Sep 19, 2020 05:50 AM

All at sea: Stranded ship crews are shipping's hidden Covid crisis

Gus, an Egyptian national, has been stuck at sea for longer than 12 months and just wants to go home. Back ashore,...

Aug 31, 2020 06:00 PM

Money Hacks: ETFs and unit trusts, what are the differences and misconceptions? (Ep 79)

This episode tackles the importance of knowing the pros and cons of ETFs and unit trusts.

Sep 19, 2020 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

Corporate cost-cutting taking the sweet out of mooncakes

THE upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival will not be as sweet for mooncake sellers as previous years, with corporate sales...

Sep 19, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK: AIRLINES

SIA pilots taking deeper pay cuts to avert layoffs

SINGAPORE Airlines' (SIA) local pilots will take additional pay cuts to stave off lay-offs as the carrier...

Sep 19, 2020 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

Higher gold prices no boon for pawnbrokers

GOLD prices hit an all-time high of US$2,000 an ounce in August, and pawnbrokers report a trend of people trying to...

Sep 19, 2020 05:50 AM

China's wealthy 'little sisters' powering the economy

THEY are typically over 30 years old, educated, hardworking and unafraid of asserting their spending power. Some...

Sep 19, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK

Singapore insurers extend premium-deferment measures

THE General Insurance Association of Singapore (GIA) and the Life Insurance Association, Singapore (LIA Singapore)...

EDITOR'S CHOICE

Sep 19, 2020 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

Corporate cost-cutting taking the sweet out of mooncakes

THE upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival will not be as sweet for mooncake sellers as previous years, with corporate sales...

Sep 19, 2020 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

Higher gold prices no boon for pawnbrokers

GOLD prices hit an all-time high of US$2,000 an ounce in August, and pawnbrokers report a trend of people trying to...

Sep 19, 2020 05:50 AM

Judge cites 'clear case of balance sheet insolvency' for placing KS Energy and its key unit under IJM

IN granting OCBC's application to place embattled KS Energy and its key unit under interim judicial management (IJM...

LIFESTYLE

Sep 4, 2020 05:50 AM
INTERVIEW

Pushing forward in uncertain times

LIKE most people, Jaelle Ang, CEO of co-working space The Great Room, had great plans for 2020. "This was meant to...

Sep 18, 2020 05:50 AM

Singaporeans, are you happy?

IN 2019, TEDxSingapore held a conference to examine the happiness of Singaporeans. It conducted a straw poll among...

Sep 18, 2020 05:50 AM

From lemak to laut

HUNGER may be the best sauce, but in the case of a certain new nasi lemak shop in town, controversy is the new umami...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Sep 19, 2020 02:30 PM

Indonesia, US agree on infrastructure finance agreement

[JAKARTA] Indonesia has signed an agreement with the United States to strengthen infrastructure finacing through...

GARAGE

Sep 20, 2020 12:44 PM

ByteDance gets Trump nod to avoid TikTok shutdown

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump said on Saturday he supported a deal in principle that would allow TikTok to...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Sep 20, 2020 02:23 PM

Danish jewellery maker Pandora tops world's best-performing market

[LONDON] In a year of lockdowns and falling consumer spending, the top spot in the world's best-performing national...

Sep 19, 2020 12:08 PM

Unity Software soars in blockbuster NYSE debut

[NEW YORK] Shares of Unity Software soared in their debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, giving the...

Sep 19, 2020 11:26 AM

Ex-Campari CEO accused of serving up a cognac deal tip at dinner

[SESTO SAN GIOVANNI] Davide Campari-Milano's former chief executive officer (CEO) is accused by French stock-market...

Sep 19, 2020 08:25 AM

'Nasdaq whale' closes more large options trades

[NEW YORK] A large options player which some market watchers call the "Nasdaq whale" unwound bets on several...

Sep 19, 2020 06:34 AM

Some wishes come true for active funds in weekly Nasdaq shakeout

[NEW YORK] A third volatile week in the Nasdaq 100 is striking fear into retail investors accustomed to riding tech...

Sep 19, 2020 06:16 AM

US: Wall Street posts third week of declines as tech slide drags on

[NEW YORK] US stocks fell on Friday as technology shares sold off for a third day in a row, while all three major US...


BT WEEKLY

Sep 14, 2020 05:50 AM

Improving worker welfare

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: As a business leader, would you support moves to uplift lower-wage workers even if the measures...

Sep 14, 2020 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

Chasen capitalises on emerging trends

EVEN as Covid-19 fuels economic headwinds, Chasen Holdings is capitalising on emerging trends to drum up business...

Sep 17, 2020 05:11 PM

Firms to improve credit assessment as more consumers struggle with credit card bills

ABOUT seven out of 10 consumer-facing businesses in Singapore plan to step up their digital capabilities for...

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...

Sep 19, 2020 05:50 AM

Small tech stocks soar as the future arrives early

FASTLY is up more than 310 per cent this year. Zscaler is up more than 180 per cent. Chegg and Veeva are up 75 per...

Mar 24, 2020 11:42 PM

Odette keeps top spot at Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants awards

SINGAPORE’S three Michelin-starred restaurant Odette retained its top position in the 2020 Asia’s 50 Best...

Sep 19, 2020 05:50 AM

All at sea: Stranded ship crews are shipping's hidden Covid crisis

Gus, an Egyptian national, has been stuck at sea for longer than 12 months and just wants to go home. Back ashore,...

Jul 13, 2019 05:50 AM
CUBICLE FILES

Why spotting "hidden influencers" at work matters

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

Sep 18, 2020 05:50 AM

Singaporeans, are you happy?

IN 2019, TEDxSingapore held a conference to examine the happiness of Singaporeans. It conducted a straw poll among...



FOCUS

Sep 20, 2020 03:33 PM

18 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore, including one in community

[SINGAPORE] Eighteen new cases were confirmed as at Sunday noon, taking Singapore's total to 57,576.

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Sep 16, 2020 05:50 AM
BANK JOBS

Singapore banks stick to hiring plans even as UOB freezes wages

SINGAPORE banks have stuck to staffing plans made earlier in the year, including their commitments to retain jobs...

Sep 20, 2020 07:04 PM

Verdale sells 50% of released units over launch weekend

PRIVATE residential development Verdale sold 50 per cent of the 78 units launched on Saturday, in a project jointly...

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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

Sep 19, 2020 05:50 AM

Finding that sweet spot

RESEARCH and commercialisation are often seen as separate processes, with scientists handing their findings off to...

Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

Guarding the utility

YANIV Vardi is passionate about wines. He has his own vineyard where as a connoisseur he has produced a number of...

Sep 5, 2020 05:50 AM

Chip-fuelled creativity

THE tiny ESP8266 microchip, made close to a decade ago, has amassed a cult following far beyond what its lead...

Aug 29, 2020 05:50 AM

Dawn of AI golden age

Swami Sivasubramanian, vice-president of Amazon's machine learning arm, sees opportunities everywhere - even one...


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