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Budget to focus on helping companies embrace tech, train workers to lift productivity: Heng

IT is imperative that enterprises continue to deepen their capabilities so they can stay competitive and seize opportunities that continue to grow in Asia.

Circles.Life to expand into Taiwan, Australia in 2019

IN A bid to expand into other markets and build on its digital service capabilities, Circles.Life has secured a round of funding led by venture capital player Sequoia India.

StarHub to cut dividend after Q4 earnings miss

STARHUB is slashing its dividends for 2019, while earnings for 2018 fell below street forecasts.

'Only dead fish go with the flow', says legend of watchmaking world

Mr Jean-Claude Biver believes a person's life is useless if he does not give back.

Creative Technology posts Q2 net loss of US$4.9m on lower revenue

CREATIVE Technology sank deeper into the red for its second quarter ended Dec 31, dragged down by lower revenue. The group recorded a net loss of US$4.9 million, compared to a net loss of US$4.2...

EDB expects Singapore to attract S$8b to S$10b in fixed asset investment in 2019

DESPITE slowing global growth, the Republic is expected to attract S$8 billion to S$10 billion in fixed asset investments (FAI) in 2019, in line with previous years, the Singapore Economic...

Gojek appoints consultant Lien Choong Luen as Singapore general manager

GOJEK has hired Lien Choong Luen, management consultant and the second Singaporean to have scaled the world's two highest mountains, as general manager of Gojek Singapore to take charge of the ride-...

Tech talent programmes, R&D tax perks top startups' wishlist

AS THE local startup scene matures, industry players hope that this year's Budget will provide more support for talent, innovation and growing the pool of venture capitalists and angel investors.

After 3 record years, tourism may lose some steam in 2019

AFTER three years of record highs in visitor arrivals and tourism spending, the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) is now "cautiously optimistic" about 2019, due to the volatility of the external...

Growth in Singapore household per capita income slows in 2018

GROWTH in household income per head slowed last year, despite a shrinking number of people under each roof.

 

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