Friday, Sep 21, 2018

TOP STORIES

BT EXCLUSIVE

Lendlease joins growing trend of developers running co-working spaces

LENDLEASE is planning its own flexible workplace brand within its upcoming Paya Lebar...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM
BT WEEKEND

Still safe as houses?

IT'S safe to say that for many Singaporeans, investing in property has been the...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

SGX assures it will act in clear cases of minority oppression

THE Singapore Exchange's annual general meeting on Thursday that lasted a good three...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM
GOING CASHLESS

E-wallets: Raising the bar beyond stored-value function

WITH competition, comes innovation.
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

BlackRock fund acquires 7 strata office units in Prudential Tower

A PRIVATE real estate fund managed by BlackRock has acquired seven strata office units in...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Fidelity's venture arm Eight Roads opens Singapore office

EIGHT Roads, the venture capital arm of Fidelity International, has opened an office in...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Opportunities for Singapore firms in Russia's consumer, tech sectors

SINGAPORE businesses will stand to gain by venturing into Russia's consumer and...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Najib slapped with another 25 charges over 1MDB funds

MALAYSIAN prosecutors charged former prime minister Najib Razak with 21 counts of money...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

Ping An's Lu Global stakes claim on wealth outside China

PING An Group's Lu International has made an official push into markets beyond China...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Hong Leong Finance seeks to wind up yard group Triyards

HONG Leong Finance has served a winding-up petition on the yard operating arm of Ezra...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Court orders winding-up of Stratech, appoints liquidators from BDO

MAINBOARD-LISTED The Stratech Group announced on Thursday that a Singapore Court has...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Mapletree Logistics Trust prices S$375m placement offer at S$1.21 apiece

MAPLETREE Logistics Trust (MLT) has completed a private placement that was launched on...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

SIA launches new service for transporting pharma cargo

SINGAPORE Airlines (SIA) on Thursday launched a new service, Thrucool, for transporting...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

China's unicorns race to public markets as Silicon Valley waits

US tech titans are sitting on at least US$60 billion of untapped paper wealth, choosing...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Ascott Reit acquires one-north site to build co-living property

ASCOTT Residence Trust (Ascott Reit) has acquired a prime greenfield site at Nepal Hill...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Keppel unit buys 40% stake in project on prime Nanjing site

KEPPEL Corp's China real estate unit is buying a 40 per cent stake in the...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Corporate digest

THE property developer's subsidiaries have received a writ of summons from units of...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Asian markets close mixed, STI inches up

SINGAPORE shares tracked Wall Street gains overnight to inch slightly higher on Thursday...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

OUE H-Trust's unit price has declined 7.3 per cent since its Sept 10 close, after...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM
CURRENCIES

US dollar slides to 7-week low as trade war fears ebb

THE US dollar fell to a seven-week low against a basket of major currencies on Thursday...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Super penthouse at South Beach Residences fetches S$26m

THE consortium that developed South Beach Residences is understood to have granted...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Four-bedroom Peak home goes on sale in HK for HK$3.5b

THERE'S expensive, and then there's Hong Kong property expensive...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

BOE governor's dire UK housing scenario deemed 'highly unlikely'

ECONOMISTS aren't buying Bank of England governor Mark Carney's dire scenario...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Ghost properties: cruel legacy of Venezuela's migration crisis

THREE years ago, asphyxiated by Venezuela's economic meltdown, Francisco Rojas and...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

Dollar traders see a big sell with Fed's next rate hike

WHEN a nation's central bank raises interest rates, it is often a bullish sign for...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Trump plans to nominate financial stability expert Nellie Liang to Fed

PRESIDENT Donald Trump plans to nominate Nellie Liang, a former Federal Reserve economist...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Hackers steal US$60m from Japanese cryptocurrency exchange

HACKERS stole US$60 million of digital coins from a Japanese exchange, the latest in a...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

ENERGY & COMMODITIES

Malaysia's Felda to sell assets, reduce debts by end of 2018

MALAYSIA'S state palm oil plantation agency said on Thursday it will sell assets,...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Buoyant gas industry may be blindsided by renewables

THE global gas industry, boosted by a host of new projects to feed booming demand, is in...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Robust steel output boosts China's iron ore trades platform

VOLUMES at China's biggest physical iron ore trading platform may hit record levels...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

China's doctor shortage prompts rush for AI healthcare

QU Jianguo, 64, had a futuristic medical visit in Shanghai as he put his wrist through an...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Facebook expands fake election news fight, but falsehoods still rampant

FACEBOOK Inc on Wednesday said it would team with two US non-profits to slow the global...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Foreign and Korean investors duke it out over Samsung Electronics

THE shares of South Korea's most-valuable company are in a tug of war. ...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

Dutch cities see beauty in trash recycled for parks and crafts

WHEN Magdalena was clearing out her home in Amsterdam, she took her old clothes and other...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Australia raises jail terms for food tampering to 15 years

AUSTRALIA on Thursday increased the jail term to 15 years for anyone convicted of...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

