Saturday, Aug 10, 2019

TOP STORIES

Courting talent: Will Singapore remain attractive to the world's best?

As EDB chairman Beh Swan Gin said when the video was launched last November: "This...

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM

Helping sports stars to bring home the bacon

SWIMMING icon Joseph Schooling, who is weighing a career in wealth management, was...

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM
NDP 2019

A celebration of Singapore's past and present

ABOUT 27,000 people turned up at the Padang on Friday for this year's National Day...

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM

Developers dangle higher commissions to clear less ideal units

SOME developers are dangling fatter commissions to incentivise property agents to help...

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM

Hong Kong protesters stage rally at airport to share 'the truth'

THOUSANDS of pro-democracy activists chanted for reform on Friday as they staged a sit...

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM

Subscription packages a win-win for consumers and businesses

FOR final-year Nanyang Technological University student Marissa Tan, opting for a...

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM

A S$10m fund with a difference to address Singapore's social issues

LUNCH affairs with Singapore Exchange (SGX) head of global sales and origination and...

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM

Japan economy grows faster than expected on new-era holidays

JAPAN'S economy grew at a faster-than-expected clip in the second quarter, official...

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM

UK GDP shrinks unexpectedly for first time since 2012

BRITAIN succumbed to its first economic contraction since the aftermath of the...

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

What's up with Jardine Matheson's recent stake raise in Jardine Strategic?

JARDINE Matheson's recent scooping up of shares in related company Jardine Strategic...

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM

Adidas fears 'everybody will lose' in US-China currency war

GERMAN sportswear maker Adidas warned on Thursday that "everybody will lose" if a...

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM

Strategists unfazed as US$47b vaporise from Canadian stocks

WITH global stocks roiled by the US-China trade brawl and a dimming outlook for global...

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM
NEWS ANALYSIS

NetLink must move beyond household hook-ups for growth

AS fibre penetration rises, network provider NetLink NBN Trust has reaped gains from...

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM

Uber loses US$5.2b, misses Wall Street targets despite easing price war

UBER Technologies reported a record US$5.2 billion loss and revenue that fell short of...

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM

Nickel shows wild streak with sudden US$2,000 spike

NICKEL has long had a reputation for being among the most volatile industrial metals,...

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Romania's 'Roma palaces', a status symbol for poor minority

WITH their soaring marble columns, turrets and pagoda-style roofs, elaborate mansions...

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM

Housing crisis grips Ireland a decade after property bubble burst

FOR GENERATIONS, the Irish took for granted that affordable, plentiful housing was the...

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM

India's Taj hotel chain to sell assets as economy weakens

THE luxury hotel chain controlled by India's Tata Group is looking to sell some assets...

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TECHNOLOGY

PERSPECTIVE

Full-on war for cybersecurity talent as threats from hackers worsen

IT TOOK a US$650,000 salary for Matt Comyns to entice a seasoned cybersecurity expert...

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM
THE BROAD VIEW

Tech companies want out of the censorship business

DATA can be a liability as well as an asset. It's great for ad targeting or fraud...

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

THE BROAD VIEW

In migrant crisis, border towns become final destination

THERE is a new hint of life in the dilapidated downtown of Ciudad Juárez, Mexico,...

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

THE FINISH LINE

EPL likely to see a two-horse race again

THE battle for supremacy in England's top football league begins in earnest this...

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM

Are you getting the best deal when you book through an online travel agency?

WHEN you're shopping on an online travel site, does everything look the same? It does...

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM

Prose that forced us to pause, put down her book - and think

YOU need to be able to read to be able to read. Especially if Toni Morrison did the...

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM
BARFLY

National spirit

SINGAPORE'S namesake cocktail may have originated in the equally iconic Raffles Hotel...

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM
HEALTH

Boosting collagen production for younger-looking skin

IN RECENT years, bio-active molecules derived from multi-potential cells, such as stem...

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM

THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Doing well & doing good

ALMOST four decades ago, in his last year of high school and wondering what to study...

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM

INVESTING & WEALTH

CHART VIEW

A grey rhino in the market square

IN JANUARY, China President Xi Jinping warned of grey rhinos, adding yet another...

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM

Furious global bond market rally shows few signs of easing

IN TODAY'S bond market, it seems as if no price is too high.

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM
CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

Investment professional of the future must adapt to changes to stay ahead

THE investment industry is changing faster than ever before and the pace shows no...

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM
GOLD REPORT

Gold breaks US$1,500 over growing economic headwinds

GOLD prices broke new ground (2019 highs) as safe haven flows surged over rising...

PUBLISHED Aug 10, 2019 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Aug 19, 2019 10:08 PM

US: Wall St opens higher on stimulus hopes

WALL Street opened higher on Monday, after China's plans for an interest rate reform reinforced hopes that major...

Aug 19, 2019 08:42 PM

Tasek takeover offer closes with Hong Leong Asia holding 88.16% stake

HONG Leong Asia's takeover offer for its Malaysian subsidiary Tasek closed at 5pm on Aug 19, with Hong Leong Asia...

Aug 19, 2019 08:27 PM

HMI posts 11% fall in Q4 net profit to 13.5m yuan

HEALTH Management International (HMI) on Monday announced net profit fell 11 per cent to 13.5 million yuan (S$2.65...

Aug 19, 2019 07:57 PM

RE&S posts 32.9% fall in Q4 net profit on outlet closures

CATALIST-LISTED Japanese food and beverage group RE&S Holdings saw net profit fall 32.9 per cent to S$628,000...

Aug 19, 2019 07:22 PM

Figtree Holdings bags S$43.5m design and build contract

CATALIST-LISTED Figtree Holdings has secured a S$43.53 million design and build contract for a food processing...

Aug 19, 2019 06:43 PM

Camsing Healthcare suspends chairman, who remains in police custody

CAMSING Healthcare has suspended all administrative and executive duties and powers of chairman and executive...

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