Saturday, Sep 08, 2018

TOP STORIES

Food fight! The battle for the food delivery market

WHAT to eat? With that question constantly on the minds of food-obsessed Singaporeans and...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Major US buy sparks talk of Ascendas-Singbridge Reit

IN its latest expansion beyond the Asia-Pacific, Ascendas-Singbridge Group has bought a...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM
GOING CASHLESS

Grab, Go-Jek biggest winners in S-E Asia's e-payment war: Morgan Stanley report

INDEPENDENT e-payment players such as Grab and Go-Jek will be the biggest winners in the...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM
GOING CASHLESS

Razer to launch S'pore e-payment platform by first quarter of 2019

RAZER Pay, the e-payment platform by Singaporean-founded gaming company Razer, will...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Sustainability, board diversity key for SMEs to succeed globally

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) looking to globalise successfully must...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

BA apologises after 380,000 customers hit in cyber attack

BRITISH Airways was forced to apologise on Friday after the credit card details of...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Singapore slips one spot to 28th in global ranking of retirement security

SINGAPORE slipped one spot to 28th place among 43 countries in the latest annual edition...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Japan household spending rebounds as wages rise

JAPAN'S household spending rebounded modestly in July as higher bonus payments...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM
LATEST US DATA

Payrolls rise 201,000, average hourly earnings up 2.9%

US JOB gains rebounded by more than forecast in August and wages unexpectedly registered...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Jewelled 'macaws' help young artists take flight

TWELVE bejewelled macaw sculptures will help the dreams of young artists take flight.
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

Soilbuild makes inroads in Australian market with acquisitions

SOILBUILD Reit (real estate investment trust) will acquire an office in Canberra,...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Wheelock offer still far from target; offeror extends deadline to Sept 21

THE offer by Hong Kong-listed parent Wheelock and Company to buy out minority...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

UOL promotes Liam Wee Sin to group CEO

UOL has promoted its deputy group chief executive officer Liam Wee Sin to group chief...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Temasek forms JV with Infosys to boost digital transformation

TEMASEK Holdings will partner digital services and consulting firm Infosys to form a...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM
HOT STOCK

Ascendas Reit units ease 2.2% on hefty turnover

ASCENDAS Real Estate Investment Trust (Reit) fell on Friday, with the business space and...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Triyards gets new cash injections, faces claims from DBS, other banks

FINANCIALLY distressed yard operator Triyards has received fresh cash injections in...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

LTC's controlling family to propose voluntary delisting offer at S$0.925 per share

THE controlling shareholders of LTC Corp will propose a voluntary delisting and make an...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

SoftBank pitches big IPO to get loans from banks: sources

MASAYOSHI Son is asking Wall Street banks to open their pocketbooks if they want in on...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

JD.com founder's iron grip and legal woes leave investors in dark

WHENEVER a corporate leader faces claims of possible criminal wrongdoing, the...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Corporate digest

ASL Marine will host informal meetings with holders of its outstanding medium-term notes...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Red's the colour of the week as trade tariffs remain top risk

SECURITIES on Asian bourses ended Friday's session mixed as markets hit a 14-month...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

MANAGEMENT guided for more than half of existing orderbook to be realised in FY2019F,...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Elite schools draw foreign home buyers to London

WEALTHY foreigners are spending billions of pounds on homes near London's top...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

'Capsule housing' project sparks outrage in Spain

A BARCELONA company sparked outrage in Spain on Thursday with a plan to rent tiny pods...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

A cave home for millionaires

IN an Ozark crag in north Arkansas, one of the country's most high-maintenance homes...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

China developers gloomiest in nearly a decade

CHINA'S developers are at their gloomiest in eight years, adding risks to the world...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Reits

Highest-yielding real estate investment trusts
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

THE BROAD VIEW

What do we know about how Google works?

ONLINE search and Google are synonymous. About 90 per cent of all searches on the Web run...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

THE BROAD VIEW

Discord between Spotify and music industry getting louder

MARC Cimino is frustrated. The Universal Music Publishing executive oversees one of the...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

THE FINISH LINE

Making health and wellness exciting

WALK into most major shopping malls or office complexes in Singapore and chances are...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

The impact of technology on our memory

WHEN I give talks, I am often approached by people who are worried about their memory...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

The scary vulnerability of museums

AROUND midday on Apr 15, 1958, New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) erupted in...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

The airports that never sleep

UNLIKE the celebrated Iranian refugee Mehran Nasseri whose botched Paris transit in 1988...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM
OFFBEAT

Lessons from plants and poop during bush walks

SAY the word "safari", and it's game drives that immediately come to mind...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

A People-Enabler

GETTING a friendly thwack over the head with a rolled up brochure was not what this...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

INVESTING & WEALTH

Emerging equities hover near bear market amid contagion concern

EMERGING-market stocks slumped to the edge of bear territory as fear of contagion spread...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Hedge fund that called EM selloff sees turnaround

THE hedge fund veteran who predicted the peak of the emerging-market rally says a seven-...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM
VALUE INSIGHT

China Hustle movie mirrors S-Chip blow-up

AS I watched the documentary China Hustle this week, there was a sense that all of it...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM
CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

Spinning the wheel of fortune

There is an old Chinese saying: "For every ten gamblers, nine will be losers"...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM
THE FOOL'S EYE VIEW

Looking to grow one's income in conglomerates

CONGLOMERATES tend to come and go out of fashion like flared jeans. But what happens to...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

OPINION

THE BROAD VIEW

Why your desk job is so damn exhausting

THIS is the greatest mystery of my adult life: How can I spend all day typing at a...
PUBLISHED Sep 8, 2018 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Sep 21, 2018 12:11 AM

Hammond urged European peers to help Britain cope with possible hard Brexit - EU source

[BRUSSELS] Britain's finance minister urged the European Commission to help devise European contingency plans for...
Sep 21, 2018 12:02 AM

IMF warns tariffs could come at 'significant economic cost'

[WASHINGTON] Worsening trade tensions and exchange of tariffs could cause "significant economic cost" to the...
Sep 20, 2018 11:11 PM

Chaswood Resources appoints new independent director

CHASWOOD Resources Holdings has appointed Er Kwong Wah as an independent director following the retirement of...
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