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2 days ago
SK Jewellery plans to accept cryptocurrency retail payments
Annabeth Leow - SK Jewellery Group could accept six different kinds of cryptocurrency at its stores, under a new deal with a point-of-sale system provider, it  announced on Friday evening.
2 days ago
Frasers Commercial Trust holds to Q1 DPU of 2.4 S cents
Annabeth Leow - FRASERS Commercial Trust kept distribution per unit (DPU) stable at 2.4 Singapore cents in the first quarter, even with hits to top and bottom lines, as distributable income was propped up on various fronts.
2 days ago
Guilty: Couple who abused domestic helper by asking her to drink polluted water, pour hot water on herself
amanda.eber - Wong Pei Ting41 min 57 sec agoSINGAPORE — A Singaporean couple made their domestic helper drink dirty water mixed w
2 days ago
Gripped by Ghosn crisis, Renault expects slight sales growth
Vivien Shiao - French carmaker Renault posted a 3.2 percent increase in 2018 vehicle sales, boosted by a new Chinese joint venture, and pledged further "slight growth" this year amid rebounding demand in Russia and Latin America.
2 days ago
CVS, Walmart reach new agreement for pharmacy network
Vivien Shiao - CVS Health Corp and Walmart Inc reached a multi-year agreement, under which Walmart will continue participating in CVS's pharmacy benefit management commercial and Medicaid retail pharmacy networks, the companies said on Friday.
2 days ago
Tesla to cut workforce by 7% while it ramps up Model 3 production
Vivien Shiao - Tesla Inc on Friday said it will cut its full-time workforce by about 7 percent, while it ramps up production of its Model 3 sedan.
2 days ago
Apex court reserves judgment on whether contempt of court papers can be served to Li Shengwu
amanda.eber - Faris Mokhtar18 min 9 sec agoSINGAPORE – Lawyers for Li Shengwu and the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) battled
2 days ago
Trump-Deutsche Bank links in sights of US House investigators
Vivien Shiao - Democrats now in control of the U.S. House of Representatives are working out which House panels will take the lead in investigating President Donald Trump's business ties to Deutsche Bank, lawmakers and aides familiar with the plans told Reuters.
2 days ago
CVC Capital launches $5b fifth Asia vehicle, files with SEC
Tanu Pandey - The fifth fund follows its predecessor CVC Asia Fund IV that had raised $3.5 billion in May 2014 The post CVC Capital launches $5b fifth Asia vehicle, files with SEC appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
2 days ago
Trian to skip PPG board challenge after new commitments: sources
Vivien Shiao - Trian Fund Management LP will not challenge PPG Industries Inc's board of directors at its 2019 shareholder meeting after the U.S. paints and coatings company met some of the activist hedge fund's demands and announced new financial targets, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
2 days ago
Pernod Ricard says it is seeking to improve governance
Vivien Shiao - French family-backed spirits group Pernod Ricard , which is being targeted by activist investor Elliott, said it is striving to improve its governance and will communicate on future changes once they have been approved by its board.
2 days ago
Golden Energy questions proposed Stanmore dividend in takeover tussle
Annabeth Leow - THE bid by Golden Energy and Resources (Gear) to take over Australia's Stanmore Coal has continued hitting road blocks, with both parties releasing fifth supplementary statements on the offer on Friday.
2 days ago
Two new research centres to develop privacy-preserving tech and train talent
Vivien Shiao - THENational Research Foundation Singapore (NRF) has set up two research centres to carry out cutting-edge research to design and develop privacy-preserving technologies and train skilled manpower, as part of the city-state’s Smart Nation push.
2 days ago
oBike’s liquidators to supply documents so repayment of creditors, users can move forward
amanda.eber - Kenneth Cheng20 min 53 sec agoSINGAPORE — A day after news emerged that an oBike investor has pledged to settle its
2 days ago
Tesla to cut workforce by 7 percent while it ramps up Model 3 production
Vivien Shiao - Tesla Inc on Friday said it will cut its full-time workforce by about 7 percent, while it ramps up production of its Model 3 sedan.
2 days ago
EU to hit Chinese e-bikes imports with tariffs
Vivien Shiao - BRUSSELS: The European Union will impose duties from Saturday on Chinese electric bicycles to curb cheap imports which European producers say benefit from unfair subsidies and are flooding the market. E-bikes coming from China will be subject to tariffs of between 18.8 and 79.3 per cent, a filing ...
2 days ago
Three named to En+ voting trust as Deripaska looks to reduce stakes
Marissa Lee - Russian conglomerate En+ Group on Friday named three Americans who will form a voting trust to help Oleg Deripaska reduce his stake in the company in exchange for a waiver from U.S. sanctions.
2 days ago
Goldman Sachs apology not enough: Malaysian Finance Minister insists on US$7.5b compensation
Annabeth Leow - KUALA LUMPUR: The apology by Goldman Sachs is not sufficient and it has to compensate Malaysia considering the role played by its former banker in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng on Friday (Jan 18).  This came after Goldman Sachs’ chief executi ...
