Monday, Nov 04, 2019

TOP STORIES

BT EXCLUSIVE

SMEs paying more for talent to drive growth

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises eager to fast-track their expansion are paying top...

PUBLISHED Nov 4, 2019 05:50 AM
BT EXCLUSIVE

Fintech BondEvalue makes bond trading accessible through blockchain

IN THE near future, investors may just need to fork out US$1,000 to invest in...

PUBLISHED Nov 4, 2019 05:50 AM
WALL STREET INSIGHT

Bulls awaiting progress on trade agreement

US stocks are breaking records for the first time since the summer, and a strong batch...

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THE PITCH

Spacetech firm Aliena secures S$1.5m, inks partnership with Northern Territory government

WHEN a small satellite is launched into space, its journey does not end there. Air...

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ASEAN BUSINESS

Surge in exports to China a double-edged sword

THE surge in exports to China from the emerging economies of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar...

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ASEAN SUMMIT

China, S-E Asia states push trade pact despite India doubts

LEADERS from China and South-east Asia states called for swift agreement on what could...

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China committed to supporting Asean centrality: Premier Li

CHINA will stay firmly committed to supporting Asean centrality in East Asian...

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Singapore among worst hit by investment cutback after US tax reform

ONE year after the 2017 US Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) kicked in, Singapore is the...

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COMPANIES & MARKETS

TOPLINE

Centurion aims to boost student, worker accommodation portfolio

CENTURION Corporation plans to grow the number of student accommodation assets under...

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UOB goes digital to manage B2B cash-on-delivery risks

THE cash-on-delivery model remains dominant for many businesses in Singapore -...

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CHARTPOINT

An upward move for GBPUSD soon?

AFTER weeks of discussion back and forth on whether the United Kingdom (UK) was going...

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MIT unit completes acquisition of stake in 3 N America data centres

MAPLETREE Rosewood Data Centre Trust (MRODCT) has completed the acquisition of an 80...

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ASAP sold hotels to sponsor ahead of IPO to gain transaction certainty: EHT

ASSET management firm ASAP sold six hotels to Eagle Hospitality Trust's (EHT) sponsor...

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216 units at Sengkang Grand Residences sold at launch

LISTED CapitaLand and City Developments, joint developers of Sengkang Grand Residences...

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Pacific Star warns of net loss for Q1 FY20

PACIFIC Star Development has flagged that it expects to report a net loss for the...

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STOCKS

A busy week of data and earnings reports

A REGIONAL summit, data releases and corporate earnings are set to provide investors...

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CURRENCIES

Speculators pare net long US dollar bets

SPECULATORS cut their net long bets on the US dollar in the latest week to a nine-week...

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INSIDE INSIGHTS

Institutions build deemed interests in tech sector leaders

FOR the five trading sessions spanning Oct 25 to 31, the Straits Times Index (STI)...

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REAL ESTATE

US housing market needs more than a rate cut

THE US Federal Reserve is hoping that its latest interest-rate cut - announced last...

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Henderson to lend brownfield land to govt for housing

HONG KONG property developer Henderson Land Development will lend 428,000 square feet...

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TECHNOLOGY

Huawei readies S-E Asia's 5G infrastructure

CHINESE phone giant Huawei said on Sunday that it was ready to roll out 5G...

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CONSUMER

COMMENTARY

Athleisure a growing trend that's here to stay

ATHLEISURE is a fashion trend of comfortable, casual clothing that can be easily worn...

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Google's Fitbit acquisition gets instant antitrust scrutiny

GOOGLE'S US$2.1 billion acquisition of Fitbit Inc means two of the largest technology...

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China gives conditional approval to self-developed Alzheimer's drug

CHINA has granted conditional approval to its first self-developed treatment for...

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TRANSPORT

Pakistani train inferno was decades in the making

WHEN a passenger train rammed a rickshaw in Pakistan in 2017, killing seven...

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ASEAN SUMMIT

Beijing 'ready to work' with Asean on South China Sea rules

BEIJING said on Sunday that it is "ready to work" with Southeast Asian nations on a...

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Baltic Exchange Shipping Insights

The Capesize market meandered slightly upwards this week before giving back much of...

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GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

Saudi Arabia gives approval for Aramco IPO

SAUDI Arabia finally kicked off what could be the world's biggest initial public...

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Lam embarks on drive to help HK residents shift to China for work

HONG Kong leader Carrie Lam will fly to China this week to discuss how to make it...

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Delhi suffers most hazardous air for this year

AIR pollution in New Delhi and surrounding towns reached the worst levels so far this...

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Singapore-on-Thames? London's financial hub mulls post-Brexit future

WITH a crucial election, Brexit and potential trade deals looming, the future of the...

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LIFE & CULTURE

For theatres, the rise of streaming is a movie they've seen before

IN his 60 years in the movie theatre business in rural South Dakota, Jeff Logan has...

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Where Jaws, the ride, lives forever

WHEN Robb Alvey, an amusement park fanatic, heard that Universal Studios Orlando was...

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VIEWS FROM THE TOP

Makings of a leading-edge economy

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: What are the quintessential attributes of a highly competitive...

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BREAKING NEWS

Nov 12, 2019 11:08 AM

Moody's cuts global sovereign rating outlook to 'negative' for 2020

[LONDON] Rating agency Moody's cut its global sovereign outlook for 2020 to "negative" from "stable" on Monday,...

Nov 12, 2019 11:05 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says protesters 'paralysing' the city are selfish

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday said protesters who are trying to "paralyse" the city...

Nov 12, 2019 11:05 AM

Hyatt to bid for Xenia's US$500m Kimpton portfolio

[NEW YORK] Hyatt Hotels Corp has emerged as a bidder for a portfolio of Kimpton hotels owned by Xenia Hotels &...

Nov 12, 2019 11:03 AM

HDB launches 8,170 flats for sale, including 4,500 BTO flats in Tengah, Ang Mo Kio and Tampines

[SINGAPORE] The Housing Board (HDB) has launched 4,571 new Build-To-Order (BTO) flats for sale in the year's last...

Nov 12, 2019 10:55 AM

LTA to deploy 60 electric buses by ST Engineering, Chinese firms next year

[SINGAPORE] Commuters will have quieter and cleaner bus rides early next year as a batch of 60 electric buses, or e-...

Nov 12, 2019 10:54 AM

Capsule living: a 'cheap' option for young people flocking to LA

[LOS ANGELES] Kay Wilson packed up her life in a hurry and moved to Los Angeles... only to find that what she paid...

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