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Singapore firms urged to make the most of India's biggest tax reform

SINGAPORE businesses should make the most of India's biggest tax reform as the country rolls out its Goods and Services Tax (GST) in July, urged International Enterprise Singapore.

Beginning the day with workouts to keep staff healthy

EVERY weekday morning in an Orchard Road tower block, dozens of people clad in business attire stream out of the lift, tap into work at a fingerprint reader and head straight in, just in time to...

ToTT and Sia Huat: Homing in on kitchenware

The birth and reach of these brands can be traced back to the business acumen of Mr Tan Choon Boon, 67. Supported by his daughter, Grace, 38, he has succeeded in making many local and overseas...

Kwong Woh Hing sticks to brewing soya sauce the traditional way

In a 6m by 4m sauna-like room in a Defu Industrial Park factory, four men wearing disposable shower caps, masks and aprons are hard at work.

Music buff turns passion into sweet sounds of success

When music executive Mah Chern Wei was a child, every so often, the sweet sounds from his father's vinyl record player would waft through the rooms and weave their magic.

Halimah to Singapore firms: Take closer look at Kazakhstan

Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob urged Singapore businesses to take a closer look at the opportunities in Kazakhstan and Central Asia as she officiated at an expo in the Kazakh capital of...

Magnetic pull of electrotherapy for the elderly

Almost every day for the past two months, retiree Seng Sung Huay has been going to the same shop at Block 825, Tampines Street 81.

CEO lost a job because his O-level results were too good

He wanted to be a technician but was advised to further studies, and now heads 6 companies.

Geylang Serai Bazaar rental soars to record high of $17,000

With crowds thronging the fairgrounds nightly, it looks like business is booming for hawkers at the ongoing Geylang Serai Bazaar.

Singaporeans worked up over fitness firm True Group's foreign closures

SINGAPORE - Even as Singapore-owned True Group fitness and wellness chain announced aggressive expansion plans in China, it has abruptly closed clubs in Thailand and Malaysia, leaving its close to...

 

Emerging Enterprise award

Closes June 1, 2019