Monday, Jul 16, 2018

TOP STORIES

BT EXCLUSIVE

Tourism sector growth spree set to continue in 2nd half

THE tourism sector will likely retain its growth momentum in the second half of the year...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM
HEALTHTECH STARTUPS

Innovative local healthcare firms face scaling up challenges

TELE-REHABILATION services. An online platform for doctors to exchange information and...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM
HEALTHTECH STARTUPS

KroniKare cuts wound diagnosis to mere seconds

WHEN Hossein Nejati and his team developed a skin cancer product and presented it to the...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM
HEALTHTECH STARTUPS

Second opinion? How about a resource with many opinions?

AN overseas phone call saved the life of Indranil Roychowdhury's father back in 2011...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Maritime use of large-scale 3D printing seen in 3-5 years

ADVANCEMENT in 3D printing is making the application of the technology possible for some...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Brexit White Paper alarms UK business leaders

LEADERS of the UK's financial sector are alarmed that the government's...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM

More chances for Singaporeans to interact with ministers during community visits

IN coffeeshops, void decks and around neighbourhood shops, Singaporeans might soon start...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM

JPMorgan finds lead in tech talent tango

ABOUT 40 per cent of the senior technology specialists hired by JPMorgan each year have...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM

After no end of drama, Trump and Putin take to summit stage

BEFORE coming to Europe, US President Donald Trump raised eyebrows by predicting that...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

China Jinjiang Environment tackles the garbage challenge

IT might not be a stretch to say that bridge - one of the world's most popular card...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM
CHARTPOINT

STI likely to revert to long-term uptrend

WITH the recently announced set of cooling measures in the property market, the selling...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

Optimistic Koh Brothers senses opportunities

DESPITE the government's recent cooling measures, Koh Brothers Group's managing...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Economic data, earnings in focus this week

CONCERNS over trade tensions between the US and China continue to haunt the stock markets...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM
CURRENCIES

Dollar fades from a 2-week high tied to trade fears

THE dollar dipped against a basket of currencies on Friday last week, fading from a two-...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM
INSIDE INSIGHTS

DBS leads buybacks; directors build UOL and Oxley stakes

FOR the 2018 year through to July 12, the Straits Times Index (STI) recorded a 2.7 per...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Cluster near Boon Keng going for S$133.66m

A CLUSTER of freehold shophouses, terrace houses and walk-up apartments at the...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Trump uses UK visit to promote his money-losing golf resort

ON Monday, US President Donald Trump will have a closely watched meeting with President...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Buying a home sight unseen

ZACK Fountas bought a new one-bedroom apartment in White Plains, New York, from his home...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

Barclays leads European banks' pursuit of risky US debt

WHEN an indebted infant healthcare company in Atlanta wanted to borrow hundreds of...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM

ENERGY & COMMODITIES

US oil boom a costly surprise for traders

THE world's biggest oil traders are counting hefty losses after a surprise doubling...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Trump doesn't owe Putin for selling more oil

AFTER a tumultuous week of unpredictable twists and turns during President Donald Trump...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

Silicon Valley eyes Africa as new tech frontier

WITH its colourful hammocks and table tennis table, a new tech hub in the Lagos...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Apple loses key sales executives as India strategy stumbles

APPLE Inc has lost a trio of pivotal executives in India in recent weeks as it struggles...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Uber rival Gett said to mull sale of ride-share startup

GETT Inc, the ride-hailing app that competes with Uber Technologies Inc, is weighing an...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

Smelly skins make for fishy fashion in Kenya

WOMEN sharpen their knives before setting about stinking piles of fish skins, flesh and...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM

China's Dallas Buyers Club is a box-office hit

THE screen portrayal of a cancer sufferer whose illegal import of foreign medicines into...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Soon there will be only one Blockbuster left in US

THE Blockbuster video store in Bend, Oregon, stands steely and determined, defending...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

Boeing seeks rewrite of commercial jet rulebook

BOEING Co is seeking to rewrite the rules for creating commercial jets as it hones plans...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM

AirAsia mulls over dual Airbus jet order package amid rough patch in relations

AIRASIA is discussing the possible purchase of another 100 Airbus A321neo jets as the...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Baltic Exchange Shipping Insights

Charterers have not been under pressure in the ME Gulf as they have been drip-feeding...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

Back me or risk 'no Brexit at all', warns PM May

BRITISH Prime Minister Theresa May warned her divided party on Sunday that there may be...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM

May says Trump told her to 'sue the EU'

US President Donald Trump told British Prime Minister Theresa May that she should sue the...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

There's no subprime bubble in China's car loans

SLOWING car sales and tightening credit look like a toxic combination for China's...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Russia's stadiums face uncertain future

RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin knows the legacy of his World Cup will be judged partly...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

TAKING HEART

Laying a foundation for the future through education

STAFF volunteering plays a big role in the running of corporate social responsibility (...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM
BT CORPORATE GOLF LEAGUE

Tan's sensational 290m drive is first-leg highlight

THIS year's The Business Times Corporate Golf League got off to a rousing start last...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM

Pacman is still king of the ring at 39

EMMANUEL "Manny" Pacquiao, who won back the welterweight world title in...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM

VIEWS FROM THE TOP

A bitter pill that needs to be swallowed

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: Is the latest round of property market cooling measures well-...
PUBLISHED Jul 16, 2018 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Dec 19, 2018 08:16 AM

Singapore hotels get 'Crazy Rich Asians' boost

[SINGAPORE] After Singapore's residential and office markets made comebacks, the next property sector to bet on...
Dec 19, 2018 07:42 AM

Argentina in recession as economy shrinks again

[BUENOS AIRES] Argentina is in recession after its economy shrank by 3.5 per cent during the third trimester of 2018,...
Dec 19, 2018 07:00 AM

IMF board approves new Ukraine loan package, releases US$1.4b immediately

[WASHINGTON] The International Monetary Fund executive board on Tuesday gave final approval to a new loan package for...
Dec 19, 2018 06:55 AM

Government shutdown threat remains as US Democrats reject Trump bid

[WASHINGTON] Prospects of a partial US government shutdown surged on Tuesday after Democrats rejected what they said...
Dec 19, 2018 06:52 AM

Migration row forces Belgian premier's resignation

[BRUSSELS] Nationalist anger over migration brought down the Belgian government on Tuesday, forcing Prime Minister...
Dec 19, 2018 06:49 AM

Greek lawmakers adopt first post-crisis budget

[ATHENS] Greek lawmakers on Tuesday adopted the first budget free of foreign assistance in almost 10 years, predicting...
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