Saturday, Sep 12, 2020

TOP STORIES

Gigged out

After his usual gigs dried up, freelance performance artiste Stanley Seah was ready to...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

Thye Hong family sells Garlick Ave GCB plot

A DEAL is said to have been entered into for an old bungalow sitting on 101,550 square...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK: TRAVEL IMPACT

Malaysia looking to reopen border with Singapore in January 2021

MALAYSIA'S health ministry is looking to fully reopen the border between Singapore and...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM
NEWS ANALYSIS

It's still early days for rescue efforts aimed at mid-career job seekers

IF recent policy moves are a gauge, mid-career job seekers have become a priority...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

Skills, mindsets are barriers to re-hiring older workers

CHRONIC unemployment among mid-career workers, who have typically stayed in the same...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK: TRAVEL IMPACT

SIA to offer flights to nowhere?

SINGAPORE Airlines (SIA) could be offering flights to nowhere in an attempt to...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM
VIRUS OUTBREAK: TRAVEL IMPACT

Singapore, Japan to launch green lane on Sept 18 for essential travel

SINGAPORE will launch a green lane for essential business and official travel with...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM
JOB OPENINGS

TikTok owner to spend billions in Singapore after US ban

BYTEDANCE, the Chinese owner of video-sharing app TikTok, is planning to make...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM
JOB OPENINGS

German logistics firm DB Schenker to add over 250 positions in Singapore as it expands footprint

GERMAN logistics firm DB Schenker will be adding 251 positions here as part of its...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

Jurong Port expects cargo volumes to return to normal in coming months after current drop

WHILE volumes coming through Jurong Port (JP) have dropped, the port operator said it...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

Grab fined S$10,000 for compromising the data of more than 21,000 individuals

SINGAPORE'S privacy watchdog, in a decision paper made public on Thursday, disclosed...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM
NEWS ANALYSIS

Brexit negotiations hit new roadblocks as British government wants to renege on Withdrawal Agreement

TRADE talks between the UK and the European Union (EU) will limp on next week despite...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

Ant's mega IPO draws interest from Temasek: sources

SINGAPORE state investor Temasek Holdings is considering an investment in the initial...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

BT EXCLUSIVE

Fibre player SPTel on 'aggressive' marketing spree as Covid-19 drives digital demand

THE Covid-19 outbreak could help fibre and connectivity provider SPTel poach a bigger...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

Cathay Pacific shuns some job subsidies, raising spectre of major cuts

HONG Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways said on Friday it would not apply for further...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

Axington's board engaging Loh cousins on 'strategic changes', and appointing executives

THE two-man board of Axington is engaging with controlling shareholders Nelson and...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

Stratech required to make exit offer for SGX delisting

THE Singapore Exchange (SGX) has given notice that it will proceed to delist The...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM
BROKERS’ TAKE

Singapore banks' dividend cap may last beyond FY20: DBS

IT is possible that the dividend cap for Singapore banks could be extended into FY21,...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM
HOT STOCKS

AEM rises on revenue optimism; Ossia sinks after dividend typo

SHARES of mainboard-listed AEM Holdings jumped on Friday, a day after it upped its...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

Euronext and Italy's CDP confirm talks to bid for Borsa Italiana

EURONEXT and Italy's Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) confirmed on Friday they were in...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

Latest Hong Kong listing hits another debut record

AN engineering services company that raised just US$16 million in its Hong Kong...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM
STOCKS

STI closes flat, down 0.1% to cap a broody week

SINGAPORE shares capped a rather broody week on a flat note, with the key Straits...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

Corporate digest

JAPANESE food and beverage (F&B) brand operator Japan Foods will intensify efforts...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM
THE BROAD VIEW

What the war between Alibaba and Tencent says about strategy

WHEN Alibaba Group went public on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Sept 18, 2014...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Record-low US mortgage rates ignite housing rebound

MORTGAGE rates in the US dropped to another record low, adding fuel to a housing...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

E-commerce proving to be a life raft for sinking real estate

A SURGE in e-commerce is proving to be a much-needed life raft for the sinking real-...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

Reits (September 12-13, 2020)

Highest-yielding real estate investment trusts

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

PERSPECTIVE

Heading towards more digital and virtual events

THE Covid-19 pandemic during the first half of the year has triggered an onslaught of...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

THE BROAD VIEW

Multilateralism for the masses

AS THE United Nations General Assembly gathers in New York City for its 75th session...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM
THE FINISH LINE

Six fresh faces ready to light up new EPL season

LIONEL Messi will not be gracing the English Premier League (EPL) next season after...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

Meet the new caregiver: your home

WHEN Kobi Karp, a Miami-based architect, designs one of the sleek, ultra-modern homes...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION

Guarding the utility

YANIV Vardi is passionate about wines. He has his own vineyard where as a connoisseur...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

WEALTH & INVESTING

VALUE INSIGHT

Will there be a 'value' revival?

IT HASN'T been easy for value fund managers globally in the past few years. Many have...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

What 'average inflation targeting' means for investors

LATE-AUGUST saw the Federal Reserve (Fed) hold its keenly-watched annual Jackson Hole...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM
INSIGHTS FROM CFA SOCIETY SINGAPORE

Why the low-rate environment should be of interest to investors

ON Aug 27, 2020, US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell announced a significant...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

Three ways to view the gold rally from an equity viewpoint

GOLD prices rose above US$2,000 per ounce for the first time in August, as investors...

PUBLISHED Sep 12, 2020 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Sep 19, 2020 02:45 PM

McDonald's ex-CEO says he shouldn't have to return severance

[CHICAGO] Former McDonald's Corp chief executive officer Steve Easterbrook said the restaurant chain shouldn't be...

Sep 19, 2020 02:45 PM

IPO frenzy this week nets billions for venture-capital backers

[NEW YORK] Billions of dollars could be on the way to Sand Hill Road this week, home base for Silicon Valley's...

Sep 19, 2020 02:15 PM

Ginsburg successor could shift law on abortion, healthcare act

[WASHINGTON] A conservative successor to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg would move the US Supreme Court closer to...

Sep 19, 2020 02:00 PM

US says UN sanctions on Iran to be reimposed Saturday. What does that mean?

[NEW YORK] US President Donald Trump's administration says that on Saturday (2000 EDT/0000 GMT Sunday) all United...

Sep 19, 2020 01:54 PM

TikTok sues Trump administration to block US ban

[WASHINGTON] TikTok asked a federal judge in Washington to block the Trump administration from enacting a ban on the...

Sep 19, 2020 01:50 PM

China's commerce ministry issues rules on 'unreliable entities' list

[BEIJING] China's commerce ministry on Saturday issued rules on its proposed list of "unreliable entities", part of...