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Feb 28, 2020 05:50 AM

Successful But Lonely At The Top

AS COMPANIES WORK through the Covid-19 outbreak, one man worries about the mental health impact it might have on the...

Feb 29, 2020 05:50 AM

Is craft beer losing its fizz?

THINK Thai Mango Salad sour beer with a hint of spice and savoury notes. Or perhaps a rich, decadent black forest...

Feb 28, 2020 05:50 AM

Interview - Choe Peng Sum, CEO of Pan Pacific Hotels Group

CHOE PENG SUM has been a hotelier for his entire working life, so it’s safe to say that whatever crises the...

Feb 29, 2020 05:50 AM

Disrupting ageing

IN A world where just about every sector is facing disruption, ageing too has not been spared.

BREAKING NEWS

Feb 29, 2020 10:54 AM

China's factory activity posts record contraction as coronavirus bites

China's factory activity posts record contraction as coronavirus bites

Feb 29, 2020 10:42 AM

South Korea reports 594 more coronavirus cases, total 2,931

[SEOUL] South Korea confirmed 594 more coronavirus cases on Saturday, the biggest increase to date for the country...

Feb 29, 2020 09:50 AM

China reports 47 more coronavirus deaths

[BEIJING] China on Saturday reported 47 more deaths from the new coronavirus, raising the death toll in the country...

Feb 29, 2020 09:41 AM

Harley-Davidson CEO steps down after 5-year sales slump

[DETROIT] Harley-Davidson's chief executive officer (CEO) Matt Levatich stepped down Friday after failing to arrest...

Feb 29, 2020 09:15 AM

Sanofi to pay US$11.9m to resolve US drug kickback probe

[BOSTON] Sanofi SA has agreed to pay nearly US$11.9 million to resolve allegations that it used a charity that helps...

Feb 28, 2020 05:50 AM

Restaurants' in-house experts raise the fine dining game

WINE SOMMELIERS ARE a given in any fine dining restaurant, but how about an in-house cheese or caviar master, tea...

Feb 28, 2020 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

More spice needed at The Blue Ginger

TO go or not to go? That is the question we ask ourselves each day in our new Covid-19 reality, as we ponder whether...

Feb 29, 2020 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2020

Govt has resources and will to act if more support needed to mitigate Covid-19: Heng

REPLYING to calls for more help amid the Covid-19 outbreak, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee...

Feb 29, 2020 05:50 AM
CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

When a 'buy' goes bad, who is in the wrong?

MANY retail investors have snagged good returns from Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) of shares on the Singapore...

Feb 28, 2020 05:50 AM

Out of the Box

ARCHITECTS CAN EASILY reel off the briefs of most clients building a new home: “Build a house as big and tall as...

Feb 28, 2020 05:50 AM

SIFA 2020: Sterling slate of shows

The third SIFA helmed by Gaurav Kripalani is his best yet

Feb 29, 2020 05:50 AM
THE BROAD VIEW

BTS, the K-pop supergroup that's changed the music business

IN one photo for their album Map of the Soul: 7, the seven members of the South Korean supergroup BTS, or the...

Feb 29, 2020 05:50 AM
THE STEERING COLUMN

Mercedes-Benz CLA 200 Shooting Brake: The bold and the booty-ful

THE Mercedes-Benz CLA 200 Shooting Brake is exactly the kind of car you would call an estate or a station wagon, but...

Feb 27, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK: HOCK LOCK SIEW

Relief measures for retail sector do not address structural issues

RELIEF measures for retailers from the government and landlords are very thoughtful, but do not address the...

Feb 24, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Clearing the air on QR and disclosures

ON Feb 7, when the Singapore Exchange (SGX) revealed the 112 companies that have to do quarterly reporting, the...

Feb 21, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Turbulent fourth quarter ahead for SIA as impact of outbreak takes hold

AFTER a decent Q3 showing, SIA is likely to fly into turbulence in the fourth quarter as fall-out from the Covid-19...

Feb 19, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

With his UOB Kay Hian deemed stake nearing 30%, will Wee Ee Chao make an offer?

CHAIRMAN and managing director of UOB Kay Hian, Wee Ee Chao, has been nibbling on the mainboard-listed brokerage...



ASEAN BUSINESS

Feb 27, 2020 10:55 AM

Indonesia's virus support may not be enough for growth: Nomura report

The analysts wrote that “the package does not represent new spending but only reallocations from other items already...

GARAGE

Feb 28, 2020 03:51 PM

Chinese ride-sharing cars install added layer of protection amid virus

[BEIJING] As Wang Xiurong drives passengers around the Chinese capital amid the coronovirus outbreak, she has an...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Feb 29, 2020 06:01 AM

US: Dow slumps again to finish worst week since October 2008

[NEW YORK] Wall Street stocks suffered another downbeat session on Friday to conclude the worst week since the 2008...

Feb 29, 2020 05:56 AM

Europe: Stocks shed US$1.5t as virus fears spur week-long selling frenzy

[BENGALURU] European shares ended the week down roughly US$1.5 trillion in their worst weekly performance since the...

Feb 29, 2020 05:50 AM

Asia markets battered on fears of coronavirus-induced recession

ASIA stocks plunged on Friday with the MSCI Asia-Pacific Index notching seven straight sessions of losses after...

Feb 29, 2020 05:50 AM
STOCKS

STI has worst week in 8 years as Covid-19 fears escalate

SINGAPORE equities faced heavy selling on Friday en route to their worst weekly performance since August 2011 as the...

Feb 28, 2020 10:44 PM

US: Wall Street plunges at the open as pandemic fears heighten

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened sharply lower on Friday as investors dumped equities amid a rapidly spreading...

Feb 28, 2020 06:24 PM

Singapore shares sink further on Friday, tumble 5.3% on the week

SINGAPORE equities faced heavy selling on Friday en route to their worst weekly performance since August 2011 as the...


FOCUS

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Feb 29, 2020 10:42 AM

South Korea reports 594 more coronavirus cases, total 2,931

[SEOUL] South Korea confirmed 594 more coronavirus cases on Saturday, the biggest increase to date for the country...

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Feb 24, 2020 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

Digibank contender Sheng Ye eyes Singapore homecoming

HONG Kong-listed supply chain financing company Sheng Ye Capital might be an unknown name here, but its chairman and...

Feb 28, 2020 05:39 PM

DC rates trimmed 0.2% on average for non-landed residential use

THE Singapore government has trimmed the development charge (DC) rates for non-landed residential use by 0.2 per...

Feb 28, 2020 02:14 PM

Climate change: Singapore to set absolute emissions target with peak in 2030

SINGAPORE will enhance its climate pledge and long-term strategy this year, with a view to halve its emissions by...


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Disrupting ageing

Get healthier as you get older - that's Victor Dzau's idea of disrupted ageing. And as president of the US National Academy of Medicine, he has a powerful platform to bring together the social sectors to achieve healthy longevity.

Agile marketer

As businesses go from a one-size-fits-all approach to providing personalised experiences, the need to listen to the customer - and for signals - becomes key in marketing, says IBM's Michelle Peluso.

Tech advocate

BSA's CEO Victoria Espinel has charted a new course for the global software advocacy group that makes it more focused on the societal impact of technology.

Property stalwart

Despite global economic uncertainties, Knight Frank group chairman Alistair Elliott remains sanguine about the prospects for real estate. Across the world, through good times and bad, the sector holds tremendous opportunity, he says.


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