Friday, Nov 09, 2018

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BT EXCLUSIVE

HK-listed Singapore companies fizzle after IPO sizzle

SEVERAL homegrown Singapore companies have sought listings in Hong Kong, but experts warn...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Grab scores coup on Super App rivals with KBank tie-up in Thailand

THE heat is on again for Super Apps in South-east Asia. This time, the fight lies in the...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

From cell to table, in BT Weekend

AS THE world turns away from unsustainable farming and fishing, an evolving movement is...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Coal miner Geo Energy scores hat trick with Macquarie Bank

INDONESIAN coal miner Geo Energy Resources has scored a hat trick with Australia's...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

China's Oct trade data beats forecasts despite US tariffs

CHINA reported much stronger-than-expected exports for October as shippers rushed goods...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

DBS MAX gives SMEs a new e-payment solution

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) now have a wider choice in e-payment solutions...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Trade tensions 'may impact debt payments among SMEs'

THE ongoing Sino-US trade conflict may be making its impact felt on Singapore small and...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

SGX and Temasek unit invest in capital markets platform iSTOX

THE Singapore Exchange (SGX) and Temasek Holdings subsidiary Heliconia Capital Management...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

SingEx Venues to continue operating Singapore Expo for up to 10 years

SINGEX VENUES has been appointed to continue to operate Singapore Expo Convention &...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM
SUNBURST 2018

Talent and energy overcome disabilities at second edition of Sunburst

TALENT and energetic performances took centre stage from physical disabilities at...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

COEs end mixed

CERTIFICATES of entitlement (COE) ended mixed in the latest tender Thursday - the first...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

Singtel's Q2 net profit falls 77% to S$667m

DECLINES across Singtel's group businesses and regional associates, and adverse...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Corporate digest

EZION posted a loss after tax for the quarter ended Sept 30 of US$20.9 million, from US$...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Property development boosts CDL's Q3 net profit

CITY Developments (CDL) said strong contribution from property development, especially...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM
HOT STOCK

ComfortDelGro plunges on contrarian 'sell' report

PUNTERS hightailed out of ComfortDelGro on Thursday after Deutsche Bank analysts blew the...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

SIA Engineering's Q2 profit slips on challenging environment

A CHALLENGING operating environment continued to dog aircraft maintenance, repair and...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Sats' Q2 earnings dip 9%, largely due to absence of one-off gain

SECOND-quarter earnings for mainboard-listed ground handler and in-flight catering...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

OUE C-Reit's Q3 DPU slides on lower revenue, higher interest expenses

LOWER revenue and higher interest expenses dampened results for OUE Commercial Reit (OUE...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Genting Singapore net profit soars 46% in Q3

GENTING Singapore has posted a net profit of S$210.4 million in the third quarter, up 46...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Ho Bee Land's Q3 profit up on higher share of associates' profits

BOOSTED by higher share of profits of associates, property developer Ho Bee Land's...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

SBS Transit's Q3 earnings surge 77%

TRANSPORT operator SBS Transit posted a strong surge in earnings for the third quarter...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Asian markets rise on US election outcome

ADBS chief investment officer Hou Wey Fook said that the results were overall positive...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

Yangzijiang Shipbuilding (YZJ) delivered a 23 per cent year-on-year rise in revenue to 5...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM
CURRENCIES

US dollar extends recovery on post-election relief

THE US dollar rose on Thursday, pulling further away from 2-1/2 week lows hit on...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Corner 999-year leasehold shophouse in Serangoon Gardens for sale at S$25m

A 999-YEAR leasehold corner shophouse in Serangoon Gardens is up for sale with an...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

HDB resale prices dip 0.2% in October, volume slips 0.3%

RESALE prices of HDB flats dipped 0.2 per cent in October 2018 from September, according...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Luxury islands developer in Dubai hopes for Expo 2020 boost

HEART of Europe, a cluster of luxury homes on six islands off the coast of Dubai, will be...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

UK house price indicator drops to six-year low

BRITISH house prices are falling on the broadest basis in more than six years, though the...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Google plans to expand office space in New York City

ALPHABET inc's Google is nearing a deal to buy or lease an office building in New...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

Australia's banking regulator flags higher capital requirements

AUSTRALIA'S bank regulator said on Thursday it wants to raise the amount of spare...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Huarong's ex-chairman accused of taking bribes of RMB1.65b

LAI Xiaomin, the former chairman of China Huarong Asset Management Co who was arrested...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

ENERGY & COMMODITIES

Oil rises on record Chinese crude imports, but US output caps gains

OIL prices rose on Thursday after record Chinese crude imports eased concerns that a...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Russia looks to hydrogen as way to make gas greener for Europe

RUSSIA is looking at how to develop a market for hydrogen in Europe, a move that would...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

Facebook takes questions on Portal's features

FACBOOK Inc introduced Portal, its in-home video-calling device, right in the midst of a...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Amazon Go has a real rival in Japan - and its stock is soaring

AMAZON.com Inc is betting that stores of the future won't have any clerks or...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Samsung gives first glimpse of its foldable phone

SAMSUNG Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its much-anticipated foldable phone in San Francisco...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

Netflix turns to Asia with Pacific Rim anime, new originals

NETFLIX Inc has brought its cheque book to Asia.
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

