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Asian edtech startups seize Covid-19 growth window

EDUCATION technology, or edtech, is having its moment in the spotlight. As the pandemic has made the value of remote-learning tools clearer than ever, edtech startups are seizing the moment to...

Unlocking the power of outsourcing

BUSINESS process outsourcing (BPO) has become a powerful tool for any successful organisation as companies strive to streamline their operations.

Innovate, or exit

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) no longer have the luxury of waiting for the right time to innovate, even as the novel coronavirus pandemic rages, industry watchers have said.

3,600 opportunities available in retail sector; 70% are for jobs

MORE than 650 companies in the retail sector have offered close to 3,600 opportunities since April this year, of which 70 per cent are jobs, said the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) on Monday.

World's largest LNG-powered container ship arrives in Singapore on maiden call

SINGAPORE on Monday welcomed the maiden arrival of the world's largest containership to be fully powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) at the CMA CGM-PSA Lion Terminal.

Relief period extended for parties unable to fulfil contracts due to Covid-19

THE relief periods under Part 2 of Singapore's Covid-19 (Temporary Measures) Act will be extended by one to five months, depending on the category of the contract.

Singapore's wired people+tech leadership = edge in recovery

THE pandemic has exerted pressure on every industry across every geography to get digital systems up and running quickly. For vital citizen services such as healthcare, government support services...

Warehouse landlords biggest gainers of rising e-commerce in Asean: DBS

WAREHOUSE landlords are expected to be the biggest gainers as growing Sino-US tensions fuel a strategic shift in manufacturing and logistics value chains to South-east Asia, and more companies...

New business models can help raise revenue, ease fixed costs concerns

BEYOND focusing on ways to reduce the high fixed costs related to the retail sector, businesses must also look at ways to improve their top line as the sector embarks on its challenging road to...

Deliveroo to bring on more speciality stores for its new grocery service

STARTING mid-October, Deliveroo will bring on speciality store brands including Blu Kouzina Mart, Ryan's Grocery, Kuriya Japanese Market and Asia Pacific Breweries for its new grocery delivery...

 

Emerging Enterprise award

Closes August 28, 2020