Monday, Sep 10, 2018

TOP STORIES

Singapore ranked 2nd in SEA for falling prey to malicious URLs

HAVE an urge to click on that link? Better think twice.
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM
10 YEARS AFTER LEHMAN

In face of crisis's twists, old principles guide new solutions

WHEN the shockwave of Lehman Brothers' collapse hit Singapore 10 years ago, it sent...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Veredus Labs' biochip detects multiple pathogens in single raw beef sample

HOMEGROWN biotech company Veredus Laboratories has launched the VereBeef Detection Kit -...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM
MIND THE GAP

Investing via regular premium insurance plans? Watch the costs

REGULAR premium investment-linked insurance plans (ILP) are a staple among life insurance...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Coca-Cola said to be moving ahead with bid for GSK's Horlicks

THE Coca-Cola Co is moving forward with its interest in GlaxoSmithKline Plc's Indian...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM

STOCKS

Speculators trim USD bets; cryptocurrencies slump

SPECULATORS' net long bets on the US dollar fell to a five-week low in the latest...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

TOPLINE

M1 hiring people to think for machines

BUILDING networks for machines, not humans, will be the challenge of the future for...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Revised code balances governance and risk

ON Aug 6 2018, the Monetary Authority of Singapore released the revised Code of Corporate...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM
CHARTPOINT

US PMI data shows equity market staying in robust uptrend

DESPITE the ongoing trade tension between the US and China over tariffs on US$200 billion...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM
WALL STREET INSIGHT

Tariff battles, political chaos likely to weigh on sentiment

US stocks fell slightly last week as the prospect of another volley in the trade war...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM
EMERGING ENTERPRISE

When fantasy pieces come together

GROWING up, Ben Ang had always felt a struggle within him. He loved toys and comics, and...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM
EMERGING ENTERPRISE

Cardboard connector inspired by disaster

AN earthquake in 2015 changed Adrian Chua's life...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Trade spat, emerging markets to take centrestage

HOW low can the market(s) go? This may be the central question over this week as politics...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM
INSIDE INSIGHTS

Director acquisitions cover a broad group of industries

FOR the five trading sessions ended Sept 6, the Straits Times Index (STI) declined 2.4...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Prime London residential prices at lowest levels in 5 years

LONDON'S prime property prices have fallen to their lowest levels in five years...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Rental glut sends chill through the hottest US housing markets

SEATTLE is known for its hip neighborhoods, soaring home prices, and being home to Amazon...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

Post-crisis bank rules survive but US consumers at risk under Trump

TOUGHER US bank regulations designed to prevent another crippling financial meltdown have...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM

EIB considering capital hike, changes to shareholding after Brexit

THE European Investment Bank (EIB), owned by European Union governments, is considering a...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM

ENERGY & COMMODITIES

Sanctions against Iran fuelling Opec tensions

TWO months before renewed US sanctions on its oil exports take effect, Iran has already...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM

China coal imports stay robust despite lower domestic prices, weaker currency

COAL imports by China held near the highest level in four years, underscoring buoyant...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Permian basin drowning in dirty water; will need US$22 billion lifeline

IN the dry, dusty plains of West Texas, home to America's most prolific oil play,...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

COMMENTARY

Will three billionaires fix France's telecom industry?

THE merger music is playing again in France's telecom industry, two years after the...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Great bargains for visitors at Comex 2018

Comex 2018, one of Singapore's biggest and oldest IT and consumer technology...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Apple facing Trump's ire after saying its products would be hurt by tariffs

PRESIDENT Donald Trump on Saturday took aim at Apple after the tech giant said the White...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

Colorado's AG sues OxyContin creator for role in opioid crisis

FOLLOWING hundreds of lawsuits over the years against pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Production systems evolve to meet increasing demand for 'free from' food

GENERAL Mills spent five years and built a special eight-storey sorting facility to get...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

There's a plug-free way to fill the world with e-cars

UMER Anwer stops on the street near Tesla's Brooklyn showroom and grabs his...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Problems with Tappan Zee delay opening of new Cuomo Bridge span

THE opening of the second span of the Mario Cuomo Bridge in New York on Saturday was...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Baltic Exchange Shipping Insights

Charterers were in no rush to fix this week and with healthy availability of tonnage,...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

Kuwait is now stock investors' new darling in Gulf

ONCE overshadowed by its bigger neighbors in the Gulf, Kuwait's market has emerged...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Trump's trade war is just fine with Xi

ANYONE who expects China to concede defeat in its trade war with the US should read about...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

TAKING HEART

Dentsu Aegis bridges digital divide for less privileged kids

GOING digital is no longer the future but very much the present.
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Japan celebrates Osaka's breakthrough tennis triumph

JAPAN celebrated Naomi Osaka's victory over Serena Williams in the US Open final on...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Australia's drought could produce a corker vintage

IF Australia's big dry has a silver lining, it'll be worth cellaring, according...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM

VIEWS FROM THE TOP

Gear up for the next global catastrophe

THIS WEEK’S TOPIC: Ten years on from the 2008 global economic crisis, what do you think...
PUBLISHED Sep 10, 2018 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Nov 20, 2018 12:01 AM

A stolen Picasso buried in the woods? Probably not

[BUCHAREST] Six years after thieves made off with seven priceless works of art in a brazen night-time raid at a Dutch...
Nov 19, 2018 11:45 PM

Imran Khan hits back after Trump's 'tirade' on Pakistan

[ISLAMABAD] Pakistan leader Imran Khan hit back Monday at Donald Trump's claim that Islamabad does not do "a...
Nov 19, 2018 11:28 PM

India's RBI board agrees to improve liquidity - sources

[MUMBAI] The board of the Reserve Bank of India on Monday agreed to ease liquidity for the financial sector and...
Nov 19, 2018 11:14 PM

IMF says optimism in South Africa's economic recovery fading

[JOHANNESBURG] South Africa's economic recovery plans face serious constraints with growing debt of state firms...
Nov 19, 2018 11:00 PM

EU ministers agree terms of 'painful' Brexit divorce

[BRUSSELS] European ministers signed off on Britain's draft divorce deal on Monday as they launched a "...
Nov 19, 2018 10:49 PM

US: Wall St opens lower on Apple concerns, trade uncertainties

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened lower on Monday as shares of Apple and its suppliers were hit by ongoing concerns of...
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