Eight in 10 SMEs expecting more business incentives in Budget: DBS poll

EIGHT in 10 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore are expecting more business incentives in the upcoming Budget, looking to the government for a leg-up in supporting their business...

Gojek fields bank pitches amid US$3b funding drive

SINGAPORE - Gojek, Indonesia's most valuable start-up, is choosing an adviser to help with fundraising as it expands rapidly in the competitive South-east Asian ride-hailing industry, people with...

Hot stock: Creative down 12% after net loss widens

SHARES in Creative Technology shed more than 12 per cent in early morning trading on Friday, after the company on Thursday night announced that it had sunk deeper into the red for its second...

Singapore's full-year growth slows to 3.2% as fourth quarter misses mark

SINGAPORE'S fourth-quarter economic growth missed estimates in the last stretch of 2018, shaving a fraction off its performance for the full year.

Growth in manufacturing, services slowed in 2018, trend expected to continue this year: MTI

GROWTH of both the manufacturing and services sectors slowed down in 2018, but construction appears to have bottomed out, according to the latest figures from the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI...

How OCBC busts the fear factor over jobs upheaval

THERE is fear that plagues some employees at OCBC when it comes to tackling the sensitive topic of the future of jobs, but the bank is determined to make sure that employees are trained to be...

Budget to focus on helping companies embrace tech, train workers to lift productivity: Heng

IT is imperative that enterprises continue to deepen their capabilities so they can stay competitive and seize opportunities that continue to grow in Asia.

Circles.Life to expand into Taiwan, Australia in 2019

IN A bid to expand into other markets and build on its digital service capabilities, Circles.Life has secured a round of funding led by venture capital player Sequoia India.

StarHub to cut dividend after Q4 earnings miss

STARHUB is slashing its dividends for 2019, while earnings for 2018 fell below street forecasts.

The future of logistics made real by AI and automation

IN almost every industry and every region, disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and blockchain are being hailed as game changers. Organisations, both big and small,...


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Closes June 1, 2018