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Ascendas Reit accepts letter of offer from JTC for site of Grab's new HQ

ASCENDAS Real Estate Investment Trust (Reit) has accepted a letter of offer from its controlling unitholder JTC Corp for a 30-year leasehold interest for land at one-north that will be developed into...

Wirecard denies fresh fraud allegations as shares plunge again

FRANKFURT (AFP) - Shares in German payments processing group Wirecard plunged for the third time in little more than a week on Thursday (Feb 8), as the Financial Times alleged senior executives...

SingPost fined S$100,000 for failing delivery standards

THE Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) has fined Singapore Post (SingPost) S$100,000 for not meeting quality of service (QoS) standards on delivery of local basic letters and registered mail...

ICT Fund finds the real deal in Sixscape's authentication tech

VENTURE capital firm ICT Fund has been backing cryptography startup Sixscape since a pre-series A round in 2016. In December 2018, it made a second injection of funds, raising its total investment...

SMEs need help to move up the digital ladder amid disruption

WHY do government and business leaders keep pushing local small and medium enterprises to go the digital way - even when many SMEs are aware and convinced that digital technology is key to not...

Entrepreneur First steps up effort to tap Asia's pool of deep-tech talent

LONDON-based talent incubator Entrepreneur First (EF) is stepping up its game in Asia, hoping to tap the region's wealth of research talent and venture capital with a focus on deep-tech startups.

Going digital the only way to revive Singapore's retail sector

IT used to be that the buzz along Orchard Road was a gauge of the health of Singapore's retail industry. Those days are long gone in today's high-tech retail world, where more of the action is...

Helping social organisations create impact

CAROUSELL is an app that occupies a spot in almost everyone's mobile phone today and was conceived to provide a solution for the lack of consumer-to-consumer platforms at the time it was launched...

Upgrade and improve lives amid a slowing global economy: PM

A SLOWING global economy and ongoing trade tensions between the United States and China will have an impact on Singapore, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said, adding that growth in 2019 may not be as...

Turning to niche field for growth

Starting with a single desk in borrowed office space and just one telephone line, Aik Soon Hardware has grown from being a general hardware dealer to become a specialist distributor of marine and...

 

Emerging Enterprise award

Closes June 1, 2018