The Business Times
Strong outlook draws more Singapore firms to Asean
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 05:50:00 +0800
THE stronger global trade outlook is reigniting Singapore companies' interest in doing business with - and conducting due diligence on - their overseas counterparts, especially in the region.
Singapore still the most liveable city in Asia: Mercer
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 05:50:00 +0800
SINGAPORE continues to offer the highest quality of living among Asian cities, according to human resources consultant Mercer's 20th annual Quality of Living survey.
Shareholder sues Noble and execs, accuses them of inflating profits
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 05:50:00 +0800
TROUBLED commodity trader Noble Group suffered fresh blows on Tuesday, as a major shareholder filed a lawsuit in Singapore accusing it of inflating profits to raise money.
Far East-led consortium places 3 of total 15 bids for Holland site
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 05:50:00 +0800
PROPERTY giant Far East Organization - which has been lagging its rivals in a land shopping binge in the past year or so - is leading a consortium that has placed three bids for a prime commercial and residential site in Holland Road.
Baker Hughes flexes corporate muscle after merger with GE
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 05:50:00 +0800
BAKER Hughes (BHG), now a General Electric (GE) company post-merger and the world's second largest oilfield services provider by revenue, has maintained a 300-strong workforce in Singapore after a global downsizing exercise.
Aramco 'planning to list on local exchange'
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 05:50:00 +0800
SAUDI Arabia plans to sell shares of Saudi Aramco on a local exchange and may scuttle entirely an earlier plan for an overseas listing, The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.
Cotec Healthcare shares costs to deliver quality care in Vietnam
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 05:50:00 +0800
LIFE has not slowed down for Lim Cheok Peng after he stepped down from his managing director post at Malaysian hospital operator IHH Berhad in 2013.
China will open its markets further and aims to avert trade war, says premier
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 05:50:00 +0800
CHINA will open its markets further and aims to avert a trade war, said Premier Li Keqiang, just days away from the implementation of over-arching trade tariffs on Chinese goods by the United States.
Singapore bunkering middlemen face existential threat amid changes
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 05:50:00 +0800
MORE small-scale marine fuel traders and suppliers are being ensnared in an industry shake-up amid a fast changing business landscape that is signalling further consolidation ahead.
S&P downgrades Noble rating to 'D'
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:13:21 +0800
NOBLE Group has had its rating downgraded by S&P Global Ratings, after the Hong Kong-based commodity trader said that it will miss the principal and coupon payments on two of its outstanding US dollar notes.
Swiss private bank Pictet expands in Singapore with wholesale licence
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 05:50:00 +0800
THE Pictet Group said on Monday that it has obtained a wholesale bank licence from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to expand its operations here.
Time for the good guys to learn from cybercriminals
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 05:50:00 +0800
IN RECENT years, cybercrime has produced one of the most collaborative and efficient marketplaces in the world on the Dark Web. The rise of exploit kits and, more recently, cybercrime-as-a-service, have significantly lowered the cost of individual cyberattacks. This lowers the bar for even amateur hackers to launch sophisticated cyberattacks.
Trade ministry names 18 to Enterprise Singapore board
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 05:50:00 +0800
THE Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) has appointed 18 people - including prominent members of the business community - to the board of Enterprise Singapore with effect from April 1.
More companies in S-E Asia planning to divest: survey
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 05:50:00 +0800
SOUTH-EAST Asian firms' divestment intentions have caught up to those of their global peers, according to the latest annual EY Global Corporate Divestment Study.
PSA full-year profit up 5.1% to S$1.23 billion
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 05:50:00 +0800
PORT and terminal operator PSA International posted a 5.1 per cent rise in full-year net profit to S$1.23 billion on higher revenue and container throughput at its terminals worldwide.
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