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5 questions with Y Combinator's Michael Seibel

Michael Seibel has been involved with Y Combinator (YC) - Silicon Valley's most prestigious start-up incubator - for about a decade, first as a start-up founder and now as chief executive of its...

Over 1,000 property agents unite against PropertyGuru's price hike

More than 1,000 property agents upset about a recent price hike by Singapore's largest property portal have banded together to lobby their interests, including by planning a boycott of...

Singapore's manufacturing PMI hits 33-month high

Factory activity rose for the 12th straight month in August, posting the highest reading since November 2014 as electronics production surged to its best showing in nearly seven years.

Wholesale trade has 'good growth potential'

Despite challenges from increased digitalisation, the wholesale trade industry still has good growth potential, thanks to rising consumerism in Asia and Singapore's robust trading ecosystem.

A peek inside SixCap, a firm on MAS Investor Alert List

Many companies are on the Monetary Authority of Singapore's (MAS) Investor Alert List but perhaps none as eye-catching as Six Capital.

'Floating Ponds' concept that could see vertical fish farms in parks and on rooftops unveiled

SINGAPORE - Multi-storey fish farms on rooftops, parks or even under viaducts could become reality if infrastructure consultancy Surbana Jurong has its way.

Lorna Whiston sold to ChangedEdu, United Square branch to expand

SINGAPORE - English enrichment chain Lorna Whiston Schools has been bought over, in a multi-million-dollar Asia expansion push by Singapore-based group ChangedEdu.

Two charged with cheating shipping company of $1.5 million

SINGAPORE - Two men were charged on Monday (Sept 4) with cheating a shipping company of $1.5million.

Singapore, Chongqing explore new frontiers for financial connectivity, innovation

FINANCIAL regulators and private-sector participants from Singapore and Chongqing took discussions on financial collaboration between the two cities to a higher level on Monday at the second...

Company director charged with illegal labour importation, collecting kickbacks

SINGAPORE - The director of Aik Heng Contracts and Services has been charged with the illegal importation of labour and the collection of kickbacks, said the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) in a...

 

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