TOP STORIES

The Hyflux story so far

IT was supposed to be Hyflux's springboard into the integrated water and power...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

Telemedicine startups confront limits of diagnosis over video

TELEMEDICINE has its attractions in that the use of telecommunications technology enables...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Pangolin Investment says exit offer for Challenger is too low

MINORITY shareholder Pangolin Investment Management is "strongly" advising...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Kuok Group plans mall and 480 apartments on Pasir Ris site

THE Allgreen Properties and Kerry Properties tie-up that clinched the 99-year leasehold...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM
STARTUPS

Tribe Accelerator forges tie-ups with BMW Group Asia, Intel, Nielsen

TRIBE Accelerator has formed strategic relationships with BMW Group Asia, Intel...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Garuda cancels order for 49 Boeing 737 Max jets after crashes

INDONESIA'S national carrier Garuda has told Boeing it will cancel a multi-billion-...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Nominations open for 18th EY Entrepreneur Of The Year awards

NOMINATIONS are open between now and April 30 for the 18th EY Entrepreneur of the Year (...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM

US should stay engaged in South-east Asia: Chan Chun Sing

THE United States should continue to stay engaged in South-east Asia, said Singapore...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Julien Royer to open restaurant in Hong Kong

FROM Odette to Louise. Acclaimed French chef Julien Royer of Singapore's two...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

Sembcorp to supply solar power to YCH's warehouses in Asia

SEMBCORP Industries is looking to supply solar power to YCH Group's warehouses...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Sovereign funds placed record amount in 2018 venture capital deals: report

SOVEREIGN wealth funds invested a record amount in venture capital last year, a report...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Deutsche Bank's bosses get bonuses for first time in 4 years

DEUTSCHE Bank's management board members were handed their first bonuses in four...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Top Glove's Q2 profit dips 2.9% to RM105.8m on soaring finance costs

A JUMP in finance costs caused Top Glove's second-quarter net profit to edge lower...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM

PSA's 2018 profit dips 2.3% to S$1.2b on higher depreciation, finance costs

PORT and terminal operator PSA International's net profit dipped 2.3 per cent to S$1...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM
NEWS ANALYSIS

Why Tencent missed the mark on profit by most in a decade

TENCENT Holdings Ltd posted a slump in fourth-quarter earnings on increased spending as...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Malaysia anti-graft regulator unfreezes Jawala's bank accounts

CATALIST-LISTED Jawala's Malaysian bank accounts - with balances of at least RM16.5...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Li Ka-shing's son stumbles in first year since father's retirement

FOLLOWING in his father's footsteps was always going to be a challenge for CK...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Singapore shares end slow week on muted note

THE action may be in Asia but investors were mostly preoccupied by events across the...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

WITH Frasers Property holding a controlling stake in PGIM Real Estate Asia Retail Fund,...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

ERA Realty launches S$1m grant to attract new talent

THE competition for agent acquisition is heating up, with ERA Realty Network launching a...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Australia's property stocks are ignoring the housing slump

AUSTRALIAN property stocks are proving largely immune to the worst housing slump in a...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Housing a magnet for money launderers in Toronto: study

TORONTO'S housing market has become a target for money laundering or "snow...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Reits

Highest-yielding real estate investment trusts
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

THE BROAD VIEW

Watches are the new bitcoin

AS tattooed rockers, tech bros and Instagram influencers pile into the tweedy world of...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

THE FINISH LINE

Too early to tell if it's deja vu

ASK football, basketball and tennis fans how they feel at the start of the sporting...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Living to 100, and enjoying it

WHEN my youngest son George was 11 years old, he sat my wife Judith and I down one day...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM
CUBICLE FILES

Switching jobs? Think of it as moving your investments

OVER drinks on a Friday night, a friend was recounting how shocked she was when her boss...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Back to the future: cassettes launch comeback tour

THE humble cassette - that tiny little plastic rectangle containing the homemade mixtapes...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM
BARFLY

New takes on the Old Fashioned

COCKTAILS don't come more classic than the Old Fashioned, as Jigger & Pony group...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM
GEAR HEAD

Galaxy of wonder

A COLLEAGUE remarked one day, as I was going on another one of my rant-yet-not-a-rant...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM

THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

True to one's roots

AFTER giving a presentation titled The Story of Kärcher - The Successful Mittelstand,...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM

INVESTING & WEALTH

Hope is not an investment thesis

INVESTOR pain in the final quarter of 2018 has seemingly faded from memory, based on the...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM
VALUE INSIGHT

Curb the greed

GREED, hatred and delusion. These, according to Buddhist philosophy, are the three...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM
THIS TIME IS DIFFERENT

Investor pessimism: is the world outlook getting worse?

THE queue was ten-children long, when the first one in line passed out, causing some...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM
CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

Blockchains & cryptos: To regulate or not to regulate

THE introduction of blockchain technologies is generally considered to be conducive to...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM
GOLD

Gold prices supported as US Fed policy takes dovish shift

THE precious metal continues to receive strong support from US dollar weakness and global...
PUBLISHED Mar 23, 2019 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Mar 23, 2019 02:35 PM

Gold gains as growth concerns dent risk appetite

[BEGNALURU] Gold prices rose on Friday as weak economic data from the euro zone exacerbated fears of a global slowdown...
Mar 23, 2019 02:24 PM

French government gets tough on 'yellow vests'

[PARIS] France's "yellow vests" are expected to stage further anti-government protests on Saturday...
Mar 23, 2019 02:20 PM

Measles outbreak infects three workers at Hong Kong's airport

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong's Department of Health is investigating an outbreak of measles that has infected three...
Mar 23, 2019 02:17 PM

US dollar sinks vs yen as US Treasury curve flashes warning

[NEW YORK] The US dollar fell against the safe-haven Japanese yen on Friday as dismal US manufacturing data fuelled...
Mar 23, 2019 01:39 PM

Southwest sending team to review Boeing 737 MAX upgrade while parking jets

[CHICAGO] Southwest Airlines Co is sending a team to review Boeing Co's software upgrade for its 737 MAX airplanes...
Mar 23, 2019 01:29 PM

Why Netflix won't be part of Apple TV

[NEW YORK] Apple and Netflix, for better and for worse, have changed how we spend our leisure hours. In the process,...
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