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Wednesday, Apr 12

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Staying the course, Duterte looks for the next best Philippine central bank chief

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MANILA - Whoever is picked as the next Philippine central bank governor, it will be President Rodrigo Duterte's second choice. Duterte is expected to announce as early as this month a new chief of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), after…

Monday, Mar 13

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Turkey-Netherlands crisis deepens after Erdogan's Nazi jibe

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Istanbul - A diplomatic crisis between Turkey and the Netherlands deepened Monday as both sides traded bitter accusations after Turkish ministers were blocked from holding rallies to win support for plans to expand the powers of President…

Tuesday, Mar 7

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The mystery of why pandas are black and white has been solved

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It has nothing to do with them being so very, very cute - instead, its meant to make pandas look tough, according to a new study. Pandas are one of the few mammals that don't have colouring that matches their environment. They're a study…

Thursday, Mar 2

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Indonesia prepares deluxe welcome for King Salman's 30 minute visit

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Saudi King Salman, left, and Indonesian President Joko Widodo wave to the media during their meeting at the presidential palace in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia, Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Salman arrived in the world's largest Muslim nation…

Sunday, Feb 26

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Creme De La Creme: Good Class Bungalows the pinnacle of Singapore homes

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WHAT'S SO GOOD ABOUT GOOD CLASS BUNGALOWS? GOOD Class Bungalows (GCBs) have been dubbed the "creme de la creme" of Singapore's landed homes and are a coveted status symbol. They are rare and outsizedly priced - the average price of GCBs…

Thursday, Feb 23

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South Korea blasts news of Kim murder via loudspeaker to North

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South Korea is using giant loudspeakers to blast news of the dramatic assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half-brother across the border with its reclusive northern neighbour, it was reported Thursday (Feb 23). Kim Jong Nam …

Sunday, Feb 19

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Jolie to unveil Khmer Rouge film in 'second home' Cambodia

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Siem Reap - Angelina Jolie will unveil her new film on the horrors of the Khmer Rouge era on Saturday at the ancient Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia, a country the star shares a deep affinity with through her adopted son Maddox.…

Sunday, Feb 12

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Sales of Ivanka Trump apparel slumped by nearly a third at Nordstrom: WSJ

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WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Nordstrom's sales of Ivanka Trump's line of clothing and shoes fell by nearly one-third in the past fiscal year, with sharp drops in sales in the weeks before her father Donald Trump was elected president, the Wall…

Thursday, Feb 9

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Apple's Tim Cook on Trump's travel ban: Steve Jobs was the son of an immigrant

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Apple was founded by the son of an immigrant and the company wouldn't exist without immigration, chief executive Tim Cook told students in Scotland on Wednesday, restating his strong opposition to President Donald Trump's controversial…

Wednesday, Feb 8

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Thursday, Jan 12

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Trading on Trump's tweets not a smart move, says DBS chief investment officer

AsiaOne / Business

President-elect Donald Trump has frequently demonstrated the ability to move markets with 140 characters or less by tweeting about specific companies, many of whom have seen their shares tumble.

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London's economic system could collapse post-Brexit: City bosses

AsiaOne / Business

London's financial bosses urged the UK government to consider extending Brexit negotiations to a five-year transitional process in order for Britain to avoid a systemic economic meltdown.

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China's new battleground for local and foreign firms: Talent

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For foreign firms in China, the business environment just got even tougher.

Tuesday, Jan 10

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Why a university degree is no longer a golden ticket to success in Singapore

AsiaOne / Business

In recent years, the idea that everyone should strive towards attaining a university degree has become a focus of debate for education in Singapore.

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Trump, China's Ma hold 'great' meeting to create 1 million US jobs

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NEW YORK - President-elect Donald Trump and China's billionaire founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba held "great" talks in New York on Monday focused on creating US jobs and enabling trade with Asia.

Monday, Jan 9

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5 habits to follow in 2017 if you want to get rich

AsiaOne / Business

As many financial planners will tell you, building wealth is a process made of many small actions that add up over time.

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Malaysia to build giant $64 billion port on Carey Island

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PETALING JAYA - Northport. Westport. And next up is Carey Island, a massive port-industrial city project, with infrastructure investments of more than RM200 billion (S$64.3 billion) covering an area of over 100 sq km - more than twice the…

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McDonald's sells China operations for $3 billion

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Beijing - US fast-food giant McDonald's will sell a controlling stake in its China and Hong Kong business for up to US$2.08 billion (S$3 billion) to a consortium including state-owned Citic and the Carlyle Group, it was announced Monday.

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Malaysian PM says central bank's measures will stabilise ringgit

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Monday that new measures taken by the central bank will help stabilise the ringgit currency, state news agency Bernama reported.

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Monalisa and the art of making money

AsiaOne / Business

When it comes to money matters, senior financial services consultant Monalisa takes a prudent and practical approach that reflects much of her upbringing.

New year, new career goals?

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It was during my year-end vacation that I received the news that an ex-colleague - let's call him A - had passed away on New Year's Eve.

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Malaysia govt to wind up 1MDB: A look at the state fund's debts, assets and liabilities

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The Malaysian government is working towards the winding up of state investment firm 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) under a plan spearheaded by a high-level government unit called the Budiman committee.

Useful storage spaces in 3-room condo well-hidden by streamlined designs

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Who: A couple and their teenage daughter Home: Three-bedroom condominium unit in the west Size: 1,260sqf

5 tips to add more fun into the workplace

AsiaOne / Business

People want a job that is fun and not incredibly stressful, given the sheer amount of time that they will spend in their workplace.

3 ways perfectly competent Singaporean employees sabotage their careers

That colleague of yours who's so spectacularly incompetent that even the interns make him look stupid?

Friday, Jan 6

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Singapore dollar continues to rise on accelerated US dollar profit-taking

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Singapore - The Singapore dollar stayed on the rebound against the US dollar on Thursday in line with other currencies, reaching S$1.43 as dollar profit-taking gathers momentum.

United Engineers said to be assessing bevy of potential suitors

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Singapore - United Engineers Ltd (UEL), one of Singapore's most venerable property companies, is said to be on a beauty parade and has pulled in a strong lineup of suitors looking to acquire it.

Samsung expects 50% jump in Q4 operating profit despite Note 7 debacle

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Consumer electronics giant Samsung on Friday predicted a near 50 per cent jump in its fourth-quarter operating profit, with the components business expected to offset declines in its mobile unit that was marred by discontinuation of the…

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US retailer Macy's to cut more than 10,000 jobs

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New York - Macy' s unveiled plans Wednesday to cut as many as 10,100 jobs as the iconic US retailer closes stores and downsizes following another disappointing holiday sales season.