Saturday, Jun 23, 2018

TOP STORIES

Selegie Centre, Peace Centre trying for en bloc sale again

THE rejuvenation of Selegie Road will move further along if the owners of two buildings...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM

Off to San Francisco for Hashida Sushi's next phase of growth

HE may have exited Hashida Sushi in Singapore, but the chef who made it one of the most...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM

EU slaps revenge tariffs on US as trade war erupts

THE European Union (EU) slapped revenge tariffs on iconic US products including bourbon,...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM

Opec agrees to modest hike in oil supply after Iran softens stance

OPEC members have agreed on a combined increase in crude oil output of one million...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM

Largest US banks eye more share buybacks, investments after clearing 1st stress test stage

THE 35 largest US banks are poised to put more money towards dividends, share buybacks...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM

Ringgit's fair value now the same as during 1998 Asia crisis: Mahathir

MALAYSIAN Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said the ringgit's fair value now is the...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM

Malaysia picks ex-1MDB investigator as central bank chief

A MALAYSIAN official who probed the 1MDB mega-scandal which helped topple the corruption-...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM
THE BROAD VIEW

Swedes just love to get technology under their skin

THOUSANDS of people in Sweden have inserted microchips, which can function as contactless...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM
GEAR HEAD

A Porsche at hand

WHEN uttered, the word Porsche evokes images of rolling hills, an infinite ribbon of...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

Noble gets US$100m trade financing to expand trading activities in LNG industry

NOBLE Group has secured a binding commitment for US$100 million of trade financing from a...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM

Singtel sees more progress in digitalisation; ICT businesses contribute 24% to revenue

SINGTEL'S push into the digital realm continues to see "considerable progress...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM

OUE Lippo Healthcare's joint venture to operate hospital in Shanghai

OUE Lippo Healthcare's joint venture, China Merchants Lippo Hospital Management...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM

SIA chief sees pressure on cargo yields after a 'great year'

AS THE brewing trade battle between the United States and China threatens to slow demand...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM

DLF Holdings eyeing Catalist listing

A SINGAPORE-BASED mechanical and electrical engineering services and solutions provider...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM

AsiaPhos to seek legal help for disputes with Sichuan

CATALIST-LISTED AsiaPhos intends to issue a formal notice of arbitration to the Chinese...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM

Airbus threatens to 'reconsider' UK investments in no-deal Brexit

AIRBUS threatened to pull its UK investments if Britain walks away from the European...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM

Corporate digest

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STOCKS

Trade, oil fears linger over markets

AFTER a week of worry over global trade, as one trading partner after another hit back...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

SINCE its invention of the world's first anti-theft protection technology that uses...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Once again, Hong Kong has the world's priciest office market

THE rent is due, the rankings are out and it is another year at the top for Hong Kong,...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM

Americans spend most of income on mortgages since 2009

THE price of being a homeowner in the US touched a nine-year high in the first quarter,...
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LIFE & CULTURE

THE FINISH LINE

As Russia revels, an abysmal Argentina weeps

THE fortunes of Russia - the lowest-ranked of the 32 teams competing at the 2018 World...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM

For this US$11.6 million half-tonne table, the legs are optional

IN 1568, Francesco I de' Medici, heir to the Grand Dukedom of Tuscany, commissioned...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM

ChildAid is growing up into its teenage years

THE ChildAid charity concert is "more than just a kiddy show", and Singapore...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM
QUESTION TIME WITH MENTOR JOHN

Not fading into the sunset during the twilight years

WHEN Dr Mahathir became President of Malaysia for the second time, at the ripe age of 92...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM
DISRUPTED

Drumming it up

FOR the past many Saturdays, I have been spending time at the Grandstand, a mall on Turf...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM

THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

As Austrian as red bull

FOR a top-ranking diplomat, Austria's self-professed "startup ambassador"...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM

INVESTING & WEALTH

A solution is likely amid escalating trade war risks

THE threat of a full-blown trade war has escalated in the last few weeks with the G7...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM
THIS TIME IS DIFFERENT

Investing irresponsibly

ASKING whether one should invest in a socially responsible way seems like a trivial...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM
CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

Is there a conflict of interest for finance professionals with side jobs?

ANECDOTAL evidence suggests most us know a friend or a relative who has embarked on...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM
THE FOOL'S EYE VIEW

Telcos - dial D for dividend?

TELECOM companies are generally viewed by investors as defensive shares. In other words,...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM

OPINION

THE BROAD VIEW

Made-up threats fuelling atrocities at US border

THE speed of America's moral descent under Donald Trump is breathtaking. In a matter...
PUBLISHED Jun 23, 2018 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Oct 23, 2018 10:30 AM

Australia hits five Myanmar generals with sanctions

[SYDNEY] Australia's government on Tuesday unveiled sanctions against five officers in Myanmar's powerful...
Oct 23, 2018 10:27 AM

Temasek's Vertex invests in cryptocurrency exchange Binance to expand in Singapore

[DUBAI] Vertex Ventures, the venture capital arm of Temasek Holdings, said it made an investment in Binance to develop...
Oct 23, 2018 10:27 AM

Ex-Uber exec scores funding to bring e-scooters to Singapore

[SINGAPORE] Singapore's pavements are about to get a lot more crowded. Beam, founded by the former Asian chief for...
Oct 23, 2018 10:21 AM

ECB to focus on bond-buying exit as threats mount

[FRANKFURT] European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi will press ahead with his exit from massive stimulus...
Oct 23, 2018 10:04 AM

Saudi Arabia hosts investment conference despite Khashoggi fallout

[RIYADH] Saudi Arabia kicks off an investment summit Tuesday despite a wave of cancellations from policymakers and...
Oct 23, 2018 09:55 AM

Hong Kong, Shanghai: Stocks down at open on Tuesday

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong and Shanghai stocks opened slightly lower on Tuesday after rising almost three percent in the...
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