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Singapore to start first cyber-security start-up hub

SINGAPORE - Singapore is setting up its first cyber security start-up incubation hub, with funding to be provided for new inventions, as the nation strives to carve out a role for itself in the...

Booking website RedDoorz launches its first fully leased and run hotel

A SINGAPORE-BASED web platform that markets hospitality spaces is venturing into brick and mortar as part of efforts to transform the hospitality industry in South-east Asia.

AI firm Taiger gives clients more bite in slashing costs

ARTIFICIAL intelligence (AI) is being bandied about as the latest buzzword in almost every sector. Singapore-based AI company Taiger is among the few which have managed to turn the technology's...

AI: The next frontier of marketing

GONE are the days when marketing used to only involve traditional channels like TV and radio advertising, or printing brochures and flyers. The paradigm shift has seen marketing evolve by leaps...

That missing debate on Singapore's foreign talent policy

AMID the furore over taxes in Budget 2018, the critical question of Singapore's approach to foreign talent in the face of major manpower and demographic challenges went largely undebated.

Not much time left for firms' digital transformation: Swee Keat

SINGAPORE companies have only a narrow window of opportunity to ramp up their digital transformation efforts and raise productivity over the next few years, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat has...

SMEs laud new scheme to put global skills in local hands

SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) have given the thumbs-up to the government's funding support to speed up the transfer of global expertise to local workers, describing the vehicle for the...

Go-Jek eyes listing on Indonesia's exchange

JAKARTA • Indonesian start-up Go-Jek is considering an initial public offering (IPO) in Indonesia, its president Andre Soelistyo told reporters yesterday, but details on timing and float size have...

Bill tabled to license bike-sharing firms to curb illegal parking

To tackle the growing problem of shared bicycles being parked indiscriminately, rental operators such as oBike, ofo and Mobike look set to be licensed.

Meet the men behind Singapore-based private members’ club Straits Clan

After six months of renovations to a building that was once a boutique hotel, private members’ club Straits Clan is about to open its doors.

 

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