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5 key proposals from Singapore's new Cybersecurity Bill

SINGAPORE - The Cyber Security Agency (CSA) released a Cybersecurity Bill on Monday (July 10) for a public consultation that ends on Aug 3. Proactive measures, spelt out for the first time, seek...

Singapore releases overarching Cybersecurity Bill for public consultation

SINGAPORE - Critical information infrastructure (CII) owners in Singapore must report security breaches, and cybersecurity vendors providing highly-sensitive services here will need to be licensed...

Miyoshi swings into profit with Q3 net profit of S$408,000

ENGINEERING group Miyoshi Limited posted a third-quarter net profit of S$408,000, a reversal from a net loss of S$366,000 in the previous year, the group said in a Singapore Exchange filing on...

Series B deals point to interest in early growth-stage startups

MORE than US$70 million in Series B funding has been reportedly raised by Singapore or Singapore-backed startups of late - pointing to a plausible growing interest among investors in early growth-...

LiHO boss Rodney Tang sold his flat to start first Gong Cha outlet

There was no escaping the spotlight for Mr Rodney Tang, 46, over the exit of well-loved bubble tea chain Gong Cha, which he had brought in 2009, from Singapore. Under him, Gong Cha earned $30...

From PayNow to unified system that all merchants and customers can use

PayNow, the fund transfer system that allows people to send money to one another using just a mobile number or NRIC number, is a great step towards a cashless society.

HPB serves up plan for hawker stalls to sell healthier dishes

SINGAPORE - Four out of 10 stalls in every hawker centre or coffee shop could sell at least one healthier dish by 2019.

Bynd Artisan founders Winnie Chan and James Quan detail the bookbinding atelier’s success

The scented candle on their bedroom balcony is lit. Their whiskies of choice – Lagavulin on the rocks for him and a Japanese highball for her –...

Foot traffic low at new place: former Sungei Road market vendor

Among the rows of stalls selling army equipment at Golden Mile Food Centre, a small unit selling second-hand items stands out for its colourful, curated assortment of trinkets, water-colour...

Road to a new future for Sungei Road flea market

With Singapore's oldest hawking zone set to close on Tuesday after operating since the 1930s, The Sunday Times looks at some of the paths taken by its vendors.

 

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