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Telemedicine in the pink as Covid-19 gives shot in arm of nascent industry

THE Covid-19 pandemic has prompted a fresh wave of interest in telemedicine apps - with even corporate giants joining startups in ramping up services. While changing doctor and patient mindsets...

Singapore's productivity and median wage have grown by a third in the last 10 years: Tharman

CONTRARY to the "urban myth" that Singapore has failed in its quest to raise productivity, the nation's productivity and median wage have grown by about a third over the last decade, Senior...

No plans to go back to Phase 1 after GE; rise in cases will be monitored

THERE are no plans to revert to Phase 1 or a lockdown immediately after the General Election, despite a recent uptick in the number of new community cases reported daily, the multi-ministry...

GS Holdings looks to scrub out cleaning, dishwashing business

GS HOLDINGS is proposing to sell two wholly-owned subsidiaries for S$2, in a move that will take the company another step further from its dishwashing roots, but a step closer to focusing on newer...

More Covid-19 cases linked to workplace transmissions in Phase 2

WHILE the total number of daily new Covid-19 cases in Singapore has declined since the circuit-breaker period, the proportion of community cases transmitted in workplace settings has risen in the...

384 dormitories declared cleared of Covid-19 virus: MOM

THE Ministry of Manpower (MOM) announced on Tuesday that 384 more dormitories have been cleared of the novel coronavirus.

GS Holdings proposes to dispose of cleaning and dishwashing business

CATALIST-LISTED GS Holdings has entered into a conditional sale and purchase agreement with GreatSolutions - a former wholly-owned subsidiary - for the disposal of the entire share capital of GS...

Singapore's startup ecosystem is braving its first crisis

SINGAPORE'S startup ecosystem is arguably no more than a decade old, with the country's efforts to nurture tech entrepreneurship commencing around 2010.

US Big Tech builds appetite for startup pie in South-east Asia

US tech giants have made some recent high-profile investments into South-east Asian startups, the latest being Google's plans to join Indonesian e-commerce player Tokopedia's funding round, which...

Fighting Covid-19 with local innovations

AS the Covid-19 pandemic continues to rage around the globe, local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are meeting demand for diagnosis, treatment and protection solutions with homegrown...

 

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