BANK EARNINGS

SWEPT into fresh uncertainty from the virus outbreak, Singapore banks are cautious over the next three to six months, given that about 10 per cent of their total loan portfolio is seen to be...

STARTUPS

EMBATTLED startup honestbee is considering closing its concept supermarket habitat for good - and is instead planning to relaunch its business in the form of quick service restaurants (QSR) in the...

STARTUPS

GRAB has reinstated its incentives programme for drivers after complaints that its move to replace the scheme with a Covid-19 aid package was unfair.

THE slew of government budgetary measures rolled out on Tuesday to boost jobs for mid-career and older workers can do more than just make these workers cheaper to hire.

INDUSTRY 4.0 trade show Industrial Transformation Asia-Pacific will be held for another five years in Singapore, with German organiser Deutsche Messe also setting up its regional headquarters here...

VIRUS OUTBREAK

EMPLOYERS who force their staff to take leave for the mandatory 14-day stay-home notice or leave of absence (LOA) could have their work-pass privileges suspended, said the Ministry of Manpower (...

VIRUS OUTBREAK

MORE funds for training course fees, salary support for hotels that send staff for training and a S$1,000 payout to tour guides are among measures introduced to bolster tourism companies hit hard...

VIRUS OUTBREAK

AIRLINES operating in the Asia-Pacific region stand to lose a combined US$27.8 billion of revenue this year in the ongoing coronavirus crisis, the International Air Transport Association said on...

JAPAN is finalising a plan that will tighten scrutiny of foreign investment in 12 key sectors, four government sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

THE South-east Asia master franchisee for Liang Sandwich Bar said the recent closures of all four Singapore outlets of the scallion pancake business were unauthorised.

BREAKING NEWS

Feb 22, 2020 02:36 PM

Japan confirms four more coronavirus cases, to close a school for two days

[TOKYO] Japanese officials confirmed four new coronavirus infections on Saturday, as the number of cases outside of...

Feb 22, 2020 02:06 PM

Boeing suspends co-workers of pilot at centre of 737 MAX scrutiny

[SEATTLE ] Boeing Co put three employees who worked with the former chief technical pilot of the 737 Max on...

Feb 22, 2020 01:50 PM

Trump plans to raise issue of religious freedom with Indian PM Modi: official

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump will raise the issue of religious freedom in India during his meetings with...

Feb 22, 2020 01:36 PM

For Harry and Meghan, no more 'royal' in their brand

[NEW YORK] Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, will give up the name "royal" as they withdraw from official duties as...