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54 minutes ago
'Don't be too optimistic': Huawei employees fret at US ban
Nisha Ramchandani - While Huawei's founder brushes aside a US ban against his company, the telecom giant's employees have been less sanguine, confessing fears for their future in online chat rooms.
5 hours ago
Carousell aims to cash in on growing desire for sustainability with online classified ads app
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6 hours ago
India's beleaguered Jet Airways founder held at airport
Nisha Ramchandani - Indian Immigration authorities on Saturday stopped former Jet Airways chief Naresh Goyal and his wife from travelling to London, an official said, a month after the debt-laden company grounded its fleet.
6 hours ago
Resolve challenges arising from technology in order to harness opportunities: DPM Heng
SHANGHAI: Technology and innovation have opened up many possibilities, from transportation to healthcare to sustainable development, but new technologies also bring about challenges which we must work hard to resolve, said Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat. Mr Heng made the remarks on ...
7 hours ago
Commentary: Clean meat - the next big thing in Singapore’s push towards agriculture?
Nisha Ramchandani - Singapore’s new agri-food innovation park should focus on seizing new opportunities, say RSIS’ Paul Teng, Asia BioBusiness’ Andrew Powell and Beanstalk Agtech’s Rob Hulme.
10 hours ago
Fiat Chrysler in talks over ties with Renault: source
Nisha Ramchandani - Fiat Chrysler is in advanced discussions to forge extensive ties with Frances's Renault, the Financial Times reported on Saturday, citing multiple people informed on the talks.
11 hours ago
Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal and wife stopped from leaving India - airport official
Indian carrier Jet Airways (India) Ltd founder Naresh Goyal and his wife Anita Goyal were stopped from leaving India on Saturday at Mumbai airport, according to an airport official who asked not to be named.
11 hours ago
Fiat Chrysler in talks to forge extensive ties with Renault: Financial Times
Nisha Ramchandani - Fiat Chrysler is in advanced discussions to forge extensive ties with Frances's Renault, the Financial Times reported on Saturday, citing multiple people informed on the talks.
13 hours ago
Land transport in 2040: Car-lite but PMD-heavy?
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13 hours ago
Nike to waive performance targets for pregnant athletes: Report
Nisha Ramchandani - Sportswear giant Nike will waive performance-based targets for 12 months for any of their pregnant athletes after several runners revealed they had their payments frozen, according to a New York Times report on Friday.
15 hours ago
New MRT line for northeast S’pore not just possible but a good move: analysts
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16 hours ago
Italy's CDP may sell Open Fiber stake to TIM to form single network - report
MILAN: Italy's Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) is considering selling its stake in broadband operator Open Fiber to Telecom Italia (TIM), which would issue the state-owned lender with shares in return for the holding, Il Messaggero reported. This could pave the way to a single ultrafast broadband .. ...
16 hours ago
Brazil's Caixa picks Morgan Stanley as co-advisor on insurance deals: source
Nisha Ramchandani - Brazilian state lender Caixa Economica Federal has picked investment bank Morgan Stanley as co-advisor to help it find insurance partners, a source with knowledge of the matter said.
20 hours ago
VW to intensify talks with Northvolt on battery project: Boersen-Zeitung
Nisha Ramchandani - Volkswagen is intensifying talks with Swedish startup Northvolt on plans to jointly build up battery cell production in Salzgitter, near its headquarters in Lower Saxony, one of its board members told a German newspaper.
22 hours ago
'Priority cabins' on trains on trial next year for seniors, wheelchair users
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22 hours ago
New MRT stations, line extensions and a possible new rail line: LTA's 2040 blueprint
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22 hours ago
Land Transport Master Plan 2040: Faster journeys for cyclists, bus passengers at priority corridors
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22 hours ago
At a glance: Key updates to MRT, bus network and more for 2040 master plan
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22 hours ago
Musk's SpaceX raised over US$1 billion in six months - filings
Nisha Ramchandani - Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX has raised more than US$1 billion in financing in the last six months as it aims to roll out an ambitious high-speed internet service by using a constellation of satellites to beam signals from space.
24 hours ago
Mexico tax plan for riding hailing firms may soon be mandatory: Cabify
Nisha Ramchandani - MEXICO CITY: A tax withholding plan in Mexico for drivers at ride-hailing firms envisaged as voluntary when it was unveiled earlier this week could become obligatory in 2020, Spanish company Cabify said on Friday. Mexico's government on Monday outlined the scheme due to be implemented on June 1 ...
1 day ago
How to talk to your parents about their finances, retirement plans
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1 day ago
He was all prepared for death. Then, this liver cancer patient lucked out
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1 day ago
Immersive Bicentennial showcase at Fort Canning features rainfall, lightbeams and 700 years of history
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1 day ago
Getting up close and personal with wildlife, without them realising it
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1 day ago
Huawei shipments could fall by up to a quarter this year: Analysts
Nisha Ramchandani - China's Huawei, hit by crippling U.S. sanctions, could see shipments decline by as much as a quarter this year and faces the possibility that its smartphones will disappear from international markets, analysts said.
1 day ago
Corrected: Huawei shipments could fall by up to a quarter this year - analysts
(This story was corrected to clarify that Huawei market share data in the 10th paragraph is for Europe, not global) By Sijia Jiang and Josh Horwitz HONG KONG/SHANGHAI: China's Huawei, hit by crippling U.S. sanctions, could see shipments decline by as much as a quarter this year and faces the ...
1 day ago
Wall Street week ahead: Trade protection doesn't have to exclude growth stocks
Nisha Ramchandani - The escalating U.S.-China trade war has sent dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors don't need to get all defensive just yet, according to strategists who say there are plenty of growth stocks with some insulation from China.
1 day ago
Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2per cent of shareholder vote
REUTERS: Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed. Some 2.4per cent of votes were in favour of ...
1 day ago
Uber's first employee, Ryan Graves, resigns from board
Uber's first employee and one-time chief executive Ryan Graves will step down from the company's board of directors, Uber said on Friday.
1 day ago
Commentary: Post elections, it's full steam ahead on economic reform for Indonesia
Nisha Ramchandani - Joko Widodo, re-elected as Indonesia's president, must prioritise reforms including increased investment in education, health and competitiveness, says CEO of Asia Group Advisors, Adam Schwarz.
1 day ago
Despite up session, Dow suffers 5th straight weekly loss
Nisha Ramchandani - Wall Street stocks finished another down week on a positive note on Friday (May 24), climbing ahead of a holiday weekend despite lingering anxiety over the US-China trade conflict.
1 day ago
Public, private sectors can collaborate to promote tech innovation: Janil Puthucheary
Sharanya Pillai - AUTONOMOUS Vehicles (AVs) and fintech are some emerging sectors where collaboration between the public and private sectors can promote innovation while balancing regulatory concerns, Senior Minister of State for Communications and Information Janil Puthucheary said at a dialogue on Friday.
1 day ago
Eagle Hospitality Trust's IPO falls 6.4% on debut
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1 day ago
CapitaLand to sell Shanghai property; earmarks 2nd property for sale
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1 day ago
Frasers Property's Rivière starts at S$2,580 psf; preview opens today
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1 day ago
Insurance for your portfolio
David Kuo - HAVE you ever wondered what it means when we buy an insurance policy? Is it simply about making a bet as to whether something awful might happen? For instance, when we insure the contents of our homes, is it a wager with an insurer on whether we might be burgled? There is, perhaps, some truth in th ...






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