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How a Singapore pharmacist launched a rustic restaurant brand, and his ambitions for hawker food

From humble beginnings on rural Pulai Ubin, New Ubin Seafood has expanded to mainland Singapore and, after some missteps, has found success playing up its rustic roots. Expansion to food courts is next, founder says.

27 Jan 2020 - 2:04PM

From humble beginnings on rural Pulai Ubin, New Ubin Seafood has expanded to mainland Singapore and, after some missteps, has found success playing up its rustic roots. Expansion to food courts is next, founder says.

How a Singapore pharmacist launched a rustic restaurant brand, and his ambitions for hawker food
From ‘Trump train’ to ‘Yang Gang’: the conservatives and swing voters who now back Andrew Yang

Andrew Yang is the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate who, according to Business Insider polling data, is the favourite among voters who haven’t yet decided whether they’re voting Republican or Democrat.

27 Jan 2020 - 11:55AM

Andrew Yang is the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate who, according to Business Insider polling data, is the favourite among voters who haven’t yet decided whether they’re voting Republican or Democrat.

From ‘Trump train’ to ‘Yang Gang’: the conservatives and swing voters who now back Andrew Yang
Take a peek inside Meghan Markle’s former LA mansion – which still won’t sell

The four-bedroom home she owned with then-husband, Trevor Engelson, is back on the market in Los Angeles for US$1.75 million after not selling last summer

26 Jan 2020 - 10:00AM

The four-bedroom home she owned with then-husband, Trevor Engelson, is back on the market in Los Angeles for US$1.75 million after not selling last summer

Take a peek inside Meghan Markle’s former LA mansion – which still won’t sell
Salesforce’s Bret Taylor on ethical technology, product design and unintended consequences of tools that perpetuate inequality

Now president and COO of Salesforce, former Google and Facebook employee Bret Taylor says thinking about the consequences of emerging tech and its impact on society should be a part of the product-design process.

25 Jan 2020 - 6:30PM

Now president and COO of Salesforce, former Google and Facebook employee Bret Taylor says thinking about the consequences of emerging tech and its impact on society should be a part of the product-design process.

Salesforce’s Bret Taylor on ethical technology, product design and unintended consequences of tools that perpetuate inequality
How Britney Spears made her US$59 million fortune and what she spends all that money on

Britney Spears is worth an estimated US$59 million and is one of the most successful artists ever. Her outgoings include US$30,000 in 2016 her two dogs and US$20,000 a month for child support.

25 Jan 2020 - 2:07AM

Britney Spears is worth an estimated US$59 million and is one of the most successful artists ever. Her outgoings include US$30,000 in 2016 her two dogs and US$20,000 a month for child support.

How Britney Spears made her US$59 million fortune and what she spends all that money on
How to sell yourself: the art of the elevator pitch and making the best first impression possible

The first 30 seconds after you meet someone can make or break your chances of convincing them to like you and want to know more

24 Jan 2020 - 8:00PM

The first 30 seconds after you meet someone can make or break your chances of convincing them to like you and want to know more

How to sell yourself: the art of the elevator pitch and making the best first impression possible
Singapore, Paris, Miami … how are the world’s top luxury housing markets expected to perform in 2020 – and which will be the strongest?

Knight Frank’s Prime Global Forecast 2020 Report looks at how the world’s top housing markets are likely to perform

24 Jan 2020 - 3:00PM

Knight Frank’s Prime Global Forecast 2020 Report looks at how the world’s top housing markets are likely to perform

Singapore, Paris, Miami … how are the world’s top luxury housing markets expected to perform in 2020 – and which will be the strongest?
How do Kylie Jenner and the 4 other youngest US billionaires spend their time and money?

Who are Evan Spiegel, Bobby Murphy, Lukas Walton and Julio Mario Santo Domingo, and how did they make the list?

24 Jan 2020 - 9:38AM

Who are Evan Spiegel, Bobby Murphy, Lukas Walton and Julio Mario Santo Domingo, and how did they make the list?

