Sustainability

Temasek-backed start-up seeks to cool Singapore in a 'greener' way

SINGAPORE (Nov 18) : A US start-up backed by Temasek Foundation, the non-profit arm of Singapore’s state-owned investment firm, is set to beat Singapore’s humidity with a new bladeless fan.

Banking & finance

Event risk puts banks in the spotlight

Are the local banks sufficiently diversified to withstand the unrest in Hong Kong? Will they still be profitable and pay dividends?

Ageing

Changing mindsets to meet needs of the ageing population

SINGAPORE (Nov 12): When it comes to keeping older workers employed, Singapore has scored well among developed nations. But more can be done, says London Business School Professor Andrew Scott.

Disruption and Digitalisation

At OCBC, banking is about lifestyle and digital transformation

SINGAPORE (Nov 11): These days, banks are no longer just providers of financial services. With smartphones and artificial intelligence (AI), banking apps know a lot more about their users.

Company in the news

Thakral's property bets

Thakral Corp, which has its roots in trading, is going big on retirement resorts in Australia.

Company in the news

Thakral's retirement resort brand GemLife poised for further expansion

(Nov 11): The Australian residential property market has suffered a multi-year downturn, but Thakral Corp is optimistic that its retirement resort venture, GemLife, is relatively immune from the up

Company in the news

Thakral believes it now has a 'proven story' to tell

(Nov 11): The Thakral family started out as traders and made additional wealth from real estate.

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