BT EXCLUSIVE

THE economic downturn can in fact be an opportunity for entrepreneurs to launch new ventures, startup veterans and investors tell The Business Times. While funding may be tougher to secure, new...

SHIP crews work a largely unseen job aboard cargo vessels and fuel tankers that ferry over 80 per cent of world trade. As Covid-19 curbs shut borders and restricted movements early in the year,...

NEWS ANALYSIS: DIGITAL BANKS

THE data privacy lapses at Razer and Grab that recently came to light raise questions about how ready digital bank hopefuls are in tackling banking's stringent security demands.

IN ITS first investment in a local entity since setting up shop in Singapore earlier this year, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) will inject US$95 million into Clifford Capital Holdings (CCH),...

FUTURECHINA GLOBAL FORUM

CHINA now has an opportunity to win friends by reaching out to a world suffering from the fallout of the pandemic, Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing said on Thursday.

MARINA Bay Sands (MBS) has hired a law firm to conduct a new investigation into employee transfers of more than US$1 billion in gamblers' money to third parties, said people familiar with the...

CONSTRUCTION firms say they are not surprised that the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) has lowered its forecast for this year's projected construction demand by S$10 billion, given the...

SINGAPORE'S non-oil domestic exports (NODX) outshone market watchers' expectations in August, clocking year-on-year growth of 7.7 per cent.

THE US Federal Reserve on Wednesday vowed to keep interest rates near zero until inflation is on track to overshoot the central bank's 2 per cent target, a bold new promise aimed at bringing...

TENCENT Holdings is the latest in a string of Chinese tech companies that have set up shop in Singapore.