How do Kylie Jenner and the 4 other youngest US billionaires spend their time and money?
The four wildest stories about Donald Trump in new book ‘A Very Stable Genius’, from meltdowns to memory lapses

From a tantrum over bathroom tiles in the 1980s to calling his national security team losers, dopes and babies in 2017, Trump is brought to task in this book from Washington Post reporters Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig.

23 Jan 2020 - 5:38PM

From a tantrum over bathroom tiles in the 1980s to calling his national security team losers, dopes and babies in 2017, Trump is brought to task in this book from Washington Post reporters Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig.

The four wildest stories about Donald Trump in new book ‘A Very Stable Genius’, from meltdowns to memory lapses
Beyoncé vs Rihanna: Bey’s Ivy Park x Adidas streetwear collection slated for having fewer plus sizes than Riri’s Savage x Fenty lingerie

Bey’s new Ivy Park x Adidas line maxes out at a US size 18 – while Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty lingerie is built for bodies up to size 22

23 Jan 2020 - 9:00AM

Bey’s new Ivy Park x Adidas line maxes out at a US size 18 – while Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty lingerie is built for bodies up to size 22

Beyoncé vs Rihanna: Bey’s Ivy Park x Adidas streetwear collection slated for having fewer plus sizes than Riri’s Savage x Fenty lingerie
Meghan Markle or Kate Middleton – which British royal has the most expensive watch?

Meghan and Kate are both Cartier fans, while Prince Harry favours a Breitling and brother William rocks an Omega – but which British royal has worn a US$11,000 Rolex for the past 25 years?

23 Jan 2020 - 2:00AM

Meghan and Kate are both Cartier fans, while Prince Harry favours a Breitling and brother William rocks an Omega – but which British royal has worn a US$11,000 Rolex for the past 25 years?

Meghan Markle or Kate Middleton – which British royal has the most expensive watch?
How Queen Elizabeth and the British royal family make their millions – and how ‘independent’ Prince Harry and Meghan will fund their luxurious tastes

As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle transition to new ‘progressive’ roles, this is how the Sovereign Grant, the Privy Purse and the Duchy of Cornwall fit into the picture

22 Jan 2020 - 1:00PM

As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle transition to new ‘progressive’ roles, this is how the Sovereign Grant, the Privy Purse and the Duchy of Cornwall fit into the picture

How Queen Elizabeth and the British royal family make their millions – and how ‘independent’ Prince Harry and Meghan will fund their luxurious tastes
The Irishman, Marriage Story … Netflix gets 24 Oscar nominations – but will the streaming giant win the best-picture award?

This year, the streaming service has more nominations than any of the traditional movie studios it’s up against

22 Jan 2020 - 11:00AM

This year, the streaming service has more nominations than any of the traditional movie studios it’s up against

The Irishman, Marriage Story … Netflix gets 24 Oscar nominations – but will the streaming giant win the best-picture award?
Singapore’s 17 richest people – from hotpot mogul Zhang Yong to Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin

As one of the world’s wealthiest cities, Singapore is home to more than 40 dollar billionaires – ranging from tech entrepreneurs to real estate magnates and restaurateurs

22 Jan 2020 - 8:00AM

As one of the world’s wealthiest cities, Singapore is home to more than 40 dollar billionaires – ranging from tech entrepreneurs to real estate magnates and restaurateurs

Singapore’s 17 richest people – from hotpot mogul Zhang Yong to Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin
Why Instagramable meat-and-cheese boards are big business for ‘charcuterie influencers’

Millennials are feasting with their eyes and loving the most appealing food images on social media

21 Jan 2020 - 10:13AM

Millennials are feasting with their eyes and loving the most appealing food images on social media

Why Instagramable meat-and-cheese boards are big business for ‘charcuterie influencers’
‘What’s this a tour of?’ When President Donald Trump forgot what Pearl Harbour was

Donald Trump’s grasp of foreign affairs is detailed in the book A Very Stable Genius by Washington Post reporters Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig. He is described as ‘dangerously uninformed’ by a White House official.

