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Storming her way ahead

A few years ago, Debbie Lee was headhunted for not one but two high flying jobs. She turned them down. Her friends thought she was crazy, but Ms Lee decided to go the start-up route to pursue an...

The serial entrepreneur

They say it runs in the family and this couldn't be more true for Cassandra Riene Tan, who at 32, has three businesses under her belt.

From singing to retail

AS an award-winning bilingual R&B/soul singer-songwriter, Sarah Cheng-De Winne has been reaching out to audiences with her soulful voice.

Zalora's female leaders make diversity a priority

MANY companies today struggle to inject diversity into their organisations, often led by homogeneous groups of mostly men from similar backgrounds, but online fashion retailer Zalora is a strong...

Singapore to stop registration of diesel cars and taxis from 2025

SINGAPORE will cease new registrations of diesel cars and taxis from 2025, with all new car and taxi registrations to be of cleaner-energy models from 2030, said Minister for Transport Ong Ye Kung...

Pandemic to shape Singapore's land use plans amid ongoing review: Indranee Rajah

THE government is monitoring trends accelerated by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, and will factor the insight gathered into Singapore's future land-use plans amid an ongoing review.

Dependant's Pass moves could hurt startups, limit talent

CONCERNS have been raised that the moves to tighten employment conditions for Dependant's Pass (DP) holders could hurt startups, underutilise dependants' skills and contributions, and dampen...

Apex court criticises Nicky Tan, lawyers from Rajah & Tann and Tan Kok Quan

EXPERIENCED liquidator Nicky Tan and litigators from reputable law firms Rajah & Tann Singapore and Tan Kok Quan Partnership have drawn a sharp rebuke from the apex court for misleading the...

Adopt US SPAC rules - but with tweaks for Singapore, say observers

THE Singapore Exchange (SGX) should model its regime for special-purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) after what is being done in the United States, perhaps with small adjustments to improve it,...

Minimum energy performance requirements to be raised for new, some existing buildings

AS Singapore enhances sustainability standards for green buildings under the refreshed Singapore Green Building Masterplan, the minimum energy performance requirements for new buildings and existing...

Keppel Infrastructure Trust manager appoints Greenpac founder to its board

THE trustee-manager of Keppel Infrastructure Trust has appointed Susan Chong to its board as an independent, non-executive director.

 

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