Feb 16, 2019 05:50 AM

What makes it luxury?: Reshaping the luxury goods landscape

Described as a "glitzy figure", "media shy" and "notoriously secretive". OBS keeps a low...
In the second episode of My SME Story, we speak to Adrian Chia, co-founder of Big Tiny...

Singapore Budget 2019

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Feb 16, 2019 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE ECONOMY

MTI: 2019 growth could slow to below mid-point of forecast range

THE Singapore economy slowed last year - and will likely only cool further, according to the latest news from the...
Feb 16, 2019 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE ECONOMY

Services productivity lagging wage growth

And the costs could keep going up this year, researchers from the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) economics...
Feb 16, 2019 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE ECONOMY

Singapore's trade crosses S$1 trillion for first time in 4 years

And both the trade and the non-oil domestic export (NODX) growth are tipped to ease further to zero to 2 per cent in...
Feb 16, 2019 05:50 AM

Hyflux's replies to Sias raise more questions

HYFLUX chief executive Olivia Lum is "deeply saddened for the pain and loss" suffered by those who invested...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Feb 15, 2019 04:21 PM

Indonesia, Thailand election outcomes to be market neutral: DBS

Policy continuity expected regardless of results, say economists

GARAGE

Feb 15, 2019 11:25 AM

Gojek fields bank pitches amid US$3b funding drive

[HONG KONG] Gojek, Indonesia's most valuable startup, is choosing an adviser to help with fundraising as it...

STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Feb 16, 2019 05:56 AM

US stocks: Dow climbs for 8th straight week amid trade optimism

[NEW YORK] Wall Street stocks finished another strong week on a positive note on Friday, rising again on optimism over...
Feb 16, 2019 05:50 AM
HOT STOCKS

Creative tumbles 10% after net loss widens

SHARES in Creative Technology fell by more than 10 per cent on Friday, after the company on Thursday night announced...
Feb 16, 2019 05:50 AM

Money manager bought Tesla put options in Q4 as stock rose

TESLA Inc rose 26 per cent in the last three months of 2018 as the electric carmaker reported a third-quarter profit,...
Feb 16, 2019 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Scant cheer from market data and trade talks; STI slips 0.41%

FRIDAY was a day of bad news for markets, amid weak data from the two largest economies and reports that their...
Feb 16, 2019 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

THAIBEV'S results beat expectations. Q1 FY19 revenue increased 60 per cent year-on-year to 72.6 billion baht (S$3...
Feb 15, 2019 06:01 PM

Malaysia: Shares end flat on Friday

MALAYSIA share prices closed flat on Friday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down just 0.23...

BT WEEKLY

Feb 11, 2019 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

A passion for real estate

HERMAN Chang, founder and managing director of property development and hospitality group Macly, decided in his teenage...
Feb 15, 2019 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

Hawker fare meets fine dining at Subrosa

THERE'S a funny story behind Subrosa. Not funny haha but it's one that involves its expat chef, his local...

LIFESTYLE

Feb 15, 2019 05:50 AM

Martha Thorne

Martha Thorne is the dean at a small and relatively unknown architecture school in Spain, but she also has a part-time...
Feb 15, 2019 05:50 AM

Oscar Fever

BRAND NEW YEAR, same old stuff. As the entertainment industry gears up for the biggest night on its calendar – the 91st...
Feb 15, 2019 05:50 AM

Meatless Everyday

No longer a weekly drudgery, vegetarian menus are coming into their own at top restaurants.

FOCUS


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Slick shift: Philip Morris' future vision

Is Philip Morris' new "smoke-free" mission statement a radical reinvention of the tobacco company - or sheer hypocrisy? COO Jacek Olczak says matter-of-factly - it's a strategic no-brainer.

Network man

Rajeev Suri, Nokia's CEO, is on a mission to steer the iconic company back to its former glory.

Red hot black sheep

John Hadfield, CEO of ad agency BBH Singapore, talks about pushing the boundaries and selling 'the worst parents in the world'.

A cut above

Gwee Lian Kheng, widely credited for building UOL's diversified portfolio in real estate and hospitality, looks back fondly on a stellar 45-year career with one of Singapore's leading developers.


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WHEN Adrian Chia was on holiday in Australia's picturesque Great Ocean Road several years ago, he loved the beautiful coastal scenery and thought about how this was exactly what city dwellers needed to recharge.