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Singapore consumers move towards cashless, cautious spending: StanChart poll

SINGAPORE consumers are shifting towards online banking and online shopping amid the coronavirus pandemic, while also pivoting to better money management and mindful spending, a survey by Standard...

Singapore core inflation rises marginally to -0.3% in August

SINGAPORE'S core inflation in August eased slightly from its decade-low point in July but remained in negative territory for the seventh straight month.

IMDA partners DBS, OCBC, UOB on e-invoicing through banking solutions

THE Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) has partnered DBS, OCBC and UOB to develop banking solutions, leveraging nationwide e-invoicing network InvoiceNow with the PayNow e-payment system...

E-commerce firm Zall to expand Singapore operations

SINGAPORE digital banking licence hopeful Zall Smart Commerce Group on Wednesday said it is expanding its Singapore operations and scaling up its investments in the Republic.

HSBC paves way for SMEs to access receivables finance quicker

HSBC on Tuesday said it has closed the first receivables financing deal on Singapore's Networked Trade Platform (NTP), paving the way for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to access...

Regional listcos eye better profits, margins amid diversification into healthcare products

ONE of the best ways to win investors over this year has been to announce a diversification into the market for Covid-related products and services.

Getting logistics back on track - how to strengthen weak corporate supply chains

GLOBAL, regional and local supply chains have been under significant pressure for months now as a result of Covid-19, and economies are struggling to get many of their industries, that are...

HK retail, F&B operators await return of tourists for survival

REVELLERS were back in Hong Kong's popular Lan Kwai Fong nightlife district last Friday when bars and pubs finally reopened after a two-month closure as the city battled the spread of Covid-19....

'Covid catalyst' spurs firms to transform and thrive: Chan

THE Covid-19 crisis has been a "Covid catalyst" for digital transformation, showing that it will allow firms to not only survive but thrive in a crisis, said Minister for Trade and Industry Chan...

Empathy, meritocracy should be guiding principles to hiring: TMF

THE Singapore government has struck a fine balance between a carrot and a stick approach to motivate fair employment, Edmund Lee, managing director of TMF Singapore said.

 

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