Sep 23, 2019 05:50 AM

No big push yet for restructuring of Temasek's portfolio: analysts

COULD a reorganisation of companies under state investment firm Temasek's portfolio revitalise Singapore's equity...

Sep 16, 2019 06:00 PM

PODCAST: Save more when paying for overseas property investments (Money Hacks, Ep 54)

This episode is aimed at how best to pay for property investments overseas. Do you use expensive banking services?...

Sep 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Vettel ends long wait for victory with Singapore triumph

FERRARI'S Sebastian Vettel ended his year-long drought without a win at the Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday,...

Sep 23, 2019 06:59 AM

Banks worth US$47t adopt new UN-backed climate principles

[UNITED NATIONS] Banks with more than US$47 trillion in assets, or a third of the global industry, adopted new UN-...

Sep 23, 2019 06:57 AM

Risks to Australia's financial stability from housing has "abated somewhat": regulators

[SYDNEY] The potential for risks to Australia's financial stability from falling housing prices in Sydney and...

Sep 23, 2019 06:56 AM

Indonesian investigators determine 737 Max design flaw and oversight lapses in Lion Air crash: WSJ

[BENGALURU] Indonesian investigators have found that design and oversight lapses played a key role in the fatal...

Sep 23, 2019 06:54 AM

Republican casino magnate Adelson cautioned Trump on trade war with China: WSJ

[WASHINGTON] A Republican donor warned President Donald Trump in a phone call last month that his escalating trade...

Sep 23, 2019 06:51 AM

Travel group Thomas Cook battles for survival ahead of Monday deadline

[LONDON] The British government has plans in place to bring home stranded holidaymakers if Thomas Cook goes out of...


Sep 20, 2019 05:50 AM

Interview - Alain Ducasse

ALAIN DUCASSE is synonymous with French fine dining, and has enough gravitas as a chef with 20 Michelin stars to...

Sep 20, 2019 05:50 AM

TEDxSingapore: The meaning of life

AT THE END of one group session, participants of the recent TEDxSingapore Salon event each wrote on a piece of paper...

Sep 20, 2019 05:50 AM

How to get a Michelin Star

MICHELIN inspectors are people too. They are not all French. They do not always eat alone.


Sep 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Malaysia's Budget 2020 might see SME support, infrastructure spending

SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) may be among the main beneficiaries of Malaysia's Budget 2020, to be tabled on...


Sep 23, 2019 06:42 AM

Pressure mounts on WeWork CEO Adam Neumann as board weighs coup

[NEW YORK] The knives are out for WeWork CEO Adam Neumann.


Sep 21, 2019 05:55 AM

US: Wall Street drops after China cancels US farm visits

[BENGALURU] Wall Street dropped on Friday, and also finished the week lower, after a Chinese agriculture delegation...

Sep 21, 2019 05:51 AM

Europe: Shares log fifth week of gains, Danish pharma firm shines

[BENGALURU] European stocks clocked their fifth straight week of gains on Friday with investors buying into the oil...

Sep 21, 2019 05:50 AM

Geopolitical tensions limit gains; STI ends flat

INVESTORS found their attentions divided by various geopolitical tensions on Friday, with the world keeping an eye...

Sep 21, 2019 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

Manulife US Reit > Buy (maintained)

Sep 20, 2019 09:46 PM

US: Wall St opens slightly stronger amid stimulus hopes, easing trade tensions

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened marginally higher on Friday as an interest rate cut by China's central bank and signs of...

Sep 20, 2019 06:02 PM

Singapore shares end flat as geopolitical tensions weigh

THE Straits Times Index (STI) added just 0.03 per cent or 0.88 point to end at 3,159.68



Powering social good

Having redefined its mission as a "social innovation business", Japanese conglomerate Hitachi is tackling issues faced by society. And that, says the company's vice president Kojin Nakakita, is what "contributing to society" truly means.

Straight shooter

UBS Asia Pacific president Edmund Koh – who says his job has made him one of the best connected persons in Asia – pulls no punches about life at the helm of the wealth management business.

Old-School Newsman

Even as he drives the South China Morning Post's digital expansion, Gary Liu, techie CEO of the Hong Kong broadsheet's publisher, says the print product will remain relevant and will evolve.

Refocus on the core

Jennifer Johnson, president and COO of global fund house Franklin Resources, says her firm - and the industry at large - need to get back to the basics: Investors want to see growth in their funds.


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