Aug 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Ex-bankers turn passion into business

IN ANOTHER LIFE, Grant Ashton was a city trader for 30 years, notably with the British financial institution...

Aug 24, 2019 05:50 AM

Back to school: Is the Singapore global schoolhouse back in business?

SWISS university Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne's planned Singapore campus was given EduTrust certification - valid for...

Aug 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Amanda Lee Koe, Novelist

By Helmi Yusof

Aug 24, 2019 05:50 AM

AD King's second act

SIR Martin Sorrell, godfather of the advertising industry, has quite possibly bested the 60-is-the-new-40 happy...

BREAKING NEWS

Aug 24, 2019 10:03 AM

As Amazon fires become global crisis, Brazil's president reverses course

[RIO DE JANEIRO] As an ecological disaster in the Amazon escalated into a global political crisis, Brazil's...

Aug 24, 2019 09:37 AM

North Korea fires 'unidentified projectiles' into sea: Seoul

[SEOUL] North Korea Saturday fired two "unidentified projectiles" into the sea off its eastern coast, South Korea's...

Aug 24, 2019 09:21 AM

World needs to end risky reliance on US dollar: BoE's Carney

[WYOMING] Bank of England Governor Mark Carney took aim at the US dollar's "destabilising" role in the world economy...

Aug 24, 2019 09:10 AM

Trump heaps another 5% tariff on Chinese goods in latest tit-for-tat escalation

[WASHINGTON/BEIJING] US President Donald Trump on Friday lashed back at a new round of Chinese tariffs by heaping an...

Aug 24, 2019 09:02 AM

BMW, Mercedes-Benz ensnared again in US-China trade war

[MUNICH] When China responded to President Donald Trump's trade war with an extra 25 per cent tariff on US-made cars...

Aug 23, 2019 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

Tiffin Room's multi-layered spread

PAPADUMS are grossly misrepresented in Singapore. We blame it on Samy's - that banana leaf institution that shaped...

Aug 24, 2019 05:50 AM
INFLATION WATCH

Economists now expect easing of Singdollar slope in October

Singapore's central bank pulled back its full-year inflation outlook on Friday, as July figures fell below...

Aug 24, 2019 05:50 AM
THIS TIME IS DIFFERENT

When the pursuit of wealth does not bring happiness

IN almost three decades of managing money, all our clients had targets to grow their wealth by multiples. Clients...

Aug 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Behind The Bamboo Veil

DESIGN MAGAZINES OR the Internet are the usual sources of inspiration for homeowners when doing up their own homes...

Aug 23, 2019 05:50 AM

Eat, Drink, Play in Margaret River

IF THE WEATHER at home is getting too unbearable, it’s time to head south. It’s winter in Australia and Perth - the...

Aug 24, 2019 05:50 AM
GEAR HEAD

Say aye to tech eyes - with night vision

I'LL admit to not being very strict about home security. It's partly because, hey, it's Singapore, and secondly,...

Aug 24, 2019 05:50 AM
HEALTH

Keeping an eye on dry eye syndrome

A PATIENT of mine who suffered from dry and allergic eyes and eyelids told me recently that she deemed me a role...

Aug 23, 2019 05:50 AM

G7's Biarritz meet will be heated like the 2018 Canadian summit

G7 presidents and prime ministers meet in Biarritz, France, this weekend and it may not just be the weather that...

Aug 22, 2019 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Property sales are picking up: What next?

DEVELOPERS' overall housing sales volume for July 2019 was their highest in 12 months.

Aug 21, 2019 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Striking a balance in market regulation

WITH 740 companies worth close to S$980 billion as at July, listed companies form the backbone of Singapore's...

Aug 14, 2019 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Singapore banks can be the rock for wealth clients

SINGAPORE banks took analysts by surprise with their strong second quarter performance in wealth management.



ASEAN BUSINESS

Aug 22, 2019 06:26 PM

Vietnam a bright spot amid trade tensions: economists

Robust domestic demand and FDI inflows should help achieve 6.7% growth in 2019

GARAGE

Aug 23, 2019 12:30 PM

Hawker tech startup Kedai Sayur raises US$4m led by East Ventures

KEDAI Sayur, an Indonesian startup that empowers vegetable hawkers by using technology, has closed a US$4 million...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Aug 24, 2019 08:00 AM

Europe: Shares slide as US-China trade war intensifies

[BENGALURU] European shares fell on Friday after US President Donald Trump furiously reacted to China's latest...

Aug 24, 2019 05:56 AM

US: Dow ends down 2.4% on escalating US-China trade war

[NEW YORK] Wall Street stocks tanked Friday after President Donald Trump vowed a tough response to new Chinese...

Aug 24, 2019 05:50 AM

Sinking Singapore stocks still seen as bright spot for dividends

SINGAPORE'S stocks may be falling, but some investors say that they are still a bright spot in a global equity...

Aug 24, 2019 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Singapore shares fall on Friday, down 0.15% on the week

SIMILAR to previous sessions, markets in Asia traded cautiously as investors geared up to US Federal Reserve chair...

Aug 24, 2019 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

WE believe the Reit will continue to offer investors compelling value as its distribution per unit (DPU) remains on...

Aug 23, 2019 06:16 PM

Singapore shares fall on Friday, down 0.2% on the week

SIMILAR to previous sessions, markets in Asia traded cautiously as investors geared up to US Federal Reserve chair...


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

AD King's second act

Fresh from his exit from WPP, Martin Sorrell, ertswhile the "most powerful man in advertising", has started from scratch again, with a new baby and a new growth model.

Unfinished business

Ronald Ong, Morgan Stanley’s chairman and chief executive for South-east Asia, isn’t handing over the reins just yet as he wants to see through growth plans. And if he were to rewrite a brand new business for the investment bank today for its next phase, he would, he says, put a lot more emphasis on wealth management.

Doing well & doing good

PricewaterhouseCoopers global chairman Robert Moritz says today's young hires want not just to do well in careers, but also to do good in society - something PwC is also aiming for.

The magic of connectivity

Epsilon CEO Jerzy Szlosarek, whose company enables businesses everywhere to be linked up, is unfazed about the impact of 5G on his industry. He tells why Epsilon (which started out of a former coal shed in London) is now headquartered in Singapore.


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