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Singapore Medical Group in the pink of health

THESE days Singapore Medical Group (SMG) barely resembles the once ailing entity that it was.

AI and machine learning spell radical changes for traders, asset management

ARTIFICIAL intelligence and machine learning are set to shake up traders' jobs by enabling them to generate their own alpha, boosting fund managers' returns in today's asset management industry,...

TransferWise aims to be next Skype of money transfers

The company, which now has four million customers, services 1,300 currency routes, connecting 49 currencies, including the Singdollar.

Entrepreneurship is the heart of all economies, says OSIM founder

THE question raised at a forum on entrepreneurship on Tuesday night is this: Are we over-romanticising entrepreneurship?

How to be a successful social entrepreneur

Social enterprises must be commercially viable, and the entrepreneurs behind them must have tenacity and create the right business networks to get them off the ground, said prominent businessmen...

A toast to a Singapore icon

AT kaya toast chain Ya Kun, the business operates like "one big family" - one with different roles and functions, says Jesher Loi, director of branding and market development. It's a family-...

Taking the F&B route and sticking with it

ASK Tan Hock Soon what the toughest part about being his own boss is in the food and beverage (F&B) industry, and he will tell you that his job is not glamorous at all.

Starting with a gem of an idea

Home-grown brand Yuli Fine Jewellery is known today for its flamboyant and bold pieces, but its founder Jessie Foo Yuli, 55, says the journey has not been easy.

Running the technology race

FEATS of engineering fill the cabinets and adorn the walls within Racer Technology's Changi South premises, from a calculator dating back to World War II to photographs of classic cars placed...

Born during crisis, Times Software sees opportunity in adversity

TRADITIONAL HR processes that use outdated technology such as punch cards and local drives can be time-consuming and tedious. Citing a personal example, Charles Liaw, 59, once had to travel all...