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Honouring the best in business

THE Singapore business community came out in force to fete the top 50 privately-held local companies at the Enterprise 50 (E50) Awards gala dinner on Nov 29.

Locating and refining the black gold of the digital economy

LOCATING oil is tougher than it looks. Geologists interpret rock surfaces and soil types via a combination of shallow drilling, satellite imagery, gravity methods or seismology. It's a long and...

Lintec's concrete plans for the future

SINCE its incorporation two decades ago, Lintec Concrete Technologies (LCT)'s vision has not wavered. Its CEO Ramamoorthy Sakthivel Murugan, otherwise known as Mr R Sakthi, always strives for the...

S. Korean digital wallet Toss secures $110m funding

SEOUL • Viva Republica, operator of South Korean digital wallet Toss, has raised US$80 million (S$110 million) from investors including Kleiner Perkins, to propel its expansion into new areas such...

Singtel's Dash e-wallet goes global with Visa, Apple Pay

Singtel has linked up with credit card company Visa and tech giant Apple to bring its mobile wallet app Dash onto the world stage.

Rejecting cash as form of payment is illegal, says China

SHANGHAI • China's central bank yesterday warned that rejecting cash as a form of payment was illegal, saying such practices could eventually cause the loss of confidence in physical money and was...

China property to cool in 2019, weigh on economy, curbs may be eased

[BEIJING] China's massive property market is expected to cool further in 2019, with smaller price rises and falling home sales adding to pressure on the world's second-largest economy, a Reuters poll...

Singtel's Dash e-wallet goes global with Visa and Apple Pay

Apple Pay users can now make near-field communication (NFC) payments worldwide with Singtel’s mobile wallet app, Dash, which has just been accepted on Apple Pay.

GIC-backed digital wallet launched by dentist raises US$80m to drive expansion

SEOUL (BLOOMBERG) - Viva Republica, operator of the South Korean digital wallet Toss, has raised US$80 million from investors including Kleiner Perkins to propel its expansion into new areas such...

Paving its way to deliver quality healthcare

IN the past year since Clearbridge Health was listed on the Singapore Exchange's Catalist board in Dec 2017, the healthcare group has been busy.

Beyond Asia, BreadTalk has sights set on Europe and US

HENRY Chu, the chief executive officer of Singapore's BreadTalk Group, is more than confident of where he wants to steer the SGX-listed company over the next five to 10 years.

 

Emerging Enterprise award

Closes June 1, 2018