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Cut from a different cloth: how Sing Lun's third-gen taps talent, tech and innovation

FAMILY-OWNED businesses in Singapore don't usually have a reputation for being cutting edge or innovative, but Sing Lun Holdings CEO and third-generation leader Mark Lee wants to change that.

Phibious honcho Mervyn Cheo: a Singapore ad man taking on big players

At the height of the 2014 Fifa World Cup fever, an advertisement for Coca-Cola featuring a bunch of teens chasing their football around the world...

First the Roost, then the world

The bigger the tree, so the Chinese proverb goes, the more it catches the wind.

Ritual Gym and the business of getting fit

THERE doesn't seem to be any lack of options when it comes to finding a gym to get a workout done these days. Even in land-scarce Singapore, scores of gyms both big and small are opening across...

Teaming up to cut down packaging waste

Microscope maker Leica Instruments and local foam manufacturer Fagerdala Singapore were recently awarded the Most Green Collaboration by the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce for working...

Keeping things clean and clear at Porcelain

WHEN Pauline Ng decided to help her mother revamp her defunct home facial treatment business in 2009, she had no idea that Porcelain, The Face Spa would grow rapidly to encompass its current three...

Albert Pang rises above degenerating eye condition to excel in business, build family

Mr Albert Pang stands, a welcoming figure, in the middle of his bright and cheery office at High Street Centre.

Infineon finds Hope in local firm's robot

While small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) may often view multinationals as unrelenting heavyweight competitors, collaborations between the two may well benefit both companies. In the third...

Singapore startup matches lower-income borrowers to licensed moneylenders

THEY are the face of hard work - the bus driver, the nurse, the factory worker. But behind these stalwarts in Singapore's workforce are their invisible credit access problems that one startup now...

Two’s Company With Proof & Company: Former lawyers quick to seize business opportunities in F&B

Ask any cocktail aficionado in Singapore what his favourite bar is and he is more than likely to point you to gritty Hongkong Street where, amid travel agencies and slightly dodgy beauty spas,...