20 Jan 2020 - 12:25PM

Donald Trump’s grasp of foreign affairs is detailed in the book A Very Stable Genius by Washington Post reporters Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig. He is described as ‘dangerously uninformed’ by a White House official.

‘What’s this a tour of?’ When President Donald Trump forgot what Pearl Harbour was
The 25 cities with the highest rental prices in the world: does Hong Kong top the list?

San Francisco is one of four US cities in the top 25 for sky-high rents, along with New York, Boston and Chicago, but where does Hong Kong place?

20 Jan 2020 - 8:00AM

San Francisco is one of four US cities in the top 25 for sky-high rents, along with New York, Boston and Chicago, but where does Hong Kong place?

The 25 cities with the highest rental prices in the world: does Hong Kong top the list?
All Mark Zuckerberg’s random New Year's resolutions of the past decade – from wearing a tie to meeting a ‘non-Facebook’ person every day

From wearing a tie and meeting a ‘non-Facebook’ person every day to either eating vegetarian – or killing the animal himself

19 Jan 2020 - 6:00PM

From wearing a tie and meeting a ‘non-Facebook’ person every day to either eating vegetarian – or killing the animal himself

All Mark Zuckerberg’s random New Year's resolutions of the past decade – from wearing a tie to meeting a ‘non-Facebook’ person every day
Can Boeing’s new CEO get the troubled 737 Max back in the air, and restore faith in the company?

What you need to know about ‘turnaround specialist’ David L. Calhoun, his problem-fixing background, and the difficulties he faces at beleaguered Boeing

19 Jan 2020 - 9:00AM

What you need to know about ‘turnaround specialist’ David L. Calhoun, his problem-fixing background, and the difficulties he faces at beleaguered Boeing

Can Boeing’s new CEO get the troubled 737 Max back in the air, and restore faith in the company?
Samsung’s new Galaxy S20 smartphone is coming – and the rumour mill is abuzz: what can we expect?

Rumours say the new Samsung Galaxy S20 will have no headphone jack, run on the latest Qualcomm mobile chip and have a 6.4-inch screen

18 Jan 2020 - 10:00AM

Rumours say the new Samsung Galaxy S20 will have no headphone jack, run on the latest Qualcomm mobile chip and have a 6.4-inch screen

Samsung’s new Galaxy S20 smartphone is coming – and the rumour mill is abuzz: what can we expect?
Emma Chamberlain, the 18-year-old Gen Z influencer with 8 million Instagram fans – and US$3 million in the bank

She has a video partnership with supermodel Karlie Kloss and recently made Time’s ‘100 Next’ list of rising stars – what’s the secret of this self-described ‘Stupid Genius’?

17 Jan 2020 - 6:00PM

She has a video partnership with supermodel Karlie Kloss and recently made Time’s ‘100 Next’ list of rising stars – what’s the secret of this self-described ‘Stupid Genius’?

Emma Chamberlain, the 18-year-old Gen Z influencer with 8 million Instagram fans – and US$3 million in the bank
Is David Koch’s widow, Julia Flesher Koch, now the richest woman in the world?

Bloomberg estimates Julia Koch’s net worth to be U$$61.6 billion – which would indeed make her the world’s richest woman; Forbes, however, estimates her wealth to be far less

17 Jan 2020 - 4:00PM

Bloomberg estimates Julia Koch’s net worth to be U$$61.6 billion – which would indeed make her the world’s richest woman; Forbes, however, estimates her wealth to be far less

Is David Koch’s widow, Julia Flesher Koch, now the richest woman in the world?
Huawei offers British and Irish developers US$26 million to build apps for its new operating system

The Chinese tech giant is trying to cobble together its own app ecosystem after the US put it on a trade blacklist and Google yanked the licensed version of its Android system from upcoming Huawei devices.

