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The retail scene in post-pandemic Singapore

THE retail sector is dynamic, constantly responding to varying needs and ever-evolving consumer behaviour. Transformed by the Internet, today's retail landscape is a different creature from what...

Singapore industrial market: A pandemic winner

THE United States is launching a US$1.9 trillion stimulus package that could catalyse global economic recovery and global trade volumes. This large economic rescue package will be a booster to...

Endowus raises S$23m in Series A funding from venture capitalists

DIGITAL wealth platform and adviser Endowus has completed its first round of Series A funding with S$23 million, led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and with participation from Softbank Ventures Asia.

SGX launches consultation on SPACs, with proposals to minimise dilution and better align interest

SINGAPORE Exchange (SGX) has launched a consultation on Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs), with proposals to address some of the risks posed by the listing structure.

Indonesia's next digital boom lies beyond metropolitan cities

THE next wave of growth in Indonesia’s digital economy will come from non-metropolitan areas, according to research from Kearney and venture capital firm Alpha JWC Ventures.

Facebook Singapore launches digital upskilling initiative for developing tech skills

FROM Wednesday, up to 2,700 participants and 1,000 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) will be able to upskill under a new initiative launched by Facebook Singapore, as the Big Tech firm aims to...

Shopee to help SMEs upskill via SkillsFuture Queen Bee programme

E-COMMERCE platform Shopee announced on Tuesday that it has partnered SkillsFuture Singapore(SSG) to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) upskill their operations and expand into the e-...

Jobs Growth Incentive supported hiring of 130,000 locals over three months

A TOTAL of 130,000 locals were hired from September to November with support from the Jobs Growth Incentive (JGI) scheme, according to the 20th edition of the jobs situation report released on...

Pacific International Lines' debt restructuring plan effective on March 30

BOXSHIP operator Pacific International Lines (PIL) on Wednesday announced that its debt restructuring plan had occurred on March 30, 2021.

Singapore takes lion's share of venture dollars in South-east Asia

SINGAPORE is staking a claim as the leader for venture capital dollars in South-east Asia, with tech startups in the city-state drawing in S$5.5 billion of capital over the past year, Second...

 

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