Saturday, Dec 01, 2018

TOP STORIES

Keen developer interest expected for Bugis GLS sites

BUGIS' rejuvenation will deepen with two rare residential Government Land Sales (GLS...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM

Bank lending claws its way back to growth in October

BANK lending in Singapore managed a return to growth in October from a month ago, boosted...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM
G-20 SUMMIT

Group of 30 smaller countries warns against uneven growth, rising global trade tensions

ALL countries, especially smaller ones, will be negatively affected if trade conflicts...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM

Chinese language and business culture courses for adult learners

SINGAPOREANS and employees of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can now brush up...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM

DBS named Global Bank of the Year

SINGAPORE's largest lender, DBS, has been named Global Bank of the Year by The...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM

SoftBank sets indicative IPO price at Y1,500 a share, unchanged from initial estimate

SOFTBANK Corp has set an indicative price of 1,500 yen per share for its IPO, a...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM

London fintech Revolut to launch in Asia-Pacific; regional HQ likely in Singapore

LONDON-BASED fintech Revolut announced on Friday that it will debut in the Asia-Pacific...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM

LTA widens contactless payment trial for public transport to Visa, Nets cardholders

VISA and Nets cardholders can soon pay for their train and bus rides using their...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

Singapore market cap for November up 3%, but jitters remain

THE value of members of the Singapore bourse edged up three per cent in November,...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM

Medinex prices IPO at S$0.25 a share to raise S$5.32m

MEDINEX, a provider of professional support services to medical clinics, has priced its...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM

SPH Reit still seeking acquisitions amid tough market

THE manager of SPH Reit says it is hard to find good assets both locally and overseas,...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM

SGX warns firms against misconduct in share buybacks

THE Singapore Exchange (SGX) has advised companies to be careful not to breach insider...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM

Seller of Asian Story to Kimly had links to Pokka

WANG Chia Ye, the man who sold Asian Story Corporation (ASC) to coffee shop operator...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM

Global investor confidence lower in November: State Street

GLOBAL investor confidence fell in November, with the decline led by North American...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM

SGX Bull Charge raises S$3.3m for charity

SINGAPORE Exchange's flagship charity initiative, the SGX Bull Charge, raised over S...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

STI ends week upbeat but G-20 concerns linger

SINGAPORE stocks ended the week on a largely upbeat note, but kept Friday's gains...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

KEPPEL Reit announced the divestment of a 20 per cent interest in Ocean Financial Centre...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Keppel Reit divests 20% stake in Ocean Financial Centre to Allianz for S$537.3 million

This is the German insurer's property investment arm's first core office...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM

Roxy-Pacific to buy Auckland office building for NZ$72.6m

ROXY-Pacific Holdings is buying a commercial building in Auckland, New Zealand, for NZ$72...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM

Real estate goes data-heavy in a disrupted world

IN the last few years, technology has brought about a wave of disruption. From transport...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM

HK tycoon Walter Kwok's sons inherit US$3b stake in Sun Hung Kai Properties

TWO sons of the late Hong Kong billionaire Walter Kwok have between them inherited a US$3...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM
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Pending US home sales down to 4-year low in October

CONTRACT signings to purchase previously-owned US homes unexpectedly fell by the most...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

THE BROAD VIEW

Lessons from two Smart Nations: Germany & Estonia

COOPERATION links between Singapore, Germany and Estonia continue to grow steadily,...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

In Singapore, guys and their Pateks

OVER ONE WEEKEND in late August, a group of 11 millennial-aged watch collectors from Hong...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM
CUBICLE FILES

Leaving new staff to sink or swim could leave firms high and dry

TAKE yourself back to the time when you first joined the workplace. Were you thrown to...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM
THE STEERING COLUMN

Audi's new Q8 makes its own luck

TO THE Chinese, 8 is a lucky number. That also rings true with regard to Audi, since it...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM
HEALTH

Helping seniors find their voice

VOICE disorders are fairly common and in the vast majority of cases - self-limiting. They...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM

THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Breaking down to build up

IF ONE were to take a roll call of the most iconic companies that have made Silicon...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM

INVESTING & WEALTH

Wealth and health businesses to power Prudential growth

ASSET management and health protection are expected to be key pillars of Prudential'...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM
CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

Set sail on an investment journey in marine sector

ANYONE who has walked or cycled along Singapore's East Coast Park will be familiar...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM

Yes, Virginia, there's a 79% chance 'Santa Rally' is real

STOCK markets have risen in 79 per cent of Decembers over the last three decades, adding...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM

OPINION

THE BROAD VIEW

Why it is (almost) impossible to teach creativity

INDUSTRY and educators are agreed: the world needs creativity. There is interest in the...
PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2018 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Jan 24, 2019 07:47 AM

Iraq parliament approves budget ending weeks of deadlock

[BAGHDAD] Iraq's parliament approved the 2019 budget early on Thursday after an hours-long vote, ending weeks of...
Jan 24, 2019 07:36 AM

Brazil stocks in new record territory

[SAO PAULO] Brazil's stock market cruised into new record territory Wednesday hitting 96,558 points, after Economy...
Jan 24, 2019 07:29 AM

World leaders at Davos call for global rules on tech

[DAVOS] Leaders of Japan, South Africa, China and Germany issued a series of calls Wednesday for global oversight of...
Jan 24, 2019 07:17 AM

Google’s proposal for chrome browser threatens ad blockers, developers say

[NEW YORK] A Google proposal that could make it harder to block web ads has prompted complaints from developers...
Jan 24, 2019 07:11 AM

P&G confident of payoff from Gillette's 'Me Too' ad

[NEW YORK] Procter & Gamble (P&G) said Wednesday its controversial Gillette ad targeting "toxic...
Jan 24, 2019 06:53 AM

Ford reports fourth quarter loss on weakness in China, Europe

[NEW YORK] Ford on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of US$112 million following weak performance in China and...
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