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New skills frameworks for retail and food services to help counter manpower constraints

SINGAPORE - Job-seekers in the retail and food services industries will get more help identifying the skills they need and the career pathways that are available with new skills frameworks for the...

Combining forces: Dylan & Son and Kayjen Dylan

ince pooling resources as part of their collaboration, tailors Dylan Chong and Matthew Lai have been able to create a larger production space than they each used to have – but this was not...

Having it all: Kevin Seah Bespoke

Kevin Seah might be one of Singapore’s best-known names for bespoke suits, but his dream is to be the sartorial equivalent of a...

How Singapore’s bespoke tailors are future-proofing their trade

The Peak finds out how three of Singapore's top tailors are staying competitive in a tough trade.

1. With their forces...

Kim Heng stands to recoup US$9.6m vessel purchase in one year

KIM Heng Offshore & Marine Holdings' executive chairman expects the US$9.6 million investment made in three vessels the listed group bought over in a bank sale of the pledged assets of the...

How can Singapore produce formidable entrepreneurs?

SINCE my article "Who will be Singapore's 'formidable entrepreneurs'?" (BT, June 8, 2017), I have received much feedback from readers. In that piece, we defined formidable as someone on the level of...

Builder fined $130k for repeated safety lapses

Construction firm Kingsford Construction has been fined $130,000 under the Workplace Safety and Health Act for multiple safety lapses at a worksite, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) said yesterday...

Singapore Coffee Festival 2017 gets thumbs-up from exhibitors, trade members

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Coffee Festival 2017 got off to a good start on Thursday, with those who attended the industry and media preview giving a thumbs up to its new location at the Marina Bay...

Kim Heng widens Q2 loss on higher depreciation of fixed assets

SECOND-QUARTER net loss after tax for Kim Heng Offshore & Marine Holdings almost doubled on significantly higher other operating expenses due to higher depreciation of its fixed assets.

 

Emerging Enterprise award

Closes June 1, 2019