L Catterton Asia, Mitsui & Co unit invest in Owndays

PRIVATE equity firms L Catterton Asia and Mitsui & Co Principal Investments (MCPI)...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

New focus on industry growth in Indonesia after deadly air crash

IN April 2013, a Lion Air Boeing 737 missed the runway on the Indonesian resort island of...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Ford buying San Francisco-area e-scooter startup Spin

FORD Motor Co said on Thursday that it will join the mushrooming micro-mobility movement...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

Democrat-led House may back Trump in trade war

THE new Democrat majority in the US House of Representatives is likely to back President...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Mueller has new boss who has openly criticised his Russian probe

SPECIAL Counsel Robert Mueller is answering to a new boss, Matthew Whitaker, who has...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

Snoop Dogg's surprisingly solid tips for Thanksgiving dinner

INA Garten. The Butterball turkey hotline. Even the late, very great Anthony Bourdain...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Breaking it down inside an MRI scanner

IT'S not every day that scientists get a beatboxer to perform inside an MRI machine...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Ask Anne Bogel for what you should read next

ANNE Bogel isn't a librarian, a teacher or a book critic - and yet hundreds of...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

OPINION

US mid-terms lay bare dilemma for both sides

SO this time, unlike two years ago, the proponents of the conventional wisdom proved to...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM
EDITORIAL

Scrapping the retirement age is an idea whose time has come

IN marketing material for financial products, retirement is pictured as a tranquil time:...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM
THE BOTTOM LINE

We're running out of road

THINK traffic is bad in New York or London? They ain't got nothing on Jakarta and...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Integrating payment solutions towards a cashless society

DRIVEN by increased smartphone penetration and a rise in digital payments adoption, Asia...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Markets are missing the consumer-driven ESG movement

IT is an interesting time to be an investor - everyone is talking about politics and how...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Big Data collection comes with a slew of problems

LET'S look at the numbers for hacks in the past decade...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Lifestyle

Currying favour at Thevar

IF the closest you've been to modern Indian cuisine has been a tandoori burger or a...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Even bad jokes can make good Thanksgiving wines

SOMEWHERE in the US on Thanksgiving Day, a guest on the corny side will arrive at the...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Travelling alone and loving it

WHAT IS IT about going solo that appeals to so many travellers today? Is it the freedom...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Hugues De Pins

GROWING UP IN VERSAILLES, Hugues de Pins was fascinated by the pomp and splendour of his...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Cuvée’S New Look

Just in time for the festive season, Maison Perrier-Jouët has unveiled a distinctive new...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Phone It In

A quick glance and you might mistake the Nokia 6.1 Plus for an iPhone X with the notch on...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Music Mania

Break out your wellies and ponchos, and prepare to brave the possible wet weather but it...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

On The Wall

If you have blank walls to fill, check out the 2018 Affordable Art Fair that’s running...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Sweet Dreams

We all love a sleep in, and with bedlinen from Sunday Bedding, getting out of bed will be...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Beauty and Brutality

Named best Off-Broadway play in 2016 by The Village Voice, the funny and intelligent but...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Summer Eats

Call it the little restaurant that grew. Summerhill started out as a tiny one or two dish...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Life’s Lessons

It won’t be long before we’re digging up long-forgotten new year’s resolutions just to...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

On The Flavour Trail

DAN BARBER NEVER met a vegetable he didn’t like. Short, round, gnarly, twisted like a...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Dining Out, New York Style

NEW YORK. NEW York. It’s hard to give up the cliches of the Big Apple. From the “If you...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Quick Lift

Last season was all about the tiny sunglasses, but it’s time to upgrade to bigger-sized...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Stripped-down Style

When it comes to selecting materials for the home, the sky's the limit - if your...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Green Holidays

IF YOU INSTINCTIVELY reach for a plastic straw each time you’re served a drink, you’re...
PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

Hard Cash

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PUBLISHED Nov 9, 2018 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Nov 16, 2018 12:04 AM

Bitcoin bulls wonder where's the bottom as slide accelerates

[HONG KONG] Bitcoin advocates are asking how low will we go from here as the world's largest cryptocurrency...
Nov 15, 2018 11:45 PM

US retail sales rebound on autos, building materials

[WASHINGTON] US retail sales rebounded sharply in October as purchases of motor vehicles and building materials surged...
Nov 15, 2018 11:29 PM

Sterling tumbles as PM May races to salvage Brexit deal

[LONDON] Sterling tumbled on Thursday after a series of resignations rocked Prime Minister Theresa May's...
Nov 15, 2018 11:23 PM

Lawrence Wong, Redas chief give different takes on cooling measures

THE government cannot take a hands-off approach to the property cycle and allow bubbles to develop, said National...
Nov 15, 2018 11:14 PM

Emirates warns of tough six months ahead as profit drops

[DUBAI] First-half profit at Emirates plunged to its lowest in a decade, hit by higher fuel costs and unfavourable...
Nov 15, 2018 11:01 PM

Trump says Mueller is ‘threatening' witnesses without citing any examples

[WASHINGTON] President Donald Trump accused Robert Mueller of "threatening" witnesses to cooperate in the...
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