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A rush to create Asean travel bubble holds too much risk

THE notion of creating "travel bubbles" in South-east Asia - a region of more than 650 million people - for essential business and official travel in the middle of a global pandemic has the...

Singapore to open payment rails to selected non-bank financial firms from February

SINGAPORE is opening up access to the payment rails once held sacred by only the banking industry.

Food delivery is here to stay as F&B players ramp up online sales

THINGS are looking up for food and beverage (F&B) firms that have successfully transitioned to online sales. But worries include food delivery commission fees, and prolonged work-from-home...

Asean Customs Transit System team looks to multi-modal transport, wider adoption

THERE needs to be greater promotional efforts to drive adoption of the Asean Customs Transit System (ACTS) to ensure sustainability, said stakeholders on Monday, adding the need to both include...

Digital transformation key to adapting amid Covid-19: DPM Heng

BUSINESS leaders have a critical role in leading digital transformation that can build up the country's "adaptive capacity" amid the Covid-19 pandemic, said Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat at...

Gaming helps build Shopee's future: Sea's Forrest Li

DO gaming and e-commerce belong under the same company, especially if one is greatly profitable, and the other still in the red - as is the case with homegrown Internet giant Sea?

No Signboard full-year loss widens to S$9.8m

CATALIST-LISTED food and beverage group No Signboard Holdings sank deeper into the red for the financial year ended Sept 30, 2020, on lower revenue, it said in an exchange filing on Sunday.

Commodity-finance industry in Singapore gets code of best practices

A SET of best practices for commodity financing was rolled out on Monday, the first such code for the industry in Singapore. This comes after the city-state's reputation as a trusted hub for this...

Singapore commercial property investment deals dive, but should pick up next year: Savills IM

SINGAPORE'S commercial property investment volumes have plunged as expected this year, with US$2.7 billion achieved in the first nine months, against US$8 billion for the same period in 2019.

Sustainability drive: Everyone must chip in

THE last few years have sent sustainability to the top of the global agenda as the world becomes increasingly aware of the effects of climate change and subsequent need for action.

 

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