Jan 20, 2021 11:24 AM

Decade-high S$17.2b in fixed asset investments for Singapore in 2020: EDB

SINGAPORE secured S$17.2 billion in fixed asset investments (FAI) in 2020, far exceeding the Singapore Economic...

Jan 18, 2021 06:00 PM

BT Money Hacks: Protecting your digital financial assets (Ep 88)

This week's episode looks at how you can make the most out of your digital assets while making sure they stay safe...

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Jan 20, 2021 11:28 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2021

Green finance, agritech, supply chain resilience can be key areas for Budget 2021: KPMG

MORE grants and subsidies can help Singapore maximise its potential as a green finance hub in Asean, said KPMG in...

Jan 20, 2021 02:08 PM

Alibaba's Jack Ma makes first live appearance in three months in online meet

[SHANGHAI] Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma met 100 rural teachers in China via a live video meeting on Wednesday...

Jan 20, 2021 03:14 PM

GK Goh weighs US$300m Boardroom sale

[SINGAPORE] Singaporean investment firm GK Goh Holdings is exploring a sale of corporate services provider Boardroom...

Jan 20, 2021 12:28 PM

Broker's take: UOBKH starts coverage on GHY Culture & Media with 'buy', S$1.08 TP

UOB Kay Hian has initiated coverage on GHY Culture & Media Holding with a "buy" recommendation and target price...

Jan 20, 2021 05:50 AM

BT's regional newsletter will track trends, offer insights

THE Business Times (BT) is launching a weekly paid newsletter, Asean Lookout, with five of the week's best stories...

EDITOR'S CHOICE

Jan 20, 2021 05:50 AM

SPACs can benefit Singapore, but implementation will determine success: participants

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ALLOWING Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) to list in Singapore can benefit the Singapore markets, and...

Jan 20, 2021 05:50 AM
THE LEVEL GROUND

Asset-heavy property groups may take the privatisation route

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AS the Covid-19 pandemic continues to ravage the UK, hotels are suffering, particularly in London, which is missing...

Jan 20, 2021 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2021

Sector-specific help, focus on jobs expected in Budget 2021

AFTER 2020's multiple support packages to keep the economy afloat amid the unfolding Covid-19 crisis, this year's...

LIFESTYLE

Nov 27, 2020 05:50 AM

Charting the way forward for Putien

AT 13, while most of his peers were running across soccer fields, Fong Chak Ka was doing a different sort of running...

Jan 15, 2021 05:50 AM

A week of wonders at Singapore Art Week

CHOOSE your adventure: Get on the bus 175 to see art displayed at bus stops along the way. Hop on an MRT train...

Jan 15, 2021 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

Hybrid bar food at Sake Labo

WE learned a new word the other day: japas. It's not as catchy as 'tapas', nor as straightforward as 'Japan'. It's a...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Jan 20, 2021 05:29 PM

Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City are top Asean picks for Asia-Pacific property investors: survey

SINGAPORE and Ho Chi Minh City are the top Asean cities in which Asia-Pacific-based property investors are...

GARAGE

Jan 20, 2021 11:40 AM

World's rich fled Alibaba after monopoly probe: Citi

[HONG KONG] Wealthy investors rushed to offload stock in Alibaba Group Holding after China began an investigation...


STOCKS

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Jan 20, 2021 06:03 PM

Malaysia: Shares close lower on Wednesday

MALAYSIA share prices closed lower on Wednesday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 0....

Jan 20, 2021 06:00 PM

Markets upbeat on Yellen's push for large fiscal stimulus

ASIAN markets on Wednesday largely responded positively after US Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen made the...

Jan 20, 2021 04:36 PM

Europe: Stock markets rise at open

[LONDON] European shares are off to a positive start this morning, taking cue from Asia where stocks climbed to a...

Jan 20, 2021 04:24 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks rally, Ma appearance boosts Alibaba

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks continued their healthy advances on Wednesday as market heavyweight Alibaba soared on...

Jan 20, 2021 04:07 PM

Seoul: Shares track global gains as Yellen calls for more stimulus

[SEOUL] South Korean shares rose on Wednesday, tracking global markets, after US Treasury Secretary nominee Janet...

Jan 20, 2021 03:47 PM

Australia: Shares up as Yellen backs more US stimulus

[SYDNEY] Australian shares ended firmer on Wednesday, taking cues from overnight gains in Wall Street, on...


BT WEEKLY

Jan 18, 2021 05:50 AM

The lottery effect - fair or foul?

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THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: How should higher-end HDB flats in prime locations be priced? What issues, if any, are there in...

Jan 18, 2021 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

Civmec awaits bonanza from commodity rush, defence spending, infrastructure

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AUSTRALIAN engineering firm Civmec, one of the Singapore Exchange's "OSV (offshore supply vessel) plays", was not...

Jan 19, 2021 05:50 AM

Laid off during crisis, she went on to found a company worth S$8m

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AT the height of her career, Shi Ru Xin was retrenched as a result of the global financial crisis of 2008. About 100...

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...

Jan 20, 2021 05:50 AM

Why are some mutual funds changing into ETFs?

IN the contest between mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs), investors have been voting with their wallets...

Jan 1, 2021 05:50 AM

10 sparkling wines for leaving 2020 behind

IT'S been a dismal year, but let's look at the bright side: It's nearly over. Forget about what 2020 deserves. We...

Jan 16, 2021 05:50 AM

Rethinking mental health: wellness startups and apps on the upswing

A year of lockdowns, remote working and prolonged periods of physical distancing has driven consumers' demand for...

Jul 13, 2019 05:50 AM
CUBICLE FILES

Why spotting "hidden influencers" at work matters

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

Jan 15, 2021 05:50 AM

A week of wonders at Singapore Art Week

CHOOSE your adventure: Get on the bus 175 to see art displayed at bus stops along the way. Hop on an MRT train...



FOCUS

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Jan 20, 2021 04:15 PM

40 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore, including four in the community

[SINGAPORE] There were 40 new coronavirus cases confirmed as at Wednesday noon (Jan 20), taking Singapore's total to...

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Jan 20, 2021 02:13 PM

HSBC, Maybank's insurance venture among bidders for AXA Singapore: sources

[SINGAPORE] HSBC Holdings and Malayan Banking's insurance venture are among shortlisted bidders for AXA's business...

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Jan 20, 2021 04:42 PM

Singapore boutique hotels tap buoyant market to offload

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BOUTIQUE hotel owners are perking up to active property buying in Singapore, as a pandemic crushed the tourism...

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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

Jan 16, 2021 05:50 AM

Greening architecture

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PATRICK Bellew - or his firm Atelier Ten - may not quite be household names here but their projects in Singapore...

Jan 9, 2021 05:50 AM

Sparking a Revolut-ion

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MOST startup founders wax lyrical about why they became an entrepreneur, but Nikolay Storonsky is a man of few words...

Jan 2, 2021 05:50 AM

It's all in the jeans

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ON HIS previous business trips to Singapore, Nuholt Huisamen, then managing director for Levi Strauss & Co's...

Dec 19, 2020 05:50 AM

Hospitality romantic

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ALAN Watts glimpses light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel. As the president, Asia-Pacific, at Hilton, he has...


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