F J Benjamin reports full-year net profit of S$3m

F J Benjamin reports full-year net profit of S$3m

One of the region’s biggest retailers, F J Benjamin, has reported a full-year net profit of S$3 million, compared to a net loss of S$10.9 million the year before. It owns more than 20 fashion labels and believes a “renaissance”…

Scientists warn of growing risks to humpback whales as sightings in the US increase

Scientists warn of growing risks to humpback whales as sightings in the US increase

In the US, climate change is said to be affecting one of the most iconic whale species, humpback whales. They are spending more time in the waters off New York City. What used to be rare has now become something…

China cuts interest rates to boost economy

China cuts interest rates to boost economy

China’s economic slowdown deepened in July on a worsening property slump and COVID-19 lockdowns. It is expected to weaken even further as these two factors continue to take their toll. That has prompted an unexpected cut in interest rates, although…

Maria Bartiromo on Elon Musk's 'bad feeling' about US economy

Maria Bartiromo on Elon Musk’s ‘bad feeling’ about US economy

FOX Business host Maria Bartiromo on Elon Musk’s concerns with the state of the economy and how this is impacting Tesla Subscribe to Fox News! https://bit.ly/2vaBUvAS Watch more Fox News Video: http://video.foxnews.com Watch Fox News Channel Live: http://www.foxnewsgo.com/ FOX News…

Malaysia will only hold general election when it fully recovers from COVID-19 pandemic: Khairy

Malaysia will only hold general election when it fully recovers from COVID-19 pandemic: Khairy

Malaysia will only hold a general election when it has completely recovered from the pandemic and its impacts. Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said while there is pressure to hold the GE soon, the government is determined to ensure the country’s…

SITA's Sumesh Patel on how COVID-19 has increased the need for new technology at airports

SITA’s Sumesh Patel on how COVID-19 has increased the need for new technology at airports

At the inaugural Changi Aviation Summit, the industry’s post-pandemic recovery was the focus of discussions. Technology is one way to make the industry safer. Experts said demand is rising for self-service, biometric and touchless technologies. Mr Sumesh Patel, Asia-Pacific president…

Work on Changi Airport Terminal 5 to resume

Work on Changi Airport Terminal 5 to resume

Singapore is set to restart its Changi Airport Terminal 5 project as it prepares for air travel demand to grow. The project was put on hold two years ago because of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on travel, but work is…

COVID-19: Business associations say easing of pandemic measures signals recovery

COVID-19: Business associations say easing of pandemic measures signals recovery

Business associations in Singapore say the easing of pandemic measures signals a recovery. Most are expecting revenue to pick up. Some are even planning overseas trips to expand operations. Subscribe to our channel here: https://cna.asia/youtubesub Subscribe to our news service…

DBS reports record S$6.8 billion profit for FY2021

DBS reports record S$6.8 billion profit for FY2021

Singapore’s largest bank DBS Group had a strong showing in 2021. The bank’s net profit came in at S$6.8 billion — a 44% jump from the year before. The performance was fuelled by loan growth and record levels of fee…

Hilton: Economy 'historically bad' despite Biden admin's spin

Hilton: Economy ‘historically bad’ despite Biden admin’s spin

‘The Next Revolution’ host Steve Hilton and Fox News contributor Jason Chaffetz discuss the ‘political spin’ from the White House about the economy. Subscribe to Fox News! https://bit.ly/2vaBUvAS Watch more Fox News Video: http://video.foxnews.com Watch Fox News Channel Live: http://www.foxnewsgo.com/…

SingHealth Tower and Outram Community Hospital officially opened

SingHealth Tower and Outram Community Hospital officially opened

The Outram Community Hospital has officially opened. It is home to six floors of inpatient wards, places for activities like exercise or therapy, and rooms that simulate a home environment. There’s also a rooftop garden with built-in rehabilitation features for…

From 9/11 to covid-19: can New York recover? | The Economist

From 9/11 to covid-19: can New York recover? | The Economist

As New Yorkers commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11, they are also contemplating how to recover from covid-19. After 9/11, New York came back stronger—so what lessons can the city’s leaders learn from that success to help the city bounce…