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SMU, Beyond Lab launch digital transformation programme for SME business leaders

SINGAPORE Management University's Business Families Institute ( BFI@SMU ) and Beyond Lab on Tuesday launched a complimentary programme to help senior business leaders...

SingPost to introduce new price structure for package, parcel deliveries from Oct 15

SINGAPORE Post (SingPost) on Tuesday said the pricing for its local letterbox packages and doorstep parcel deliveries will be simplified to a flat rate, while the rate for international deliveries...

Singapore businesses most digitally-ready in Asia-Pacific: poll

SINGAPORE businesses have come in tops in a DBS survey of the digital readiness of corporates in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, with 45 per cent of local businesses indicating they have a well-...

Precision engineering is growth industry for Singapore: Chan

PRECISION engineering has been singled out as a growth industry for Singapore, "even in a downtime like this", Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing said on Monday.

Azure-Lyte Fund finances tech startup aiming to transform the freelance ecosystem

AN issue that freelancers may often face would be the uncertainty of when they will receive their next pay cheque.

Alibaba's entry might affect Grab-Gojek merger talks

ALIBABA is said to be in talks to invest an eye-watering US$3 billion in South-east Asian ride-hailing firm Grab. Observers say that the deal, if it bears fruit, could complicate efforts for a...

Huntington-Paprika merger a 'marriage of equals'

SINGAPOREAN public relations (PR) firm Huntington Communications and creative agency Paprika Global have merged and rebranded, against the backdrop of an industry that's seen consolidation in...

Local firms seek new markets amid Covid-19, but change tack

THE novel coronavirus pandemic has not stopped Singaporean firms from expanding overseas as they seek new markets to make up for weaker demand during this period.

Established businesses keep up with times by recognising trends

BEING a business with a long history can be a double-edged sword, according to entrepreneurs behind two established Singaporean firms.

Online materials assessment tool aims to reduce plastic use

A WEB tool developed by the World Wide Fund for Nature Singapore (WWF-Singapore) aims to help businesses better understand and select more environmentally friendly alternatives to plastic...

 

Emerging Enterprise award

Closes August 28, 2020