ASEAN BUSINESS

THE notion of creating "travel bubbles" in South-east Asia - a region of more than 650 million people - for essential business and official travel in the middle of a global pandemic has the...

SFFXSWITCH 2020: BT EXCLUSIVE

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is sticking to its planned number of digital bank licences that it will issue, with the regulator "impressed" by the quality of applications that have...

DIGITAL PAYMENTS

SINGAPORE is opening up access to the payment rails once held sacred by only the banking industry.

S&P Global has agreed to buy IHS Markit for about US$39 billion in stock, a deal that accelerates the wave of consolidation among the finance industry's biggest data providers.

PRESIDENT-ELECT Joe Biden took a significant step this week towards addressing the damage to the US economy inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic, naming an economic team led by his choice for...

THINGS are looking up for food and beverage (F&B) firms that have successfully transitioned to online sales. But worries include food delivery commission fees, and prolonged work-from-home...

ASEAN BUSINESS

THERE needs to be greater promotional efforts to drive adoption of the Asean Customs Transit System (ACTS) to ensure sustainability, said stakeholders on Monday, adding the need to both include...

SINGAPORE's bank lending fell for the eighth straight session in October, dragged down by a continued slump in business loans.

THE Singapore Shell Employees' Union (SSEU) has teamed up with Shell to set up a Joint Capability Council (JCC) that will support training plans benefiting some 1,250 employees, out of the oil...

THE Singapore Red Cross (SRC) has a new chairman - Tan Kai Hoe is taking over the top job from Tee Tua Ba, who was at the helm for 12 years.