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Singapore-Turkey FTA to come into force Oct 1, 2017: MTI

SINGAPORE and Turkey have ratified the Turkey-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (TRSFTA), and it will come into force on October 1, 2017, Singapore's Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) said on...

Dropout seizes tech advantage, starts logistics firm

When online retail giant Amazon's Prime Now service landed in Singapore last month, it picked home-grown logistics firm Riverwood as its main delivery company.

If you're thinking of starting a business venture - think again

ENTREPRENEURSHIP isn't for everyone - no matter how glamourous or fulfilling it's been portrayed to be - four serial entrepreneurs told The Business Times in a recent interview for World...

A Naiise way to bring joy to children

IT'S often said that there's nothing more satisfying than seeing a happy, smiling child. It is this ethos that led to local design retailer Naiise placing an emphasis on supporting children's...

Singapore has 'natural advantage' to be a Smart Nation

WHILE Singapore may already have the right ingredients to become a Smart Nation, the country still lags behind other major cities in several areas when it comes to taking full advantage of...

When Lim Swee Say felt like a 'suaku' paying cash in Shanghai

Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say was queueing up to buy chestnuts at a roadside hawker stall in Shanghai a few years ago.

Hard work bearing fruit for SunMoon Food Company

Having plucked a global fruit trader from the brink of bankruptcy in 2007, financial industry veteran Gary Loh then spent years "in the trenches" trying to turn the business around.

F&B sector picks up for first time since January

With consumer confidence improving, the food and beverage (F&B) sector has seen an uptick, going by latest official data. And some experts believe this trend could continue.

National Day Rally 2017: When Swee Say felt 'suaku' in smart city Shanghai

When Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say was queueing up to buy chestnuts at a roadside hawker stall in Shanghai a few years ago, he saw all the people ahead of him wave their handphones, take their...

 

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