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Pan-United CEO: Change in mindset key to staying ahead

In both its marine and construction business – which it entered in 1965 – Pan-United has a track record in the South-east Asian market. It now operates in Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia, as well...

Building ties in pharma industry 'just like courtship'

Small and medium-sized enterprises are planting the Singapore flag in distant markets around the world. In the last instalment of a four-part series, Chia Yan Min speaks to Dr Gideon Ho, co-...

Motherswork works hard to spread wings

Small and medium-sized enterprises are planting the Singapore flag in distant markets around the world. In the third instalment of a four-part series, Rachael Boon looks at the case of Ms Sharon...

Eric Lew, on how Wong Fong Industries pioneers cutting-edge tech in Singapore

Lew, who is spearheading Wong Fong’s business development, has no spare moment now to muse over fears and what-ifs. The next few years will be crucial in ensuring the group’s longevity. “For the...

Togs that empower women: what success means to Love, Bonito's founders

THEY say "clothes maketh the man", or woman - in this case. What started out as a platform to share their love of fashion has morphed into a fast fashion online retailer recognised locally and...

Cousins who gave up banking for beauty (sector)

An eye-popping beauty parlour bill helped to convince businessman Nelson Loh, 38, to enter the lucrative aesthetics industry.

Razer founder Tan Min Liang's 'insane drive to be the best'

The founder of the gaming company attributes his success to his parents, and talks about his insane drive to be the best.

Online furniture shop Castlery finds niche between mass market and luxury offerings

Looking back on Mr Declan Ee's pursuits, the 34-year-old's career trajectory has hardly been predictable.

Ricky Ng: striking out at 40 to grow Blue Lotus

Ricky Ng was practically born into the food and beverage (F&B) and hospitality industry. His grandfather was a chef in Hong Kong, whose six out of seven children ended up working in F&B-...

Working the wok as heat dies down on char kway teow

He is a familiar face in the coffee shop at Block 132, Jalan Bukit Merah, and part of a shrinking group of masters skilled in whipping up char kway teow.