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Government to engage businesses on raising of retirement age, develop support package: DPM Heng

[SINGAPORE] Ministers from the Finance Ministry will continue to actively engage businesses, unions and other stakeholders, and develop a support package to help with the transition to higher...

Over half of SMEs see drop in profit margins as Singapore economy slows: SCCCI

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are bracing themselves for a hit to profit margins as Singapore’s economic slump widens, with revenue growth their key concern going forward, according to...

Microsoft co-founder's Vulcan Capital to deploy US$100m in venture funds across S-E Asia

THE backer of tech big shots such as Uber, Spotify and Alibaba has waltzed into town brandishing a US$100 million war chest.

Expedia puts Asia front and centre in global push

ONLINE travel juggernaut Expedia Group plans to switch things up and push for its international operations, a big part of which also includes Asia, to grab the crown as the largest revenue earner...

Furniture brand Commune taps tech tools for AR, VR experience

SHOPPING for furniture will be made easier as customers can soon digitally visualise how the furniture will look like in their homes.

SAP Ariba, Standard Chartered to offer one-stop supply chain solutions

PROCUREMENT and supply chain solutions provider SAP Ariba announced on Wednesday that it is partnering Standard Chartered Bank (StanChart) to bridge the gap between financing and the procure-to-...

Memtech to delist from SGX tomorrow

Mainboard-listed Memtech International will be delisted from the Singapore Exchange (SGX) tomorrow at 9am, the electronics components manufacturer said yesterday in a regulatory filing.

Government mindful of cost pressures posed by CPF rate hike: Chan Chun Sing

The Government is aware of business cost pressures posed by an upcoming hike in Central Provident Fund (CPF) contribution rates for older workers, as well as a rise in the retirement and re-...

Singapore attracts more investments despite economic slowdown

Strong economic headwinds and the US-China trade tensions have not stopped Singapore from attracting an unexpectedly large amount of investment commitments.

Wet market seafood online orders delivered to your doorstep, thankfully fresh

SINGAPORE - Seeing fewer customers at his family's wet market seafood store in Bukit Gombak, Sin Chwee Mini Market second-generation owner Jimmy Goh decided to swim with the tide and digitalise...

 

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