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Vallianz to issue S$3.1m of new shares to offset trade payables

CATALIST-LISTED Vallianz Holdings will be issuing S$3.1 million worth of new shares to fully offset the amount of trade payables it owes to its creditors.

BlackGold Natural Resources requests trading halt

CATALIST-LISTED BlackGold Natural Resources has requested a trading halt for its shares.

SGX, A*STAR to help startups, SMEs access R&D support, capital

SINGAPORE Exchange (SGX) and ETPL, the commercialisation arm of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), are signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Monday to help startups...

Harnessing prefab tech to save time, manpower

Two local construction firms saw technological advancement as an opportunity and not a threat.

Change comes slowly to smaller contractors

At the construction site for a two-storey house in Cluny Hill, contractor GA Construction is doing things the old-fashioned way.

Singapore's ramen king found his true calling

Mr Jason Lim has a thing for noodles. He had mee pok for breakfast, and has just wolfed down a plate of satay beehoon from a well-known stall in Sembawang Hill Food Centre for lunch.

Lai Shanru of ShopBack, on turning an idea into reality

Block 71 may not have the same global cachet as say, Area 51 or even Taipei 101, but this non-descript building in Ayer Rajah Crescent lies at the centre of Singapore's burgeoning start-up scene...

World Class Global higher and active in Catalist debut

WORLD Class Global (WCG), a real estate developer whose counter debuted on Catalist on Thursday, was the most active stock on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) on Thursday morning, over five million...

LEAP gives SMEs quick access to KL capital market

RATHER than relying almost solely on bank financing, small and medium-sized enterprises will now be able to raise funds and increase their visibility in the capital market through a new arena that...

Ornamental fish retailers aim to cast net farther

Singapore's ornamental fish trade seems to have hit a dry patch after its heyday a decade or two ago. Amid a tightening export market, local players are looking to get more beginners to pick up...

 

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