Feb 18, 2020 05:17 PM

Budget 2020: Billions in short-term support, while keeping long-term focus for Singapore

EVEN as Budget 2020 sets aside SS$5.6 billion to help firms, workers and households amid the Covid-19 outbreak, it...

Feb 17, 2020 06:00 PM

Money Hacks podcast: The basics of loyalty programmes (Ep 65)

In this week's episode, we talk about loyalty programmes, what they are and how they can work for the investor.

Singapore Budget 2020

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Feb 18, 2020 03:06 PM

Budget 2020: Government to pump S$6.4b into virus support measures

SINGAPORE will set aside a total of S$6.4 billion for measures in view of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak...

BREAKING NEWS

Feb 18, 2020 06:07 PM

China Sunsine issues Q4 profit guidance on lower selling prices

SPECIALTY rubber chemicals producer China Sunsine Chemical Holdings said on Tuesday that it expects to report a...

Feb 18, 2020 06:05 PM

Budget 2020: Expected overall budget deficit of S$10.9b; no draw on past reserves for FY2020

THE Singapore government will not be drawing on past reserves as it has sufficient accumulated fiscal surplus to...

Feb 18, 2020 05:52 PM

Budget 2020: S Pass sub-DRC tightened for construction, marine shipyard and process sectors

The S Pass sub-Dependency Ratio Ceiling (DRC) of the construction, marine shipyard and process sectors will be...

Feb 18, 2020 05:52 PM

Malaysia: Shares close flat on Tuesday

MALAYSIA share prices closed flat on Tuesday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down just 0....

Feb 18, 2020 05:50 PM

Budget 2020: Singapore should preserve fiscal buffers to bounce back 'if tide turns against us'

SINGAPORE needs to maintain its fiscal posture and leave enough to deal with unexpected shocks and longer-term...

EDITOR'S CHOICE

Feb 18, 2020 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE ECONOMY

Singapore cuts 2020 growth forecast amid virus outbreak

SINGAPORE'S official growth forecast for 2020 has been downgraded, with authorities bracing for the possibility of a...

Feb 18, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

What made Genting Singapore forgo its Osaka IR bid at the eleventh hour?

IT's onwards and upwards for gaming giant Genting Singapore - or at least that's what the market has signalled after...

Feb 18, 2020 05:50 AM

SIA makes changes to top posts; seen as grooming next-gen leaders

IN A move aimed at succession planning, Singapore Airlines (SIA) announced a management shuffle on Monday, which...

LIFESTYLE

Feb 14, 2020 05:50 AM

Mr & Mrs Smith talks modern love

JAMES AND TAMARA Lohan started out as serial travellers who launched an offbeat guide to hotels that met their...

Feb 14, 2020 05:50 AM

Working Relationships

Aesthetic doctors Kevin and Iroshini Chua first met some 25 years ago, and have been together ever since, and they...

Feb 14, 2020 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

Unpretentious fare hits the spot at Torasho

IF RAMEN bars were employees, Torasho would stand out as the ambitious over-achiever gunning for the fast track to...


ASEAN BUSINESS

Feb 18, 2020 12:20 PM

Funding ASEAN’s trade engine: Technology and collaboration

We frequently hear that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the engine of the economy. Looking at ASEAN’s...

GARAGE

Feb 18, 2020 03:37 PM

Budget 2020: Deep-tech startups to get more support under Startup SG Equity

TO catalyse investment into deep-tech startups, the Singapore government will set aside an additional S$300 million...


STOCKS

MARKET TODAY:
Feb 18, 2020 05:52 PM

Malaysia: Shares close flat on Tuesday

MALAYSIA share prices closed flat on Tuesday, with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down just 0....

Feb 18, 2020 04:41 PM

Hong Kong: Stocks close lower

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks closed sharply lower on Tuesday as the deadly new coronavirus took a toll on corporate...

Feb 18, 2020 04:31 PM

Europe: Stock markets slide at open

[LONDON] European stock markets slid at the start of trading on Tuesday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index...

Feb 18, 2020 04:06 PM

South Korea: Stocks end lower on worries over economic impact from virus

[SEOUL] South Korean stocks closed 1.5 per cent lower on Tuesday after Apple's revenue warning deepened worries...

