Saturday, Nov 30, 2019

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Shareholders first, or employees? What we don't talk about when we talk about corporate governance

IN the boardrooms of Singapore, corporate governance has a distinctly Anglo-American...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM

Non-resident deposits in Singapore rise over past few months

BANK deposits here from residents outside Singapore rose to levels not seen since...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM
IPO WATCH

ThaiBev said to be eyeing mega-listing of its regional beer assets in Singapore

THAI Beverage Public Co (ThaiBev) is "presently evaluating strategic proposals and...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

Singapore notches record Q3 tourist arrivals of 4.9m

SINGAPORE tourist arrivals rose to an all-time quarterly high for the July to...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM

Special pens for voters to mark their ballots at upcoming General Election

THE nearly 2.6 million citizens eligible to vote at the next general election in...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM
IPO WATCH

Far East Consortium mulling S$500m Singapore Reit IPO

FAR EAST Consortium International Ltd, the Hong Kong developer, is considering a real...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM
STARTUPS

Gojek to take measured approach to regional expansion, focus on sustainable growth

GOJEK said it will take a measured approach to regional expansion, as it launches what...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM

UK assets back in play as analysts expect big Tory win

MAJOR investment banks are beginning to recommend UK assets on the basis that polls...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM

Tokyo eyes big fiscal stimulus with little concern over debt

JAPAN looks set to re-embrace the power of public spending with one of its biggest...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM

Japan's output dip ups risk of steeper contraction

JAPANESE industrial production fell more than expected in October, signalling the...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM

Ships are stuck waiting for fuel at Singapore ahead of implementation of new rules

SHIP owners are waiting longer and paying more to refuel at the Asian hub of Singapore...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM

Daimler to cut 'thousands' of jobs by 2022 to fund switch to electric vehicles

LUXURY automaker Daimler on Friday said it was scrapping "thousands" of jobs to help...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM

BMW to build electric Mini in China

LUXURY German carmaker BMW on Friday said it would build fully electric models of its...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

HYFLUX SAGA

Court grants further extension in moratorium to Hyflux as rescue deal moves forward

THE Hyflux lenders that were reportedly opposed to the rescue deal signed by Hyflux...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM

Cromwell E-Reit completes acquisition of Italy property for 17.7m euros

CROMWELL European Real Estate Investment Trust (CEREIT) has completed the acquisition...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM
AGM WATCH

Despite challenging landscape, media business is core, says SPH

SINGAPORE Press Holdings' media business, which is facing a slide in print...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM

Money FM 89.3 is most persuasive radio station in Singapore: survey

MONEY FM 89.3 has outperformed all radio stations in Singapore, with its influence on...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM

Cash offer of S$0.215 per share for POSH 'fair and reasonable': IFA

PROVENANCE Capital, the independent financial adviser (IFA), has advised the...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM

November market value dips, but Catalist rises

ON THE final day of stock trading in November, the three local banks ended in the red...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM
HOT STOCK

Accordia Golf Trust jumps 16.7% on potential sale of all its golf courses

ACCORDIA Golf Trust units on Friday surged S$0.10, or 16.67 per cent, to close at S$0....

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM

Corporate digest

IT IS in discussions with two prospects for possible merger and acquisition...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM

IHH Healthcare posts Q3 net profit of RM236.3m

GLOBAL healthcare provider IHH Healthcare posted a net profit of RM236.3 million (S$77...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM

Cathay Pacific cutting 2020 capacity; all airlines get to keep prized airport slots till March 2020

HONG Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways plans to cut passenger flight capacity by 1.4...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Singapore shares continue slide on Friday, down 1% on the week

WITH the US market closed for Thanksgiving and no updates from the US-China trade...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM

SoftBank-backed Ola targets IPO process by end-March 2021

INDIAN ride-hailing firm Ola, backed by Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, aims to begin the...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Hong Kong home prices down for 5th straight month in October

PRIVATE home prices in Hong Kong slipped for a fifth consecutive month in October as...

