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Playing the digital field

THE future of branding and communications is going to look quite different, with the bulk of the experience driven by digital interactions and conversations on closed group platforms and key...

The old-world charm of Rida Video Centre, one of S'pore's last video-rental stores

Rida Video Centre, one of Singapore's last video-rental stores, is a bastion of a vanishing age.

Zopim co-founder eyes post-Covid travel surge with startup GoTrippin

EVEN as the travel sector has turned moribund, entrepreneur Royston Tay sees opportunity. The co-founder of Zopim, one of Singapore's earliest startup successes, is now working on a new traveltech...

Singapore timber trading scion sets sights on financing business in Indochina

SINGAPORE'S Evergreen Assets Management is looking to sink its roots in Indochina, with plans to raise S$100 million to expand its financing business in this part of the fast-growing region.

The future of events is hybrid

By Veemal Gungadin, CEO, GlobalSign.in

Financial health – the foundation for Singapore’s workforce and the future of work

By Cameron McLean, Senior Vice President, International Markets at PayPal

Full steam ahead: Legend still on expansionary path despite Covid

COVID-19 may have put a bit of a crimp in the sails of Legend Logistics, but having spent the better part of the last two years making sure their fundamentals were in place, they are still in...

Seasoned operators find ways to stay relevant

WITH more than 150 years between them, clothing tailor CYC Made To Measure and consumer goods supplier Lam Soon Singapore are seasoned businesses. But they face their share of difficulties dealing...

Malaysian tycoon behind tumbling cruise firm Genting Hong Kong puts fortune on the line

KUALA LUMPUR (BLOOMBERG) - Malaysian tycoon Lim Kok Thay has pledged nearly his entire stake in embattled cruise operator Genting Hong Kong as collateral for loans, raising the risk of a margin...

Fifth billionaire emerges from Malaysia's glove-making industry

KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia has long been a place where vast fortunes have been amassed over time. The Kuoks, Tehs and Queks are custodians of palm oil, property and banking empires that stretch back...

How data is helping traditional small businesses succeed in a pandemic

By Mimrah Mahmood, Senior Director & Partner at Meltwater