Feb 18, 2020 03:25 PM

Australia: Energy, tech stocks drag down shares on coronavirus impact

[BENGALURU] Australian shares closed lower on Tuesday, led by losses among energy and tech stocks, due to worries...

Feb 18, 2020 02:36 PM

Tokyo: Nikkei down for fourth straight session on virus fears

[TOKYO] Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index closed down for a fourth consecutive session on Tuesday with investors eyeing...


BT WEEKLY

Feb 17, 2020 05:50 AM

Challenges and contingencies

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: What early lessons can be drawn so far about efforts to contain the novel coronavirus epidemic?...

Feb 17, 2020 05:50 AM
TOPLINE

8M Real Estate poised to ride wave of CBD living

SINGAPORE-BASED property investment company 8M Real Estate (8MRE) has made a name for itself, not only for...

Feb 18, 2020 05:50 AM

Corporate experience valuable for the job: Lim Kee's next-gen leader

HAVING corporate experience helps with the job, says Ang Khim Wee, who - with two sisters - is part of the next...

Aug 8, 2018 05:50 AM

Digitise services to meet client's expectations

BUSINESS-to-business (B2B) customers are increasingly expecting a business-to-consumer (B2C) experience, said...

Feb 17, 2020 06:00 PM

Money Hacks podcast: The basics of loyalty programmes (Ep 65)

In this week's episode, we talk about loyalty programmes, what they are and how they can work for the investor.

Feb 14, 2020 05:50 AM
DINING OUT

Unpretentious fare hits the spot at Torasho

IF RAMEN bars were employees, Torasho would stand out as the ambitious over-achiever gunning for the fast track to...

Feb 15, 2020 05:50 AM

The kindest cut?: How to better manage a retrenchment exercise

JUST like how there is no truly happy divorce, there is no such thing as a merry - or even successful - retrenchment...

Jul 13, 2019 05:50 AM
CUBICLE FILES

Why spotting "hidden influencers" at work matters

WHEN one thinks of influencers these days, it is usually in a less-than-flattering light. Often dismissed as jobless...

Feb 14, 2020 05:50 AM

Working Relationships

Aesthetic doctors Kevin and Iroshini Chua first met some 25 years ago, and have been together ever since, and they...

Jan 4, 2020 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Tempering income expectations in 2020

THE years since the 2008-09 global financial crisis have been difficult for income seekers and I think this is...



FOCUS

Feb 18, 2020 05:50 PM

Budget 2020: Singapore should preserve fiscal buffers to bounce back 'if tide turns against us'

SINGAPORE needs to maintain its fiscal posture and leave enough to deal with unexpected shocks and longer-term...

Feb 12, 2020 05:50 AM
HOCK LOCK SIEW

Singapore incumbent banks should launch digital offensive in Asean

THERE was a scramble for non-bank players to speed-date the traditional lenders in Singapore, but thus far, none has...

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Feb 18, 2020 01:42 PM

Joo Chiat conservation shophouse put on market with S$4.5m guide price

A CONSERVATION shophouse at 452 Joo Chiat Road is up for sale in the market with an indicative price of S$4.5...

Feb 18, 2020 06:05 PM

Budget 2020: Expected overall budget deficit of S$10.9b; no draw on past reserves for FY2020

THE Singapore government will not be drawing on past reserves as it has sufficient accumulated fiscal surplus to...


THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Feb 15, 2020 05:50 AM

Tech advocate

VICTORIA Espinel's appointment as CEO of BSA | The Software Alliance in 2015 is widely seen as a sign of how the...

Feb 8, 2020 05:50 AM

Property stalwart

IN AN age of job-hopping millennials, Alistair Elliott, senior partner and group chairman of Knight Frank, jokes...

Feb 1, 2020 05:50 AM

Connecting the dots

TO HAVE a conversation with group co-CEO of Chinese juggernaut Ping An Group Jessica Tan is to speak in terms of...

Jan 25, 2020 05:50 AM

In for the long haul

JEAN-MARC Chery is back in his old seat in Singapore after more than a decade. The 59-year-old president and chief...


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