V3 adds its smarts for a smart nation

V3 Smart Technologies may not be a household name yet, but you may have either come across its unmanned mechanised cleaners at office buildings or at neighbourhood malls.

Industrial manufacturers must extract more value from digital innovation

THE world has become digitally connected to the point of no return, which means that industrial manufacturers can no longer afford to merely be impressed or engage in dreaming about the promise of...

KOP shoots up on news of Sam Goi taking 20% stake

SHARES in KOP Ltd surged as much as 23 per cent in price to S$0.096 on Monday on news of a proposed share placement that would give 'Popiah King' Sam Goi a one-fifth stake in the Catalist-listed...

Alliance Mineral CEO: Better terms in latest agreement with Burwill

CATALIST-LISTED Alliance Mineral Assets Ltd got much better terms in its recently concluded renegotiations with Burwill Commodity which is also funding and taking an equity stake in the lithium...

Singapore brands lack support from local consumers: study

A STUDY has found that about one-tenth of consumers in Singapore prefer local brands in contrast to other Asian countries, where the demand for locally-designed high-end goods is on the rise.

Cryptocurrency fracas spotlights risks in opaque space

NEWS this month that at least one cryptocurrency firm has had its Singapore banking account closed has led to whispers that Singapore is unilaterally shutting its doors to cryptocurrency companies...

Still shedding assets but worst is over: Tat Hong CEO

CRANE supplier Tat Hong Holdings is still selling assets but the worst is over, chief executive officer Roland Ng told The Business Times on Monday over the phone. "It's turning around, but we don't...

Start@SG: Social enterprises clinch cash prizes; Temasek Life Sciences Accelerator appoints key executives

Eight teams took home a total of $180,000 in cash prizes in an Asia-wide competition for social enterprises last week.

Kitchen equipment grant, info centre for hawkers launched

Potatoes, cucumbers and carrots - none is a match for the $2,000 commercial-grade vegetable cutter from Spain, which can slice up to 300kg of vegetables in an hour.

Auditors of Epicentre Holdings cannot verify the Apple reseller's books

SINGAPORE - The auditors of Catalist-listed Epicentre Holdings, which positions itself as an Apple premium reseller, have issued a disclaimer of opinion on the company's accounts for the financial...


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Closes June 1, 2019