Saturday, Dec 15, 2018

TOP STORIES

Genting to launch world's biggest cruise liners in Singapore from 2020

A NEW fleet of 10 cruise ships will be launched over the next few years, with the first...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Tender for Pasir Ris Central white site draws just three bids

A 3.8 hectare white site at Pasir Ris Central drew fairly subdued interest from...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Genting theme park plans 'all in place', slated to open in early 2019

GENTING'S theme park "remains very much part of our plans" and will be...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Duck & Hippo founder sets another record price for shophouse

DUCK & Hippo group founder James Heng continues to pile up on conservation shophouses.
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Brussels turns deaf ear to Brexit gridlock in UK

THERESA May emerged from the EU Brexit summit on Thursday with no major breakthrough in...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Scale of theft at Shell's Singapore refinery much greater, court docs show

AROUND US$150 million worth of oil was stolen from Shell's biggest global refinery...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

China's November economic data misses expectations

CHINA'S monthly economic data missed expectations, with growth of retail sales and...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

LVMH inks US$2.6b deal to buy Belmond

LVMH HAS agreed to acquire Belmond in a deal that values the operator of high-end hotels...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Increased volatility in 2019 but no reason to panic

TOWARDS the end of last year, US equities presented a bullish front with the US economy...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Jho Low's yacht goes on sale for US$130m after auction flop

THE LUXURY YACHT once owned by fugitive financier Low Taek Jho is being put on sale for a...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Colliers aims to make *SCAPE 'hip and exciting'

COLLIERS International has been appointed leasing and tenancy manager for *SCAPE for two...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

Hyflux suspends contract for desalination package in Iran

HYFLUX has suspended a contract for a seawater reverse osmosis desalination package in...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

SingPost names Vincent Phang as new Singapore chief, reports seasonal parcel surge

SINGAPORE Post (SingPost) announced on Friday that Vincent Phang will be the new CEO of...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

AIMS property fund sees opportunities in Australian commercial real estate downturn

DUAL-listed AIMS Property Securities Fund is "strategically positioned" to take...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM
OUTLOOK 2019

Telcos gird their loins for a challenging future

LIKE a good detective story, the narrative threads are coming together in Singapore'...
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HOT STOCK

Raffles Edu shares drop 6.14% after Oei's salvo on rights issue

RAFFLES Education's stock fell on Friday by 6.14 per cent to close at S$0.107,...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Fortis Healthcare shares plunge after report that sale to IHH put on hold

SHARES of India's Fortis Healthcare Ltd posted its biggest intraday fall in over 81/...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

China Taisan judicial managers unable to obtain key records, seek time to report financials

THE judicial managers of China Taisan Technology Group Holdings are seeking a further...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Corporate digest

FURNITURE seller Lorenzo International suspended trading in its shares on Friday after...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

China education firms go on funding spree

THREE US-listed Chinese educational firms are tapping the offshore loan market, testing...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Apple to tweak China iPhones in compliance with Qualcomm court ruling

APPLE will push a software update to Chinese iPhone users early next week, aiming to...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Markets end mostly lower on Chinese data, EU worries

THE trade optimism that boosted Asian markets halfway through this week ultimately...
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Brokers' take

AFTER completing a merger with Viva Industrial Trust on Oct 15, ESR-Reit is the fourth...
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REAL ESTATE

China's Nov property investment rises but soft sales signal problems

PROPERTY investment in China picked up in November, in contrast to other key data where...
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New real estate sectors reflect changing lifestyles in Asia

MORE than half of the world's population live in the Asia-Pacific, of which a...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Developer sees India cash crunch toppling weaker peers

INDIA'S largest listed property developer expects many of its smaller peers to go...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Reits

Highest-yielding real estate investment trusts
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TECHNOLOGY

THE BROAD VIEW

Has technology been made too easy to use?

SEVEN years ago, a younger and more carefree Mark Zuckerberg went onstage at Facebook...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

THE BROAD VIEW

Thumbs up if you liked this review

PRODUCT reviews, in theory, are a very good idea. If you are buying a thing, why not...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

THE FINISH LINE

Table-toppers Liverpool ready to slay the old enemy

EVEN Manchester United's ever-reliable goalkeeper David de Gea has struggled for...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM
SASS AND THE CITY

Merry Grinchmas, ethically speaking

ONCE, there was a chicken named Colin. At least, there was one on an episode in...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM
CUBICLE FILES

How to show appreciation, even if you are the office Grinch

AN older business owner once pulled me aside to express her bewilderment that young...
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Black artists a big draw at Miami's Art Basel

A PAIR of hands - cuffed and protruding from a wall as they clutch a wad of cash -...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

Audi e-tron review: Flipping the switch on electric power

DESPITE the current trend towards electrification, all-electric Battery Electric Vehicles...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM
HEALTH

True beauty begins with the skin

A FIRST consultation with me can sometimes be rather frustrating for my patients. Many a...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Price points

MARTIN Fraenkel comes across as most unassuming for a head honcho of a price reporting...
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INVESTING & WEALTH

Pricier than gold, and in your engine

GOLD was long the most valuable of precious metals until, suddenly, it wasn't. Last...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM
CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

Millennials realise they don't know much about investing

EVERYONE thinks they have millennials figured out. But a new report suggests we don'...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM
VALUE INSIGHT

Will the world continue in the way we know it?

HUMAN beings differ from most other animals on this planet in that we are able to defer...
PUBLISHED Dec 15, 2018 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

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...
Jan 23, 2019 06:39 AM

Apple supplier loses half its value but no selloff from foreign funds

[CHINA] Han's Laser Technology Industry Group Co has lost US$5 billion, or half its value, since the summer, swept...
Jan 23, 2019 06:36 AM

Waymo revs up self-driving car making near Motor City

[SAN FRANCISCO] Waymo on Tuesday announced it will rev up its self-driving car production by establishing a factory...
Jan 23, 2019 06:35 AM

General Electric to cut up to 468 jobs in France: unions

[BELFORT, France] US energy giant General Electric plans to slash up to 468 jobs across France, union sources said...
Jan 23, 2019 06:33 AM

White House denies reports of canceled trade meeting

[WASHINGTON] A top White House aide flatly rejected media reports on Tuesday that Washington had canceled a trade...
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