Monday, Jun 25, 2018

TOP STORIES

Singapore shares stagnate as investors pivot to US and China

SINGAPORE'S stock market seems to be stuck in a rut following last year's gain. ...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM

Young, local and with global experience? Employers here want you

MORE Singaporeans and South-east Asians in their 20s to early 30s who have graduated or...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM

MyRepublic CEO lays out game plan

INTERNET services bundled with mobile plans, and pay-television offerings on the side...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM

Citic Envirotech wins 2.5b yuan ecological restoration contract

ENVIRONMENTAL engineering company Citic Envirotech has won a 2.5 billion yuan (about S$...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM

JLL, Lendlease launch proptech accelerator in Singapore

GLOBAL real estate giants JLL and Lendlease are partnering to launch an accelerator in...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM
WALL STREET INSIGHT

Stocks dip as tariff threats cast pall over global trade

US STOCKS slid last week as tariff threats cast a shadow over the future of global trade...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM

New digital tech art studio for needy kids

YOUNG children now have the opportunity to produce art with virtual reality - using...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM

Citi raises S$110k for charity concert ChildAid

CITI Singapore raised more than S$110,500 for socially disadvantaged children through...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM

About S$16.3m spent on Trump-Kim summit: MFA

ABOUT S$16.3 million was spent on the historic summit between United States President...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM
AVIATION 4.0

VistaJet leverages technology for added lift

PRIVATE jet service provider VistaJet is banking on technology to enhance the travel...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM

HDB closer to solar power target after awarding latest tender

SOLAR panels are set to be installed in blocks of public flats managed by the West Coast...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

TOPLINE

Malaysia Smelting mining its own business

IN Pulau Indah, a once-sleepy fisherman island turned industrial estate in Malaysia'...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM

Vard delays EGM on proposed delisting

SHIPBUILDER Vard Holdings will delay an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) on its...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM

Ikea bets big on India, with first store set to open in July

FURNITURE giant Ikea is set to open its first store and restaurant in India after years...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM
CHARTPOINT

Capitalise on trade war-inspired selloff

FOLLOWING the most recent European Central Bank (ECB) meeting, further details of...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

US trade issues in spotlight as oil plays second fiddle

OIL prices are set to slip again, in the wake of a key weekend meeting on output volumes...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM
CURRENCIES

Political, trade uncertainties cloud euro's longer-term outlook

THE euro climbed on Friday as traders were encouraged by improved regional economic...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM
INSIDE INSIGHTS

Keppel Corp commences buybacks after new mandate approved in April

FOR the 2018 year through to June 21, the Straits Times Index (STI) generated a 1.3 per...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

As housing prices soar, New Zealand tackles surge in homelessness

NEW Zealand is known to many outsiders as a beautiful, affluent country, the place where...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

Australian banks face rural lending reckoning

AUSTRALIAN potato farmer Tom Fox says he had never missed a bank payment in two decades...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM

JPMorgan to sell stake in Saudi bank at 24% discount

JPMORGAN Chase & Co plans to sell its stake in Saudi Investment Bank back to the...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM

Bitcoin slips to 2018 low as rising scrutiny fuels scepticism

BITCOIN dropped to the lowest level this year as pressure mounts on the embryonic digital...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM

ENERGY & COMMODITIES

Saudis pledge decisive oil supply boost to comfort consumers

SAUDI Arabia promised to act decisively to keep oil prices under control, signalling that...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM

Oilfield service investors pull back on worries about US crude production

SHARES of US oilfield service companies have fallen by more than 8 per cent in the past...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

Thermostats, locks and lights - digital tools of domestic abuse

THE people who called into the help hotlines and domestic violence shelters said they...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

Amazon is winning the online retail game again

IT started with a simple battery.
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

Trade war could give Airbus an edge over Boeing in China

IN the perennial battle between Boeing Co and Airbus SE, China has for years tried to...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM

Baltic Exchange Shipping Insights

It was a week of two halves, with very slow trading initially spooking some owners/...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

China cuts some banks' reserve requirements to boost lending

CHINA'S central bank said on Sunday that it would cut the amount of cash that some...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM

Trump's trade war sets bigger booby trap for strong US economy

THE escalating trade battle between the US and the rest of the world is raising the risk...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM

Protectionism threatens 'vintage' global growth, says BIS

A YEAR OF "vintage" economic growth could be undone by rising protectionism,...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

WORLD CUP 2018

In Russia, a safe environment for fans to enjoy the Beautiful Game

ARMED with four match tickets, lots of paraphernalia and bellies of passion, I joined a...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM

UBS Youth Finance Academy visits SPH

APPROXIMATELY 60 students from 12 tertiary institutions visited Singapore Press Holdings...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM

Making a splash for a good cause

CITY Developments Limited (CDL) group chief executive Sherman Kwek made a splash for a...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM

VIEWS FROM THE TOP

Working smart

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: How may work processes, buildings and office spaces need to be...
PUBLISHED Jun 25, 2018 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Oct 16, 2018 07:10 AM

Bezos defends Amazon effort for Pentagon cloud project

[SAN FRANCISCO] Amazon chief Jeff Bezos on Monday defended the company's bid for a major Pentagon cloud computing...
Oct 16, 2018 07:03 AM

Climate change? It comes and goes, Trump says

[MACON, United States] President Donald Trump, a longtime climate change skeptic, said Monday on a tour of hurricane...
Oct 16, 2018 06:58 AM

Australia congratulates royal couple on news of first child

[SYDNEY] Australia's prime minister was among the first world leaders to congratulate Prince Harry and his wife...
Oct 16, 2018 06:51 AM

US tax overhaul takes toll on global investment flows

[GENEVA] US multinationals have repatriated large amounts of foreign earnings because of last year's tax overhaul...
Oct 16, 2018 06:48 AM

Annual US budget deficit hits six-year high of US$779b

[WASHINGTON] The US budget deficit hit a six-year high of US$779 billion in the most recent fiscal year, the Treasury...
Oct 16, 2018 06:44 AM

Oil steadies as Saudi tensions balance demand outlook

[NEW YORK] Oil prices steadied on Monday, supported by geopolitical tension over the disappearance of a Saudi...
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