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Fragrance's Koh Wee Meng to bid for New Wave at S$0.013/share

REAL estate tycoon Koh Wee Meng plans to make a voluntary conditional cash offer for all the issued ordinary shares in electronic component supplier New Wave Holdings at S$0.013 apiece.

HDB's new online resale portal heralds disruption

REAL estate agencies and valuers see the start of digital disruption rocking the sector with the Housing and Development Board's (HDB) introduction of a new online resale portal that will substitute...

Growth-hungry SMG snaps up clinic for S$7.9m

SIX months after moving into the paediatric space, Catalist-listed healthcare provider Singapore Medical Group (SMG) has added a third paediatric clinic - its first hospital-based clinic at Mount...

SGX-Nasdaq tie-up: a capital idea for start-ups

A recently announced tie-up between the Singapore Exchange and Nasdaq should come as welcome news to the start-up and tech community here, as it signals easier pathways to capital markets soon....

NetsPay mobile wallet available for download

Nets users can now leave their physical ATM cards at home. They can also ditch multiple mobile apps that provide similar payment functions.

Prudential to host its first global fintech partnership programme in Singapore

PRUDENTIAL Singapore (Prudential) on Thursday launched its first global fintech partnership programme in Singapore.

Singapore Medical Group acquires Babies and Children Specialist Clinic at Mount Alvernia Hospital

SINGAPORE - Catalist-listed Singapore Medical Group (SMG) has acquired its first hospital-based paediatric clinic for S$7.9 million to expand its specialty offerings on neonatology.

Top startup investors see mounting 'backlash' against tech

[LAGUNA BEACH, California] Two of the technology industry's top startup investors took to the stage at a conference on Wednesday to decry the power that companies such as Facebook Inc had amassed...

Magic Leap names EDBI, Temasek as investors in US$502m funding round

A MIXED and augmented reality startup has attracted a new US$502 million cash infusion led by Singapore's investment firm Temasek Holdings.

Cashless fees not a major hurdle for hawkers: study

HAWKERS in Singapore - the bastion of the city-state's national treasure, food - have no problems handling cash despite the supposed hassle of physical notes and coins, a study by Visa Singapore has...

PrimaDeli's franchise model a recipe for success

In 1992, Prima was still focused on its main business of milling flour, when the government agency then known as the National Productivity Board approached it with an idea.