SINGAPORE-based Vena Energy's maiden green bond issuance is a key milestone in Singapore's quest to become a global green finance hub, said industry observers.

BT EXCLUSIVE

THE labour movement has asked the Singapore Island Country Club (SICC) to help run the Sime Public Golf Course - an unexpected move that seems to have caused a stir among some members at the elite...

MARK TO MARKET

THREE weeks ago, I said in this column that I would be a buyer of Singapore bank stocks if they traded below their book values. When the buying opportunity that I defined presented itself recently...

WALL STREET INSIGHT

US AUTHORITIES have aimed their bazooka at the coronavirus-stricken economy, but last week's historic rally may fade in the coming days as investors discover whether conventional economic weapons...

VIRUS OUTBREAK

A NEW cluster involving three people at a bridal salon in Yishun Industrial Street, The Wedding Brocade, was identified on Sunday, as the Ministry of Health (MOH) announced 42 new confirmed Covid-...

ASEAN BUSINESS

UNDERNEATH rosy headline figures, Asean's foreign direct investment (FDI) numbers suggest cause for concern, as the region continues to miss its own targets for regional economic integration, and...

With safe distancing limits in place, coaches find themselves pushed to change the way they interact with clients, putting a dampener on demand. Prospects of new business also appear to have dried...

RESILIENCE BUDGET

THOUGH the larger-than-expected S$48.4 billion Resilience Budget will not stave off recession, it will help to contain job losses and position Singapore better for an eventual recovery, said...

RESILIENCE BUDGET

THE beleaguered Singapore dollar (SGD) rallied on Friday, after Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat unveiled a massive fiscal injection as the economy careens towards recession.

RESILIENCE BUDGET

IT is "quite possible" that Singapore may have to do even more to help people and businesses cope with the coronavirus pandemic if the situation worsens, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on...

BREAKING NEWS

Mar 31, 2020 12:24 AM

Saudi Aramco weighs pipeline stake sale to raise cash

[RIYADH] Saudi Aramco, the world's largest oil producer, is weighing the sale of a stake in its pipeline unit to...

Mar 31, 2020 12:19 AM

A Paris mortuary overwhelmed by coronavirus victims

[PARIS] In normal times, this mortuary in a northwestern corner of Paris receives two or three corpses per day. But...

Mar 30, 2020 11:53 PM

J&J, US government plan 1 billion doses of coronavirus vaccine

[WASHINGTON] Johnson & Johnson said on Monday that it and the US government will invest US$1 billion to create...

Mar 30, 2020 11:24 PM

Saudi to raise oil exports to record levels as price war rages

[RIYADH] Saudi Arabia said on Monday it will raise its oil exports to a record 10.6 million barrels per day starting...

Mar 30, 2020 10:58 PM

Van Gogh painting stolen from Dutch museum during coronavirus shutdown

[AMSTERDAM] Thieves stole a painting by Vincent van Gogh overnight from the Singer Laren Museum in the Netherlands,...