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Singapore firms can be go-to partners for infrastructure projects

AS Asian countries pursue regional collaborations to drive economic growth, Singapore has much to contribute in the way of specialised expertise and innovative solutions to infrastructure projects...

Vietnam, Singapore, Indonesia lead in BRI opportunities

VIETNAM, Singapore and Indonesia are seen as the markets in Asean and South Asia with the most opportunities related to China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), according to a survey by the...

AEvice brings wearables and the cloud to paediatric asthma treatment

AEvice Health chief executive Adrian Ang had asthma as a child, so he understands how challenging it can be to manage the respiratory condition in young children.

Tech-oriented office company WeWork files to go public

OFFICE sharing startup WeWork will be going public after its parent company filed papers on Wednesday for a stock sale, despite losing money amid rapid expansion.

KiotViet raises US$6m Series A funds from Jungle, Traveloka

STORE management software firm KiotViet has raised US$6 million in Series A funding from Jungle Ventures and Traveloka, the Vietnamese startup announced on Thursday.

European fintechs escape troubles afflicting established banks

[LONDON] When Swedish banking firm Klarna became Europe's most valuable financial technology startup last week, it was only the latest sign that digital finance has escaped the troubles afflicting...

Synagie inks deal with Henkel Singapore to distribute beauty care brands in SE Asia

SINGAPORE - Catalist-listed e-commerce player Synagie Corporation on Thursday (Aug 15) said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Henkel Singapore to manage the distribution and...

Singapore to benefit from rise in long-term demand for chips: DPM Heng

lDESPITE official forecasters' expectations of a full-year manufacturing decline here, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat affirmed on Wednesday that the ailing semiconductor industry - which...

Singapore startups tapping new buzz in Indonesia as test bed

EVEN as Indonesia churns out its own startups, an increasing number of Singaporean startups are looking to the country as a launchpad to test their business model.

BreadTalk Group CEO quits, founder George Quek to be interim CEO

BREADTALK Group's chief executive officer (CEO) Henry Chu Heng Hwee, 49, has quit for "personal and health reasons", the food and beverage (F&B) operator announced on Wednesday.

 

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