TAKING HEART

Reusable bags and straws a good start to the broader phasing out of plastic

QUICK - how many reusable bags have you received for free in the last year? How often has each of those bags ended up being used?

Holistic investing: Do good and do well

A HOLISTIC approach to investing must pursue good financial returns, security in retirement and doing good while doing well, said Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) managing director Ravi Menon.

ONE Championship makes entry into Esports arena

AFTER years of running mixed martial arts (MMA) events, Heliconia Capital-backed ONE Championship is now into the lucrative Esports space with its first planned events for the 2019-2020 season, helmed by new ONE Esports chief executive Carlos Alimurung.

ONE Championship makes opening moves in e-sports arena

AFTER years of running mixed martial arts events, Heliconia Capital-backed ONE Championship is now sinking its teeth into the lucrative e-sports space with its first planned events for the 2019-2020 season, helmed by newly appointed ONE Esports chief executive Carlos Alimurung. Heliconia is a...

SIAEC's innovations come from the ground up

SIA Engineering Co (SIAEC) is trialling a string of innovative prototypes set to improve productivity based on its employees' on-the-ground experience.

Where's the good in that? A millenial unpicks that pithy but perilously imprecise phrase: Doing well by doing good

DOING well by doing good – sounds a little too good to be true. Turning a profit by (take note, not “and!”) making the world a better place. Who could possibly say no to that?

Singtel offers insurance cover in prepaid, remittance app services

SINGTEL will begin bundling NTUC Income-provided insurance coverage into its prepaid phone and remittance services, in a move targeted at the large pool of foreign workers.

Singtel bundles insurance into mobile services for foreign workers

IN a move targeted at foreign workers, Singtel will be bundling NTUC Income-provided insurance coverage into its prepaid and remittance app services.

More manpower support for growing aviation sector

WITH its "good growth momentum" even as some other sectors show weakening, aviation is an important hedge in Singapore's diversified economy, said Manpower Minister Josephine Teo.

More manpower support announced for growing aviation sector

WITH its “good growth momentum” even as some other sectors show weakening, aviation is an important hedge in Singapore’s diversified economy, said Manpower Minister Josephine Teo.

EU registering protection for F&B goods as FTA with Singapore nears

WITH the EU-Singapore free trade agreement (EUSFTA) set to come into force by the end of the year, the European Union (EU) has submitted 138 mostly food and beverage-related geographical indications (GIs) for approval here, with 100 successful registrations received to date.

Further curbs on money lending to foreigners

BUILDING on measures implemented in November last year, the Ministry of Law (MinLaw) has further tightened caps on loans to foreigners and low-income foreigners in particular.

MAS working closely with Sias to find it a viable funding model

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is "working closely" with the Securities Investors' Association (Singapore), or Sias, to find a sustainable funding model for the retail investor advocacy group to ensure its credibility with investors.

Property investment sales up 49% in second quarter

REAL estate investment sales surged 49 per cent quarter on quarter on the back of big-ticket office-sector deals.

PARLIAMENT

Bill tabled to consolidate IP disputes in High Court

A BILL read in Parliament on Monday will streamline the intellectual property (IP) dispute resolution process here by consolidating most civil IP disputes in the High Court.

BT EXCLUSIVE

Rewind & capture: A&W wants to get it right this time

THE queues at its Jewel outlet have yet to die down, but A&W is already working on its expansion strategy for new markets in Indochina and the Philippines - fed by new products and procedures to be created in Singapore.

GSK opens S$130m facilities in Jurong

PHARMACEUTICAL giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) unveiled a new, fully automated continuous manufacturing facility and an expanded production building at its Jurong site on Friday, worth a total of S$130 million.

NEWS ANALYSIS

ST Group Food IPO: Another F&B play, but with a foreign slant

HAVING priced its initial public offering (IPO) at S$0.26 apiece, ST Group Food Industries will land somewhere in the middle of a crowded table of existing food and beverage (F&B) offerings.

S'pore drug development gets another shot in the arm

A*STAR officially opened the new Experimental Drug Development Centre (EDDC) on Wednesday to take more made-in-Singapore drugs from early-stage drug discovery to clinical trials and commercialisation.

Sias marks 20 years with funding still a key question

AS the Security Investors Association (Singapore), or Sias, marks 20 years of shareholder activism, the question of funding and independence is being raised as a key issue.

Flat global growth for 2019, but no recession, says Aberdeen

ABERDEEN Standard Investments' chief economist anticipates neither a US recession nor a Chinese credit crisis, but forecasts flat global growth for 2019.