Jun 4, 2020 04:38 PM

Companies that 'disguise' retrenchments could have JSS wage support withdrawn: Josephine Teo

COMPANIES found to have disguised their retrenchments could have their wage support and work pass privileges...

May 25, 2020 05:50 AM

Money Hacks: Passive vs active investing - debunking misconceptions (Ep 72)

In this episode, we talk about passive and active investing, ETFs and unit trusts. Why should the average investor...

Singapore Budget 2020

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Jun 4, 2020 06:30 PM

Daily Debrief: What Happened Today

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BREAKING NEWS

Jun 4, 2020 07:36 PM

Mapletree Industrial Trust to replace SPH in STI

MAPLETREE Industrial Trust will join the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) from June 22, replacing Singapore Press...

Jun 4, 2020 07:22 PM

Creative launches Super X-Fi products in China

CREATIVE Technology will be launching its range of Super X-Fi products in China online on Friday via live-streaming...

Jun 4, 2020 06:54 PM

Singapore cannot allow Covid-19-led downturn to erode human capital: Josephine Teo

SINGAPORE should not let the the downturn erode its human capital, and should instead enhance it so that the country...

Jun 4, 2020 06:48 PM

Inovio plans human trials for potential Covid-19 vaccine in South Korea in June

[SEOUL] Inovio Pharmaceuticals said on Thursday it plans to begin early human trials of its experimental Covid-19...

Jun 4, 2020 06:30 PM

Daily Debrief: What Happened Today

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EDITOR'S CHOICE

Jun 4, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK

Singapore-China business travel starts from June 8 with strict curbs

TOUGH conditions set for Singapore- China travel to resume will likely see only the most essential trips being taken...

Jun 4, 2020 05:50 AM
CORPORATE EARNINGS

SGX firms' Q1 profits skid almost 40%; Q2 expected to worsen

ABOUT one in three locally listed firms chalked up losses for the quarter ended in January to March, with total...

Jun 4, 2020 05:50 AM

Acra inspects KPMG's 2011 to 2018 audit of Hyflux

THE Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (Acra) is inspecting the audit work done by KPMG for Hyflux as...

LIFESTYLE

May 29, 2020 05:50 AM

With Covid-19, time to switch to plant-based meat: David Yeung

COVID-19 IS ONE big reason why we need to look at plant-based proteins, say climate advocates. According to the US...

May 29, 2020 05:50 AM

The Office Post Covid-19

June 2 marks the day when Singapore cautiously initiates its first phase of reopening after the end of the circuit...

May 29, 2020 05:50 AM
DINING IN

Crustacean cravings

WE are suckers for Facebook Live auctions. We're bewitched by online fishmongers who convince us that our chosen...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Jun 4, 2020 05:48 PM

Shrinking consumer demand biggest threat to business recovery for Asian businesses: YPO survey

ONE in two CEOs globally say diminished demand for their products/services is the greatest obstacle to their...

GARAGE

Jun 4, 2020 04:33 PM

SoftBank US$100m fund to back firms led by people of colour

[LONDON] SoftBank Group started a US$100 million fund that will exclusively invest in companies led by people of...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Jun 4, 2020 06:04 PM

Singapore shares close 0.3% higher, tracking Wall Street gains

THE Straits Times Index (STI) ended Thursday at 2,707.20 points, up 6.81 points or 0.3 per cent, tracking Wall...

Jun 4, 2020 05:28 PM

Malaysia: Shares close higher on Thursday

MALAYSIA share prices closed higher on Thursday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 23.31...

Jun 4, 2020 04:27 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks extend gains to fourth day

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks rose for a fourth straight day Thursday as the easing of lockdown measures around the...

Jun 4, 2020 03:52 PM

Seoul: Shares edge up on recovery, stimulus hopes

[SEOUL] South Korean shares rose for the fifth straight session on Thursday on hopes of a global economic recovery...

Jun 4, 2020 03:31 PM

Europe: Shares inch lower ahead of ECB meeting, carmakers drag

[BENGALURU] A European stock market rally paused on Thursday, with investors focussing on a European Central Bank...

Jun 4, 2020 03:15 PM

Australia: Stocks rally for 4th day as stimulus supports rebound hopes

[SYDNEY] Australian shares ended higher for the fourth straight session on Thursday, as a fresh stimulus package to...


BT WEEKLY

Jun 1, 2020 05:50 AM

Tensions at the mouth of the dragon

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: How do you see the impact of Hong Kong's new security law on the city's status as a financial and...

May 25, 2020 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

Hyphens Pharma revs up digital push amid Covid-19

HAVING transformed its traditional wholesale business into an online medical hypermart two decades ago, Hyphens...

Jun 3, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK

SICCI sets up Covid-19 task force to provide crisis support for SMEs

THE board of the Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI), which began a new two-year term in the...

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...

Jun 3, 2020 05:50 AM
INVESTING GLOBALLY AND PROFITABLY

Valuation is in the eye of the beholder

JUST because equities have rebounded strongly in the face of poor coincident economic data does not mean it is...

May 29, 2020 05:50 AM
DINING IN

Crustacean cravings

WE are suckers for Facebook Live auctions. We're bewitched by online fishmongers who convince us that our chosen...

May 30, 2020 05:50 AM

Beyond the 3 Rs: How can Singapore move forward on sustainability?

GETTING people to care about the environment is an uphill battle that advocates around the world have been fighting...

Jul 13, 2019 05:50 AM
CUBICLE FILES

Why spotting "hidden influencers" at work matters

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

May 29, 2020 05:50 AM

The Office Post Covid-19

June 2 marks the day when Singapore cautiously initiates its first phase of reopening after the end of the circuit...

Apr 4, 2020 05:50 AM
GOLD REPORT

Gold rallies on a surge of US jobless claims

GOLD futures this week have been volatile, dropping US$82 an ounce early in the week and then recovering US$46 (at...



FOCUS

Jun 4, 2020 06:54 PM

Singapore cannot allow Covid-19-led downturn to erode human capital: Josephine Teo

SINGAPORE should not let the the downturn erode its human capital, and should instead enhance it so that the country...

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Jun 3, 2020 05:50 AM

Non-resident deposits in Singapore jump 44% to record S$62b in April

SINGAPORE saw a record jump in deposits in April as investors rushed to park funds here given its status as a safe...

Jun 4, 2020 12:14 PM

HDB resale volume dips to 30-year-low but prices edge up

[SINGAPORE] Housing Board flat resale volumes tumbled still further last month, following the already record low...

Jun 4, 2020 03:38 PM

Reopening S'pore too quickly could undo 'circuit-breaker' efforts: Gan Kim Yong

REOPENING Singapore too early and too quickly could lead to an increase in the number of Covid-19 cases that could...


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

May 30, 2020 05:50 AM

Banking on leadership

IN his 27-year career as a banker, Standard Chartered Singapore's chief executive officer Patrick Lee is facing his...

May 23, 2020 05:50 AM

Pushing the envelope

EVEN as e-commerce has largely been a boon for consumers, offering options and convenience previously unimaginable,...

May 16, 2020 05:50 AM

Hey, Google

FOR Ben King, Google's Singapore Country Director, it's been a baptism by fire. Soon after his appointment in...

May 9, 2020 05:50 AM

Golden globalist

LET'S imagine a world sans Covid-19. After reading her recent op-ed in The Business Times on sustainability...


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