Aston Martin aims to overtake Ferrari with IPO of up to £5.07b

ASTON Martin is seeking a valuation that could top its only listed rival, Ferrari.
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

French rail giant SNCF gearing up for German threat to iconic TGV

FRENCH train operator SNCF has 15 months to repair relations with staff and ready itself...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Britain to hold 'root and branch' review of much-maligned rail system

BRITAIN is to launch a major review of its much-criticised railways after months of...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

Panel on online falsehoods unveils 22 recommendations to fight fake news

THE Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods has called for new laws that will...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Singapore and China sign seven bilateral agreements

SINGAPORE and China inked seven deals on bilateral cooperation ranging from the arts,...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

OECD trims economic outlook over trade and EM woes

GLOBAL economic growth has peaked in the face of rising trade frictions and emerging...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Abe wins third term as LDP leader - a step closer to becoming Japan's longest-serving PM

PRIME Minister Shinzo Abe won a commanding victory in a vote for the leadership of Japan...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

OPINION

Myanmar 2.0 in the making?

PEOPLE now perceive Myanmar very differently compared to just two years ago. In 2016,...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM
THE BOTTOM LINE

The evolving role of the Singapore CIO/CISO

DATA breaches have become an almost everyday occurrence, and organisations and...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM
EDITORIAL

Long-term case for emerging markets investments is intact

ANOTHER season, another ordeal for emerging markets. EM performance was stellar in the...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

US and China need to settle innovation dilemma

SINO-American tensions are less about trade imbalances and more about a strategic clash...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

World powers jockey for position in Europe

US President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin met on Tuesday with...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

A worrying future for the next generation?

IT has long been an accepted axiom in the United States - and also in many advanced...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Lifestyle

Sushi Chiharu delivers value-for-money omakase

CUPPAGE Terrace is not Cuppage Plaza. They're just steps apart, but somehow the...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Anderson Valley is among California's best for pinot noir

IT'S been some time since I last visited the Anderson Valley, a bucolic sliver of...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Return Of The Celebrity Chef

No, not poltergeists. Foreign celebrity chefs, that is. Just when you thought that they...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Jeong Ae Ree

IT MAY BE A MERE COINCIDENCE that Jeong Ae Ree's given name sounds a lot like "...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Classic Opera

Most people think of Farewell My Concubine as the 1993 film starring Gong Li and Leslie...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Mid-Autumn Night's Dream

Mooncake time has come around again, with the annual deluge of baked and snowskin treats...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Arty Party

High-end art cluster Gillman Barracks turns six this month. And once again it's...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Portable Scent

Frequent travellers who like comforting scents in their hotel rooms should pack Muji...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

The Real Marco Pierre White

MARCO PIERRE WHITE doesn't do things in half measures. While celebrity chefs pencil...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM
SPECIAL FEATURE

Kyushu's Fall Flavours

Japan's southern island of Kyushu is an agricultural paradise blessed with lush...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

The Right Fit

IS YOUR HOME IN NEED OF A NEW LOOK? You could (a) buy new furniture, (b) paint the walls...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Design For All

The colourful flats at Rochor Centre may be in the midst of being demolished, but for 13...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM
SPECIAL FEATURE

Highlights Of Eastern Europe Along The Danube River

For those seeking new, off-the-beaten destinations, Uniworld's 10-day Highlights of...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

On A Cultural High In Tokyo

TOKYO IS A CITY OF TRIBES where nine million people carve out their own utopian societies...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

The Big Picture

IN AN AGE where we have access to countless online images while producing thousands of...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

Happy Trespassing

It's not every day that you can casually wander around the Pasir Panjang 'A...
PUBLISHED Sep 21, 2018 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Dec 13, 2018 12:29 AM

Madrid temporarily bans 'oldest, most polluting' vehicles

[MADRID] Madrid on Wednesday temporarily banned the oldest, most polluting vehicles from driving its streets, two weeks...
Dec 13, 2018 12:15 AM

Francis to say first Mass by a pope on Arabian peninsula in UAE

[VATICAN CITY] Pope Francis will say the first Mass by a pontiff on the Arabian peninsula in February and visit one of...
Dec 13, 2018 12:08 AM

EU, Japan clinch record trade accord in shadow of protectionism

[STRASBOURG] The European Parliament approved a draft free-trade agreement with Japan, removing the last political...
Dec 12, 2018 11:54 PM

Hitachi to buy ABB power-grid unit for 800b yen

[TOKYO] Hitachi Ltd is close to a deal to purchase ABB Ltd's power-grids business for as much as 800 billion yen (...
Dec 12, 2018 11:34 PM

BHP's US$320m copper mine sale called off, Chile Union says

[SANTIAGO] The sale of BHP Group Plc's smallest copper mine in Chile has been called off after the would-be buyer...
Dec 12, 2018 11:18 PM

Edition Limited calls off acquisition of Israeli cybersecurity firm

KRANJI farm operator Edition has called off a planned acquisition of 51 per cent in the enlarged share capital of...
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