PANDEMIC or not, trading in the most expensive homes in Singapore has continued. But hitting the 2019 volume is unlikely as buyers have become more selective.

Nov 28, 2020 05:50 AM

Hong Kong, Singapore office Reits live on in post-virus world

THE office may never reach its past heights in the post-pandemic world but the outlook for Singapore and Hong Kong...

Nov 21, 2020 05:50 AM

Australia's Crown readies high-stakes casino tower yet pledges remain outstanding

PLEDGES that Crown Resorts made to win approval for a US$1.6 billion casino tower are far from materialising on the...

Nov 21, 2020 05:50 AM

Mizuho to cut Singapore office space on work-from-home success

MIZUHO Financial Group is set to trim its Singapore office space, as the Japanese bank looks to revamp the workplace...

Nov 14, 2020 05:50 AM

WeWork revenue declines but 'seismic shift' in office use seen helping recovery

WEWORK Companies LLC's revenue declined in the third quarter but its cash burn slowed, a company memo showed on...

Nov 14, 2020 05:50 AM

Hillhouse in talks to take developer Soho China private

PRIVATE equity firm Hillhouse Capital Group is in talks to take property developer Soho China Ltd private, said four...

Nov 7, 2020 05:50 AM

StanChart unveils permanent move to flexible working

STANDARD Chartered plans to offer flexible work options to more than 90 per cent of its 85,000 staff over three...

Nov 7, 2020 05:50 AM

Evergrande service unit to seek approval for US$2b Hong Kong IPO

EVERGRANDE Property Services Group is planning to seek listing approval as soon as next week for its Hong Kong...

Nov 7, 2020 05:50 AM

Rich Filipinos boosting beach home sales near Manila

PRICES of seaside properties near Manila are rising, as rich Filipinos look for second homes away from the...


Dec 1, 2020 01:12 PM

Macau's gambling revenues drop 70.5% in Nov

[HONG KONG] Gambling revenue in Macau plunged 70.5 per cent in November year on year, but the decline was not as...

Dec 1, 2020 01:10 PM

Hong Kong takes aim at yacht parties in latest virus crackdown

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong has set up a hotline for residents to report parties aboard private yachts and rented party...

Dec 1, 2020 01:06 PM

MAS flags risks of financial stress ahead amid uneven economic recovery in 2021

CORPORATES, households and banks in Singapore have held steady and resilient amid the outbreak of the Covid-19...

Dec 1, 2020 01:05 PM

China funding squeeze at small banks is warning sign for market

[HONG KONG] Some of China's smaller banks are finding it increasingly difficult to borrow from one another, another...

Dec 1, 2020 01:03 PM

China November new home price growth cools, private survey shows

[SHANGHAI] Chinese new home prices growth eased slightly in November, weighed by tighter market curbs in larger...

Dec 1, 2020 12:52 PM

Tyson accused of misleading interpreters at virus-hit plant

[CHICAGO] Tyson Foods Inc is accused of giving incorrect information to interpreters during a Covid-19 outbreak that...


Oct 26, 2019

URA's Q3 private home price index posts 1.3% q-o-q rise

THE 1.3 per cent quarter-on-quarter rise in Singapore's overall private home price index in the...

Friday, October 25, 2019 - 08:38

URA private home price index up 1.3% q-o-q in Q3, higher than flash estimate rise of 0.9%

SINGAPORE'S benchmark private residential property price index rose 1.3 per cent in the third...

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 05:50

Tech@SG pilot spurs hopes of demand spike for home rentals

SINGAPORE'S plans to expand its pool of foreign tech talent under a new scheme may help to boost...

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 05:50

Q2 home prices post surprise rise, but analysts call it an anomaly

APARTMENT and condo prices in Singapore rose by 1.3 per cent in the second quarter of 2019 -...

Friday, May 10, 2019 - 05:50

New CPF rules to expand pool of buyers for older homes

THE changes to CPF rules for purchasing older public and private leasehold homes will likely...


Oct 6, 2020

Blazing a trail for impact

UBP has laid the groundwork to build an impact franchise, convinced that it had to act responsibly as a family-owned bank


Oct 6, 2020

Investing in a Covid-plagued economy

Firms are now pivoting towards the digital economy, which is gaining momentum, and the health sector is benefiting from new and sustainable growth opportunities

Cortina's Sincere plan a timely move to dial into China's market

RUMOURS of its courtship has been swirling for months but like any budding romance, both parties...


PANDEMIC or not, trading in the most expensive homes in Singapore has continued. But hitting the 2019 volume is unlikely as buyers have become more selective.