Tuesday, Dec 03, 2019

TOP STORIES

Frasers' logistics and commercial Reits propose S$1.58b merger

A S$1.58 BILLION merger between Frasers Logistics & Industrial Trust (FLT) and...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Search for scale likely to keep S-Reits on M&A prowl

MERGERS and acquisitions (M&A) are likely to continue in the S-Reit sector as...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

Some civil servants to see decade-low total bonus for 2019

CIVIL servants in Singapore will get a year-end bonus of 0.1 month and an additional...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

China's manufacturing sector expands in November

CHINA'S vast manufacturing sector unexpectedly picked up in November from the previous...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

HK to post first budget deficit in 15 years amid protests, trade woes

HONG Kong is set to record its first budget deficit in 15 years, the city's finance...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

Robinson Centre close to being sold: sources

ROBINSON Centre, a 20-storey office building in the CBD, is close to being sold, BT...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

ING brings certainty to trade finance that trumps a coin toss

THE way to forecast cashflow in a supply chain can be as uncertain as a coin toss, but...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM
OPINION

Uniting on the cyber frontier

CENTRAL banks have a long history of cooperation during financial crises. In 1930, the...

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Top media leaders in panel to advise Singapore

THE Singapore Media Festival unveiled a panel of international advisers on Monday...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

'Limited' risk of big price correction for S-Reits

THE risk of Singapore real estate investment trusts (S-Reits) facing major price...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

Waste management company 800 Super unveils S$130m integrated facility in Tuas

LOCAL waste management company 800 Super officially opened its new, S$130-million...

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OUELH to co-develop hospital in Shenzhen for 126.3m yuan

OUE Lippo Healthcare (OUELH) will jointly develop a hospital in Shenzhen, China, with...

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Corporate digest

CHINA Everbright Water has secured two waste water treatment projects in China with a...

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Changing hands

Tracking fund flows in the Singapore stock market

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STOCKS

Jardines and banks lag as STI bucks regional trend

SINGAPORE equities were mostly lower on Monday, bucking the regional trend, with the...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM
CURRENCIES

US dollar at six-month high against the yen

THE US dollar scaled a six-month high versus the Japanese yen, and New Zealand's...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Redas urges developers to be more prudent in land purchase, capital allocation

WITH the conditions for the real estate industry becoming more challenging, developers...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM
OPINION

HK property faces trust deficit

HONG Kong property companies, whose shares have been beaten down amid this year's...

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Paris luxury real estate shines as London suffers Brexit blues

BRITISH investor Robert Drake has bought a luxury flat near the Elysee Palace in...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

SoftBank-backed OYO elevates key exec to board

OYO Hotels, the SoftBank Group-backed startup that's built up a large chain of branded...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

From newspaper delivery boy to real estate leader

FROM delivering newspapers as a boy to becoming the CEO of Singapore's largest real...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

Australian home prices jump most in 16 years, rest of economy lags

AUSTRALIAN home prices rose at the fastest pace in 16 years in November as record-low...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

Germany aims to shield tech firms from non-EU takeovers

GERMANY'S economy ministry said last Thursday that it planned to tighten rules on non-...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

Shares of Indian telcos surge after mobile phone tariffs raised

SHARES of India's largest mobile phone service providers surged after they announced a...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

Singaporean CEO to lead Audemars Piguet's SEA business

SWISS luxury watch manufacturer Audemars Piguet (AP) has announced the appointment of...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

Vienna inflight caterer opens more restaurants to lift revenue

AIRLINE food may have been the butt of jokes for decades, but the world's third-...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

Decision on Hong Kong Airlines licence to be made on Saturday

HONG Kong Airlines Ltd, the city's only other competitor to Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

Corporate South Africa loses faith in future of national airline

SPECULATION that South African Airways is in danger of going under could become self-...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

El Al airlines Q3 profit falls, to test non-stop flights to Australia

EL AL Israel Airlines reported a 36 per cent decline in third-quarter net profit as...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

Global manufacturing shows green shoots as year draws to an end

GLOBAL manufacturing is looking a little brighter heading into the end of the year,...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

Nato fireworks, flare-up in the making

WHAT was conceived as a celebration for one of the world's most important military...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

Indonesia's Jokowi rejects proposals to amend constitution

INDONESIAN President Joko Widodo rejected on Monday proposals by some politicians and...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

U2 reinvents stadium rock into epic widescreen 'live' spectacle

YOU may have long worn out your copy of The Joshua Tree by spinning it to death over...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

Resorts World Sentosa brings early Christmas cheer to 400 children

RESORTS World Sentosa (RWS) celebrated Christmas early last Friday with more than 400...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

Frozen 2 sets Thanksgiving record in North America

DISNEY'SFrozen 2 stuffed the North American box office competition during Thanksgiving...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

SME

After the storm, calmer waters now

RASEL Catering generates millions in turnover these days, but it has had its share of...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

Making a hole in the sky

SMALL and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) have played an important role in Singapore's...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

OPINION

US billionaire problem worsening

OUR billionaire problem is getting worse. Any market-oriented economy creates...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM
THE BOTTOM LINE

Hong Kong government dragging its feet?

AFTER a peaceful two-week hiatus during which Hong Kong held district council...

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MSCI starts closing its open door to China

MSCI Inc is showing new toughness on adding domestic China shares into its global...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

Cambodia's urban goals run into challenge of building Angkor Wat 2.0

CAMBODIA is building both "smart" cities and "liveable" cities under a mishmash of...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

Nato seeks unity on its 70th anniversary

WESTERN leaders, including Donald Trump, are making final preparations for the...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

Should business care about sustainability?

CONVENTIONAL thinking dictates that a business exists (merely) to generate profit. Its...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 2019 05:50 AM

Lifestyle

U2 reinvents stadium rock into epic widescreen 'live' spectacle

YOU may have long worn out your copy of The Joshua Tree by spinning it to death over...

PUBLISHED Dec 3, 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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