Jan 19, 2021 12:48 PM
BT EXCLUSIVE

Crescent Cove Advisors launching Spac to target South-east Asian tech firms

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SAN Francisco-based tech investment firm Crescent Cove Advisors, founded by Singaporean Heng Jun Hong, has filed...

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Jan 18, 2021 06:00 PM

BT Money Hacks: Protecting your digital financial assets (Ep 88)

This week's episode looks at how you can make the most out of your digital assets while making sure they stay safe...

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Jan 19, 2021 06:30 PM

Daily Debrief: What Happened Today

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Jan 19, 2021 05:27 PM

Trial reopening of nightclubs and karaoke joints put off amid spike in community cases

THE reopening of selected nightclubs and karaoke joints under a pilot programme has been postponed till further...

Jan 19, 2021 07:50 PM

Entities of Eagle Hospitality Trust file for bankruptcy protection in Delaware court

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ENTITIES of troubled Eagle Hospitality Trust (EHT) on Monday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the United States...

Jan 19, 2021 05:22 PM

High Court decision reshapes earlier ruling on creditors' claim on joint bank accounts

FOUR months after handing down a landmark judgement allowing creditors to legally seize money held in joint bank...

Jan 19, 2021 05:41 PM

HDB issues S$800m notes due in 2026

THE Housing and Development Board (HDB) has issued S$800 million worth of five-year notes, carrying a fixed coupon...

EDITOR'S CHOICE

Jan 19, 2021 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE PROPERTY

Singapore government keeping close watch on property market

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THE Singapore government is paying "close attention" to the local real estate market "to ensure that it remains...

Jan 19, 2021 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE ECONOMY

Singapore's December trade rebound set to continue into 2021

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ANALYSTS are pencilling in a solid economic recovery for Singapore and the region, after non-oil domestic exports (...

Jan 19, 2021 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Property developers facing better year ahead in 2021

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A FEARED slump in the private property market did not quite materialise in 2020; and with the ongoing momentum in...

LIFESTYLE

Nov 27, 2020 05:50 AM

Charting the way forward for Putien

AT 13, while most of his peers were running across soccer fields, Fong Chak Ka was doing a different sort of running...

Jan 15, 2021 05:50 AM

A week of wonders at Singapore Art Week

CHOOSE your adventure: Get on the bus 175 to see art displayed at bus stops along the way. Hop on an MRT train...

Jan 15, 2021 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

Hybrid bar food at Sake Labo

WE learned a new word the other day: japas. It's not as catchy as 'tapas', nor as straightforward as 'Japan'. It's a...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Jan 19, 2021 06:31 PM

Economists still expect more monetary support, despite Malaysia's latest fiscal package

MALAYSIA'S latest assistance package may not change expectations for further monetary support, said economists, who...

GARAGE

Jan 18, 2021 05:25 PM

Grab joins five other regional startups gunning for IPO

SINGAPORE-BASED Grab is reportedly ...

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STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Jan 19, 2021 06:04 PM

STI shy of 3,000 points as it inches up 0.18%

THE benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) registered modest gains of 0.18 per cent or 5.52 points on Tuesday. Still,...

Jan 19, 2021 05:33 PM

Malaysia: Shares close lower on Tuesday

MALAYSIA share prices closed lower on Tuesday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 7.64...

Jan 19, 2021 04:50 PM

Europe: Shares rise on upbeat earnings reports

[LONDON] European shares rose on Tuesday after Asian markets rallied on optimism about China's economy, while upbeat...

Jan 19, 2021 04:44 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks finish with big gains

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks finished sharply higher on Tuesday, in line with a broad advance across Asian markets,...

Jan 19, 2021 03:57 PM

Seoul: Stocks rebound on Samsung Elec, Hyundai Motor boost

[SEOUL] South Korean shares rebounded to end higher on Tuesday, marking its sharpest gain since Jan 8, boosted by...

Jan 19, 2021 03:47 PM

Australia: Shares close higher on rebound in miners, financials

[SYDNEY] Australian shares ended firmer on Tuesday, as mining and financial stocks recovered from sharp losses in...


BT WEEKLY

Jan 18, 2021 05:50 AM

The lottery effect - fair or foul?

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THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: How should higher-end HDB flats in prime locations be priced? What issues, if any, are there in...

Jan 18, 2021 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

Civmec awaits bonanza from commodity rush, defence spending, infrastructure

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AUSTRALIAN engineering firm Civmec, one of the Singapore Exchange's "OSV (offshore supply vessel) plays", was not...

Jan 19, 2021 05:50 AM

Laid off during crisis, she went on to found a company worth S$8m

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AT the height of her career, Shi Ru Xin was retrenched as a result of the global financial crisis of 2008. About 100...

Aug 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Digitise services to meet client's expectations

BUSINESS-to-business (B2B) customers are increasingly expecting a business-to-consumer (B2C) experience, said...

Jan 16, 2021 05:50 AM
THIS TIME IS DIFFERENT

The death of alpha

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THE entire purpose of asset management is to create alpha. Active asset management started some 70 years ago, and...

Jan 1, 2021 05:50 AM

10 sparkling wines for leaving 2020 behind

IT'S been a dismal year, but let's look at the bright side: It's nearly over. Forget about what 2020 deserves. We...

Jan 16, 2021 05:50 AM

Rethinking mental health: wellness startups and apps on the upswing

A year of lockdowns, remote working and prolonged periods of physical distancing has driven consumers' demand for...

Jul 13, 2019 05:50 AM
CUBICLE FILES

Why spotting "hidden influencers" at work matters

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

Jan 15, 2021 05:50 AM

A week of wonders at Singapore Art Week

CHOOSE your adventure: Get on the bus 175 to see art displayed at bus stops along the way. Hop on an MRT train...



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Jan 19, 2021 06:31 PM

Economists still expect more monetary support, despite Malaysia's latest fiscal package

MALAYSIA'S latest assistance package may not change expectations for further monetary support, said economists, who...

Jan 19, 2021 01:12 PM

Fintechs' plans to buy Indonesian banks will raise competition: Fitch

RECENT moves by tech firms to acquire small Indonesian banks will add more colour to Asean's financing landscape,...

Jan 19, 2021 04:21 PM

Broker's take: DBS sees 'pre-emptive' policy response to curb higher property prices

WHILE a steady 2 to 3 per cent annual increase in the Singapore property price index (PPI) in line with household...

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Jul 20, 2020 05:50 AM
SKILLSFUTURE FORUM

Equipping workers with digital skills for a new future: SkillsFuture Forum 2020 panel

Q: Singapore has been looking at reskilling and retraining for a long time. What's really different this time with...


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Jan 16, 2021 05:50 AM

Greening architecture

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PATRICK Bellew - or his firm Atelier Ten - may not quite be household names here but their projects in Singapore...

Jan 9, 2021 05:50 AM

Sparking a Revolut-ion

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MOST startup founders wax lyrical about why they became an entrepreneur, but Nikolay Storonsky is a man of few words...

Jan 2, 2021 05:50 AM

It's all in the jeans

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ON HIS previous business trips to Singapore, Nuholt Huisamen, then managing director for Levi Strauss & Co's...

Dec 19, 2020 05:50 AM

Hospitality romantic

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ALAN Watts glimpses light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel. As the president, Asia-Pacific, at Hilton, he has...


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