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Betting big on technification in South-east Asia

THERE has never been a better time than now to be a tech investor in South-east Asia.

Gala celebration of Singapore's Top 50 companies

BUSINESS leaders and VIPs turned up to honour and celebrate the accomplishments of Singapore's top 50 privately held companies at the Enterprise 50 (E50) Awards gala dinner on Nov 26.

There is method to Mitsui's finger-in-every-pie strategy

AN increase in interest in IHH Healthcare for S$2.8 billion, an acquisition of Singapore sugar supplier SIS late last year, and a tie-up with JR East Group to open Japanese restaurant JW360° in...

Even Rasel Catering has had its bad bets

RASEL Catering generates millions in turnover these days, but it has had its share of bad bets and low periods.

In 2003, the homegrown...

Doing well, quietly but surely

WHEN Chye Thiam Maintenance was setting up its new material recovery facility at Sungei Kadut last year, the environmental services firm didn't change the sign outside the building to its own...

Seeing silver linings in business

BUFFETTED by headwinds from an ongoing US-China trade war and sluggish global growth, Singapore optics manufacturer Hua Yu (S) still manages to see a silver lining despite having a tougher year...

Investing in agents, tech for the future

Calling real estate broking a "people business", the CEO of Huttons Asia explains why it will continue to recruit and hire. However, it would do so with emphasis on training agents and leveraging...

V3 Smart Technologies all set to grow global

V3 Smart Technologies, the homegrown tech developer that specialises in fleet and asset tracking and mobile workforce applications, is determined to establish itself as a global brand.

M-DAQ is riding the fintech high

PULL-UP bars, bunk beds and foosball tables. Sixty-odd employees in matching hoodies huddled over screens . A fully stocked kitchen and a dining table fitted with an automated lazy susan. M-DAQ's...

Watching out for the next high-tech solution in security

CLOUD and wireless systems are almost as common these days at the workplace as filing cabinets and fax machines once were. It was a different story 10 years ago when security provider Ademco...