Troubled firms wait too long to restructure and bounce back: lawyer

ASIAN societies' aversion to failure has given bankruptcy a bad name it does not deserve, according to a top lawyer. ...
BT LEADERS' FORUM

Strong prospects in Asean, but firms face hurdles to regional expansion: survey

COMPANIES are keen to tap the growth prospects in Asean, but find it tough to overcome regulatory barriers, identify suitable business partners and hire the right talent to support growth, a new survey has found.
BT LEADERS' FORUM

Strong prospects in Asean, but firms face hurdles to regional expansion: survey

COMPANIES are keen to tap the growth prospects in Asean, but find it tough to overcome regulatory barriers, identify suitable business partners and hire the right talent to support growth, a new survey has found.

Iswaran in Paris to deepen France, Singapore innovation and tech links

MINISTER-IN-CHARGE of Trade Relations S Iswaran is visiting Paris this week as part of the France-Singapore Year of Innovation 2018, which aims to ramp up innovation and research linkages between the two countries.

Iswaran visits Paris to deepen France-Singapore innovation and technology links

MINISTER-IN-CHARGE of Trade Relations S Iswaran is visiting Paris this week as part of the France-Singapore Year of Innovation 2018, which aims to ramp up innovation and research linkages between the two countries.

Pharma gives Singapore NODX a shot in the arm, but it'll wear off, say economists

AFTER shrinking for two straight months, Singapore's exports recovered in April as volatile pharmaceutical shipments rebounded...

Economists flag headwinds ahead for 'Goldilocks' economy

THE global economy has been enjoying a "Goldilocks" combination of robust growth and low inflation - but this "not too hot, not too cold" situation might not last for much longer...

Singapore non-oil exports surge 11.8% in April after 2 months of contraction; electronics shipments continue to slide

AFTER shrinking for two straight months, Singapore's non-oil domestic exports returned to growth in April as rising non-electronic exports outweighed a slide in electronics shipments...

Singapore non-oil exports surge 11.8% in April after 2 months of contraction; electronics shipments continue to slide

AFTER shrinking for two straight months, Singapore's non-oil domestic exports returned to growth in April as rising non-electronic exports outweighed a slide in electronics shipments...

A dose of tech in healthcare

THE healthcare industry is on the brink of a major transformation. In the not-too-distant future, doctors will be able to alert their patients hours, or even days, before a heart attack, using devices which track vital signs in real time. Toothbrushes could warn of an oncoming cold by detecting...

Closing date for Tat Hong offer extended till May 21

THE bidder looking to privatise crane supplier Tat Hong Holdings has extended the closing date for the offer, from May 14 to May 21, 5.30pm.

Viking Offshore and Marine in the red with Q1 net loss of S$2.1m

VIKING Offshore and Marine logged a first-quarter net loss of S$2.1 million, from a net loss of S$2.8 million in the same period a year earlier.

Global Yellow Pages calls off acquisition of majority stake in tech firm FundPlaces

FP Network, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Global Yellow Pages, has terminated an agreement to acquire a majority stake in property tech company FundPlaces.

Peak Court sold en bloc for S$118.88 million

PEAK Court, a freehold residential site at Thomson Road, has been sold by way of a collective sale for S$118.88 million to Rich Capital Holdings and Tuan Sing Holdings.

Former Midas Holdings CEO claims S$3.3 million in unpaid salaries, loans

BELEAGUERED railway parts maker Midas Holdings has received a lawyer's letter from former chief executive Patrick Chew Hwa Kwang, who claims the company owes him S$3.3 million in unpaid salaries, allowances and loans. ...

Auditors uncover possible misappropriation of funds at China Environment subsidiary

AN audit has uncovered possible misappropriation of rental income monies at a wholly-owned unit of mainboard-listed industrial waste gas treatment company China Environment.

Former Genting Singapore VP admits to insider trading

GENTING Singapore's former vice president of finance, Kunye Tagi, has admitted to insider trading and has paid the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) a civil penalty of S$50,000 without court action...
MALAYSIA POST-ELECTION

Singapore will continue working closely with new Malaysia government: ministers

PRIME Minister Lee Hsien Loong congratulated Mahathir Mohamad on being sworn in as the 7th Prime Minister of Malaysia last night and hopes to catch up with him in person soon.

Food manufacturing SME proposes integrated dairy hub

HOMEGROWN food manufacturer SMC Food 21 has proposed that a one-stop hub for the dairy industry be set up here, to give Singapore companies a boost in tapping the region's growing demand for products like infant milk powders, cheese, yogurt, chocolate and ice cream. ...

Malaysia elections: Singapore will continue to work closely with new government, says Chan Chun Sing

SINGAPORE will continue to work closely with Malaysia's new government to advance the relationship between the two countries, Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing said. ...

Mindset shift needed as Singapore's economic strategy evolves: Ong Ye Kung

SINGAPORE'S growth strategy has traditionally been geared towards attracting foreign investment, but innovative local firms will play an increasingly important role as the economic environment shifts, said Minister for Education Ong Ye Kung...

Raffles United and its unit under probe by CAD

BEARINGS and seals supplier Raffles United and its subsidiary Kian Ho are assisting the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) in investigations into potential breaches of the Securities and Futures Act.

Tat Hong Holdings issues profit warning for Q4, full year

CRANE supplier Tat Hong Holdings has issued a profit warning for its fourth quarter as well as full-year results.

Raffles United assisting with CAD probe

BEARINGS and seals supplier Raffles United and its subsidiary, Kian Ho, are assisting the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) with investigations into potential breaches of the Securities and Futures Act.

OUE Lippo Healthcare issues profit warning for Q1

OUE Lippo Healthcare expects to report a net loss for the first quarter ended March 31, the group said in an exchange filing late on Thursday night.