'If you chase money, it runs away from you'

Telecoms executive Naveen Bhat reckons his unusual policy with money - he calls it leaving a dollar on the table - pays off in the end in more ways than one. -ST

Thailand, other regional leaders planning challenge to US-led TPP

Thai and other leaders of 16 ASEAN and Asia Pacific countries have pledged to conclude negotiations by end of next year. -The Nation/ANN

Singapore's NOL shares rise on sale talks with France's CMA CGM

NOL shares, currently trading at S$1.165. have surged over 39 per cent so far this year on acquisition talks. -Reuters

12 applicants for every five-room BTO flat in Bidadari

Halfway into the Housing Board's largest sales exercise, the first Build-To-Order (BTO) flats in Bidadari are still the most sought-after. -ST

Southeast Asia bangs the drum for single market

Several years ago ASEAN set a 2015 target for launching the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), a single market with a free flow of goods, capital and skilled labour across borders. -AFP

Shanghai children prove money smarts

Shanghai, the financial centre of China, sure has raised some money-savvy children. -China Daily/ANN

Singaporeans, cut debts and spend wisely

Economy resilient, but financial risks are rising, MAS warns -ST

Nearly 136 million shoppers expected for US Black Friday sales

Nearly 136 million shoppers are expected to flock to US sales over the Black Friday weekend both in stores and online. -AFP

Murdoch: Tribune papers likely to be sold, LA Times split off

Rupert Murdoch said that Tribune Publishing Co's newspaper group will be bought by a Wall Street firm, while the Los Angeles Times will be split off. -Reuters

No crowds but online surge on Britain's 'Black Friday'

Hordes of British Christmas shoppers swapped the High Street for the internet on "Black Friday". -AFP

Penang Turf Club saga

The weakened ringgit and the Penang Transport Master Plan have improved the prospects. -The Star/ANN

New scheme to help SMEs Go Global online

Online commerce is booming. -ST

South China Morning Post confirms takeover offer

Speculation that Alibaba boss is bidder fuels concerns over China’s influence on media. -ST

Stable regional order important to China, says DPM Teo

China, has an important stake in the evolving regional architecture. -ST

Singapore 'has its special role in ASEAN'

Every ASEAN country has a special role. -ST

Factory output down for ninth straight month

The manufacturing sector remained mired in a slump. -ST