Coming from a humble background and despite not taking the usual pathway to becoming a lawyer, Bazul Ashhab still managed to do so. Now, with his own law firm, Bazul Ashhab, Managing Partner & Head of Dispute Resolution, Oon & Bazul, has plans
Over 2,600 hawkers will receive gas rebates totalling over $1 million from City Gas, a producer and retailer of piped town gas in Singapore. The gas rebates will help many hawker stalls still hunkering down amidst the pandemic. Perry Ong, CEO,
Dong Chen, Senior Asia Economist, Pictet Wealth Management discusses how there may be near term pain for markets and the economy as China transitions to a new economic drivers, regulations and values.
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With Singapore reporting a record 1,504 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, September 23 — the highest since the pandemic began — it looks like the end of Covid-19 might take a while more. The government has been actively rolling out schemes to hel
Jack Kouzi, Managing Director, VFS Group discusses what a potential tapering kick off in November will mean for markets, as well as whether he agrees with Fed Chair Jerome Powell who downplayed the potential contagion from China Evergrande.
The government has announced it will progressively tighten the EP and S pass criteria in time to come, after a notable increase in concerns over intensifying competition from these work pass holders. Tonny Loh, Partner at Heidrick & Struggles’
Universal Music recently made its debut in the stock market, making it Europe’s largest listing of the year so far. UMG shares soared at around 25 euros per share following its debut, approximately 36% above the reference price of 18.5 euros pe
Travel-deprived Singaporeans can now take a virtual trip to the scenic Shizuoka prefecture to soak in breathtaking views of the magnificent Mount Fuji, by flying a drone remotely. Akira Hirakawa, Co-Founder, Red Dot Drone shares more about the
Manpreet Gill, Head of FICC Investment Strategy, Standard Chartered Bank discusses how investors will digest jitters around China Evergrande potential contagion ahead of the Fed's policy decision, as well as what's in store for EUR around the w
With international standards of clinical and corporate governance led by a professional management team and infrastructure to support its continuing expansion, Oracare Group is eager to continue to fly the Singapore flag high in the region. And
The construction sector accounted for 2.7 percent of Singapore’s nominal gross domestic product in 2020. But with ongoing project delays and construction companies facing major issues, many in the sector find themselves struggling to survive. N
Leslie Lopez, Regional Correspondent, Straits Times gives an analysis of the implication of Australia’s recent acquisition of nuclear-powered submarines in a trilateral deal with the United States and the United Kingdom on Southeast Asian count
With most disinfectant technology being imported outside of Singapore, ASN Technologies provided the required technology and know-how to its Singapore Joint Venture company MaTerra Solutions to manufacture the ‘antimicrobial coatings’. Nitin Sa
Dr Oh Ei Sun, Senior Fellow, Singapore Institute of International Affairs gives an analysis of the potential impact of China Evergrande on the wider economy, China’s top regulators defending their market-roiling crackdown on various industries
Mitul Kotecha, Chief Emerging Markets Asia and Europe Strategist, TD Securities previews the FOMC's meeting for potential tapering signals and how jitters around China's property sector will affect emerging markets.
The Singapore Exchange (SGX) will be the first major bourse in Asia to offer SPAC listings; moreover, the continuous rise of these SPACs could soon take the place of a traditional IPO roadshow and fundraising season. Michael Lints, Partner, Gol
CNBC's Will Koulouris discusses the tapering signals expected from the FOMC meeting ahead, and why prices of commodities, especially iron ore, are facing a slump.
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Nirmal Ghosh, US Bureau Chief, Straits Times gives an analysis of the sudden arrival of Haitian migrants in Texas, what the US authorities are doing to accelerate plans to expel these migrants, the US military's drone strike in Afghan capital K
Singapore-based artist Tunku Khalsom, who has been painting all her life, started selling her art through her company Tunku Khalsom Art two years ago. And as she worked on larger-scale pieces, she began receiving commissions from collectors fro
As more brands and businesses switch to social media to keep up with change, there is now an imperative for PR professionals to measure returns on their campaigns differently. Andrew Nicholls, Managing Director & Co-Founder, CARMA Asia shares h
At the age of 19, Mandy Chan founded her company. And within just three days on Kickstarter, she managed to fully fund the company’s first product, the Quiver Bag. Now, after overcoming waves of obstacles, her company is worth millions. Mandy C
Market research reports have shown that offline retail will be the dominant channel of retail sales in the foreseeable future. But as mall operators struggle to track daily sales or provide retail rebates and tenant support in response to Covid
Lee Kian Soon, CEO, Astral Asset Management, discusses where the value plays are amid the jitters around China with the regulatory clampdown and Evergrande contagion fears.
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Your next plate of chicken could be more expensive as chicken prices are set to increase, driven by the higher cost of raw materials, such as corn and soybean — the main ingredients in poultry feed. The Breakfast Huddle's Elliott Danker and Bha
Sani Hamid, Director of Wealth Management, Financial Alliance, discusses how China is cracking down on the "seven deadly sins" and reports about Temasek and GIC planning to invest more in the local stock markets.
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