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Singtel's Dash e-wallet goes global with Visa, Apple Pay

Singtel has linked up with credit card company Visa and tech giant Apple to bring its mobile wallet app Dash onto the world stage.

GIC-backed digital wallet launched by dentist raises US$80m to drive expansion

SEOUL (BLOOMBERG) - Viva Republica, operator of the South Korean digital wallet Toss, has raised US$80 million from investors including Kleiner Perkins to propel its expansion into new areas such...

Paving its way to deliver quality healthcare

IN the past year since Clearbridge Health was listed on the Singapore Exchange's Catalist board in Dec 2017, the healthcare group has been busy.

Beyond Asia, BreadTalk has sights set on Europe and US

HENRY Chu, the chief executive officer of Singapore's BreadTalk Group, is more than confident of where he wants to steer the SGX-listed company over the next five to 10 years.

Din Tai Fung brand strong enough to grow in Europe, says BreadTalk chief as first outlet opens in London

THERE may be no shortage of Chinese restaurants in London, but the fact that there is "not a lot of authentic Taiwanese cuisine" was one of the main reasons why BreadTalk took the plunge and...

Singapore venture capital firm eyes North Asia play

VENTURE capital firm Golden Equator Capital's (GEC) move to launch a S$120 million fund with Korea Investment Partners (KIP) earlier this year comes on the back of push-pull factors - the need for...

Unconventional path: Harvard-trained engineer turns fitness studio owner

Studying engineering at Harvard looks like a great way to get your career on the fast track, but the only fast track Ms Victoria Martin-Tay is interested in now is the one in her fitness centre...

Counterfeit goods capital morphs into innovation hub

Mr Zhao Wanqiu walks through the maze of stalls piled high with electronic components at one of Shenzhen's Huaqiangbei electronic markets, wearing a look of expectation.

Zac Chua of The Kettle Gourmet: Hungry to build F&B start-up into major group

Entrepreneur Zac Chua did not waste any time testing his skills after graduating from the Singapore Management University (SMU) with a bachelor's degree in business management last year.

In Good Company: Weber Shandwick's Jack Leslie is master of the message

For four decades from the end of World War II, the star-crossed Kennedys of Massachusetts were the first family of American politics. John F. Kennedy, a war hero, was elected the 35th and youngest...

 

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