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Gearing up even when bets are off

HIT by double blows from global economic uncertainty and an industry slump, most companies might turn activity down a notch, but not Mooreast Asia.

Firms to pay heavier price if they don't give locals a fair shot at jobs

Employers who discriminate against locals when they recruit now face stiffer penalties and could be prosecuted in court if they make false declarations on their hiring considerations.

Port workers won't lose jobs as PSA goes for automation

Workers will be reskilled and reassigned to other roles in the company, said its chief executive for South-east Asia Ong Kim Pong.

Fastest growing companies 2020: Fastest-growing firms here propelled by tech, innovation

Tech firms and businesses that invest in new digital tools have come up tops among Singapore's fastest-growing companies, according to a study by global research company Statista and The Straits...

Logistics firm first to be charged with false declaration on fair hiring of Singaporeans

SINGAPORE - Ti2 Logistics was charged in court with making a false declaration in an employment pass application that it had considered local candidates fairly before trying to employ a foreigner...

Singapore firms want Budget to address rising business costs, wages: SBF

FACED with rising business costs and wages in a challenging operating environment, companies want those issues addressed in this year's Budget.

Grab offers Chubb travel insurance on its app

SINGAPORE users of Grab can now buy insurer Chubb's travel insurance product on the ride-hailing

A new decade of possibilities

AT Possibilities 2020 last Friday, Senior Minister of State Chee Hong Tat, together with thought leaders and distinguished speakers shared their views on how Singaporean businesses may come out...

New directions and goals for the new year

A PANEL discussion titled "Where do we go from here?" capped the afternoon at Possibilities 2020.

WeWork to continue expansion in Singapore, very profitable despite global layoffs

Co-working space operator WeWork has been dogged by cash flow problems and was forced to lay off about a fifth of its workforce last year, but it remains in robust health in this region, it seems...

 

Emerging Enterprise award

Closes June 1, 2019