Saturday, Sep 22, 2018

TOP STORIES

Safe as houses? The property investment story so far

IT is in the collective consciousness of Singaporeans that owning property is a big part...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM
NEWS ANALYSIS

Uber-Deliveroo deal: Singapore deja vu for ridehailing giant?

THE Uber-Deliveroo deal unveiled on Friday could present Uber with a dilemma in South-...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Innovation 'is key for business success and needs right mindset'

INNOVATION remains a critical ingredient of business success, especially with disruptive...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

NTUC Enterprise to buy Kopitiam, subsidiaries for undisclosed sum by year-end

NTUC Enterprise Co-operative Limited is acquiring homegrown food centre operator Kopitiam...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Open electricity market goes island-wide in stages from Nov 1

THE open electricity market will be extended to all consumers in Singapore, zone by zone...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Tech-crazy Asians - and the firms that woo them

FOR one morning only, StarHub chief executive Peter Kaliaropoulos had a special job...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

RHB banks on small-, mid-caps going abroad

RHB Bank, the fourth-largest bank in Malaysia, will invest in building up its small-and-...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Lack of awareness, tardy response contributed to SingHealth cyber-attack: Solicitor-General

A LACK of situational awareness and a tardy response were among factors that led to the...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM
NEWS ANALYSIS

China can offset the negative impact of the new round of US tariffs

THE new round of tariffs imposed by the US will hit China's exporters and...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Mystery 0.6% rise in HK dollar jolts city's sleepy FX market

IN a year of currency surprises from Turkey to Argentina, add another shocker to the list...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Rupiah key issue at Indonesia polls, says VP contender

INDONESIA'S upcoming election will be fought on the economy and jobs with the...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Vietnam President dies, aged 61, after 'serious illness'

VIETNAM'S President Tran Dai Quang, one of the country's top three leaders, but...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

Vibrant Group in talks over sale and leaseback of its Jurong Island property

VIBRANT Group's subsidiary, LTH Logistics (Singapore), is in exclusive discussions...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

SGX proposes new 'trade at close' session for securities market

THE Singapore Exchange (SGX) has proposed a new five-minute long trading session for the...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Valuetronics resumes production at flooded Guangdong plant

VALUETRONICS Holdings has resumed production at a plant in Guangdong, China and will ramp...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Sakae Holdings files police report over 'highly questionable' sugar trade by its representative

SAKAE Holdings said on Friday that it has filed a police report relating to the failure...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Drug developer Cennerv lodges prospectus for Catalist IPO

SINGAPORE-based biotech Cennerv Pharmaceuticals, a developer of drugs to treat central...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Owner of Soilbuild Reit's manager takes S$30m of its S$65m perps offering

THE controlling shareholder of Soilbuild Business Space Reit's manager is taking...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Samsung plans to slow chip growth to keep supplies tight, maintain prices

SAMSUNG Electronics Co is planning to curtail growth in memory chip output next year to...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM
SIAS 9TH CORPORATE GOVERNANCE WEEK 2018

A commitment to clear and transparent governance practices

THE Securities Investors Association (Singapore) will hold the 9th Singapore Corporate...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Hot tech sector prompts shake-up in S&P 500 stock indexes

THE hot and rapidly changing tech sector has prompted the S&P 500 stock index to...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Bank of America sees high-level exits over strategy differences

LEADERSHIP changes are starting to ripple through Bank of America Corp's investment...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Corporate digest

LAFE Corporation and its former subsidiary Lafe Technology (Hong Kong) Ltd (LTHK) have...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

STI regains 3,200 level as calm returns to Wall St

ASIAN stocks flashed green on Friday, encouraged by Wall Street's firm handover...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

ART has acquired a prime greenfield site for S$62.4 million for its maiden development...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Can this US$18m penthouse beat New York's slump?

THE developer Cary Tamarkin bought at the top of the market. His US$50 million purchase...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Almost 300 CBRE agents to move over to ERA Realty

NEARLY 300 CBRE Realty Associates agents focused on residential transactions will move...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Slowing home sales hitting China's home-appliance stocks

VALUATIONS on once-sizzling Chinese home-appliance stocks have come down to levels that...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

US existing home sales flat in August: survey

SALES of existing homes in the United States held steady in August, pausing after four...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Reits

Highest-yielding real estate investment trusts
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

THE BROAD VIEW

The future is in Africa, and China knows it

DURING the past decade, China has been investing a lot of money in sub-Saharan Africa:...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

THE BROAD VIEW

Troubled production of new Bond movie reflects how Hollywood really operates

BEING a moviegoer used to be easy. You'd see a trailer for the new Star Wars or...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM
THE FINISH LINE

Champions League telecast impasse a bummer for fans

THIS season's UEFA Champions League kicked off all over Europe earlier this week,...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM
CULT STATUS

Anti-theft bags for anti-stress travel

THE year-end travelling season is just around the corner! And we're focusing on a...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM
SATURDAY SOAPBOX

Greenbacks and green travel

HAVE you ever wondered why your 500-thread count linen is not getting changed daily? Or...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

Going to pot: Maine eatery uses weed to sedate lobsters

LOBSTERS in one Maine restaurant go out in a blaze of glory once they hit the pot. The...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM
GEAR HEAD

Tech to snooze to

ARGUE what you will, but I won't budge from my view that sleep is the most precious...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM
CUBICLE FILES

Don't get used to being used at work

THE adage "use things, not people" has been repeated countless times, but...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Segmented & bespoke

SHORT-TERM home rental platform Airbnb is here to stay, which means that hoteliers must...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

INVESTING & WEALTH

Low cost portfolios get you a headstart, says endowus

LOW-COST investing remains elusive in Singapore's unit trust landscape, but a new...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM
CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

Sustainability reporting and investors: what to look out for

INVESTORS will have seen many companies in Singapore publish sustainability reports of...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

China's tech boom at risk over muddled tax hike proposals

THE venture capitalists of China are starting to get nervous. Venture investments have...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM
FUND WATCH

Asia's fundamentals strong despite sharp market swings

FOLLOWING a strong start to the year with a gain of 5.5 per cent in January, Asian...
PUBLISHED Sep 22, 2018 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Oct 16, 2018 09:34 AM

Keppel Infrastructure Trust said to near deal for Blackstone-owned chemical firm Ixom

[SINGAPORE] Keppel Infrastructure Trust is nearing an agreement to acquire Ixom, the Australian chemical company...
Oct 16, 2018 09:24 AM

Hong Kong metro train signaling glitch sparks peak-hour chaos

[HONG KONG] A signaling system fault caused delays to Hong Kong's metro trains Tuesday morning, inconveniencing...
Oct 16, 2018 09:13 AM

Singapore shares rise at Tuesday's open; STI up 0.38% to 3,057.60

SINGAPORE stocks opened stronger on Tuesday, with the Straits Times Index increasing 0.38 per cent or 11.63 points to 3...
Oct 16, 2018 09:05 AM

Las Vegas Sands billionaire Adelson and wife give US$20m to Republican efforts to hold House

[CHICAGO] Billionaire casino owner Sheldon Adelson and his wife, Miriam, delivered US$20 million to help Republicans...
Oct 16, 2018 09:02 AM

GIC makes two European investments in property, aircraft industry

SINGAPORE sovereign wealth fund GIC has made two investments - a 465 million euros (S$741.1 million) Paris office...
Oct 16, 2018 08:45 AM

Stocks to watch: TEE International, Asian Healthcare Specialists, 8Telecom, HMI, C&G

THE following companies saw new developments which may affect trading of their shares on Tuesday:
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