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BEYOND COVID-19: HEALTHCARE

Healthtech use surges amid pandemic; now to put the brakes on costs

THE Covid-19 pandemic has prompted greater adoption of technology in the healthcare...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM

Sea's Forrest Li credits Singapore in Businessman of the Year win

THERE is a stereotype that business leaders come to Singapore only after they have...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM

Relook training, job design, to address workers' Covid-19 stresses: DPM

SINGAPORE business leaders will need to focus on redesigning jobs and reskilling their...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM

Pines' case rests on whether club owner has right to amend the club's rules, says court

WHETHER some 162 unhappy members of The Pines, a country club, can successfully claim...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM

CIMB Singapore names three new business heads to replace axed trio

CIMB Singapore on Tuesday announced replacements for the three banking heads who were...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM

MAS launches grant to drive adoption of sustainable financing

SINGAPORE is driving up corporate interest in sustainability, with a new grant on...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM

DoctorxDentist culls at least 9,700 doctors' names from its platform

DOCTORXDENTIST, a medical-review and consumer-education Web site, has removed the...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

BROKERS' TAKE

Maybank KE upgrades Singapore, Malaysia tech stocks on 5G, IoT wave

MAYBANK Kim Eng (MKE) has upgraded its recommendation on the tech sector in Singapore...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM
HOT STOCK

Broadway Ind surges 34% on US$50m offer for its hard disk business

SHARES of Broadway Industrial hit a near 3.5-year high on Tuesday after the precision...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM

Corporate digest

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PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Investors would be better served if IFAs were to widen the scope of their advice

DELOITTE & Touche Corporate Finance, as the independent financial adviser (IFA) on...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM
OBITUARY

Prominent businessman Ameerali Rajabali Jumabhoy dies at 94

AMEERALI Rajabali Jumabhoy, prominent businessman and founder of Scotts Holdings...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Singapore, other Asian markets up on progress in Biden transition

SINGAPORE shares advanced on Tuesday following news of President Donald Trump giving...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM
CURRENCIES

US dollar falls on Biden transition, vaccine hopes

THE Australian dollar rose to a two-and-a-half-month high and the euro gained on...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Mapletree to invest over S$550m in jumbo logistics site in Japan

PROPERTY giant Mapletree Investments has entered the Kyushu logistics market by...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM

Asia-Pac's stubbornly-high property prices may correct next year

THERE are growing concerns that a market correction may be on the cards next year for...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

Biden expected to pick former Fed chair Janet Yellen as Treasury secretary

US PRESIDENT-ELECT Joe Biden is expected to nominate Janet Yellen, the first woman to...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

UK law may fine carriers 10% of sales for breaching Huawei ban

THE UK government has proposed a law that will fine phone companies as much as 10 per...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

Qantas passengers must be vaccinated when vaccine is available

INTERNATIONAL travellers will need to be vaccinated against Covid-19 to fly with...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM

Thanksgiving travellers give US airports busiest weekend since March

MORE than three million airline passengers passed through US airports over the weekend...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM
STRAIT TALK

IMO's stance on greenhouse gases angers environmental lobby

SEVERAL environmental organisations fumed in a joint statement following a key meeting...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

Time is ripe to produce new generation of MNCs: Chan

SINGAPORE has a "historic opportunity" to turn more local companies into global...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM

Over 12,000 openings in ICT sector; 95% of them in PMET roles

WITH keen competition for talent from the infocomm technology (ICT) sector, it is...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

Met Opera seeks 30% pay cuts in exchange for pandemic salaries

THE Metropolitan Opera has offered to start paying many employees who have been...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM

WEALTH & INVESTING

A SMART LOOK AT INVESTING

Bright future for tech stocks in post-Covid world

ON NOV 9, 2020, Pfizer announced a wonderful development for mankind. Trial results...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM
INSIGHTS FROM CFA SOCIETY SINGAPORE

Will digital banking licences increase credit access here?

SINGAPORE is expected to issue up to five digital banking licences by the end of the...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM
CIO CORNER

Value investing in Asia set to outperform in near term

VALUE investing in Asia is set to outperform in the near term, as progress on the...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM

Look beyond traditional 60/40 portfolio into alternative assets, says JP Morgan study

CENTRAL bank intervention through the Covid-19 crisis is likely to prove successful in...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM

Spotlight on private stock deals in China

AN INCREASINGLY popular fundraising tool in China is offering a potential lifeline for...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM

OPINION

E-payments the key to powering a smart nation

FINTECH is thriving in Singapore. Enabled by a supportive regulatory environment and...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM
THE BOTTOM LINE

China's move on digital currency secures it an edge, but ...

WILL China's central bank digital currency (CBDC) experiment be a success? Offering 50...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM
EDITORIAL

Scepticism, independence essential qualities for sponsors, issue managers

THE recent announcement by the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) that issue...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM

Making the most out of every drop of Singapore's water

SINGAPORE'S manufacturing sector has emerged as a regional economic powerhouse,...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM

Collaborators make Trump's subversion efforts alarming

LAST Thursday, Rudy Giuliani, a Trump campaign lawyer, alleged a widespread voting...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM

Subsidies better for Covid-19 prevention than lockdowns

MANY European governments are trying to combat the second wave of the Covid-19...

PUBLISHED Nov 25, 2020 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Nov 25, 2020 03:57 PM

Boeing's 737 MAX gets tentative nod from European regulator

[BRUSSELS] Europe's aviation safety regulator kicked off the process of bringing Boeing's 737 MAX back into service...

Nov 25, 2020 03:54 PM

Green is good for power traders chasing US$430b market

[LONDON] The itch is back for Paul Mead. After almost a decade investing in vineyards and startups in his native New...

Nov 25, 2020 03:34 PM

Dairy's latest entrant in snack wars: ice cream with vegetables

[NEW YORK] The dairy industry is working hard to make milk cool again and turn around years of weak sales.

Nov 25, 2020 03:30 PM

Seven new Covid-19 cases in Singapore, all imported

[SINGAPORE] There were seven new coronavirus cases announced as of Wednesday noon, all of which were imported.

Nov 25, 2020 03:29 PM

East Coast pre-war bungalow for sale with S$19m guide price

A CONSERVATION bungalow at 25 Chapel Road has been put on the market via private treaty with a guide price of S$19...

Nov 25, 2020 03:18 PM

Seoul: Stocks slip from record high on profit-taking, snap five-day rally

[SEOUL] South Korean shares on Wednesday slipped from a record high, ending their five-day rally, as investors...