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Brace for headwinds in coming year: Chan Chun Sing

SINGAPORE must "brace for greater economic headwinds in the year ahead", though the country's strong fundamentals and strategies will help it tackle these challenges, Minister for Trade and Industry...

Singapore's factories go no-frills as trade war hits demand

[SINGAPORE] Last year, Singaporean chemicals factory boss Erman Tan took his employees on a cruise to the Malaysian island of Penang.

Fave sets sight on merchants as rivals grow

IN the crowded space of mobile rewards and payment platforms, Singapore-based Fave is going hard after the merchants to set itself apart.

New Funan mall secures 95% take-up ahead of Friday opening with physical Taobao store, Nikon School

SINGAPORE - Ahead of its June 28 opening, the new shopping mall at Funan has achieved 95 per cent committed occupancy for its retail space, including Singapore's first standalone physical Taobao...

Singapore-based start-up Trax acquires US retail rewards app Shopkick

SINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) - Singapore-based start-up Trax is acquiring US rewards app Shopkick, adding a customer-tracking service to its growing stable of retail technology.

Circles.Life enters first overseas market

TELCO startup Circles.Life must launch in new markets at the right pace, despite ambitious global plans, co-founder Abhishek Gupta has said.

YuuZoo sets up Bangkok corporate centre

MAINBOARD-LISTED YuuZoo Networks Group Corporation (YuuZoo) said in a regulatory filing on Monday morning that it has set up a new corporate support centre in Bangkok to take over the functions...

Singapore, HK vie for pole position in new innovative ecosystem

ONE degree north of the equator, Singapore's transformation from a humble fishing village to a sparkling metropolis has been viewed as a textbook case study for economic transition and development...

Doing more with less could be the way forward with lean thinking

BLINDLY doing more does not guarantee more value for an organisation, and failure to define the value of a product or service from the stakeholder's perspective could result in unproductive...

Forecasting recession and recovery is a mix of science, art and timing

MORE economists are now saying that Singapore could enter a downturn next year, as the simmering US-China trade war threatens to bubble over and affect the rest of the world.

 

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