Tuesday, Apr 09, 2019

TOP STORIES

OUE REITS MERGER

Two OUE Reits join consolidation trend with proposed merger

CONSOLIDATION in the Reit sector appears to be gaining momentum - two OUE units...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

String of public agencies lease offices at Funan

A STRING of government bodies have leased office space at the revamped Funan in the...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM
HYFLUX SAGA

Don't shoot the ATM, it's just a distribution tool: banks

AS RETAIL investors cast about for someone to blame for their Hyflux woes, the ATM (...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

Singapore, Malaysia suspend overlapping port limits

MALAYSIA and Singapore mutually suspended the implementation of their overlapping port...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

Singapore, Malaysia working on agreement to suspend RTS Link

SINGAPORE and Malaysia are working towards a supplementary agreement to suspend a...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE MARITIME WEEK

Harness technology, go where the trade flows are: Chan Chun Sing

TRADE is Singapore's lifeline, Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing declared at...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

China's Belt and Road will outgrow its teething woes: Panel

CHINA'S flagship Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) may have hit some speed bumps at the...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

Grab targets US$2 billion more in funding this year

GRAB aims to raise another US$2 billion this year as it ramps up expansion, its chief...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE MARITIME WEEK

Maritime award clinched by woman lawyer for the first time

THE International Maritime Centre (Individual) Award has for the first time gone to a...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM
OPINION

What can Singapore do to be the global leader in autonomous vehicles?

IF there is a time for autonomous vehicles (AVs) to take off, it is now.

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

HOCK LOCK SIEW

Banks should worry about Apple Card

WHEN the Apple Card was launched a few weeks ago, some pundits were unimpressed with...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

Ace Achieve Infocom warns it may be unable to operate as a going concern

A MEMORANDUM of understanding (MOU) and loan agreement that Ace Achieve Infocom...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

Q&M Dental counting on AI to 'move the needle' for business

Q&M Dental Group is banking on artificial intelligence (AI) to "move the needle"...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

Great Eastern rolls out suite of digital tools for advisers

GREAT Eastern has rolled out a suite of digital tools giving its advisers a one-stop...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

Corporate digest

ASTI Holdings executive chairman and CEO Michael Loh is resigning from the...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

Changing hands

Tracking fund flows in the Singapore stock market

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

SGX pioneers interest rate derivatives on Japan repo

THE Singapore Exchange (SGX) is launching Asia's first total return futures (TRF) on...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

Euronext and Nasdaq approved as possible buyers of Norway exchange

STOCK market operators Euronext and Nasdaq, both vying for the control of Norway's...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM
STOCKS

STI dips 0.2% on profit-taking

AN ENCOURAGING U.S. jobs report and hopes that Beijing's fiscal stimulus would support...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

WE think exiting its US e-commerce units, Jagged Peak and TradeGlobal, is positive for...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM
CURRENCIES

Brexit clock fails to faze pound traders

POUND traders appear undaunted by the lack of Brexit clarity even with just days left...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Dairy Farm en bloc bid fails, Laguna Park relaunched for sale

IT'S a tale of two large collective sale sites - while the Dairy Farm estate failed to...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

China to ease residency curbs in smaller cities, boost infrastructure

CHINA will relax residency curbs in many of its smaller cities this year and increase...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

Boom risks taking Swiss real estate off-piste

IN A country that prides itself on economic stability, phrases like "too big too fail...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

Frasers unit's sustainability loan flags growth prospect for tiny market in Asia-Pac

ONE of the first examples of so-called sustainability-linked loans in Asia-Pacific has...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

Building a city within a city

LAND where there was none before. A careful ratio of places to live, work, eat and...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

Expression of interest launched for Big Box mall

THE receivers and managers of Big Box Pte Ltd are conducting an expression of interest...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

Saudi Aramco set for mega bond sale; demand already US$30b

IN a bond sale closely watched by investors globally, Saudi Aramco and its bankers are...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

ENERGY & COMMODITIES

Saudis threaten to ditch oil trades in dollars if US passes 'Nopec' law

SAUDI Arabia is threatening to sell its oil in currencies other than the dollar if...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

Copper up on China stimulus hopes, trade talk progress

LONDON copper prices rose as much as 1 per cent on Monday, snapping two days of...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

Headway made against election abuses: Facebook

FACEBOOK has said that it has made strides in its efforts to prevent online abuses in...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

Pinterest seeks up to US$1.28 billion in IPO

PINTEREST Inc is seeking to raise as much as US$1.28 billion in a US initial public...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

Herm├Ęs opens a new kind of shop in New York

THE usual selection of handbags, jewellery, clothing, and shoes sits inside the new...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

Korean Air chairman dies weeks after ouster from board

KOREAN Air patriarch, chairman and CEO Cho Yang-ho died of a chronic illness on Monday...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

Japan faces recession risks with dearth of ammunition

JAPAN appears to have dodged a recession thanks to resilient business spending but...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

Modi pledges US$1.44t on infrastructure in re-election bid

INDIAN Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) pledged to...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

Say Shazam! and the movie fans will turn up in droves

THE magic word at the box office over the weekend was Shazam! Warner Bros' latest...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

SME

A plan for the Singapore of tomorrow

THE world in 2030 will likely look very different from today. Within a little more...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

OPINION

AI can be biased, too

AS artificial intelligence (AI) continues to advance and become more widely adopted,...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM
THE BOTTOM LINE

Hong Kong's autonomy: China's fate is also in the balance

EVER since the Hong Kong Policy Act was passed in 1992, the United States has been...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM
EDITORIAL

US-China tensions - from trade war, temporary ceasefire to real wars?

"TRADE wars are good, and easy to win," US President Donald Trump tweeted in March...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

EU-China summit timing is tricky

THE EU-China summit kicks off on Tuesday amid growing bilateral tension. Europe is...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Banks should come out of their silos and deploy new tech

FINANCIAL crime is a trillion-dollar problem and the human cost is very real,...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Facebook wants a faux regulator for Internet speech. It won't happen . . .

IN a recent opinion article, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that he agreed with the...

PUBLISHED Apr 9, 2019 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Apr 25, 2019 11:45 PM

Union Gas names Teo Hark Piang as new CEO

UNION Gas Holdings on Thursday evening named Teo Hark Piang as the new CEO of the group, following his appointment...

Apr 25, 2019 11:40 PM

Britain wants Brexit deal approved before July - May's deputy

[GLASGOW] British Prime Minister Theresa May's government wants to get her thrice-defeated Brexit deal approved by...

Apr 25, 2019 11:20 PM

UBS seeks more deals among billionaires through new US venture

[NEW YORK] UBS Group AG is starting a new venture at its US operation, marrying its wealth-management unit and...

Apr 25, 2019 11:10 PM

Another US hospitality trust, Eagle Hospitality Trust, eyes SGX listing

JUST two days after ARA Group lodged a preliminary prospectus to list about US$720 million of US hotels under the...

Apr 25, 2019 10:56 PM

Forest fires blight Europe amid drought fears

[BERLIN] Weather experts warn of drought in Europe over its summer as firefighters tackled forest fires on Thursday...

Apr 25, 2019 10:42 PM

High Court grants Hyflux 1-month extension of debt moratorium to May 24

HYFLUX will have its debt moratorium extended by one more month to May 24, though High Court Justice Aedit Abdullah...

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