Staying True to Herself

Sonia Chew believes in the power of authenticity in today’s image-obsessed world, and of staying true to oneself while keeping calm and collected. Effervescent, bubbly and candid, the multi-talented TV and radio presenter talks to Options about navigati


Provoking thought

Award-winning film-maker Boo Jun Feng is no stranger to tackling taboo issues. From a movie about the death penalty to one about AIDS and HIV, he wants to spur conversation, showcase the human experience and challenge long-held beliefs.

Aviation & Engineering

Work with us and Malaysia will win, AirAsia tells Malaysia Airports and Malaysian Aviation Commission

SINGAPORE (Sept 23):  AirAsia Group has long had a tumultuous relationship with its landlord, Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB). Both companies have clashed in the past over issues related to klia2, ranging from its location, cost and facilities to d

Global stocks

As Disney leads way in global entertainment content, Cityneon aims to ride on its coat-tails

SINGAPORE (Jun 3): Avengers: Endgame may have smashed box-office records, but it disappointed some fans. One moviegoer was reported to have needed counselling because she was grief-stricken: Could Iron Man really be gone?


ATA.ONE offers cheap airfares to fill empty seats

SINGAPORE (May 20): From booking tickets to online checkins, mobile apps have been transforming the travel experience for airlines and passengers alike over the past decade or so.

Investing strategies

CSE Global improves earnings, maintains shale focus; no joint projects with shareholder Serba Dinamik for now

SINGAPORE (April 22): When Malaysian engineering firm Serba Dinamik Holdings became the largest shareholder in systems integrator CSE Global last year, both parties talked about how they could work on projects together. One year on, no joint venture proje


Why in the world is Leica making watches?

Luxury marques attempting crossovers into the watchmaking world isn’t new. Think Hermes, Bulgari, and Van Cleef & Arpels – longstanding craft and jewellery houses who have, in recent decades, strove to carve their own niche in the notoriously insu

Powered by imagination

Producing avant-garde horological machines such as the HM9 Flow involves a great degree of risk. While his audacious time-telling devices may divide critics, no one can ever accuse MB&F’s Maximilian Büsser of not daring to dream

Special Event

Magic by the Bay

SINGAPORE (Nov 26): A Christmas market held on Avenue des Champs-Elysées in Paris, France was known to draw some 15 million festive revellers annually. Romanticised as the most beautiful avenue in the world, this famed street would undergo a year-end tra

Dine in

Harvesting history

SINGAPORE (Nov 12): As a former science and mathematics teacher, Penfolds chief winemaker Peter Gago is acquainted with numbers as intimately as he is with the complexities of winemaking. From alcohol percentages to landmark years, not to mention the bin