Saturday, Aug 04, 2018

TOP STORIES

Hyflux expecting net cash outflows; Sembcorp, Keppel, YTL said to eye Tuaspring

SEMBCORP Industries, Keppel Corp and Malaysian generator YTL Power International are...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

Robert Kuok's daughter buying bungalow in Belmont Park GCB Area

KUOK Hui Kwong, chairman of Shangri-La Asia and daughter of Malaysian tycoon Robert Kuok...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

Temasek closer to first retail bond with new S$5b programme

That possibility took a significant step closer to reality on Friday, when the Singapore...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

UOB posts sparkling Q2 earnings, but CEO expects home loans and home prices to slide

GOOD news was announced at UOB's Q2 earnings briefing on Friday, despite its chief...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

UOB to launch digital bank in Asean

SINGAPORE banks are ramping up their digital offerings for mobile-savvy customers in Asia...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

Changi's Terminal 4 declared officially open

FORWARD planning and building ahead of demand is important to ensure that Changi Airport...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM
BT PROMOTION

Get a cordless vacuum at a special price

FOR just S$399, new as well as existing subscribers to The Business Times will get to...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

Former Sakae director charged over offences involving more than S$20m

A FORMER director of Sakae Holdings was taken to court on Friday after he allegedly...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

Keppel must uphold standards even in tough conditions: PM

KEPPEL Corporation is a sterling example of a successful government-linked company that...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

11 critical sectors told to tighten cyber security

ELEVEN critical services sectors in Singapore have been instructed to tighten their cyber...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

US job growth slows unexpectedly in July

US JOB growth slowed more than expected in July likely due to companies' struggles...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

US committed to Asean centrality; looks to broaden partnership

THE US remains committed to Asean centrality under America's Indo-Pacific strategy,...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

Sembcorp Industries Q2 profit bolstered by utilities earnings

SEMBCORP Industries saw its net profit for the quarter to June 30 surge 46.8 per cent to...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

Venture Corp Q2 profit up 40% on R&D margin jump

MARGIN expansion from more research and development (R&D) work helped Venture Corp...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

Perennial Q2 profit halves to S$8.6m with Capitol fully consolidated

PERENNIAL Real Estate Holdings' second-quarter net profit halved to S$8.6 million...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

SingPost Q1 profit falls 40.4% on exceptional S$6m loss, higher tax

SINGAPORE Post's (SingPost) first-quarter net profit fell 40.4 per cent to S$18.7...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

Hatten Land to acquire Seremban developer

CATALIST-listed Hatten Land is going beyond Melaka for the first time, with its proposed...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

Higher development, investment income boost UOL's Q2

HIGHER profit from property development and property investment, as well as higher...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

Genting Singapore Q2 profit climbs 24%, helped by other operating income

GAMING stalwart Genting Singapore reported a 24 per cent rise year-on-year in net profit...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

Corporate digest

HOSPITALITY player Far East Orchard (FEO) has posted a 44 per cent increase in net profit...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

Facing US tariff threat, Toyota warns that car costs could rise

TOYOTA Motor Corp on Friday said that higher US car tariffs would ramp up the cost of...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

Noble sues Australian coal producers for alleged breaches

NOBLE Group Ltd, the commodity trader seeking to push through a restructuring after...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

M&C reviews earnings profile to develop strategic plan as room revenue drops

MILLENNIUM & Copthorne Hotels Plc's (M&C) new chief executive officer...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Earnings gloom weighs on blue chips

APPLE executives may have popped the bubbly after the stock reached the trillion-dollar...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

DBS Group Holdings > Hold
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Banks cashing in on Lisbon's property boom

FROM the fifth floor of the Banco BPI building in downtown Lisbon, chief executive...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

Shophouses come under the spotlight again

THE recent property cooling measures have once again diverted the spotlight from the...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

Vancouver suffers worst July for home sales since 2000

VANCOUVER realtors haven't had this lousy a July in almost two decades. Sales were...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

Reits

Highest-yielding real estate investment trusts
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

THE BROAD VIEW

Inside Apple's 20-year march to US$1t from the brink of bankruptcy

IN 1997, Apple was on the ropes. The Silicon Valley pioneer was being decimated by...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

THE BROAD VIEW

Insead initiation is not hazing, says alumni

THIS year, my alma mater, the Insead business school in Fontainebleau, France, has been...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM
THE FINISH LINE

In sport, nothing beats being there 'live'

FOR almost any sport, many people choose to consume the action from the comfort of their...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM
QUESTION TIME WITH MENTOR JOHN

Reaching out to customers

CUSTOMERS are the life-blood of any business. Successful companies need to promote and...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM
DISRUPTED

Crypto for real estate

WE believe, in time, all real estate assets will reside on the blockchain - this is the...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM
OFFBEAT

The magic of misheard lyrics

MY husband and father share a rare talent: the knack for mishearing (and royally mangling...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM
THE STEERING COLUMN

BMW M2 Competition review: On track to improve

MODERN high-performance cars offer the driving enthusiast many things. They've never...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM
HEALTH

Can applying ointments cause breathlessness?

Ms A was in her 50s and she was troubled by recurrent breathlessness that limited her...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Green warrior

IF a firm cares about long-term prosperity - or indeed, long-term survival - then it has...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

INVESTING & WEALTH

Impact investments in SE Asia pick up steam

IMPACT investments by private investors in South-east Asia are picking up steam despite...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM
CHART VIEW

Beware the FAANGS of Nasdaq

POISON is ingested by eating or breathing. Venom is injected, usually by fangs. However...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM
CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

Artificial intelligence is here but the future is human

THE lack of any coherent or precise definition of artificial intelligence (AI) encourages...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

Hawkish Fed, weak yuan signal more trouble ahead for emerging markets

IF you thought the first half of the year was rocky for emerging market economies, brace...
PUBLISHED Aug 4, 2018 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Nov 14, 2018 12:14 PM

CNN sues over barring of reporter, White House vows vigorous defence

[WASHINGTON] A federal judge will hold a hearing Wednesday on CNN's lawsuit against Donald Trump's...
Nov 14, 2018 12:06 PM

Women face sex discrimination in South Korean workplaces

[SEOUL] In her year-long quest for a job, South Korean college graduate Casey Lee has faced a barrage of personal and...
Nov 14, 2018 11:43 AM

SGX inks pact with Bank of China, CFETS to promote their bond indices outside China

THE Singapore Exchange (SGX) on Wednesday announced that it has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Bank of...
Nov 14, 2018 11:33 AM

Singapore family businesses upbeat on growth but need better succession plans: PwC

WHILE family businesses in Singapore are optimistic about growth and are keen to keep the business in the family, few...
Nov 14, 2018 11:19 AM

SBS Transit to offer free Wi-Fi on 300 buses plying Bukit Merah area from February

Buses plying the Bukit Merah area will have free Wi-Fi from February, transport operator SBS Transit announced on...
Nov 14, 2018 11:14 AM

Tech stars see shares dim in eyes of investors

[SAN FRANCISCO] Technology companies that catapulted Wall Street to glorious heights have seen shares tumble on...
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