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Bee Cheng Hiang turns to tech, serves up new lifestyle offerings

BAK kwa company Bee Cheng Hiang is famous for its traditional food products, but it is striking out on a very modern path with its plans to launch not just an app, but an app development company...

Of Grit and Grace

SHE MAY BE a high-flying banker at the top of her game, but DBS’s Tan Su Shan is also refreshingly down-to-earth. She wasn’t always cool, calm and Covid-19 battle-ready of course, but after three...

Keen to maintain standards, egg tart institution Tong Heng is reluctant to expand

CONTRARY to what most successful businesses might do, Tong Heng is reluctant to expand, be it within Singapore or beyond local shores.

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Having corporate experience helps with the job, says Lim Kee's next-gen leader

HAVING corporate experience helps with the job, says Ang Khim Wee, who - with two sisters - is part of the next generation helping to run the...

Hard work key to Koufu CEO's success

FROM school dropout to street hawker, coffee shop owner and, finally, founder of a local food-and-beverage empire, entrepreneur Pang Lim's journey - spanning five decades - was one marked by sheer...

Humility, managing people are key to the role, says Mothercare's Pang Fu Wei

AS successor to the Pang Kim Hin Group, known for bringing British baby goods brand Mothercare to Singapore, Pang Fu Wei says humility and the art...

Coway Engineering: Finding a niche

IDENTIFYING a service gap early on was Coway Engineering & Marketing's gateway into the aerospace industry in 1996. The company observed that most precision engineering companies in the 1990s...

TransFingo: Tackling the manpower challenge

FOUNDED in 2003, outsourced solutions provider TransFingo has always had a vision to serve the aerospace industry, says managing director Kelvin Chung.

Globaltronic Precision: From semiconductors to aircraft

FOUNDED in 2002, Globaltronic Precision is one company that leveraged its expertise in precision machining for the semiconductor industry to start serving the aerospace industry in 2006.

Canon unit aims to be one-stop shop for companies

A SURVEY of 615 SMEs conducted by United Overseas Bank found that half of the respondents indicated implementing productivity measures as a top priority. Reducing costs, as well as seeking new...