HOCK LOCK SIEW

THE best way to restore confidence in Eagle Hospitality Trust (EHT) is for the current Reit manager to be replaced by one that is competent and independent of EHT's sponsor and master lessee Urban...

DURING the violent Hong Kong protests, a Financial Times article (assertively titled "Beijing will have its revenge on Hong Kong") referenced the Chinese phrase qiu hou suan zhang, in concluding...

THE BOTTOM LINE

IF THERE was ever a good time for the robots-taking-over-jobs argument, this may be it.

EDITORIAL

IF EQUITY markets were forward-looking, anticipatory mechanisms, then it would seem as if the world would have little to worry about.

THE theme of "self reliance" running through the Indian government's US$265 billion financial stimulus package is an excellent one, but its focus and possible outcome is debatable as its horizon...

TURBULENT markets, such as those triggered by the Covid-19 crisis, inevitably raise worries about risks to the financial and trading system. Given the scale of recent price movements, particularly...

WELL, well.US President Donald Trump says he has spent the last week and a half enjoying his hydroxychloroquine, presumably neat.n.

COMMENTARY

ABOUT two weeks from today, Singapore would have just exited the eight-week Circuit Breaker period and find itself in Safe Opening, the first of three planned phases of rebooting the economy.

HOCK LOCK SIEW

COMPANIES that place their profit and loss statement ahead of their balance sheet in their annual reports are focused on growth, while companies that do the opposite are more concerned about...

FOR the past few years, high-earning professionals such as doctors and dentists have been in the spotlight as the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) intensified its investigations to...

BREAKING NEWS

May 25, 2020 07:06 PM

Vietnam plans 15.84t dong tax cut for small businesses

[HANOI] Vietnam is planning a 15.84 trillion dong (S$968.9 million) cut in corporate income tax for small-sized...

May 25, 2020 07:04 PM

Singapore's APL England loses cargo in heavy Australian seas

[SYDNEY] A Singapore-flagged cargo ship lost at least 40 containers in deep waters off the coast of Sydney when they...

May 25, 2020 07:01 PM

Volkswagen loses landmark German case as diesel owners stand to receive damages

[KARLSRUHE] A German federal court judge ruled that Volkswagen has to pay compensation to motorists who purchased...

May 25, 2020 06:58 PM

S Korean cafe hires robot barista to help with social distancing

[DAEJEON] The new robot barista at the cafe in Daejeon, South Korea, is courteous and swift as it seamlessly makes...

May 25, 2020 06:56 PM

Eurozone bond yields steady; focus remains on recovery fund

[LONDON] Eurozone bond yields were steady on Monday, as the market overlooked a paper from Austria, Sweden, Denmark...