2 days ago
Tesla to cut workforce by 7 percent
Marissa Lee - Tesla Inc on Friday said it will cut its full-time workforce by about 7 percent, while it ramps up
2 days ago
Tesla to cut workforce by 7 per cent
Marissa Lee - Tesla Inc on Friday said it will cut its full-time workforce by about 7 percent, while it ramps up production of its Model 3 sedan.
2 days ago
M&G Real Estate invests $295m in Surbana Jurong’s new global HQ
Pramugdha Mamgain - The transaction is part of M&G Real Estate's Asian property strategy and marks its first business park office investment in Singapore. The post M&G Real Estate invests $295m in Surbana Jurong’s new global HQ appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
2 days ago
Vietnamese fined S$8,000 for attempting to move S$380,000 to Singapore undeclared
amanda.eber - Wong Pei Ting17 min 24 sec agoSINGAPORE — A 25-year-old Vietnamese mobile phone salesman who did not declare that h
2 days ago
Germany, China pledge to open markets, deepen financial cooperation
Annabeth Leow - Germany welcomes progress in cooperation with China, especially in the financial sector, and aims to spur further development, its finance minister, Olaf Scholz, said in Beijing on Friday.
2 days ago
HK court rules against Hoe Leong unit in marine fuel sale case
Annabeth Leow - HEAVY equipment supplier Hoe Leong Corp has suffered a defeat in an overseas court case, it disclosed in a bourse announcement on Friday evening.
2 days ago
Singapore shares end higher on Friday, STI adds 0.3%
Navin Sregantan - SINGAPORE shares closed higher on Friday, with the Straits Times Index (STI) up 19.90 points or 0.3 per cent to 3,224.34. About 2.05 billion securities worth S$906.87 million in total changed hands, which worked out to an average unit price of S$0.44 per security. 
2 days ago
Warburg-backed ESR REIT says 2019 will be a balanced year for acquisitions
Tanu Pandey - The REIT, which currently holds assets worth over $2.2 billion mostly in Singapore, has said it is not in a rush to go overseas. The post Warburg-backed ESR REIT says 2019 will be a balanced year for acquisitions appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
2 days ago
Challenger enters luxury audio market with ION concept store
Marissa Lee - FOR all the buzz that e-commerce gets, retail industry veteran Loo Leong Thye remains convinced that bricks and mortar stores still make for better business.
2 days ago
Former Certis Cisco employee jailed a week for molesting colleague at Changi Airport
amanda.eber - Wong Pei Ting37 min 50 sec agoSINGAPORE — A 33-year-old former Certis Cisco employee tasked to collect trollies and
2 days ago
Asian markets end week on a high as China-US trade hopes rise
Lynette Tan - Asian markets rallied Friday as another broadly positive week drew to a close, with investors cheered by a report that the US was considering lifting tariffs on China as officials look to hammer out a trade deal.
2 days ago
Asean Digest: NUS to invest $1.1m in 15 deep-tech teams; EaziCar to tap ECF route
Quynh Nguyen - The 15 teams currently target solutions in engineering, biomedical, ICT and lifestyle sectors. The post Asean Digest: NUS to invest $1.1m in 15 deep-tech teams; EaziCar to tap ECF route appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
2 days ago
Knight Frank names new group managing director
Nisha Ramchandani - KNIGHT Frank Singapore has appointed real estate veteran Wendy Tang as group managing director (MD) with effect from April this year to replace current group MD and chairman Danny Yeo.
2 days ago
China Sky selling investment-holding unit to chairman for S$190,000
Ng Ren Jye - CHINA Sky Chemical Fibre Company is selling its wholly owned subsidiary, Deluxe Dragon International Limited, to the company's chairman He Zhidong for S$190,000.
2 days ago
Tai Seng buy could boost Mapletree Industrial Trust's NPI yield to 6.8%
Staff Reporter - Submitted By:  Arianna Danganan Case Study:  No The gains may be higher than portfolio net profit income yield of 6.4%. Mapletree Industrial Trust’s (MIT) proposed acquisition of 18 Tai Seng from its sponsor Mapletree Investments for $268.3m could generate an initial net profit inco ...
2 days ago
Ryanair issues fresh profit-warning; blames lower fares
Vivien Shiao - LONDON: Ryanair on Friday (Jan 18) cut its annual profits forecast for a second time, blaming the latest move on lower airfares caused by overcapacity after already reducing earnings expectations because of strikes. The Irish no-frills airline meanwhile warned that its annual profits forecast ...
2 days ago
Employees of NEA contractor allegedly gave advance notice of mosquito breeding inspections for bribes
amanda.eber - Wong Pei Ting40 min 40 sec agoSINGAPORE — An employee of a pest company contracted by the National Environmental Ag
2 days ago
Renault targets 2019 sales growth after a 3.2 percent gain in 2018
Vivien Shiao - French carmaker Renault posted a 3.2 percent increase in 2018 vehicle sales, boosted by a new Chinese joint venture, and pledged further "slight growth" this year amid rebounding demand in Russia and Latin America.






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