Saturday, Jun 09, 2018

TOP STORIES

BT EXCLUSIVE

Jervois Hill bungalow sold for record S$2,729 psf on land area

A NEWLY built freehold bungalow in Jervois Hill is being sold for S$41.2 million, which...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM

OCBC and Wilmar ink sustainability-linked loan

SINGAPORE banks are stepping up their sustainability credentials, with OCBC Bank becoming...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Changi Airport offers 1-year relief package to airlines amid increasing airport charges

CHANGIFrom July 1 to June 30 next year, carriers will receive a 1 per cent rebate on...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM

S'pore seeking arrest of Jho Low in 1MDB scandal since 2016

AMID a probe into 1Malaysia Development Berhad's money trail that was described by...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Slower growth expected for S'pore in 2018 as export momentum eases: report

THE Singapore economy is expected to expand at a more sedate pace this year compared with...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM
TRUMP-KIM SUMMIT

Summit-themed burgers, tees and cocktails steal the show

AS SINGAPORE gears up to host the historic meeting between US President Donald Trump and...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Kim, Trump expected to arrive in Singapore on Sunday

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump will leave early from the Group of Seven (G-7) summit in Quebec...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM
ASIA ECONOMIES

China's trade surplus with US jumps, global imports surge

CHINA'S trade surplus with the United States jumped in May, official data showed...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Abenomics may be losing steam just as trade friction escalates

A DISAPPOINTING reading on Japan's economy, which suddenly seems to be faltering...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Amazon to live-stream EPL matches in online shake-up

AMAZON has secured the rights to show English Premier League (EPL) football matches in a...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM
OBITUARY

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

FOOD author and travel host Anthony Bourdain has committed suicide while travelling in...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

GIC, Temasek join Ant Financial's US$14b Series C funding round

SINGAPORE'S sovereign wealth investors Temasek Holdings and GIC are part of a group...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Ant Financial's US$14b haul epitomises private capital excess

ANT Financial's US$14 billion haul epitomises private capital excess. The eye-...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Corporate digest

CHASEN has agreed to purchase the remaining 17 per cent stake in Hup Lian Engineering...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM

SembMarine to buy Sevan Marine's IP in US$28m deal to end legal dispute

SEMBCORP Marine (SembMarine) plans to buy the intellectual property of Norway's...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM

SGX instructs China Taisan to conduct special audit of itself

THE Singapore Exchange (SGX) on Friday instructed troubled fabric maker China Taisan...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Broadcom's chips for data centres offset smartphone weakness

BROADCOM Inc reaffirmed its revenue forecast for the current period and reported profit...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Terry Gou's FII soars in China debut after 27.1b yuan IPO

FOXCONN Industrial Internet Co soared in its Shanghai debut, a thumbs-up for billionaire...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Xiaomi to pre-market Hong Kong leg of dual listing on Monday

CHINESE smartphone maker Xiaomi is set to start pre-marketing the Hong Kong leg of its...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Fujifilm may drop Xerox deal as CEO finds Icahn price too high

FUJIFILM Holdings Corp's chief executive officer said the Japanese company may walk...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Deutsche Bank chairman revisits merger idea to snap doom loop

DEUTSCHE Bank AG chairman Paul Achleitner is on his third strategic overhaul and fourth...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Rumours of ECB's plans to end monetary stimulus hit markets

BANKS and the Jardine stable of companies led Singapore's stock market retreat on...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

Sasseur Reit > Buy
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Chinese developers bet on higher returns with mezzanine loans

CHINESE property companies are increasingly tapping expensive mezzanine loans as they...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Airbnb sets up US$10m fund for travellers affected after new Japanese law kicks in

RENTAL site Airbnb said on Thursday that it had been forced by the Japanese authorities...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Unlock the potential of data to transform buildings and cities

THERE was plenty of buzz surrounding Innovfest Unbound, South-east Asia's largest...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

HK developers have a shiny new plaything

HONG KONG developers have a shiny new target in their sights: China's office market...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM

France's Unibail-Rodamco takes over Australia's Westfield

FRENCH group Unibail-Rodamco, Europe's biggest commercial property company, said on...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM
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LIFE & CULTURE

THE FINISH LINE

The dark horses in Russia

WITH just five days to go before the start of the Fifa World Cup, all the talk is on...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Football fever in Kiev

KIEV, the capital and the largest city of Ukraine, was in the global spotlight recently...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM
QUESTION TIME WITH MENTOR JOHN

Skills and strategies for growing a company

What are the common traits for an entrepreneur? Which skills do I need to hone, if I wish...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM
DISRUPTED

Pitch perfect

AMBITION can look very different from one person to the next - particularly among startup...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM
OFFBEAT

Stand up for Singapore songs

JUST when everyone thought it was impossible, the folks behind this year's National...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM

THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

The intricacy of problem-solving

AS a hiring pitch, it wasn't exactly rosy softsell. In 1999, at a campus recruitment...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM

INVESTING & WEALTH

The 5% rule to retirement planning

THE question we have heard the most from our investors in the first quarter of this year...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM
CHART VIEW

Making sense of stamina and resilience in markets

THE two largest markets in the world, the US and China, stand on the brink of a trade war...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM
CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

Some golden rules of investing

WHAT does the regular Singapore investor find most daunting? For those who are not...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM

China deals with the fallout from allowing bond-market defaults

CHINA'S efforts to connect the world's third-biggest bond market with the...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM

OPINION

THE BROAD VIEW

Privacy is dead

OVER the past few weeks, our inboxes were bombarded by emails about privacy. Companies...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM
THE BROAD VIEW

Feeding the future

BY NOW we have all heard the challenge: the world's population is set to reach more...
PUBLISHED Jun 9, 2018 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Nov 13, 2018 01:21 AM

Latest Earnings

Nov 12, 2018 11:31 PM

Indonesia urges more training for pilots after Lion Air crash

[JAKARTA] Indonesian investigators said on Monday more training was needed for Boeing 737 MAX pilots after discovering...
Nov 12, 2018 11:28 PM

Centurion Corp reports Q3 profit of S$7.32m

CENTURION Corporation's third-quarter net profit was 21 per cent higher year on year at S$7.32 million...
Nov 12, 2018 11:21 PM

Pioneering electric plane needs US$200m for final push

[LONDON] A passenger plane in the running to become the aviation industry's first fully commercial battery-powered...
Nov 12, 2018 11:15 PM

SoftBank seeks Deutsche's advice on Saudi power investments-sources

[DUBAI] SoftBank has hired Deutsche Bank to advise on its power investment plans in Saudi Arabia, two sources familiar...
Nov 12, 2018 11:09 PM

Delfi posts stronger profits in Q3

CHOCOLATE maker Delfi reported a 19 per cent jump in net profit to US$4 million for the third quarter ended Sept 30.
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