Jan 18, 2019 05:50 AM
BREXIT CRISIS

Singapore asset players find calm in Brexit storm

SINGAPORE-LISTED property players aren't seeing a significant impact of the Brexit crisis on their operations and...
The maritime sector in Singapore provides jobs for 170,000 people and contributes to 7...
Jan 18, 2019 05:50 AM

NODX down a surprise 8.5% in December

SINGAPORE'S exports ended 2018 on a surprisingly weak note, with non-oil domestic exports (NODX) falling for the...
Jan 18, 2019 08:24 AM

Japan retailer Nojima makes offer for Courts Asia at S$0.205 per share

A UNIT of Japanese electronics retailer Nojima Corp is making a conditional cash offer for Courts Asia at S$0.205 per...
UPDATED 2 hours 3 min ago
Jan 18, 2019 09:11 AM

Stocks to watch: Courts Asia, ESR-Reit, OUE Lippo Healthcare Limited, Chaswood, GS Holdings

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Friday:
Jan 18, 2019 05:50 AM
BREXIT CRISIS

Where's the pound headed? The jury's out for now

A SINGAPORE housewife with three children studying in London told The Business Times that she changed about S$90,000...
BREAKING NEWS
Jan 18, 2019 10:56 AM

Canada Huawei 5G decision still months away: sources

[OTTAWA] Canada is still conducting its security review of 5G telecommunications technology, and a decision on whether...
Jan 18, 2019 10:50 AM

Morgan Stanley targets Singapore's rich China entrepreneurs

[SINGAPORE] Morgan Stanley, the world's second-largest wealth manager, is beefing up its services for rich clients...
Jan 18, 2019 10:38 AM

Gloomy forecast for Davos: crises aplenty, but few world leaders

[MILAN] An array of crises will keep several world leaders away from the annual World Economic Forum in Davos next week...
Jan 18, 2019 10:21 AM

Canada's top diplomat praises Huawei CEO for trusting its legal system

[OTTAWA] Canada's top diplomat on Thursday praised Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei for trusting the Canadian legal system...
Jan 18, 2019 10:15 AM

World's most-visited city faces battle against toxic smog

[BANGKOK] For the second year in a row, some of the planet's most toxic smog has choked Bangkok...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Jan 5, 2019 05:50 AM
MANAGEMENT UNLEASHED

Refreshing your people management style

PREVIOUSLY, management worked on the principle that people perform best when they are organised. On production lines,...

GARAGE

Jan 17, 2019 05:50 AM
STARTUPS

Insurers tap startup platforms to open new distribution channels

LURED by the promise of a large user base and a well of data to tap, insurance companies are tying up with non-...

WEEKEND MAGAZINE

Jan 18, 2019 05:50 AM

Way Of Life

FROM BARBERS TO FORTUNE TELLERS, knife sharpeners to scribes, a plethora of small businesses were set up on the...
Jan 18, 2019 05:50 AM

Scent of Henry Jacques

Get an early start on Valentine's Day with this newly-minted pair of exquisite crystal perfume bottles by haute...
Jan 18, 2019 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

A promising start for 15 Stamford

ONE wonders if Alvin Leung can cook a good fried rice. As in old-fashioned, wok hei-infused, tossed in an actual wok...
Jan 18, 2019 05:50 AM

12 Months of Travel

WE ALL KNOW that getting away from it all is becoming harder to do. There was a time when travel to faraway lands meant...

STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Jan 18, 2019 10:03 AM

Australia: Shares touch highest point since mid-November; New Zealand gains too

[BENGALURU] Australian shares climbed to a more than two-month high early on Friday, with banks and material stocks...
Jan 18, 2019 09:50 AM

Hong Kong: Stocks open higher on trade hopes

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks rose in the opening few minutes of trade on Friday, tracking a healthy lead from Wall...
Jan 18, 2019 09:20 AM

Singapore shares open higher on Friday, STI up 0.24% to 3,222.03

SINGAPORE stocks opened higher on Friday, with the Straits Times Index advancing 7.59 points, or 0.24 per cent to 3,222...
Jan 18, 2019 09:20 AM

Malaysia shares open lower on Friday

MALAYSIA share prices opened lower on Friday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 1.08 points...
Jan 18, 2019 09:11 AM

Stocks to watch: Courts Asia, ESR-Reit, OUE Lippo Healthcare Limited, Chaswood, GS Holdings

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Friday:
Jan 18, 2019 08:26 AM

Tokyo: Stocks open higher on US-China trade rumours

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Friday, tracking gains on Wall Street as investors took heart from a report the...

BT WEEKLY

Jan 14, 2019 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

It's your friendly neighbourhood ISOTeam

THE pundits have divined that Singapore will hold its General Election in a year or so, and that typically means more...
Jan 18, 2019 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

A promising start for 15 Stamford

ONE wonders if Alvin Leung can cook a good fried rice. As in old-fashioned, wok hei-infused, tossed in an actual wok...


FOCUS


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Cyber sleuth

The way to fight cyber crime is to ensure that the perpetrators and their backers face repercussions, says FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia, who's been at the frontline battles against hackers.

Going audit-gital

KPMG chairman Bill Thomas tells how technology has impacted the work of auditors, and delivers an impassioned response to recent criticism of scandals in the accounting profession.

Customise & connect

High-fashion label Coach turns the concept of luxury on its head, eschewing the top-down approach in favour of a more inclusive customer experience, says the American brand's CEO and president Joshua Schulman.

Going green, driving development

From climate change to global inequality, businesses must become part of the solution, not problem, to today's big challenges, says Achim Steiner, head of the United Nations Development Programme.


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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.