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London landlords could rally 10% as Brexit uncertainty clears up, says Morgan Stanley

LONDON office property stocks, including British Land and Land Securities Group, may...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM

Italy's Cavalli rescued by Dubai's Damac chairman

HUSSAIN Sajwani, the chairman of Dubai's Damac Properties, has completed the purchase...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM

Reits (November 30-December 1, 2019)

Highest-yielding real estate investment trusts

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TECHNOLOGY

THE BROAD VIEW

NYC manufacturing goes through high-tech revival

ON a crisp afternoon in late September, a submarine launched from Governors Island....

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

THE FINISH LINE

On the hunt for boxing's next Manny Pacquiao

IN boxing-obsessed Philippines, scores of young fighters dream of becoming the next...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM
FIGHTING FIT

Can tracking heart rate variability make you fitter?

THE human heart beats like a metronome, right? All evenly spaced thumps and regular...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM
THE WINDING ROAD

Zooming in on the larger issue with PMDs

"AIYAH, lady, if you walking so slowly, don't take centre lane, lah!" This sentence...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM
BARFLY

Taking inspiration from nature

FRENCH alpine herbs lie at the heart of both Restaurant JAG's tasting menus and the...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM
TECH TALK

Are two displays better than one?

THE ZenBook Pro Duo was unveiled at Computex 2019 in Taipei earlier this year. It is...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM
THE STEERING COLUMN

Mercedes-Benz GLB 200: New cool for school

WANT to know what makes a cool car? Car design legend Giorgetto Giugiaro once let me...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM
HEALTH

Ready to run on the big day?

SINGAPORE marathon fever is upon us once again. And it is going to be a momentous...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM

THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Advocate for the world

WHEN Feike Sijbesma became the chief executive officer of Dutch company Royal DSM in...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM

INVESTING & WEALTH

Disruption from climate change is only just beginning for investors

WE ARE just at the beginning of a long period in which climate change will have a...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM
FUND WATCH

Energy midstream sector: a strong contender for dividend portfolio

THE overlooked midstream sector commands one of the highest yields in the US market...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM
CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

WeWin: A failure of dual class shares in private markets

FOR those incredulous over WeWork founder and now ex-CEO Adam Neumann exiting with US$...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM
DIARY OF A PRIVATE INVESTOR

Looking for prospective pawn stars

PAWNBROKING has been around for more than a thousand years. In the early days, the...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM
GOLD REPORT

Gold face headwinds over robust risk appetites

ROBUST global risk appetites have spurred US indices to record highs while imposing...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM

It's deja vu again for asset managers

THE list of challenges facing asset managers today is deja vu all over again from...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM

OPINION

PERSPECTIVE

It's time for Hong Kong to make an attempt to heal

THE US-sponsored Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 is remarkable as...

PUBLISHED Nov 30, 2019 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Dec 6, 2019 01:31 PM

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Friday afternoon up 0.07%

SINGAPORE shares resumed trading in positive territory on Friday afternoon, with the benchmark Straits Times Index...

Dec 6, 2019 01:22 PM

Samsung to take on iPhone’s popularity with big camera overhaul

[SEOUL] Samsung Electronics Co's response to Apple Inc's much-improved iPhone 11 cameras is going to be a giant...

Dec 6, 2019 01:21 PM

Sasseur Reit to join FTSE EPRA Nareit Global Emerging Index

SASSEUR Real Estate Investment Trust (Sasseur Reit) will be included in the FTSE EPRA Nareit Global Emerging Index...

Dec 6, 2019 01:04 PM

Polar Water unveils latest product in recyclable cartons in green push

POLAR Water Distributor, a Singapore-based food service distribution company, has gone for fully recyclable...

Dec 6, 2019 01:02 PM

Jetstar pilots vote in favour of industrial action over pay deal

[SYDNEY] The pilots of budget airline Jetstar have voted in favour of industrial action that could delay flights in...

Dec 6, 2019 12:48 PM

Almost 6m Filipinos lifted out of poverty in 2018, Philippines says

[MANILA] Nearly 6 million Filipinos were lifted out of poverty, the Philippine statistics agency said, as the...

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