BEYOND COVID-19: LABOUR RESTRUCTURING

SINGAPORE has tried both the carrot and the stick to wean companies off over-reliance on foreign labour, but the novel coronavirus might just be the final straw for employers.

STARTUPS: BT EXCLUSIVE

GLOBAL venture capital (VC) firm B Capital, co-founded by Facebook billionaire Eduardo Saverin, is working with its Asian portfolio companies with ample cash to suss out merger and acquisition (M...

VIRUS OUTBREAK

TRADE associations in Singapore are appealing to the government for more support in resuming some industry activities, albeit with safety measures in place.

VIRUS OUTBREAK

THE Ministry of Health (MOH) on Monday named Jurong Point's NTUC FairPrice and Shokutsu Ten Japanese Food Street as public places visited by Covid-19 cases for more than 30 minutes.

VIRUS OUTBREAK

GOVERNMENT service centres dealing with issues such as housing, employment passes and taxes are set to reopen on June 2 as Singapore enters Phase 1 of the post-circuit breaker period.

VIRUS OUTBREAK

DESPITE sweeteners such as overseas work opportunities and higher pay, some jobs are persistently shunned by locals for being too dirty or intensive.

BT EXCLUSIVE: VIRUS OUTBREAK

AS MORE businesses buckle under strain amid the virus outbreak, some firms in the professional services are boosting their restructuring and insolvency (R&I) practice with more aggressive...

BT EXCLUSIVE: STARTUPS

STARTUP valuations in South-east Asia are beginning to soften as the industry comes to terms with the economic impact of Covid-19, venture capital (VC) investors told The Business Times. But VCs...

MARK TO MARKET

THIS past week, the US Senate passed by unanimous consent a bill that could disqualify many Chinese companies from listing on American stock exchanges.

VIRUS OUTBREAK

ONE of three Singaporeans confirmed to have Covid-19 on Sunday was a childcare centre worker. The 33-year-old woman worked at Iman Childcare (Tampines) and was one of 548 novel coronavirus cases...

BREAKING NEWS

May 27, 2020 12:24 AM

Hong Kong police issue warning amid calls for new demonstrations

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong police issued a warning late on Tuesday that they would not tolerate disruptions to public...

May 27, 2020 12:13 AM

NYSE trading floor partially reopens after coronavirus closure

[NEW YORK] New York Governor Andrew Cuomo donned a face mask and rang the opening bell at the New York Stock...

May 27, 2020 12:04 AM

Warner Music launches its IPO

[NEW YORK] The Warner Music Group, home of stars like Ed Sheeran, Cardi B and Led Zeppelin, announced Tuesday that...

May 26, 2020 11:49 PM

Ryanair to appeal Lufthansa rescue deal

[LONDON] Irish no-frills airline Ryanair said Tuesday it will appeal against Germany's temporary partial...

May 26, 2020 11:28 PM

US new-home sales post surprise gain in sign of stability

[WASHINGTON] New-home sales in the US unexpectedly increased in April after swooning a month earlier, suggesting the...