Dec 7, 2018 05:50 AM
A Season Of Giving

A Personal Christmas

For your favourite collector, the ultimate coup will be to get hold of Suntory’s newly released Hibiki 35 Year Old - an...
Dec 7, 2018 05:50 AM

Santa Claus

SANTA CLAUS IS coming to town. In fact, he’s just arrived - just in time to assert his claim over the Orchard Road...
Dec 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Restricted Regime

CELEBRITIES swear by them. The rest of us would probably have at some point, tried one or other of its many variations...
Dec 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Leading with purpose

BY any measure, BlackRock's ascent from US$1.2 billion in assets under management (AUM) when it was founded some...


Dec 14, 2018 10:04 PM

Ezra to voluntarily wind up 4 dormant subsidiaries

FOUR dormant subsidiaries of Ezra Holdings were placed under creditors' voluntary liquidation with effect from Dec...
Dec 14, 2018 09:56 PM

China Everbright Water inks deal to build, operate leachate treatment system

WATER treatment company China Everbright Water has secured a project, which commands an investment of 51.46 million...
Dec 14, 2018 09:24 PM

Sabana Reit says no impact on Vibrant-related master leases so far

SABANA Reit said on Friday that there is no impact on master leases related to its sponsor Vibrant Group at this...
Dec 14, 2018 08:21 PM

Mapletree Commercial Trust appoints 2 independent non-exec directors

MAPLETREE Commercial Trust (MCT) announced that it has appointed two independent non-executive directors.
Dec 14, 2018 07:16 PM

3 bids submitted for Pasir Ris Central white site

A 3.8 hectare white site at Pasir Ris Central saw three bids from developers at the close of the tender on Friday.
Dec 7, 2018 05:50 AM

Zén of Nordic cuisine

IT'S beginning to look a lot like Christ... no wait, Stockholm. If you're hankering for a winter wonderland...
Jan 21, 2017 05:50 AM

Taste of Tradition

'Melting pot' doesn't come close to describing the rich cornucopia that is Singapore's food scene...
Dec 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Noble disputes regulators' allegations of improper accounting

COMMODITIES trader Noble Group is disputing allegations of possible accounting irregularities by regulators, who have...
Dec 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Ethics in focus: Trading in unit trusts

FROM Oct 1 this year, CPF members who make new purchases of products such as investment-linked insurance policies (ILPs...
Dec 7, 2018 05:50 AM
A Season Of Giving

Gifts For The Home

Festive greetings and thoughts sent to family and friends via WhatsApp messages are often cold. Handwritten cards with...
Dec 7, 2018 05:50 AM
A Season Of Giving

Gifts for the art lover

Dec 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Diversity at the workplace

DIVERSITY at the workplace makes good business sense. Research shows that companies with a more diverse workforce...
Dec 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Quite a vexing hex

EARLIER this week, I called a bank and had the (dis)pleasure of dealing with an automated telephone operator. You know...
Dec 13, 2018 05:50 AM

Reits' asset injections: A little less action a little more discretion, please

RIGHTS issues have become a thing to fear for Reit investors.
Dec 12, 2018 05:50 AM

Boob tube's for rubes as pay-TV loses its lustre

PAY-TELEVISION is struggling to reinvent itself for the new millennium.
Dec 6, 2018 05:50 AM

AI principles should pave way for open probes on data usage

THERE is gnawing unease when it comes to the use of artificial intelligence (AI) for data processing by financial...
Dec 5, 2018 05:50 AM

Brexit may be the panacea to Kwek's M&C headache

THE abrupt departure in September of Millennium & Copthorne Hotels' (M&C) group chief executive Jennifer...


Dec 5, 2018 05:50 AM

S-E Asia GDP growth to slow in 2019 amid trade war: ICAEW

ECONOMIC growth across the South-east Asia region is expected to slow in 2019 to 5 per cent, after an estimated 5.3 per...


Dec 14, 2018 05:50 AM

Lazada CEO, co-founder Poignant expects 'watershed' year in 2019

LAZADA Group has named co-founder Pierre Poignant as its new chief executive officer, replacing Lucy Peng some nine...


Dec 14, 2018 05:40 PM

Singapore shares end lower on Friday

SINGAPORE stocks closed lower on Friday, with the Straits Times Index down 1.1 per cent or 33.99 points to 3,077.09.
Dec 14, 2018 05:35 PM

Malaysia: Shares end lower on Friday

MALAYSIA share prices closed lower on Friday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 14.04...
Dec 14, 2018 03:53 PM

Australia shares end week lower, hurt by weak China data; NZ down

[BENGALURU] Australian shares skidded on Friday as data in China showed the economy of the Pacific nation's...
Dec 14, 2018 03:50 PM

Tokyo: Nikkei falls as China data, BOJ tankan outlook dent mood

[TOKYO] Japan's Nikkei tumbled on Friday, led by SoftBank and other large-cap stocks, hit by a dull futures and...
Dec 14, 2018 03:45 PM

Seoul: South Korean stocks fall on weak Chinese data; chipmakers lead losses

[SEOUL] South Korea's Kospi stock index ended lower on Friday, dragged down by sharp losses in shares of...
Dec 14, 2018 01:16 PM

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Friday afternoon at 3,070.29, down 1.3% on day

SINGAPORE stocks fell on Friday afternoon's trading resumption, with the Straits Times Index declining 1.31 per...


Leading with purpose

As the world's biggest fund manager, BlackRock is using its influence to espouse its bedrock values. Chairman and CEO Larry Fink himself seeks to be a "voice of positiveness" - and says corporations need, now more than ever as governments fall short, to step up in key issues.

Breaking down to build up

With technology no longer just an enabler of business but an element that drives strategy in every organisation, now's the most exciting time ever, says Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins.

Entrepreneurial Zen

Zendesk's Mikkel Svane tells why Silicon Valley is still the world's top startup hub. Even the weather helps, he says.

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.


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.