Monday, Dec 10, 2018

TOP STORIES

BT EXCLUSIVE

Beyond Asia, BreadTalk has sights set on Europe and US

HENRY Chu, the chief executive officer of Singapore's BreadTalk Group, is more than...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM
MIND THE GAP

Post-retirement investing: how much to put in and take out

THERE is a wealth of literature and products to help you save for retirement, but what...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM
MIND THE GAP

Highlights of some retirement income endowments

ENDOWMENT products are available to help you save for retirement, and subsequently...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Din Tai Fung brand strong enough to grow in Europe, says BreadTalk chief as first outlet opens in London

THERE may be no shortage of Chinese restaurants in London, but the fact that there is...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

Singapore venture capital firm eyes North Asia play

VENTURE capital firm Golden Equator Capital's (GEC) move to launch a S$120 million...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

ST Telemedia Global Data Centres starts young but grows fast

ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC) is quickly becoming one of the top providers...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM
OPINION

Failure to recognise vulnerabilities behind my error in Noble

IN 2009, Noble invited analysts to tour its facilities in Argentina. I was then an equity...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

TOPLINE

Paving its way to deliver quality healthcare

IN the past year since Clearbridge Health was listed on the Singapore Exchange's...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Role of non-profit boards in driving innovation

INNOVATION has become a buzzword for corporations, governments and social enterprises.
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM
CHARTPOINT

Oil may see a short-term recovery

OIL prices recently saw their steepest monthly decline since 2008, with leading...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

US-China trade talks, data to give market direction

INVESTOR sentiment see-sawed in the past week with Asian markets starting on a high from...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Dollar falls as jobs report disappoints

THE dollar fell against the euro on Friday, after data showed US employers hired fewer...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM
INSIDE INSIGHTS

S$23m in buybacks; 3 Hong Fok directors increase interests

FOR the 2018 year through to Dec 6, the Straits Times Index (STI) has generated a 5.2 per...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Landmark Tower buyer continues to seek funds to finance collective sale

ZACD Group has revealed more details about its Landmark Tower purchase in May as it...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Centurion hits first closing of global student housing fund

CENTURION Corporation has announced the first closing of its second student accommodation...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Grave dilemma: S African cities short of cemetery space

IN THE MIDDLE of the vast Avalon cemetery in Johannesburg's Soweto township, two...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

No support from Merkel's party for Germany taking stake in Deutsche Bank

GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling party wouldn't back the government...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Danske Bank elects new chairman to steer it through crisis

DANSKE Bank elected the favoured candidate of its top shareholder as its new chairman on...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Early Uber investment makes millions for Lance Armstrong

LANCE Armstrong's prospects looked bleak when he admitted to Oprah Winfrey in 2013...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

ENERGY & COMMODITIES

Sugar cane key to Mauritius' renewable energy goal

FAR out into the Indian Ocean where it is forced to be self-reliant, the island nation of...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Bunge is open to talks with Glencore, ADM as CEO set to leave: source

BUNGE Ltd will announce as soon as Monday the departure of its chief executive officer,...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Libyan state oil firm scrambles to keep El Sharara oilfield open

LIBYAN state security on Saturday threatened to shut down production at the giant El...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

Lean In strives to move beyond Sheryl Sandberg

THE door to the Lean In office in Palo Alto, California, has Sheryl Sandberg's name...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

Dutch hospitals to stop buying body parts from US

TWO major Dutch hospitals say they will stop importing human body parts from American...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Slow recycler Turkey seeks better uses for its trash

TURKISH woman Tulay Gercek stands in front of a vending machine at a busy Istanbul subway...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Uzbekistan pulls out the stops for fine winemaking

AS the warm, busy autumn becomes a distant memory and winter extends its grip over the...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

Sexual harassment in the sky: HK flight attendants fight back

IMMACULATE-looking flight attendants who appear unruffled by the demands of a life spent...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Buick claims to solve age-old dilemma: Where to hide Xmas gifts

BUICK says its new luxury SUV has solved a problem that's flummoxed parents for...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Nissan seeks to block Ghosn's access to apartment in Rio

NISSAN said it was seeking to block former chairman Carlos Ghosn's access to an...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Baltic Exchange Shipping Insights

Rates in the Middle East Gulf softened around 2.5 points to WS 97/97.5 for 270,000mt to...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

Brexit vote to go ahead in Parliament: minister

BRITAIN'S Brexit minister insisted a crucial vote on Prime Minister Theresa May...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM
WALL STREET INSIGHT

Brexit surprise or Fed U-turn on rate hikes may break downtrend

THE US stock market is set to continue the wild swings of the last couple of weeks as a...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Dogged Theresa May ignores doubts about historic Brexit mission

THERESA May wants to go down in history as the prime minister who safely steered Britain...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Switzerland plays for time in stock market stand-off with EU

IN its game of brinkmanship with the European Union (EU), Switzerland is playing for time...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Neymar is brand ambassador of Qatar National Bank

PARIS Saint-Germain's (PSG) Qatari owner is enlisting the club's hottest star...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

China urges Canada to release Huawei CFO

CHINA warned Canada on Saturday that there would be severe consequences if it did not...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Can this 36-year-old political whiz-kid keep Trump and White House under control?

NICK Ayers, in talks with President Donald Trump to become his new White House chief of...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Saudi Arabia hosts GCC summit amid Qatar tensions, Khashoggi crisis

THE Gulf Cooperation Council's (GCC) annual summit was set to open in Riyadh on...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

China factory prices rise at slowest pace since Oct 2016

CHINA'S factory prices rose in November at their slowest pace since October 2016 as...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

All eyes on Macron after fresh 'yellow vest' protests hit France

CALLS mounted on Sunday for President Emmanuel Macron to bring an end to the "yellow...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Bruised eurozone economy stumbles on after 2018 beating

THE eurozone economy is down but not out after a year battered by freezing weather, trade...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

TAKING HEART

Insuring seniors: devil's in the details

MUCH has been said about rethinking insurance - and why the coverage matters - for...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

Belgium's Africa Museum had a racist image. Can it change that?

BELGIUM'S Africa Museum, once seen as Europe's last unreconstructed museum of...
PUBLISHED Dec 10, 2018 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Jan 23, 2019 07:30 AM

China proceeds with Belt and Road push, but does it more quietly

[DAVOS] Ever since President Xi Jinping of China unveiled the Belt and Road Initiative in 2013 to link the economies of...
Jan 23, 2019 07:17 AM

At Alibaba's futuristic hotel, robots deliver towels and mix cocktails

[HANGZHOU] Gliding silently through Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's futuristic "FlyZoo" hotel, black disc-...
Jan 23, 2019 07:07 AM

Viacom will buy Pluto TV streaming service for US$340m

[UNITED STATES] Viacom Inc said on Tuesday it will buy Pluto TV, a free video streaming TV service, for US$340 million...
Jan 23, 2019 06:47 AM

Blue Origin to make 10th flight test of space tourist rocket

[WASHINGTON] Blue Origin, the rocket company headed by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, is poised to launch the 10th test...
Jan 23, 2019 06:42 AM

Taxi driver badly hurt in Spain's 'anti-Uber' strike

[MADRID] A taxi driver protesting in Madrid against Uber-like services was seriously hurt in a car accident on Tuesday...
Jan 23, 2019 06:39 AM

Trump tells spokeswoman 'not to bother' with press briefings

[WASHINGTON] President Donald Trump said Tuesday he has told his chief spokeswoman Sarah Sanders "not to bother...
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