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Hour Glass co-founder loses bankruptcy appeal

Jannie Chan Siew Lee, co-founder of mainboard-listed luxury timepieces retailer The Hour Glass, had her appeal against a bankruptcy order dismissed by the High Court yesterday.

NUS researchers invent blood test for early detection of Alzheimer's disease

SINGAPORE - A new blood test for diagnosing Alzheimer's disease could be available within the next five years.

The man who brought Fila back from the dead is now worth $1.12b

SINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) - They're the chunky, thick-soled throwbacks to the 1990s known as "dad shoes". And they're beloved by millennials, whose fascination with retro footwear has brought Fila...

Rex unit acquires 30% interest in two Norwegian Sea licences

SINGAPORE - Rex International's 90 per cent-owned subsidiary Lime Petroleum AS inked an agreement on June 21 with DEA Norge to acquire 30 per cent interest each in two drilling licences, PL838 and...

Allied Tech gets further time extension for AGM, Q1 results amid probe into missing $33m

SINGAPORE - Catalist-listed Allied Technologies has received another time extension from the Singapore Exchange (SGX) to hold its annual general meeting (AGM), release its financial statements for...

Socially conscious fitness for everyone

WHEN junior college mates Lionel Choong and Moses James picked up CrossFit nine years ago, little did they know that their common interest would lead them to starting a gym of their own.

Small businesses across Asia-Pacific turning to new funding sources

SMALL businesses in the Asia-Pacific, facing a capital crunch, are turning to new funding sources, according to Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) research commissioned by Mastercard.

Silver lining for tech and health graduates amid economic gloom

AMID the gloomy economic outlook and a tight labour market, the tech and healthcare industries are poised to remain buoyant with plenty of job opportunities, according to various recruitment firms...

Firms ride tech wave to personalise employee experience

Imagine a workplace where you fit right in as things can be programmed just the way you like them.

Synagie unit to help Malaysian firms adopt e-commerce

Enterprises in Malaysia are getting help from a Singapore firm to sell their products in online markets in South-east Asia and China.

 

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