Wed, 22 May 2019 01:00
What’s next for China’s tech investment in the Asean region?
LAST YEAR was a watermark year for Asean’s technology sector, with inbound investments in 2018 alone reaching $11 billion Singaporean dollars (Bt253 billion), almost double the S$5.8 billion invested in 2017, according to Singapore-based venture capital firm, Cento Ventures.
Tue, 30 Apr 2019 01:00
Oppo partners Singaporean content creators to launch its new Reno smartphones
CHINESE smartphone maker Oppo on last week announced its first-ever partnership with Singaporean content creators during the launch of its Reno series of smartphones.
Mon, 29 Apr 2019 10:36
Nikkei invest in Singaporean private equity start-up
Nikkei Inc announced on Monday that it is acquiring a majority stake in DealStreetAsia, a Singapore-headquartered start-up that tracks private equity and venture capital activity, deal flows, fundraising and start-ups across Southeast Asia and India.
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:08
“Thrones” for the feet
In celebration of the premiere of the eighth and final season of “Game of Thrones” last Sunday, HBO Asia has commissioned Singaporean sneaker designer and home-grown label, SBTG, to create four bespoke sneaker designs paying homage to the series.
movie & TV
Wed, 27 Mar 2019 01:00
‘Mastermind’ denies charges
MALAYSIAN businessman John Soh and alleged co-conspirator Quah Su-Ling pleaded not guilty to 189 charges and 178 charges respectively in the first day of their trial for the 2013 penny stock crash, which wiped out $8 billion Singaporean dollars (Bt187 billion) from the Singapore market.
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 12:50
Areeling and arapping
DJ, producer and model Kim Lee and Singaporean rapper and songwriter, Yung Raja will co-host the Asian edition of the hip-hop franchise “YO! MTV Raps” slated to premiere in mid-April.
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:31
Singaporean fined over Skype forum with Hong Kong activist
A Singaporean activist was Thursday fined for organising an illegal public discussion in the tightly-controlled city-state that featured a prominent Hong Kong democracy campaigner speaking via Skype.
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:00
The torture within
Indonesia scores high at the Berlin Film Festival with a movie about food while Singaporean director Daniel Hui brings his little house of horrors to the big screen
movie & TV
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:16
'Monster' husband gets 25 years in Singapore for sex abuse
A Singaporean man described as a "monster" by prosecutors was sentenced to 25-and-a-half years in jail Tuesday for forcing his wife into prostitution and sexually abusing their six-year-old daughter and a niece.
Mon, 04 Feb 2019 01:00
High P/E dampens SET’s appeal
Credit suisse analyst sees scope for gains in Singaporean and Chinese equity markets
Fri, 25 Jan 2019 07:22
Singaporean actor was crushed when caught between howitzer's gun barrel and cabin
SINGAPORE - While on an overseas live firing exercise last week, Corporal First Class (NS) Aloysius Pang was part of a team that was called in to diagnose a suspected fault with the Singapore Self-Propelled Howitzer (SSPH).
Thu, 24 Jan 2019 13:33
Urgent : Actor Aloysius Pang dies from injuries suffered during SAF accident in New Zealand
SINGAPORE - Singaporean actor Aloysius Pang died on Wednesday night (Jan 23) from injuries suffered last Saturday while carrying out repair works inside a Singapore Self-Propelled Howitzer in New Zealand, said the Ministry of Defence (Mindef).
Sat, 12 Jan 2019 01:00
Seafood with a Singaporean twist
Jumbo Seafood’s much-loved crustaceans find a new home in Bangkok
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:00
Singaporeans 2nd in Asia Pacific for online overseas shopping
WHEN IT COMES to making that online purchase, shoppers in Singapore are second to their counterparts in Hong Kong in the Asia Pacific region in terms of buying things from overseas.
Thu, 29 Nov 2018 22:06
Singaporean's Porsche hits police in Krabi
A Singaporean businessman was arrested and charged after his speeding Porsche lost control and hit a police officer at a speed checkpoint on a Krabi road on Thursday morning.