Saturday, Nov 18, 2017

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INSIDE VIEW

Of red carpets and bilateral deals

1 What do you think was the most remarkable thing that happened recently?
PUBLISHED Nov 18, 2017 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

Smaller supply of quality units slows shophouse market in H2

THE shophouse market is poised for a slower second half after having hit high notes in...
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Exports trounce forecasts with 20.9% jump in October

THE party continues for Singapore exporters as shipments rebounded last month after a...
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Pair of Craig Road shophouses sold for S$18m

RECENTLY transacted conservation shophouses for which caveats have been lodged include a...
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DBS, OCBC yet to dip toes in corporate VC pond

NOT all Singapore banks are keen to venture into corporate venture capital (CVC), even as...
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Global economic recovery is now strong & broad-based: IMF chief

THE global economy is enjoying a strong and broad-based recovery, and will grow even...
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Tan Tong Hai stepping down as StarHub CEO

STARHUB CEO and executive director Tan Tong Hai will step down from his positions with...
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Emerson opens US$3m facility to help firms ramp up digital transformation

AMERICAN technology and engineering giant Emerson has opened a new solutions centre for...
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MPA to facilitate use of drones in ship surveys

MORE than 4,600 ships flying the Singapore flag stand to have their inspections done more...
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COMPANY OF GOOD

Ripple effect for Changi Business Park

THE nature of a ripple effect is affecting and enormous: An action of tossing a stone...
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COMPANIES & MARKETS

MindChamps offers 30.4m shares at S$0.83 each in Singapore IPO to fund expansion plans

MINDCHAMPS Preschool, Singapore's biggest provider of premium preschools by market...
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Genting HK pares stake in Norwegian Cruise Lines again

GENTING Hong Kong continues to reduce its stake in Nasdaq-listed Norwegian Cruise Lines...
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Norway idea to exit oil stocks a 'shot heard around the world'

NORWAY'S proposal to sell off US$35 billion in oil and gas stocks brings sudden and...
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Olam's public float below 10% on issuance of shares

OLAM International Limited said after trading hours on Friday that as a result of the...
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Malaysian dragon fruit producer aiming for IPO in Hong Kong

A DRAGON fruit producer in Malaysia is aiming for an initial public offering (IPO) in...
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Gaw Capital fund to acquire PoMo for S$342m

A FUND managed by Gaw Capital Partners has agreed to pay Enviro-Hub Holdings and BS...
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DBS's digital strategy pays off in consumer, SME business

THE consumer and small and medium enterprise (SME) banking business in Singapore and Hong...
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ETC: unauthorised withdrawals not material, group risk contained

THE unauthorised withdrawals in China announced earlier this week are not expected to be...
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Corporate digest

SUNMOON Food Co is changing its auditor to Ernst & Young (EY) from RT, citing the...
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China Dairy prepares for liquidation after Muddy Waters' red flag

CHINA Huishan Dairy Holdings Co, the Hong Kong-listed company targeted by short sellers...
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STOCKS

Singapore shares bounce back on excellent export figures

LOCAL equities yesterday bounced back after sterling export figures came in for October...
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Brokers' take

WE believe the sector is in the early stages of a recovery and recent share-price...
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REAL ESTATE

Allianz to boost China property investment, launches mall fund

ALLIANZ plans to boost real estate investment in China, announcing on Friday the launch...
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Airbnb acquires Accomable to offer home rentals for disabled travellers

AIRBNB has acquired London startup Accomable to expand home-renting opportunities for...
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Vancouver condo rush sparks mass flipping frenzy

THE condominium market has turned red-hot in Vancouver, with agents saying local and...
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Anne Frank Foundation buys her family home in Amsterdam

THE foundation maintaining the Amsterdam house where Jewish diarist Anne Frank hid from...
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CONSUMER

THE BROAD VIEW

Darth Vader chokehold fuels fear over US$370b rally

FREE, it turns out, can be a great business.  When Shigenori Suzuki played video games in...
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LIFE & CULTURE

THE BROAD VIEW

After Leonardo sale, art world wonders: Is the sky the limit?

AFTER the hammer went down on the staggering Leonardo da Vinci sale on Wednesday night -...
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THE BROAD VIEW

Why are critics calling the Leonardo painting fake?

