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Model of an agency owner

NOT many agencies in Singapore would call themselves a "mother agency", but Basic Models Management assumes the maternal mantle at the crux of of its business. Founded by Bonita Ma, it helps...

Vital Signs led her down a different route

Dental disease may not immediately come to mind when you think of complications from diabetes, but entrepreneur Annie Joseph is not going to look a gift horse in the mouth.

Veteran hairstylist Casey Chua rebrands salon, updates skills

He calls himself an introvert, which could be why the name of hairstylist Casey Chua may be only on insiders' lips.

Always on the lookout for the next big thing

KNOWING when to hold on and when to move on.

Invade CEO Kent Teo is disrupting retail

If retail is in a slump, then Mr Teo - whose company runs some of Singapore's largest flea markets - is perhaps the person to poke it in the small of its back, straighten its hunched shoulders and...

Greening Singapore in myriad ways

THE Istana, Changi Airport and Jurong Lake Gardens share another common denominator besides being Singapore landmarks - and that is Mao Sheng Quanji Construction, a landscaping firm.

Dian Xiao Er a hit in Shanghai

DEPENDING on how you see it, a long queue outside a restaurant can mean many things. For the hungry diner, it would be a lengthy wait before tucking into a meal. But to Samuel Yik, founder of...

Sudima's conservative approach to success

A S a young entrepreneur, Anil Kumar Jhunjhnuwala felt that his father's approach to business was too conservative for his liking. But time and experience have changed those sentiments.

When the going gets tough, Expand rises to the challenge

THE year 2017 hasn't been a rosy one for the construction sector but local company Expand could just be proof that while tough times don't last, tough businesses do.

Going big on Japanese cuisine

IT may have charted many firsts in the Japanese restaurant scene in Singapore, but restaurant group RE&S Holdings is not quite resting on its laurels yet. On the contrary, it has many plans on...

KPP has it all wrapped up

THE meeting room of local paper packaging firm KPP Packaging has shelves that display a variety of its own designs - many of which are useful, a sight to behold, or both.