Mar 25, 2019 12:42 PM

Markets in Asia post sharp declines on growing global growth concerns; STI down 0.9%

TAKING the cue from Wall Street's selloff on Friday, Singapore shares posted sharp declines in Monday's early...
In the fourth episode of My SME story, we feature Jeremy Lee, director, business...

Singapore Budget 2019

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Mar 25, 2019 06:30 PM

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Mar 25, 2019 11:37 AM

Penny scandal: Trial of alleged masterminds begins

SINGAPORE prosecutors opened the trial for Malaysian businessman John Soh Chee Wen and former Ipco International chief...
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Mar 25, 2019 03:46 PM

Singapore SMEs keen on capital investment despite expectations of lower turnover, profits: poll

LOCAL small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore are looking to invest in their businesses despite...
Mar 25, 2019 01:03 PM

Singapore's February headline inflation meets expectations at 0.5%

THERE were no surprises from Singapore’s headline inflation in February, with consumer prices up by 0.5 per cent year...
UPDATED 8 hours 40 min ago
Mar 26, 2019 12:30 AM

Global trade takes sharp turn down with biggest drop since 2009

[ZURICH] Global trade has taken a sharp turn down, reinforcing the view that the world economy is in its worst state...
Mar 26, 2019 12:14 AM

Gandhi vows basic income for millions of India's poorest if PM

[NEW DELHI] Opposition leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday vowed a "final assault on poverty" in India if elected...
Mar 26, 2019 12:04 AM

JPMorgan asks 300 staff to move if no Brexit deal

[LONDON] JPMorgan is asking around 300 staff in its London office to sign new contracts that will require them to move...
Mar 25, 2019 11:48 PM

Rock pioneer Scott Walker dies aged 76

[LONDON] Influential singer-songwriter Scott Walker has died aged 76, his record label said on Monday, after a career...
Mar 25, 2019 11:15 PM

Thai junta ready to destroy entire system just to stay in power: Thaksin

[HONG KONG] I knew that the junta running Thailand wanted to stay in power, but I cannot believe how far it has gone to...


Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

Freshworks launches Asean hub in Singapore

SOFTWARE-as-a-Service firm, Freshworks, has launched its first regional hub for the Asean market in Singapore, from...


Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

oBike investor and local startup Anywheel make play for Mobike

BIKE-SHARING firm Mobike could have its global operations outside China snapped up by two Costa Rican brothers, The...


Mar 25, 2019 10:16 PM

US: Wall St opens lower as global growth fears persist

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened lower on Monday, weighed by technology shares, as investors worried about global growth...
Mar 25, 2019 06:24 PM

Malaysia: Shares end lower on Monday

MALAYSIA share prices closed lower on Monday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 17.51...
Mar 25, 2019 05:57 PM

Singapore shares slide 0.9% as global growth concerns mount

IT was a sea of red in Asia on Monday as markets faced a broad sell-off fuelled by worrying concerns about the global...
Mar 25, 2019 04:50 PM

Europe: Shares sink as recession risk fears hit home

[FRANKFURT] European shares opened deep in the red on Monday, adding to the worst weekly fall of the year last week...
Mar 25, 2019 04:36 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks plunge on growth worries

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong and mainland Chinese stocks tumbled more than two per cent Monday, in line with a sell-off across...
Mar 25, 2019 04:35 PM

Seoul: Stocks fall most in 5 months on US recession woes; bonds rally

[SEOUL] South Korea's Kospi stock index extended its loss on Monday by falling nearly 2 per cent, marking the...


Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

CSE Global on acquisition trail

MAINBOARD-LISTED systems integrator CSE Global is looking for acquisition opportunities in North America's shale...
Mar 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Bistro food with a star touch

THE name has been changed to Cheek but it's still very much a Cheek by Jowl affair at this newly revamped bistro...


Mar 22, 2019 05:50 AM

David Yarrow

FIVE YEARS AGO, David Yarrow left his position as a hedge fund manager in the UK to become a full-time fine art...
Mar 22, 2019 05:50 AM

New room at the inn: Singapore hotels revamp to stay ahead

THERE’S A NEW hotspot in town and everyone who is anyone wants to be there. But they need an invitation to get into...
Mar 22, 2019 05:50 AM

Zen’s New Menu

The show goes on at the dinner theatre that is Zen - where fun, food and hospitality are served over three floors at...



True to one's roots

Hartmut Jenner, CEO of Kärcher, a world market leader in cleaning technology, says two of the German company's biggest strengths are its family-owned nature and its culture of innovation.

The Accidental Restaurateur

Chance may have led Desmond Lim to open the iconic Les Amis restaurant, but its growth into one of the largest independent restaurant groups in Singapore is no fluke.

Hard drive for success

Take your time to settle in as a new hire? No such thing for feted IT luminary Neelam Dhawan. Even after an illustrious 36-year career, she remains highly passionate about her next roles in the industry.

Call for inclusion

Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga tells why financial inclusion - not exactly a money-spinner for the business - is a worthy investment.


In using a digital platform to add a touch of modernity, Haulio’s Alvin Ea is hauling the logistics industry into a new era.