US-CHINA TECH WAR

ASIA markets fell on Friday following a knee-jerk reaction towards President Donald Trump's executive orders to ban United States transactions with China's tech giant Tencent and ByteDance, the...

US-CHINA TECH WAR

SINGAPORE may be an intuitive alternative for Chinese companies to park their ex-China operations as the US clamps down on Chinese tech. Through a bifurcated structure, firms can move business...

BANK RESULTS

SINGAPORE banks charted a sharp dive in earnings as benchmark rates collapsed in the second quarter and the trio lifted provisions as a buffer against defaults when loan moratoriums unwind at year...

IN THE first case before the Singapore courts associated with scandal-hit German payments company Wirecard, Singaporean R. Shanmugaratnam has been slapped with four charges of falsifying letters...

THE Singapore Business Federation (SBF) has urged employers to protect the Singaporean core, retain talent to grow business opportunities, and to use retrenchment only as a last resort to manage...

WHILE CapitaLand expects continued pressure on its business in H2 2020 amid the ongoing pandemic, it is cautiously optimistic that the worst is over and is on the lookout for counter-cyclical...

US DATA

US EMPLOYMENT growth slowed considerably in July amid a resurgence in new Covid-19 infections, offering the clearest evidence yet that the economy's recovery from the recession caused by the...

VIRUS OUTBREAK

EATSY, a Singapore-based restaurant ordering and payment startup, has fully ceased operations.

BLACKROCK, the world's largest asset manager with US$7.4 trillion in assets under management as of end-2019, will be focusing more on how companies pursue sustainable social practices, including...

BREXIT

THE British pound has risen sharply since the beginning of July, mainly on hopes of a steeper revival and that there will be a Brexit trade and services deal with the European Union (EU).