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11 hours ago
Top investors lose US$1 billion as China's Nasdaq-style board reverses on day two
Leila Lai - The biggest shareholders in China's new Nasdaq-style STAR Market lost a combined US$1 billion in the second day of trade on Tuesday, a day after the board's roaring debut created three new billionaires.
11 hours ago
Prevention more critical as Singaporeans live longer with chronic diseases: Prudential
Amala Balakrishner - SINGAPORE (July 23): Eight in 10 medical practitioners say Singapore’s healthcare system should focus more on disease prevention as Singaporeans live longer and are predisposed to chronic diseases at an earlier age. In addition, nearly half or 49% of the 200 practitioners surveyed noted that Sing ...
12 hours ago
LG Display says to diversify suppliers due to South Korea-Japan spat
Leila Lai - SEOUL: South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd said it is looking to diversify its supplier base as it prepares for expanded trading curbs from Japan on some display-making materials which threaten to impact the broader tech industry. Japan recently tightened curbs on exports of three chipmaking materials . ...
12 hours ago
4 burnt shophouses in Geylang for sale with S$14m guide price
Fiona Lam - A ROW of four freehold, adjoining conversation shophouses – which caught fire earlier this year – in Geylang have been launched for sale via expression of interest, with a guide price of S$14 million, property consultancy Knight Frank Singapore said on Tuesday.
12 hours ago
O-Level exam cheating trial: I dated alleged ringleader but thought she was a man, says tutor
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12 hours ago
China's BAIC takes 5% stake in Daimler: German carmaker
China's state-owned BAIC has taken a 5 percent stake in Daimler, whose top shareholder for the past year has been rival Chinese carmaker Geely, the luxury German automaker said Tuesday.
12 hours ago
SATS shares tumble after 1Q earnings miss as headwinds mount
Stanislaus Jude Chan - SINGAPORE (July 23): Airline gateway services and food solutions provider SATS has seen its share price tumble more than 9% since last week. On July 18, SATS posted a 14.4% drop in earnings to $54.7 million for the 1Q20 ended June – missing consensus estimates by a mile. The disappointing results ...
12 hours ago
Fragrance Group to launch Jervois Treasures in Tanglin at prices starting from S$1.37m
Ng Ren Jye - MAINBOARD-LISTED property developer Fragrance Group will be launching the sale of its Jervois Treasures condo in prime District 10 on Saturday with prices starting from S$1.37 million for a one-bedroom apartment.
12 hours ago
Singapore CBD Grade A office rents hit 10-year high: Colliers
Vivienne Tay - GRADE A office rents in Singapore’s central business district (CBD) rose for the eighth straight quarter, hitting a 10-year high at S$9.93 per square foot per month (psf pm). This is up 12.6 per cent from a year ago, according to Colliers Research data.
12 hours ago
South Korea's LG Display posts deeper second-quarter loss on TV panel supply glut
Fiona Lam - SEOUL: South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd on Tuesday posted a deeper second-quarter operating loss that missed analyst estimates, as a global supply glut pushed down prices of screens for television sets. The Apple Inc supplier's operating loss for April-June was 369 billion won (US$313.02 million) ...
13 hours ago
Huawei head says group can sign 'no backdoor' deal with any country: Report
Huawei Technologies, the Chinese technology and telecoms group under pressure from the United States, is ready to sign a "no backdoor" agreement with any country, its founder told an Italian newspaper on Tuesday.
13 hours ago
Huawei head says group can sign 'no backdoor' deal with any country - Italy paper
Fiona Lam - Huawei Technologies, the Chinese technology and telecoms group under pressure from the United States, is ready to sign a "no backdoor" agreement with any country, its founder told an Italian newspaper on Tuesday.
13 hours ago
Huawei head says group can sign 'no backdoor' deal with any country: Italy paper
Fiona Lam - Huawei Technologies, the Chinese technology and telecoms group under pressure from the United States, is ready to sign a "no backdoor" agreement with any country, its founder told an Italian newspaper on Tuesday.
13 hours ago
Singapore core inflation hits over 2-year low, raising bets on policy easing
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13 hours ago
South Korea's LG Display posts deeper second-quarter operating loss, misses estimates
Fiona Lam - South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd on Tuesday posted a deeper second-quarter operating loss that missed analyst estimates, as a global supply glut pushed down prices of screens for television sets.
13 hours ago
Record shipment of illegal ivory seized, along with pangolin scales, worth over S$66 million
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13 hours ago
China's BAIC buys 5per cent Daimler stake; Daimler welcomes investment
Fiona Lam - Beijing Automotive Group Co Ltd said on Tuesday that it had purchased a 5per cent stake in German luxury carmaker Daimler .
13 hours ago
E-scooter rider fined S$4,500 for assaulting elderly man he almost ran into
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14 hours ago
Warren Buffett's charity lunch with cryptocurrency entrepreneur postponed
Fiona Lam - Cryptocurrency entrepreneur Justin Sun has postponed his US$4.57 million charity lunch with Warren Buffett due to ill health, according to a tweet from Sun's TRON Foundation.
