Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

All together now: The growing co-living scene in Singapore

THERE used to be a time when conventional wisdom warned against getting into a car with a stranger. But in an age where...
Having running water at a turn of the tap does not come by chance in Singapore. That...
Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Genting to launch world's biggest cruise liners in Singapore from 2020

A NEW fleet of 10 cruise ships will be launched over the next few years, with the first of the batch to berth in...
Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Tender for Pasir Ris Central white site draws just three bids

A 3.8 hectare white site at Pasir Ris Central drew fairly subdued interest from developers with a lower-than-expected...
Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Duck & Hippo founder sets another record price for shophouse

DUCK & Hippo group founder James Heng continues to pile up on conservation shophouses.
Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Brussels turns deaf ear to Brexit gridlock in UK

THERESA May emerged from the EU Brexit summit on Thursday with no major breakthrough in her negotiations over the UK...
Dec 16, 2018 07:07 PM

LifeBrandz to undertake rights issue at S$0.007/share

LIFEBRANDZ announced late on Friday that it is proposing to undertake a rights issue of up to 325.9 million new shares...
Dec 16, 2018 05:21 PM

SIA Engineering divesting Australian subsidiary for A$4.5m

SIA Engineering Company announced late on Friday that it is divesting its entire stake in its wholly owned subsidiary...


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 15, 2018 07:51 AM

Johnson & Johnson shares plunge after report on asbestos in baby powder

[NEW YORK] US pharmaceutical and cosmetics group Johnson & Johnson saw its shares plunge on Friday after a media...
Dec 15, 2018 06:19 AM

Europe: Shares on track for worst quarter since 2011

[LONDON] European shares closed lower for a second day on Friday as weak European and Chinese data renewed worries...
Dec 15, 2018 06:11 AM

US: Stocks close sharply lower as global growth fears spur sell-off

[NEW YORK] US stocks sold off to close the week down sharply on Friday, with fears of slowing global growth pushing all...
Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Telcos gird their loins for a challenging future

LIKE a good detective story, the narrative threads are coming together in Singapore's telco market...
Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Raffles Edu shares drop 6.14% after Oei's salvo on rights issue

RAFFLES Education's stock fell on Friday by 6.14 per cent to close at S$0.107, following news that tycoon Oei Hong...
Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Markets end mostly lower on Chinese data, EU worries

THE trade optimism that boosted Asian markets halfway through this week ultimately evaporated with new signs of an...


Dec 14, 2018 05:50 AM

Michael Tay

He was a kampung boy who grew up to become a wine-drinking, music-loving plenipotentiary and polymath, but you wouldn’t...
Dec 14, 2018 05:50 AM

Sweet Dreams Of Christmas

YOU COULD SAY that visions of sugar plums - not to mention gold flakes, white truffles and cacao pods - danced in the...
Dec 14, 2018 05:50 AM

Fire up your winter cocktails with the amazing amari

LIKE putting away the flip-flops and taking out the boots, changing your cocktail wardrobe makes sense as winter nears...



Price points

Global energy data provider Platts has been a trailblazer in the energy & commodities trading business. It now aims to be a champion of gender diversity in this male-dominant industry, says its president Martin Fraenkel.

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.


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.