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Forum Letter: Business success possible without corrupt practices

When I started doing business with neighbouring countries in 1976, I was advised that certain countries in our region were "ridden with corruption" and that I would need to grease the palms of my...

Forum Letter: Honesty is the best policy when doing business

Unfortunately, some outfits that venture out to do business in countries where corruption is rampant have a faulty agenda - to survive by adapting to the corrupt environment and paying bribes to...

MC Payment takes long view on going cashless

Cashless may be the buzzword of the day but for home-grown firm Mobile Credit Payment (MC Payment), cashless technology has been its bread and butter for nearly two decades.

Ngee Ann Poly a draw for budding entrepreneurs

Polytechnic graduates interested in learning the nuts and bolts of starting a business can from this month apply for an Earn and Learn programme that will match them with jobs at start-ups.

Popular CEO on a mission to sustain bookstores

SINGAPORE - Even as Popular Bookstore starts stocking its shelves with gadgets like drones to combat a long-term decline in revenue from books, the chain's long-serving chief, Mr Chou Cheng Ngok,...

Singapore can be springboard to South-east Asia for Indian businesses: Teo Chee Hean

SINGAPORE - Singapore is in a unique position to facilitate even closer ties between Asean and India, said Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean on Sunday (Jan 7), as he made a vigorous pitch on the...

NUS law and economics student, along with three peers, creates case outcome simulator

SINGAPORE - A final-year National University of Singapore (NUS) law and economics student Mr Jerrold Soh, 26, has, together with three of his peers, created a simulator which can predict the...

Foreign ministers call for Asean and India to press on with economic integration

SINGAPORE - Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan on Sunday (Jan 7) called for Asean and India to press on with economic integration, pointing out that a massive trade pact in the works offers...

Many areas of collaboration for India and Asean

There are great opportunities for collaboration between India and Asean nations, especially in infrastructure, innovation and the digital economy, that will help forge greater economic integration...

China: Low-level graft a business reality

Despite President Xi Jinping's half-decade-long anti-graft campaign, low-level corruption remains a business reality for Singapore firms in China.

 

Emerging Enterprise award

Closes June 5, 2020