Why it is (almost) impossible to teach creativity

INDUSTRY and educators are agreed: the world needs creativity. There is interest in the field, lots of urging but remarkably little action. Everyone is a bit scared of what to do next. On the...

Leaving new staff to sink or swim could leave firms high and dry

TAKE yourself back to the time when you first joined the workplace. Were you thrown to the deep end right away where you were forced to sink or swim, or did you have a "babysitter" of sorts to watch...

Bank lending claws its way back to growth in October

BANK lending in Singapore managed a return to growth in October from a month ago, boosted by an expansion in building loans that lifted overall business lending.

UK fintech to launch in region with S'pore as likely base

British fintech Revolut will start operating in the Asia-Pacific early next year with Singapore as its likely base, it said yesterday.

HK to license first online-only insurer amid fintech rivalry

HONG KONG • Hong Kong is set to license its first online-only insurer under a "fast-track" system this month, the regulatory head said, as it fights off criticism for being slower to make use of...

Chinese language, business culture courses available

New initiatives unveiled yesterday will help Singaporeans brush up on their Chinese language and business culture skills.

Grab, Vietnam taxi firm Vinasun to settle dispute out of court

GRAB and Vietnam taxi operator Vinasun have agreed to "consider amicable arrangements" to settle their court case involving competition between the two firms, Grab said in a statement on Friday.

Money FM podcast: Mind Your Business – How SMEs can grow faster and better

Shahid Nizami, managing director for Asia Pacific at HubSpot, passionately believes in aiding SMEs to realise their full potential.

Singapore bank lending returns to growth in Oct: MAS preliminary data

BANK lending in Singapore rose in October from a month ago, reversing from a slight contraction in September, preliminary data from the Monetary Authority of Singapore showed on Friday.

London fintech Revolut to launch in Asia-Pacific with regional headquarters likely in Singapore

LONDON-BASED fintech Revolut announced on Friday that it will be launching in Asia-Pacific in the first quarter of 2019, and has already been granted the necessary licences to operate in Singapore...


Emerging Enterprise award

Closes June 1, 2018