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Tuition centres drum up business at schools with fliers and freebies

More tuition centres are distributing eye-catching fliers and uncommon promotional materials - such as foolscap pads, bubble tea and even breakfast sets - outside the gates of schools, which are...

Most shop owners ready for cigarette display ban but many worry sales will be hit

Since last week, Yishun minimart owner Toh Eng Lee has been selling cigarettes kept behind closed cupboard doors.

Cousins who gave up banking for beauty (sector)

An eye-popping beauty parlour bill helped to convince businessman Nelson Loh, 38, to enter the lucrative aesthetics industry.

Razer founder Tan Min Liang's 'insane drive to be the best'

The founder of the gaming company attributes his success to his parents, and talks about his insane drive to be the best.

East Coast Park to get more facilities, open spaces

East Coast Park will be upgraded with more open spaces and amenities when improvement works at three sites are completed by end-2019, the National Parks Board (NParks) announced yesterday.

BLOCK71 opens new facility for startups in Jakarta

BLOCK71, the blue, seven-storey industrial building in one-north widely touted as Singapore's startup hub, on Friday opened a new incubation space in Jakarta.

Forum Letter: Grants to SMEs could harm, more than help

In recent years the Government has been providing grants to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to encourage more people to start their own business.

NUS entrepreneurial arm opens start-up hub in Jakarta to boost S'pore, Indonesia innovation

JAKARTA - NUS Enterprise start-hub Block71 Jakarta officially opened its doors in the Indonesian capital on Friday (July 28).

Convenience store Cheers opens first unmanned, cashless outlet

The Cheers outlet at Nanyang Polytechnic looks like its normal store - with shelves and fridges stocked with food and drinks - except there is no cashier or assistant in sight.

IE Singapore sets up network for SMEs to expand overseas quickly

INTERNATIONAL Enterprise Singapore (IE Singapore) aims to ease market entry for Singapore SMEs with the launch of its new Plug and Play Network.

 

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