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SMEs can now link DBS bank accounts with Xero's cloud accounting platform

SINGAPORE - DBS Bank and Xero, a leading cloud accounting platform, have come up with a way for small businesses to connect their DBS business banking accounts to Xero immediately, said the two...

SBF leads business mission to Manila, Davao City

THE Singapore Business Federation (SBF), supported by International Enterprise (IE) Singapore and the Philippine Trade and Investment Centre, will be leading a 22-member delegation to Manila and...

Eric Lew, on how Wong Fong Industries pioneers cutting-edge tech in Singapore

Lew, who is spearheading Wong Fong’s business development, has no spare moment now to muse over fears and what-ifs. The next few years will be crucial in ensuring the group’s longevity. “For the...

Bank lending's uptrend seen being sustained in H2

BANK lending in Singapore may sustain its momentum into the second half of the year amid an improving economic outlook.

Togs that empower women: what success means to Love, Bonito's founders

THEY say "clothes maketh the man", or woman - in this case. What started out as a platform to share their love of fashion has morphed into a fast fashion online retailer recognised locally and...

Google to train 2,500 more Singapore SMEs to go global by 2019

SOME 2,500 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore will be trained by Google to tap the global market by 2019, the tech giant announced on Monday during the official launch of the expansion...

Mood brightens for services sector, softens for manufacturing

BUSINESS expectations of the services sector in Singapore turned positive for the first time in seven quarters, marking its most upbeat sentiment in three years.

300 employers adopt leave, training benefits for term contract workers

IN the first Tripartite Standard rolled out on Monday, nearly 300 employers have agreed to provide term contract workers with leave benefits and termination notice period based on their cumulative...

Firm's 'small giving' wins big at business awards

Social enterprise B1G1 (Buy1Give1) stands out among firms vying for the Sustainable Business Awards this year, for its work in helping small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) adopt sustainable...

Tung Lok's recipe for China success: Singapore food

Tung Lok Restaurants (2000) has switched tacks to sell Singapore cuisine in China - as its previous Chinese restaurant brand there was like "trying to sell ice to Eskimos".

 

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