A sparkling career

SINGAPORE (Mar 12): Most people can only dream of getting their hands on diamonds, rubies, jadeite and opals. For Vickie Sek, handling some of the world’s most prized gems is all in a day’s work. As Christie’s deputy chairman and director of jewell

Francis Bacon painting offered for US$78 million fails to sell

(Oct 11): A trophy painting by Francis Bacon failed to draw any bids at Christie’s in London after being offered at auction for 60 million pounds ($107 million).