The Business Times
Unlocking growth in Asean's digital economy - the time is now
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:50:00 +0800
IN just decades, digital advancement has enabled technology to shift from being a business enabler to being THE business.
COE premiums for cars, commercial vehicles slide
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:50:00 +0800
CERTIFICATES of entitlement (COE) tumbled in the latest tender yesterday, despite buying interest whipped up by last week's Singapore Motorshow and the prospect of a smaller quota ahead.
Developing, drawing unicorns to Singapore a possible growth strategy: SME panel
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:50:00 +0800
UNICORNS in Singapore may not be so mythical after all, if the government takes on board a recommendation from a committee led by the Singapore Business Federation (SBF).
CDL will not extend offer for M&C beyond Jan 26; investors must vote by Jan 23
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:50:00 +0800
SOME uncertainty surrounding the future of London-listed Millennium & Copthorne Hotels (M&C) could clear up next week, with City Developments (CDL) saying on Wednesday that its final offer for M&C will not be extended beyond Jan 26 if it does not garner enough acceptances for the bid to turn unconditional by then.
Aerospace industry transformation map could create 1,000 new jobs by 2020
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:50:00 +0800
A NEW aerospace industry transformation map (ITM) that could create 1,000 new jobs by 2020 and value-add S$4 billion to manufacturing in the sector has been launched.
Slower December export growth, currency effect mask strong finish to 2017
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:50:00 +0800
AT FIRST glance, Singapore's December export data seems to show that the trade-driven lift fuelling the economy over the past year has started to fizzle out.
A lifestyle of less, in the Weekend magazine
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:50:00 +0800
A MINIMALIST lifestyle isn't just about reducing wastage, spending less or reducing one's carbon footprint. There's a growing number of well-off minimalists in Singapore who are still buying thousand- dollar Burberry trenchcoats, but are at the same time embracing a lifestyle that is less covetous and more meaningful. Find out if this lifestyle will take off in Singapore.
ITMs not static but adaptable: Iswaran
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:50:00 +0800
THE industry transformation maps (ITMs) rolled out by the government are not static plans but need to adjust to changing conditions, Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) S Iswaran said on Wednesday.
BT celebrates Journalist of the Year win
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:50:00 +0800
THE Business Times (BT) snagged three awards, including the top prize, at the Singapore Press Holdings' English/Malay/Tamil Media (EMTM) Group Media Awards on Wednesday.
Further upside for developers that can turn hope to reality
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:50:00 +0800
SHARES of property developers have had a good run over 2017 in anticipation of a property market recovery; investors are now looking to the companies to deliver.
Ending the charade of independent directors
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:50:00 +0800
A KEY challenging area in corporate governance has been the importance of independent directors (IDs) - that directors appointed to any corporate boards should be truly independent gatekeepers looking after the best interests of the company, and not afraid of interfering controlling shareholders.
Binding deal inked for new JB-Woodlands train service
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:50:00 +0800
THE human and vehicle congestion that is a common sight at the Causeway these days is likely to be significantly alleviated come the end of 2024.
Relax manpower rules to help firms with digital transformation: KPMG
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:50:00 +0800
PROFESSIONAL services firm KPMG has joined a growing chorus calling for more flexible manpower policies to help companies go digital.
Nine-year threshold for independent directors back in focus
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:50:00 +0800
SINGAPORE-LISTED companies will have to justify the independence of long-serving independent directors - if suggested rule changes put forth by the Corporate Governance Council on Tuesday go into force within the second half of this year.
Reactions to the council's proposals
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:50:00 +0800
ON Tuesday, the Corporate Governance Council suggested a slew of changes to the Corporate Governance Code to encourage board renewal and diversity as well as strengthen director independence.
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