17 Jan 2020 - 10:28AM

The Chinese tech giant is trying to cobble together its own app ecosystem after the US put it on a trade blacklist and Google yanked the licensed version of its Android system from upcoming Huawei devices.

Huawei offers British and Irish developers US$26 million to build apps for its new operating system
LeBron James inspired Conor McGregor to spend his millions on his body – but will it ensure a UFC comeback victory against Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone?

The Irish MMA bad boy says he’s in the best shape of his life and credits the NBA star with inspiring a new-found investment in health and fitness – instead of just cars and watches

17 Jan 2020 - 7:00AM

The Irish MMA bad boy says he’s in the best shape of his life and credits the NBA star with inspiring a new-found investment in health and fitness – instead of just cars and watches

LeBron James inspired Conor McGregor to spend his millions on his body – but will it ensure a UFC comeback victory against Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone?
Ignoring older consumers while courting millennials and Gen Zers could cost the fashion industry over US$14 billion

The real question is not whether retailers and brands can effectively market to the ‘young’ and ‘older’ generations – it’s whether they want to put in the effort

17 Jan 2020 - 5:30AM

The real question is not whether retailers and brands can effectively market to the ‘young’ and ‘older’ generations – it’s whether they want to put in the effort

Ignoring older consumers while courting millennials and Gen Zers could cost the fashion industry over US$14 billion
Why Jeff Bezos got burnt on social media after Amazon donated US$690,000 towards Australia’s wildfire relief efforts – was it enough?

The world’s richest man makes US$2,489 per second, and has been criticised for what some say is a meagre donation from his company Amazon

16 Jan 2020 - 1:00PM

The world’s richest man makes US$2,489 per second, and has been criticised for what some say is a meagre donation from his company Amazon

Why Jeff Bezos got burnt on social media after Amazon donated US$690,000 towards Australia’s wildfire relief efforts – was it enough?
Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker is an unhinged anti-hero – but how hard was the Oscar-nominated star to work with?

We asked Oscar-nominated cinematographer Lawrence Sher what the movie’s self-serious leading man was really like to work with

16 Jan 2020 - 10:00AM

We asked Oscar-nominated cinematographer Lawrence Sher what the movie’s self-serious leading man was really like to work with

Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker is an unhinged anti-hero – but how hard was the Oscar-nominated star to work with?
Ultimate Oscar snubs – the 17 best-rated classic movies that weren’t nominated for best picture, according to critics

All-time cinema classics which were snubbed by the Academy, from Charlie Chaplin, Orson Welles, Billy Wilder – and a lot of Alfred Hitchcock

16 Jan 2020 - 3:00AM

All-time cinema classics which were snubbed by the Academy, from Charlie Chaplin, Orson Welles, Billy Wilder – and a lot of Alfred Hitchcock

Ultimate Oscar snubs – the 17 best-rated classic movies that weren’t nominated for best picture, according to critics
Better than Apple AirPods? Mobvoi’s TicPods 2 Pro are cheaper, have the same features and respond to head movements

The AirPods may have set the trend, but now there’s a plethora of competitors serving up stylish earbuds with similar features – and cheaper price tags

16 Jan 2020 - 2:00AM

The AirPods may have set the trend, but now there’s a plethora of competitors serving up stylish earbuds with similar features – and cheaper price tags

Better than Apple AirPods? Mobvoi’s TicPods 2 Pro are cheaper, have the same features and respond to head movements
Jeff Bezos’ Amazon plans to launch a hot new luxury fashion platform – will it be a hit?

While it is a top seller for mainstream clothing, Amazon has had less success bringing customers in to shop for more fashionable pieces

15 Jan 2020 - 5:00PM

While it is a top seller for mainstream clothing, Amazon has had less success bringing customers in to shop for more fashionable pieces

Jeff Bezos’ Amazon plans to launch a hot new luxury fashion platform – will it be a hit?