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IE Singapore chief to join Mapletree next year

THE chief executive officer of International Enterprise (IE) Singapore, Lee Ark Boon, is joining Mapletree Investments in a senior position that will have him stationed in China from January.

Indonesia's Go-Jek to ride into Philippines next year

Indonesian motorbike-hailing start-up Go-Jek plans to set up operations in the Philippines early next year, with other South-east Asian countries to follow later that year, said the firm's chief...

14 contractors fined by PUB for drainage and other offences

Fourteen construction and building contractors were slapped with fines by national water agency PUB, including the firm responsible for the flood in the Thomson area on Christmas Eve last year....

Indonesia bans fintech firms in payments from using cryptocurrencies

[JAKARTA] Indonesia's central bank has issued a regulation banning use of cryptocurrencies by financial technology companies involved in payment systems, and said it is examining whether there's a...

Singapore needs confidence and consensus to attain big achievements

IN the 1970s, when the International Air Transport Association regime required airlines to charge for food and beverages, one upstart broke the rules.

PwC calls for threshold for personal tax to be raised to S$40,000

PROFESSIONAL services firm PwC unveiled on Wednesday its wish list for next year's budget.

Govt expenditure on healthcare expected to 'rise quite sharply': Heng Swee Keat

SINGAPORE may have to foot a bigger healthcare bill for its ageing population.

COE prices dive as backlog eases

Certificate of entitlement (COE) prices ended lower for all categories except for motorcycles at the latest tender yesterday.

Amazon launches Prime membership for S'pore

American e-commerce giant Amazon launched its Prime membership programme for Singapore yesterday, ending a four-year period of blanket free shipping to the Republic.

Singapore Airshow 2018 to showcase emerging technologies, link start-ups to larger players

SINGAPORE - Singapore Airshow 2018, to be held from Feb 6 to 11, will focus on emerging technologies and give start-ups a platform to pitch their ideas to larger players.

 

Emerging Enterprise award

Closes June 5, 2020