Aug 17, 2019 05:50 AM

The way back to black: Saving a sinking company is tricky in a sea of divergent interests

The way back to black for financially struggling listed companies is more often than not a long and arduous one.

Aug 6, 2019 06:20 PM

PODCAST: Making more money from Asian consumer growth (Money Hacks, Ep 51)

This episode is aimed at how you can make money from Asian consumer growth.

Aug 17, 2019 05:50 AM

July NODX slide improves but no rebound in sight

EXPORT recovery is nowhere in sight for trade-dependent Singapore even as the country's latest key non-oil domestic...

Aug 17, 2019 05:50 AM

Carousell bets on ad dollars; may fundraise in next 2 years

Mr Quek was speaking on the sidelines of Carouselland, the online marketplace operator's retail fair at the Marina...

Aug 17, 2019 05:50 AM

South-east Asia tech deals total US$6b in H1; more unicorns likely to emerge soon: VC firm

SOUTH-EAST Asia saw a record number of technology-related investments into startups as well as increasing geography...

Aug 17, 2019 05:50 AM

Malaysia's Q2 GDP beats forecasts but trade risks cloud outlook

MALAYSIA'S economy grew faster than expected in April-June and became the first Southeast Asian nation to report an...

Aug 17, 2019 05:50 AM

Unmanned stores one way to beat retail manpower crunch

SINGAPORE retailers must evolve and adopt technology solutions to compete effectively in a difficult economic...

Aug 18, 2019 09:34 PM

Defences against rising sea levels could cost S$100 billion: PM Lee

IT MAY cost S$100 billion or even more for Singapore to protect itself against rising sea levels caused by climate...

Aug 18, 2019 09:13 PM

Retirement and re-employment ages, CPF rates to go up: PM Lee

THE retirement and re-employment ages will be raised, as will Central Provident Fund (CPF) contribution rates, to...

Aug 18, 2019 08:43 PM

US-China tensions will affect S'pore, but slowdown not hitting jobs yet: PM Lee

GROWING tensions between the United States and China have an impact on both Singapore's foreign relations and...

Aug 18, 2019 05:01 PM

BM Mobility 'will consider' finding third independent director: Board

MAINBOARD-LISTED BM Mobility’s lead independent director is stepping down, leaving two independent directors - one...

Aug 18, 2019 04:59 PM

Sinjia Land to sell North Dakota hotel at a loss of S$1.58 million

CATALIST-LISTED hostel operator Sinjia Land inked a deal on Aug 6 to sell a property in the American city of...

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Aug 16, 2019 05:50 AM

Manila: The Next Great Food City?

WHEN IT COMES to Filipino cuisine, it's hard to get past the stereotypes: balut (boiled duck foetus), adobo, sisig,...

Aug 16, 2019 05:50 AM

At KOMA, dinner theatre is served

WE'RE listening out for the gong.


Aug 17, 2019 05:50 AM

Carousell bets on ad dollars; may fundraise in next 2 years

Mr Quek was speaking on the sidelines of Carouselland, the online marketplace operator's retail fair at the Marina...


Aug 17, 2019 05:53 AM

Europe: German stimulus hopes pull European shares from 6-month lows

[BENGALURU] European shares rebounded from six-months lows on Friday, ending a tumultuous week on a positive note as...

Aug 17, 2019 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

UMS Holdings' first half performance is in line with the past nine years' trend. Core net profit accounted for 52...

Aug 17, 2019 05:50 AM

Short-sellers battle mainland buyers in Hong Kong market

IT'S turning into a struggle of wills between bears betting against Hong Kong equities and mainland Chinese...

Aug 17, 2019 05:50 AM

Singapore shares fall on Friday, down 1.7% on the week

IT WAS another topsy-turvy week of trading in Asia, with the focus still on global recessionary concerns and trade...

Aug 17, 2019 05:48 AM

US: Wall Street ends sharply higher on German stimulus optimism

[NEW YORK] US stocks rebounded on Friday as an ebbing bond rally and news of potential German economic stimulus...

Aug 16, 2019 09:49 PM

US: Technology stocks lift Wall Street at open

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened higher on Friday in broad-based gains led by technology stocks, on easing bond market...



Unfinished business

Ronald Ong, Morgan Stanley’s chairman and chief executive for South-east Asia, isn’t handing over the reins just yet as he wants to see through growth plans. And if he were to rewrite a brand new business for the investment bank today for its next phase, he would, he says, put a lot more emphasis on wealth management.

Doing well & doing good

PricewaterhouseCoopers global chairman Robert Moritz says today's young hires want not just to do well in careers, but also to do good in society - something PwC is also aiming for.

The magic of connectivity

Epsilon CEO Jerzy Szlosarek, whose company enables businesses everywhere to be linked up, is unfazed about the impact of 5G on his industry. He tells why Epsilon (which started out of a former coal shed in London) is now headquartered in Singapore.

Single-minded optimist

Scepticism about climate change should push us not into despair - but action, says Christiana Figueres, who led negotiations for the Paris Agreement. She shares why she's fully upbeat about the drive to fight global warming.


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