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Accused behind Singapore penny stock crash is denied bail again

THE man accused of being behind the penny stock crash of 2013 was denied bail in a High Court hearing on Tuesday afternoon.

Polaris Q4 net profit drops 67% to S$762,000

ELECTRONICS retailer Polaris has posted a 67 per cent drop in fourth-quarter net profit to S$762,000 from S$2.32 million in the year-ago period, the company announced on Monday night after market...

Leg-up for Singapore firms to access India's Andhra Pradesh

ENTERING the fast-growing Indian state of Andhra Pradesh will be easier for Singapore firms with the establishment of a new business council and an innovation corridor for urban solutions.

5 trends shaping Singapore's workforce in 2018

THE YEAR 2018 is officially underway and in the world of HR in Singapore, things are looking positive. Singapore's economy grew 3.5 per cent in 2017, exceeding expectations, and hiring across...

Coding simplicity into learning

CODING made so simple that even a non-coder could teach it to primary school students. That is the goal of local coding education startup Code Gakko. Named after the Japanese word for "school",...

Big jump in R&D spending by Singapore precision engineering firms

HIGH-VALUE lens manufacturer Wavelength Opto-Electronic used to take 30 seconds to manually inspect one contact lens.

Government's 'wait-and-see' stance on e-commerce tax a wise move

SINGAPORE has established itself as South-east Asia's success story and a potential economic powerhouse. It continues to be an example for countries looking to create a business-friendly...

Nominations open for the Entrepreneur of the Year

NOMINATIONS are now open for the 17th annual EY Entrepreneur of the Year (EOY) 2018 awards in Singapore.

Fiscal prudence with an eye on the future: Singapore Budget 2018

BUDGET 2018 was aptly titled "Together, a Better Future". The Singapore government has been an excellent planner with a long-term strategic vision for both the economy and the social compact, while...

19 Singapore F&B firms pledge to use sustainably sourced palm oil

Singapore has been free from the scourge of haze for the past two years, but at least 19 food and beverage (F&B) companies here are not taking the clear skies for granted.

 

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