Jun 14, 2019 05:50 AM

Father's Day: Good Dad, Cool Dad

Singapore fathers are carving a middle ground between old-school Asian disciplinarian and...

Jun 15, 2019 05:50 AM

Chasing perks: is there a darker side to fancy offices and benefits?

THESE days, that ping-pong table in the office is not so unique anymore. In Singapore, employers are now dangling...

Jun 14, 2019 05:50 AM

Interview - Brett Tollman, Chief Executive, The Travel Corporation

BRETT TOLLMAN LIVES and breathes the travel business. He was just five when he followed his mother Beatrice around...

Jun 15, 2019 05:50 AM

Poised for the major league

MARTIN Gilbert, vice-chairman of Standard Life Aberdeen, says he was abysmal as a portfolio manager. But few could...

BREAKING NEWS

Jun 16, 2019 09:48 PM

Mercurius proposes to raise S$6m through share placement to 12 individuals

MERCURIUS Capital Investment is proposing to raise S$6 million by placing out shares to 12 individuals, including...

Jun 16, 2019 06:07 PM

Allied Tech appoints PwC as special auditor

PRECISION engineering company Allied Tech on Friday said it has appointed PwC as its special auditor to investigate...

Jun 14, 2019 05:50 AM

Father and Son Chefs

As a child, Joe Leong couldn’t understand why his father Sam Leong didn’t spend time with the family. “I was upset....

Jun 14, 2019 05:50 AM

Keanu Reeves makes 'Always be My Maybe' a Sure Thing

 FINALLY, AN ASIAN-American movie that you can savour without choking on the painfully self-absorbed pathos of...

Jun 15, 2019 05:50 AM

Commodities' sizzling summer may be fizzling

COMMODITY prices have been on the sizzle lately but pundits expect the rally to run out of steam - except for...

Jun 15, 2019 05:50 AM
VALUE INSIGHT

The psychology of growth versus value investing

IN his first book Security Analysis published in 1934, Benjamin Graham proposed a clear definition of investment...

Jun 14, 2019 05:50 AM

On the Busan Trail

WE ARE ON the Plane to Busan – not to be confused with the 2016 hit Korean zombie flick, Train to Busan – since the...

Jun 14, 2019 05:50 AM

Art: All Shook Up

NATIONAL GALLERY SINGAPORE has never felt more alive and kicking than it does now with the opening of a new...

Jun 15, 2019 05:50 AM
THE STEERING COLUMN

Range Rover Evoque First Edition: Still in vogue

IF YOU have S$256,999 to spend on fashion you can look very good indeed, for that gets you into the driver's seat of...

Jun 15, 2019 05:50 AM
HEALTH

The evolving vision of cataract surgery

MANY years ago, during a clinical Observership in Cataracts and Anterior Segment Reconstruction with Drs Robert...

Jun 12, 2019 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Time to tighten digital banking metrics

THE heightened pressure on Singapore banks to prove their mettle amid Big Tech disruption means an ongoing rewrite...

Jun 11, 2019 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

New 'digital telcos' start to feel the burn

THE heat is on in Singapore's crowded telco market - and the disruptors are starting to feel the burn.

Jun 4, 2019 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Liang Court deal shows quirk in CapLand strategy

LAST Friday's completion of the acquisition of Liang Court mall along River Valley Road by CapitaLand and City...

May 30, 2019 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Are robo-advisers the way forward for retail investors?

THE growing popularity of robo-advisers, here and around the world, shows little sign of abating - what with the...



ASEAN BUSINESS

Jun 14, 2019 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

Intra-Asean flows gain ground even as US, China trade blows

EVEN as all eyes are trained on US-China trade tensions and the possibility of a global recession, trading within...

GARAGE

Jun 15, 2019 05:50 AM

New private equity firm Asia Partners eyes region's startups

GROWTH equity investment firm Asia Partners has opened its doors in Singapore to focus on rapidly growing technology...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Jun 15, 2019 06:15 AM

Europe closes in the red as Broadcom warning rocks chip sector

[BENGALURU] Trade-sensitive technology stocks led losses in European markets on Friday after US chipmaker Broadcom's...

Jun 15, 2019 06:01 AM

US: Wall Street edges lower on China economy woes, tech outlook

[NEW YORK] Wall Street sagged into the red on Friday but clung to slender gains for the week as investors were...

Jun 15, 2019 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

SINCE our downgrade on June 11 to Thursday's closing, CRCT has posted negative returns of 3.9 per cent against the...

Jun 15, 2019 05:50 AM
STOCKS

STI ends Friday flat but adds 1.8% on the week

SENTIMENT in the Singapore market was generally risk-off on Friday. Investors took to profit-taking on property-...

Jun 14, 2019 09:48 PM

US: Wall St opens lower

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened lower on Friday, weighed down by technology stocks, as the long-feared hit to global...

Jun 14, 2019 06:07 PM

Singapore shares end flat on Friday, up 1.8% on the week

THE Straits Times Index (STI) closed at 3,222.63, up 1.97 points or 0.06 per cent on Friday. 


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Poised for the major league

Martin Gilbert, who survived one of the biggest financial scandals in the City of London in the early 2000s, is now steering Aberdeen Standard into a major player.

When head and heart unite

From fortified rice to Project Clean Cow, the nutritional products arm of Dutch MNC Royal DSM proves a company can tackle the world's biggest health and sustainability issues, and do well, says DSM Nutritional Products' president and CEO Christoph Goppelsroeder.

From an envoy's notebook

Scott Wightman, who will finish his stint as British High Commissioner to Singapore next week, looks back on a storied diplomatic career, and highlights bits about the UK he reckons are "perhaps not sufficiently known".

Battling headwinds

From aircraft safety to geopolitical developments, Alexandre de Juniac, director-general of Iata, takes stock of the challenges and trends that weigh on the aviation industry, and shares his vision for the association.


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