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Google partners banks to streamline PayNow transfers

GOOGLE has, in a tie-up with banks here, revamped its payments app to allow for real-time money transfers via the PayNow rails, tapping the surge in digital payments as Covid-19 restrictions limit...

Businesses need to focus on sustainability if they want to succeed

AS companies contemplate the post- Covid world, the mantra of "Build Back Better" is often recited. While elements like new business models and re-imagining current business offerings are obvious...

Carousell aims for exit within 4 years, possibly at value of US$1.1b or more

HOMEGROWN classifieds startup Carousell aims to provide its investors an exit by 2024, its regulatory filings indicate.

Hotels looking at ways to allow more guests at weddings

Wedding planners and venue operators have received a number of inquiries overnight from couples looking to increase the number of guests they can invite to their weddings.

Tourism recovery could take three to five years: STB chief

The tourism industry must be prepared for a long winter as international travel could take three to five years to return to pre-pandemic levels, even if a vaccine for the coronavirus is developed...

Companies plan to ease staff back into the office

More people are being allowed to return to the office next Monday, but employers are not rushing to have them back.

Logistics firms wield digital tools to boost operations

Accidents like toppled containers and collisions are all too familiar to logistics players when operations run 24/7, so it is no surprise that many firms are assessing high-tech options to improve...

Google partners banks to streamline PayNow transfers

GOOGLE has, in a tie-up with banks here, revamped its payments app to allow for real-time money transfers via the PayNow rails, tapping on the surge in digital payments as Covid-19 restrictions limit...

Office sector in Asia-Pacific more resilient than other regions: C&W

THE current global recession will have a more benign and shorter-lived impact on the Asia-Pacific (APAC) - excluding Greater China - than elsewhere around the world, while the region will take...

BreadTalk, Adera to create fintech and digital solutions for SMEs

RECENTLY delisted food and beverage (F&B) player BreadTalk Group is forming a joint venture (JV) with Singapore-based technology services group Adera AI.

US$100m fund being raised to target early-stage Asean buys

A NEW venture capital firm by five private capital veterans, including businessman Koh Boon Hwee, is raising an inaugural fund of over US$100 million to capture early-stage opportunities in South-...

 

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