Friday, Jan 11, 2019

TOP STORIES

BT EXCLUSIVE

Creative turns up amp at Vegas electronics show

CREATIVE Technology's ballroom at the annual CES show in Las Vegas has not buzzed...
PUBLISHED Jan 11, 2019 05:50 AM

The property merry-go-round

IN THE wake of measures put in place to cool Singapore's property market, a...
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Oxley selling Stevens Rd hotels for close to S$1b

PROPERTY developer Oxley Holdings has accepted a letter of intent (LOI) for the purchase...
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SINGAPORE MOTORSHOW 2019

Local Audi chief predicts another record year

WITH last year still visible in the rear view mirror, Audi Singapore's managing...
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BUDGET WISH LIST

EY calls for fintech tax perk, R&D incentives for SMEs

A FINTECH tax incentive, new R&D (research and development) incentives for SMEs (...
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COMMENTARY

Hyflux should be given chance to survive amid restructuring

THE annals of Singapore's corporate history are filled with the names of companies...
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STT sells new S$300m perpetual issue at 5 per cent

SINGAPORE Technologies Telemedia (STT) has sold a new S$300 million perpetual issue at 5...
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COMPANIES & MARKETS

DBS overweight on US equities for first quarter; sees high volatility for the year

A "TUG of war" between bulls and bears which will result in a high-volatility,...
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ISR Capital told to hold fresh vote on African mine deal

THE bourse regulator ordered ISR Capital to put an African mine deal before shareholders...
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Singtel and YTL unit tie up to launch power reseller

TELECOMMUNICATIONS heavyweight Singtel has ventured into the electricity reselling...
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OUE Lippo Healthcare expands into Myanmar healthcare

OUE Lippo Healthcare (OUELH) is venturing into Myanmar by acquiring stakes in two joint...
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YTL PowerSeraya names ex-CEO to succeed retiring chief

CHIEF executive officer (CEO) of YTL PowerSeraya Chan Swee Huat will retire on Jan 15 and...
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Corporate digest

Hanwell Holdings plans to hold a capital reduction exercise to return to shareholders...
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Global ETFs, ETPs attracted second-highest net inflows in Dec

EXCHANGE-TRADED funds (ETFs) and exchange-traded products (ETPs) listed globally...
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ASL Marine plans informal clinics to drum up support for debt extension

ASL Marine will be holding a series of informal clinics for bondholders next week as it...
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STOCKS

Property, banking stocks help lift STI

Most Asian stocks pointed lower on Thursday as the rally from US-China trade talk hopes...
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Brokers' take

ART announced the sale of Ascott Raffles Place Singapore for S$353.3 million to Cheong...
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CURRENCIES

Euro basks at 3-month highs as dollar bears charge

THE euro consolidated gains on Thursday after posting its biggest daily jump in more than...
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REAL ESTATE

NEWS ANALYSIS

Singapore home sales face crucial litmus test

IT'S only the second week of 2019 and Singapore's residential home sales market...
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New York's iconic Chrysler Building up for sale

THE Chrysler Building, one of the most iconic structures in New York, has been put up for...
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M&C to reopen London hotel after £50m revamp

MILLENNIUM & Copthorne Hotels' (M&C) Millennium Hotel London Mayfair, which...
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BANKING & FINANCE

Aramco to issue 1st ever global bond this year

SAUDI Aramco plans to tap the debt market in the second quarter to finance the...
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German online bank N26 raises US$300m in funding round

GERMAN online banking startup N26 said on Thursday it had raised US$300 million in a...
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Fed officials signal readiness to pause interest rate increases

TWO influential Federal Reserve officials said on Wednesday that the central bank should...
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TECHNOLOGY

World's top AI startup 'set to raise  US$2b'

SENSETIME Group Ltd, the world's most valuable artificial-intelligence startup, is...
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India unit of Italian firm 'loses S$25m through cyber fraud'

A GROUP of Chinese hackers robbed 1.3 billion rupees (S$24.9 million) from the Indian...
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CONSUMER

UK retailers suffer worst Christmas in a decade

BRITISH retailers failed to increase their Christmas sales for the first time since the...
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COMMENTARY

