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Director of Singapore firm denies trade links to North Korea

Singaporean Leo Ng Kheng Wah, 55, and his general wholesale trade company, OCN (Singapore), were named in a report by independent website NK News last week for providing banned luxury goods for...

Case warns against 'timeshare recovery' company Icon Solutions

Singapore's consumer watchdog has flagged a firm for allegedly falsely claiming that it can help timeshare investors get back their money.

Online furniture shop Castlery finds niche between mass market and luxury offerings

Looking back on Mr Declan Ee's pursuits, the 34-year-old's career trajectory has hardly been predictable.

More large firms seeking to invest in promising start-ups

If you can't beat them, invest in them. This seems to be the approach large companies here are taking towards disruptive tech start-ups.

Decorative cement tiles, some by Singaporean designers, gain a following

Customers walking into Mr Lau Sze Siong's tile shop in Zion Road will be greeted by not only the traditional floral designs seen on the floors of many old shophouses in Singapore, but also modern...

China veterans dish out advice to succeed as a food entrepreneur

Some like Mr Ng Zhipeng, 23, a National University of Singapore (NUS) student on an internship in Beijing, went because they were at a loose end on a Friday evening.

Singaporean restaurateurs cook up a storm in Beijing

From special Singapore food menus and soup nights to discount cards and WeChat groups, these are some ways that two Singaporean restaurateurs attract and retain customers.

Hawker Chan draws foodies in Bangkok

Foodies in Thailand are slurping up soya sauce chicken noodles from a Singapore Michelin-starred food business which has recently opened a branch in Bangkok.

Artist, carpenter and sculptor rolled into one

No ordinary carpentry shop, 30- year-old Wayman Enterprise in Jalan Besar specialises in making props.

It has made decorative animal zodiac statues for temples, installed mini kampung or...

Car spare-parts maker still holding out for an apprentice

In recent years, with falling receipts and no successor in sight, Mr Yee was prepared to close his business and retire with his wife, who works with him.

 

Emerging Enterprise award

Closes June 1, 2019