14 hours ago
Co-living operator Hmlet raised $54.5m in Series B funding round
Staff Reporter - Submitted By:  Luz Wendy Noble Case Study:  No It will be used for further expansion in Singapore, Hong Kong, and Sydney. Singapore-based co-living operator Hmlet has raised $54.5m in a Series B funding round, led by Burda Principal Investments and participated by existing investor Sequoi ...
14 hours ago
Librae Holdings investing $8m in The Trendlines Group placement issue
Hock Meng Tay - The proceeds will be used for direct and indirect investments into prospective and existing portfolio firms. The post Librae Holdings investing $8m in The Trendlines Group placement issue appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
14 hours ago
Power traders tackle renewables puzzle in Danish 'Silicon Valley'
Fiona Lam - Far from the sprawling financial hubs of London or Frankfurt, high-tech traders in the Danish university city of Aarhus are driving rapid change in European power markets, easing the shift to renewables with technology that also carries some risks.
14 hours ago
Singapore stocks: STI resumes Tuesday afternoon at 3,366.95, up 0.29% on day
Vivienne Tay - SINGAPORE stocks edged up as trading resumed on Tuesday afternoon, with the Straits Times Index gaining 0.29 per cent or 9.73 points to 3,366.95 as at 1.03pm ahead of news of rate cuts by major central banks. 
14 hours ago
UBS posts surprise second quarter profit boost
Fiona Lam - UBS on Tuesday beat forecasts with a US$1.4 billion net profit for its second quarter of 2019, as gains in its advisory business softened an investment banking fall and boosted its Swiss retail and corporate banking business.
14 hours ago
Lakepoint condo in Jurong up for collective sale with S$640m reserve price
Vivienne Tay - LAKEPOINT Condominium near Jurong Lake District, positioned as Singapore's second Central Business District, has been put up for collective sale via tender with a reserve price of S$640 million, its joint marketing agents SLP International Property Consultants and Strata AMC said on Tuesday.
15 hours ago
DLF Holdings warns of H1 loss on tough operating environment
Ng Ren Jye - DLF Holdings is expected to report a significant loss for H1 2019 due to weak revenue arising from the challenging environment which the group operates in, it said in a profit guidance issued on Tuesday.
15 hours ago
ECB set to start countdown on new eurozone stimulus
Fiona Lam - FRANKFURT AM MAIN: The European Central Bank is likely to point Thursday (Jul 25) to an interest rate cut in September, analysts say, although recent hints towards bucking up sluggish growth and inflation could even mean a move this week. Rare high expectations for the summer gathering follow ...
15 hours ago
Singapore headline, core inflation weaken in June
Janice Heng - SINGAPORE'S headline inflation eased in June, ending a four-month streak of edging upwards, according to consumer price index (CPI) figures released by the Department of Statistics on Tuesday.
15 hours ago
Co-living firm Hmlet raises US$40m in Series B round
Ng Ren Jye - SINGAPORE-BASED co-living company Hmlet has raised US$40 million in a Series B round, which will allow it to continue growing across gateway cities in Asia, it said in a media statement on Tuesday.
15 hours ago
China's STAR Market stocks trim massive gains on second wild day of trade
Nisha Ramchandani - SHANGHAI: Companies on China's new Nasdaq-style bourse retreated on Tuesday, shedding some of the massive gains made on their volatile debut in the previous session, although all remained well above their listing prices. While 24 out of 25 companies on the Shanghai Stock Exchange's STAR Market ...
15 hours ago
Corn refiner Luzhou Bio-Chem warns of Q2 loss
Fiona Lam - MAINBOARD-LISTED Luzhou Bio-Chem Technology expects to report a net loss for its second quarter ended June 30, the Chinese corn refiner and corn sweetener producer said in a filing on Tuesday.
15 hours ago
HDB aims for smarter, more temperature-resilient flats with research collaborations
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16 hours ago
Co-living operator Hmlet raises $54.4 mil in Series B funding
Samantha Chiew - SINGAPORE (July 23): Singapore-headquartered co-living operator Hmlet has secured funding of US$40 million ($54.4 million) in its latest Series B round, allowing it to continue bridging gaps in demand for affordable, flexible and secure housing across the region. This round was led by Burda Princip ...
16 hours ago
Mapletree Logistics Trust NPI climbed 18.2% to $106.1m in Q1
Staff Reporter - Submitted By:  Staff Reporter Case Study:  No The redevelopment of Mapletree Ouluo Logistics Park Phase 1 boosted income growth. Mapletree Logistics Trust (MLT) opened the year on a strong financial footing after Q1 FY 19/20 net property income (NPI) rose 18.2% YoY to $106.1m from $89.8m. ...
17 hours ago
Trendlines Group receives $10.9 mil investment; shares surge 20.5%
Samantha Chiew - SINGAPORE (July 23): Shares in The Trendlines Group rose some 20.5% on Tuesday to trade at 9.4 cents at 11.10am with 6.2 million units traded. The surge came on the back of new that the group has received a US$8 million ($10.9 million) investment from Librae Holdings. Librae Holdings is a company r ...
17 hours ago
Retail analytics startup Trax closes US$100m round, makes Singapore unicorn list
Fiona Lam - TRAX, a GIC-backed startup providing computer vision and in-store analytics for the retail industry, has joined Singapore’s unicorn stable after closing a US$100 million investment to expand its footprint in China and globally.






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