Temasek helps drugstore giant Watsons flaunt its glow

TEMASEK is helping a drugstore giant flaunt its glow. The Singapore state investor may...
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TRANSPORT

Grab, ComfortDelGro buying Hyundai EVs as charging network grows

THE Singapore transport scene is abuzz with taxi and private-hire car operators investing...
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Gojek's ride-hailing app available to all consumers in Singapore

RIDE-HAILING service provider Gojek has opened its app to give immediate access to all...
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Canada unveils tougher regulations for drone operators

CANADIAN transport minister Marc Garneau on Wednesday unveiled tougher new regulations...
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GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

Singapore, Andhra Pradesh break ground on startup project at state's capital city

SINGAPORE and the India state of Andhra Pradesh have taken the first steps towards...
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US, China both aiming for soft landing amid trade war

THE world's two biggest economies are separately struggling to come in for...
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Japan labour data 'incorrectly collected since 2004'

JAPAN may have underpaid billions of yen in unemployment benefits after it emerged that...
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OPINION

Could Singapore be a cryptocurrency hub?

IF 2018 was volatile for markets generally, then for cryptocurrencies, it was an...
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EDITORIAL

MediShield Life should seek to rein in out-of-pocket health expenses

THE recent case of an elderly patient whose bill for surgery at the Singapore National...
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THE BOTTOM LINE

It's time for change in leadership at World Bank, IMF

WITH the departure of Jim Yong Kim as World Bank president, the administration could...
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Mexican wall puts Trump presidency at pivot point two years on

US President Donald Trump was scheduled to visit the US-Mexico border on Thursday after...
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COMMENTARY

The euro turns 20 with valuable takeaways for policymakers

TWENTY years ago this month, the euro was born. For ordinary citizens, little changed...
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COMMENTARY

Asia must prepare today for tomorrow's jobs

TECHNOLOGY optimists argue that progress creates many more jobs than it destroys. They...
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Lifestyle

DINING OUT

Fuss-free cooking at Teppan Kappou Kenji

IT'S funny how similar restaurants tend to gravitate towards the same location, to...
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Looking for another way in the land of chardonnay

A QUICK two autoroute exits south of the southern end of Burgundy's Cote d'Or...
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Art In The City

FROM JAN 19 to 27, the city will be awash with visual art, in locations as central as the...
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Mark Chan

WHEN Mark Chan was a teenager, his father took away his drawing paper and paint brushes...
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Queen of K-pop

The roaring reception at the HallyuPopFest 2018 for her limited song set was enough to...
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Rising Screen

Japanese films rarely make it to cinemas here but prepare to get your fill at the...
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Peruvian Wonder

Get a taste of Latin American wunderkind Virgilio Martinez’s cooking when the chef of the...
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Holiday Deal

Itching for an excuse to travel even though the festive season has barely ended? If...
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Support Local Design

This year, make it your resolution to buy local, and start at The Keepers Red Letter Sale.
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Musical Feast

If you enjoyed Artbox, the Bangkok market that always draws a big crowd when it comes to...
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Nikkei High

Peruvian food done Japanese style - thanks to the large influx of Japanese emigrants to...
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D-I-Y TV

Remember reading those “choose-your-own-adventure” books when you were young? The ones...
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Come Home To Siri

BUY A CONDO, buy into a lifestyle. It’s not uncommon for property developers to dream up...
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Make It Work

Many women love the comfort of a lightweight tunic or a blouse especially in our humid...
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Retro Rock

When Ping Tay appointed interior designer Mikael Teh of Monocot Studio to design her...
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Curtain Raisers

Aside from two new “reverse panda” TimeWalker Chronograph watches, Montblanc also...
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On The Trail Of White Gold

THE HUNTER WORKS alone - in the dead of night, armed with a cloak and a faint light, and...
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Kyoto Insider

SCRATCH THE SURFACE of Kyoto and you will come up with the usual suspects such as...
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Palm-Sized Workouts

First launched in 2016, Aaptiv was one of the first to offer audio-guided classes, while...
PUBLISHED Jan 11, 2019 05:50 AM

Medicine As Art

What do Po Chai Pills, Hoe Hin White Flower Oil, and Axe Brand Universal Oil all have in...
PUBLISHED Jan 11, 2019 05:50 AM
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