Prime Time with Howie Lim, Rachel Kelly & Finance Presenter JP Ong


Get the latest news from Asia and around the World with Howie Lim on Prime Time from 4pm to 7pm. Together with JP Ong, stay up to date with the latest movements in the Singapore, European and US markets. Learn of the latest trends in property investment and the challenges that Small Medium Enterprises face in a changing economy.

SEP 28, 2020
28/09/20 - What the energy landscape will look line following COVID-19 induced reshuffle
From hydrogen to solar power, Asian countries are stepping up efforts to prepare themselves for energy transition and reduce their dependence on fossil fuel imports. Prime Time's Rachel Kelly spoke to Jonty Rushforth, Head of Pricing, Platts to find out what the energy landscape will look like post Covid-19.

SEP 28, 2020
28/09/20 - Why Q Investment Partners Is Investing in UK Student Accommodations
Q Investment Partners (QIP) has recently launched a 30M GBP fund investing in Purpose Built Student Accommodations (PBSA) in the UK -- which is being touted by some investors as a having some safe haven potential - -despite resurgent COVID-19 cases. QIP's CEO Peter Young spoke to us about the fund's strategy, whether new lockdown measures in the UK is a risk to their fund -- and whether currency risk is an issue given Sterling's recent volatility

SEP 28, 2020
28/09/20 - ST: The Big Story, 28 Sep
In The Straits Times The Big Story, ST’s multimedia correspondent Hairianto Dirman and assistant video editor Olivia Quay spoke to The Straits Times senior health correspondent Salma Khalik, about her commentary on why tourism travel can resume, in a limited way, with certain precautions. She also weighs in on the lessons learnt as the global Covid-19 death toll crosses one million.

SEP 28, 2020
28/09/20 - The US Presidential debates, EU Council summit & COVID-19 in Europe
On Mondays, BBC journalists join us on Primetime to talk about the international stories they’re watching in the week ahead. This week, Rachel Kelly spoke to Senior Broadcast Journalist, Audrey Tinline about the presidential debates in the US, the EU Council summit and the COVID-19 situation in Europe.

SEP 28, 2020
28/09/20 - Gojek GM Lien Choong Luen wins top post in Singapore track & field
In A Game of Two Halves, Rachel Kelly spoke to The Straits Times sports correspondent Sazali Abdul Aziz, and Lien Choong Luen, the newly elected president of national track and field body, Singapore Athletics to discuss all the latest happening in the sporting world.

SEP 28, 2020
28/09/20 - Laying the foundations for Asia’s digital workforce
In pursuit of its Smart Nation vision, the Singapore government has implemented a range of policy measures to develop digital skills and literacy. In Career 360, Howie Lim spoke to Dr Michael Fung, Deputy Chief Executive (Industry) of SkillsFuture Singapore, on Singapore’s talent strategy in developing a robust AI workforce.

SEP 25, 2020
25/09/20 - ST: The Big Story, 25 Sep (Linette Lai)
In The Straits Times The Big Story, ST’s multimedia journalist Hirianto Dirman and multimedia journalist Dylan Ang spoke to political correspondent Linette Lai on the commonly asked questions from the public with regard to the new workplace guidelines that will start next Monday.

SEP 25, 2020
25/09/20 - Are emerging markets still worth the hype?
Are emerging markets still worth the hype? And which markets are more attractive given the current envirnoment? Prime Time's Rachel Kelly speaks to legendary emerging markets guru Mark Mobius, Partner at Mobius Capital Partners to find out. 

SEP 25, 2020
25/09/20 - Building human-like chatbots with empathy
74% of marketing leaders reported that brands have struggled to scale their personalization efforts, despite consumers being more likely to make a purchase from a brand that provides such experiences. As chatbots continue to be a mainstay for businesses, it is critical that they take the time to ensure the technology has a human touch. In Mind Your Business, Howie Lim spoke to Greg Bennett, Conversation Design Principal, Salesforce, who believes that companies should focus on building empathetic chatbots to accomplish this ‘human-like’ experience.

SEP 25, 2020
25/09/20 - New Covid-19 measures: How will you be affected by the changes?
Health Minister Gan Kim Yong announced on Wednesday that safe distancing rules will be eased and more activities allowed to resume in the coming weeks as the number of Covid-19 cases in the community has remained low. Other safe distancing restrictions on worship services, wedding receptions, and leisure activities were also relaxed further. Howie Lim spoke to Yuen Sin, Journalist at the Straits Times to discuss those eased restrictions and what we need to take note of.

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