VIRUS OUTBREAK

SINGAPORE'S move to close nearly all workplaces from next week caught businesses by surprise, even as most have gradually implemented business continuity measures amid the unfolding virus outbreak...

DBS Bank announced on Friday its third round of liquidity relief measures for individuals and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). This follows the recently unveiled financial relief package...

WITH Singapore on Friday announcing tighter movement restrictions within the country due to the virus outbreak, OCBC Bank said its annual general meeting (AGM), originally scheduled for April 30,...

BANKING fees from mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions in the Asia-Pacific ex-Japan (APxJ) region fell to an eight-year low of US$473.1 million in the first quarter of 2020. This...

WHILE banks are essential services that will stay open during the month-long imposition of tighter restrictions to curb the virus spread in Singapore, lenders are due to shut some branches amid...

HONG Kong-listed Kingboard is offering HK$18.07 per share, or US$2.33 at the current exchange rate, to take printed circuit board manufacturer Elec & Eltek International Holdings (E&E)...

RIG builder Sembcorp Marine has given notice that it has recorded pre-tax losses for three consecutive years.

SINGTEL is said to be looking to sell its telecommunications towers in Australia worth more than A$2 billion (S$1.73 billion) in total.

COAL producer Golden Energy and Resources (Gear) has snagged a controlling stake in Stanmore Coal, a day after announcing a fresh takeover bid for the Australian firm.

SINGAPORE Exchange (SGX) on Friday said its securities and derivatives markets will remain open and accessible as Singapore closes most workplaces for a month from Tuesday.

BREAKING NEWS

Apr 4, 2020 02:40 PM

Covid-19: All public libraries to close from April 7

[SINGAPORE] All 25 public libraries will be closed from next Tuesday till May 4 owing to coronavirus pandemic, the...

Apr 4, 2020 02:19 PM

Video app Zoom rockets to fame, with some hiccups amid pandemic

[SAN FRANCISCO] What does British Prime Minister Boris Johnson have in common with virtual happy hour celebrants and...

Apr 4, 2020 01:41 PM

Tesla cuts contractors from California, Nevada factories

[BENGALURU] Tesla Inc is cutting contractors from its US car and battery plants, CNBC reported on Friday, citing...

Apr 4, 2020 12:37 PM

LTA to cease ERP charges at all gantries from April 6 to May 4

[SINGAPORE] With the introduction of enhanced safe-distancing measures announced on Friday, the Land Transport...

Apr 4, 2020 12:19 PM

88-year-old man dies of Covid-19, 6th such death in Singapore

[SINGAPORE] A sixth patient has died from the coronavirus infection in Singapore, the Health Ministry said on...