesday after two days of heavy selling as Apple Inc and other major technology...
Nov 21, 2018 10:25 PM

Trump thanks Saudi Arabia for lower oil prices

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump thanked Saudi Arabia Wednesday for lower oil prices - a day after pledging the...


Nov 20, 2018 05:50 AM

Internet economy in South-east Asia to top US$240b by 2025: study

SOUTH-EAST Asia's Internet economy is expected to exceed US$240 billion by 2025, beating the previous estimate of...


Nov 20, 2018 05:50 AM

E-wallet, crypto players show support for Payment Services Bill

E-WALLET and cryptocurrency players welcomed - with some degree of reservation - the new regulatory framework for...


Nov 21, 2018 10:40 PM

US: Wall Street opens higher as oil prices, tech stocks recover

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened higher on Wednesday after two days of heavy selling as Apple Inc and other major technology...
Nov 21, 2018 05:32 PM

Singapore shares end higher on Wednesday

SINGAPORE stocks finished higher on Wednesday, with the Straits Times Index moving up 11.66 points, or 0.4 per cent to...
Nov 21, 2018 05:20 PM

Malaysia: Shares close lower on Wednesday

MALAYSIA share prices closed lower on Wednesday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 15.34...
Nov 21, 2018 04:44 PM

Europe: Stock markets rebound at open

[LONDON] European stock markets rebounded slightly at the start of trading on Wednesday as oil prices also picked up...
Nov 21, 2018 04:26 PM

Hong Kong: Shares close on positive note

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks ended with gains Wednesday, reversing early losses on bargain buying, though energy firms...
Nov 21, 2018 03:52 PM

Seoul: Stocks cut losses on institutional buying; won down 0.5%

[SEOUL] South Korea's Kospi stock index erased earlier losses to close slightly lower on Wednesday on...


Nov 19, 2018 05:50 AM

SGReit looking to leverage on Thomson Line

WEEKEND shoppers shuffling to and fro two Orchard Road mega malls - Ion Orchard (and its basement Orchard MRT) and Ngee...
Nov 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Cider production in New York enters a new golden age

TWO hundred years ago, when the Catskill region was among the cider-making centres of the adolescent United States,...


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

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

Not quite a match made in heaven at JAG

DINING at Restaurant JAG is a bit like going on a first date. There's a lot of emphasis on making a good...



Strength in a sari

Having built the world's first social stock exchange, particularly to benefit and empower women, Durreen Shahnaz now wants to take impact investing from the margins to the mainstream.

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.


WHEN Adrian Chia was on holiday in Australia's picturesque Great Ocean Road several years ago, he loved the beautiful coastal scenery and thought about how this was exactly what city dwellers needed to recharge.