Business & Economy

Watch the ships for signs of the economy

By Thusitha de Silva With another economic malaise hovering over the horizon, what are we in for? Repeat of earlier crises or just a correction? Contrary to the popular narrative, Singapore has a key natural resource, namely its location. This has...

Can there be another Pillay, another Sim Kee Boon?

By Abhijit Nag Can Singapore produce another JY Pillay, Sim Kee Boon or Philip Yeo? Civil servants who can create or nurture world-class institutions? Pillay will be remembered as the visionary chairman of Singapore Airlines who turned it into a top-flight...

Amobee Adds New Dimension to Mobile Ads With PULSE 3D

Industry’s Only Real-time, High Fidelity 3D Mobile Ads Bring Products Out of the Showcase and Into Users’ Hands   REDWOOD CITY, CA and SINGAPORE, September 18, 2013 – Amobee, the company defining digital advertising, today announced the next generation of its ground...

A kinder, gentler South China Morning Post

William Zheng Wei, a former Singapore Press Holdings business editor, has been named the chief editor of the South China Morning Post's new Chinese-language Web site. His mandate? Don't carry anything controversial. Zheng's appointment was announced on Monday in an...

MAS Tightens Unsecured Loans: How It Will Affect You?

Do you enjoy being in piles of debt? Does your definition of “a good time” involve rolling around in unpaid bills, like some kind of reverse Scrooge McDuck? No? Well a significant number of you must be lying, because...

Minding the gap

By Chanel Morgan Prospects for the lowest income earners in Singapore look to be getting even tougher. Without an official poverty line, and being the third richest country in the world, shouldn’t we strive to be a more charitable nation? Our country is...

Should You Buy the Biggest Flat You Can Get?

Yeah, I know we covered this topic before. But it was before all the big changes we've seen, so that old guide's now as useful as a car manual from the time of The Flintstones. And since some of...

How Singapore’s Latest HDB Cooling Measures Affect You

Affordable housing is a big ticket issue right now. And when our government tackles a problem, they do it with a uniquely Singaporean slant: That is, the unshakeable conviction that anything worth doing is worth overdoing. Enter the latest...

SingTel subsidiary buys US startup

Amobee, the mobile advertising company bought by SingTel for $321 million last year, has bought Gradient X, a young Los Angeles-based developer of a real-time bidding platform for mobile ads, which has just come out of beta. The undisclosed sale price...

African economy on the rise

By Gabriel Yap Africa has posted economic growth of 5% per annum over the past five years. A figure forecast by the IMF to increase to 5.5% this year and 6% in 2014.  It seems that the Eurozone crisis or...
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Police report filed against man who filmed himself jamming train door with his hands so he wouldn’t be late

The netizen who posted an unusual “life hack” for not being late online may have gotten many likes, but was also reported to the...

England wary of African champs

THE serious guessing game starts as to who Gareth Southgate names ahead of England's World Cup round of 16 clash with African champions Senegal. The Three...

Billionaire heiress Kim Lim only lasted two months in her 2nd marriage

Singaporean celebrity heiress Kim Lim confirmed that her marriage with Leslie Leow, her 2nd husband, has ended after being together for only 2 months.  The...

Netizen seeks woman who lent her $10 at Punggol MRT taxi stand to take train

A Facebook user got creative with searching for the Good Samaritan who recently helped her to get to where she needed to go when...

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