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More than 300 enforcement actions taken against companies for vehicle safety violations since June

SINGAPORE - More than 300 enforcement actions have been taken against errant employers for vehicular safety infringements since June, Minister of State for Manpower Sam Tan revealed on Thursday (Sept...

Cryptocurrency chaos as China bans initial coin offerings

CHINA'S move last week to ban initial coin offerings (ICO) has caused chaos among startups looking to raise money through the novel fund-raising scheme, prompting halts, about-turns and rethinks...

Secretlab brings its customisable leather chairs to Europe

JUST gaming chairs? Not at Secretlab. The makers of the premium customisable leather chairs have seen success in their chairs with a diverse range of customers - not exclusively from the gaming...

A tailor to movers and shakers

Up on a back wall of local bespoke tailoring house Joe's Tailoring is a lone, framed picture of American singer Peter Cetera, of Chicago fame.

Doing more at work with help of machines

One worker is as good as two at local component maker Forefront Additive Manufacturing, which makes orthotic devices for the medical technology market.

As new dads take longer leave, firms find ways to cope

Some companies ask male staff to take their two-week paternity leave in parts to minimise work disruption.

Greenology: creating a vertical urban jungle

TO some, having "green fingers" is seen as a gift. But what about having a way with plants, and being able to run a successful business?

Singapore to focus on e-commerce, digital economy when it takes over Asean chair

SINGAPORE will focus on e-commerce and the digital economy as well as improve trade facilitation in the region when it takes over the Asean chairmanship in 2018. Among other things, the Republic is...

Nets to roll out digital wallet app NetsPay

NETS will launch a digital wallet in the form of a mobile app called NetsPay next month, through which consumers can create and store digital versions of their ATM bank cards for cashless payments on...

DBS clients can now track cross-border payment live

DBS Bank's business clients in Singapore and Hong Kong can now track their cross-border payments in real time, so they can manage their cash better.

 

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