EVEN before Leonardo Da Vinci's Salvator Mundi went to auction last night at...
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THE BROAD VIEW

Rybolovlev's da Vinci payday creates headache in Bouvier fight

THE record price a Leonardo da Vinci canvas fetched at an auction on Wednesday evening in...
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HEALTH

A surgeon's thoughts on the snow season

AS A YOUNG medical student in London, my first skiing trip was to the French Alps,...
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THE FINISH LINE

Stuck in the World Cup wilderness

THERE are just a little under seven months to go until the next Fifa World Cup, with the...
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Beneath the serene ocean surface

MAYBE it's time we Homo sapiens re-evaluated our relationship with the oceans of the...
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SASS AND THE CITY

Swift's squandered meta outing

IT'S AN escalation in more ways than one...
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THE STEERING COLUMN

Comfortable crossover

THE F-Pace is Jaguar's first SUV. Launched in Singapore in June last year, it's...
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THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Breaking Taboos

FOR two decades now, trained architect-turned-designer Douglas Young has been the face of...
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INVESTING & WEALTH

Yanking out your FANGs: index providers to shuffle tech stocks

WATCH out, FANG lovers. Some of your favorite stocks are poised to be recategorised,...
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Goldman Sachs Group Inc to double down on global economy in 2018

IN 2018, Goldman Sachs Group Inc will be doubling down on the global economy. "Late-...
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Stock markets come to life in Oct as global equities climb 2.6%

STOCK markets came to life and surged ahead in October; global equities climbed 2.6 per...
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OPINION

CUBICLE FILES

How to deal with an insecure boss from hell

IF your boss micro-manages, claims all the credit, or even sets employees up to fail,...
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Lifestyle

Indonesian Art Scene Revs Up

WHEN ONE IS NEW TO JAKARTA, one makes the mistake of not telling the cab driver to travel...
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Fresh talent

Affordable Art Fair Singapore (AAFS) returns this weekend at the F1 Pit Building with 70...
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Chinese class act

The China Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO), conducted by Maestro Long Yu, is set to perform...
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May the force vacuum with you

Star Wars fans will want to get their hands on these robot vacuum cleaners. Made by...
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High notes

Fancy an evening of fine dining with opera singing at a cafe? AEIOU Cafe is bringing that...
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Ancient Myth Rejigged

Trust theatre company W!ld Rice to put a new cheeky spin on a old fable. The Chinese...
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Modern day icons

Prada's Tessuto Nylon (also known as tessuto vela) is a lightweight and functional...
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Brunch must

If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, brunch is the next best thing if you...
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Cool runnings

ASICS Tiger has introduced a new line of Gel-Kayano trainers that incorporate twisted...
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PROMOTION

Meal deal

Ma Maison Chijmes is popular for its exclusive Unagi and Tonkatsu set. Using Japanese...
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Ed Sheeran

TO SAY ED SHEERAN'S star is on the rise can be a bit of an understatement. ...
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Mazda Magic

LESS IS MORE and empty space is prized above all else. While that may sound like the...
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Liquid Gold

FANS OF JAPANESE WHISKY had better move fast. Suntory Whisky has just launched the...
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Make A Toast

IT IS SINGAPORE'S largest wine fair and the coolest one too - not so much for its...
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Picture Perfect

THE ATOMIC BOMB and Hiroshima are often uttered in the same breath, but the devastating...
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Toy Story

Like many home buyers, Jian Yang had a checklist when he was searching for his first home...
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Season To Splurge

LOUIS VUITTON
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Timely Good Deed

IT'S NO SURPRISE that Patek Philippe's Reference 5208T was the single biggest...
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Memories - a MINI look at Singapore's heritage

Waterfront Wonder

FOR YOUNG SINGAPOREANS, Punggol, with its numerous residential blocks and heartland malls...
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BREAKING NEWS

Dec 14, 2018 10:04 PM

Ezra to voluntarily wind up 4 dormant subsidiaries

FOUR dormant subsidiaries of Ezra Holdings were placed under creditors' voluntary liquidation with effect from Dec...
Dec 14, 2018 09:56 PM

China Everbright Water inks deal to build, operate leachate treatment system

WATER treatment company China Everbright Water has secured a project, which commands an investment of 51.46 million...
Dec 14, 2018 09:24 PM

Sabana Reit says no impact on Vibrant-related master leases so far

SABANA Reit said on Friday that there is no impact on master leases related to its sponsor Vibrant Group at this...
Dec 14, 2018 08:21 PM

Mapletree Commercial Trust appoints 2 independent non-exec directors

MAPLETREE Commercial Trust (MCT) announced that it has appointed two independent non-executive directors.
Dec 14, 2018 07:16 PM

3 bids submitted for Pasir Ris Central white site

A 3.8 hectare white site at Pasir Ris Central saw three bids from developers at the close of the tender on Friday.
Dec 14, 2018 06:30 PM

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