Saturday, May 26, 2018

TOP STORIES

22,000 Prudential customers hit by excess GIRO debits

SOME 22,000 Prudential customers in Singapore were affected by a "technical glitch...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM

Hyflux woes not a sign that loans to power companies are riskier: Moody's

HYFLUX's woes do not mean a general deterioration in the asset quality of Singapore...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM

April factory output surge stumps economists

SINGAPORE'S factory output continued to surge in April, defying expectations that...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM

Adoption of digital solutions slows among family businesses: survey

"DIGITALISATION" and "innovation" are buzzwords these days, and...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM

JTC enters new industrial revolution with 3 key commitments

IN the face of uncertain global geopolitics, accelerating technological revolution and...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM

European leaders back speedy ratification of EU-Singapore FTA: Iswaran

THERE is widespread support for a trade deal between Singapore and the European Union (EU...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM

'4G ministers have to work more closely together'

SINGAPORE'S growth strategies are increasingly complex and involve multiple...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM

Service sector starts the year with 8.5% growth in Q1

SINGAPORE'S service sector had a strong start to the year, with business receipts up...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM

Over RM114 million in cash, 400-plus luxury bags seized in 1MDB probe

MALAYSIAN police said on Friday that cash worth RM114 million (S$38.4 million) and over...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

Creative awarded fresh damages in Huawei lawsuit

HOMEGROWN video and audio company Creative Technology got a fillip on Friday, on the news...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM

ComfortDelGro-Uber deal is off

TAXI giant ComfortDelGro Corp and ride-hailing firm Uber have agreed to dissolve the...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM

Singapore's 3rd derivatives exchange kicks off trading with palm oil futures

SINGAPORE'S third derivatives exchange kicked off trading on Friday with the launch...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM

Yoma Strategic, Pernod Ricard joint venture eyes Myanmar's whisky industry

MAINBOARD-LISTED Yoma Strategic Holdings on Friday said it intends to form a joint...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM

IHH Healthcare's Q1 profit falls 88% to RM57.24m

MALAYSIAN healthcare group IHH Healthcare Berhad saw its fiscal first-quarter profit...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM

Midas Holdings under probe by China, HK authorities

THE woes of mainboard-listed Midas Holdings continue to mount with the Singapore Exchange...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM

Metro's Q4 bottom line turns red due to losses from associates

LOSSES from associates dragged Metro Holdings into the red, as the property and retail...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM

Investors unsettled as Singapore and India fight over futures

WHAT started as a business disagreement between two Asian exchanges has become a source...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM

Japan's Nomura, Line seal agreement for net-based securities brokerage

NOMURA Holdings Inc has agreed to set up an Internet-focused securities brokerage with...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM

Corporate digest

HENN Tan has stepped down as Trek 2000 chairman, chief executive and executive director...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Geopolitics, trade fears drag STI 0.5% lower for the week

A WHOLE bunch of factors, chiefly geopolitical tension following the scrapping of the US-...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

THE revised launch schedules of Keppel Corp have resulted in lower earnings for China of...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Indonesian tycoon buys 2 Bt Pasoh shophouses

THE family office of Indonesian tycoon Prajogo Pangestu has picked up a pair of adjoining...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM

Frasers Property buys warehouse in the Netherlands for 25m euros

REAL estate firm Frasers Property said on Friday it has acquired a new freehold logistics...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM

Leonie Gardens goes en bloc with S$800m reserve price

HUTTONS Asia announced it is launching Leonie Gardens for collective sale by tender with...
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No wonder the ultra-wealthy are now flocking to Sydney

WITH its pristine beaches, glistening harbour and enviable climate, you'd be...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

THE BROAD VIEW

Disrupters don't stand a chance against car companies

THE technology for self-driving cars keeps improving. And there's no shortage of...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM
DISRUPTED

The 'wow' factor at Apple's new campus

IT was 7pm on a Tuesday, and I was nearly 11/2 hours into my Uber ride from San Francisco...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

THE BROAD VIEW

With recipes, the key to making millions is not about the food

IN 2017, the team from Sir Kensington's made an estimated US$140 million for their...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

THE FINISH LINE

All eyes on Kiev

THE narrative that often accompanies cup finals is that of hunger and desire with Sunday...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM

Are you always saying 'thank you'? Oh, please...

IT IS A staple of language classes and parental lectures: Say "Thank you"...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM
QUESTION TIME WITH MENTOR JOHN

Dealing with failure, freezing up and fraud

EVERYONE knows the saying: "When the going gets tough, the tough get going."...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM
CULT STATUS

Staying hydrated in the humidity

JAPANESE skincare parent Kao Corp claims: "Curel is on a mission to end dry skin...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM
GEAR HEAD

Vivo X21's future-proof fingerprinting

MANY gadgets pass through the review desk here at Gearhead, most of them interesting in...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM

THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Energy pathfinder

ISABELLE Kocher, chief executive of French energy firm Engie, has in recent years been...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM

INVESTING & WEALTH

Leverage in Asia buyout loans is edging back to 2007 levels

LEVERAGE on buyout loans in Asia is climbing close to levels last seen before the global...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM
FUND WATCH

Managing drawdowns in Asian equities

THE state of markets in 2017 was an anomaly, as volatility was extremely subdued...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM
CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

Is your advisor doing enough to protect your confidentiality?

DATA breaches appear to have been increasingly prevalent in recent months, and well-known...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM
THE FOOL’S EYE VIEW

How to take stock of a hotel's value?

HAVE you ever thought about what a hotel really is? Is it just somewhere we stay for a...
PUBLISHED May 26, 2018 05:50 AM
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