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Singapore's fintech ambitions run into immigration hurdles

[SINGAPORE] Singapore's goal of becoming a high-tech financial hub are running into real-world problems of labour supply and demand.

Singapore bets right on 'gazelles': Stripe

A TOP executive at one of the world's most valuable payments technology startups has lauded Singapore for being ahead of the curve in "realising economic transformation through high-growth startups...

E-commerce firm Anchanto aims to be 'Bata of software'

Like many others before him, e-commerce solutions provider Anchanto's Indian chief executive Vaibhav Dabhade mistook Swiss multinational shoemaker Bata for a local company.

Hit video clip on ice-cream bread leads to start-up

A 90-second video clip of how pink and green ice-cream bread was made set things in motion for digital publisher Our Grandfather Story, a start-up by four Nanyang Technological University (NTU)...

Boat drones propel one of China's hottest start-ups

ZHUHAI (BLOOMBERG) - In the vast, freezing Ross Sea, China's "Snow Dragon" icebreaker needed to find a safe anchorage before it could begin its mission to set up China's fifth Antarctic research...

OCBC launches new financial advisory and lifestyle programme targeted at seniors

A NEW financial advisory and lifestyle programme was launched by OCBC Bank on Monday to address issues faced by seniors in the "retirement risk zone", or the period of time of a person's life aged 55...

Another price war seen in ride-hailing market

A PRICE war will break out again in the ride-hailing industry, even as major player Grab has said it would bank on innovation instead of "promo codes" to compete in the field, observers told The...

Data, dollars and deliveries

E-COMMERCE marketplaces such as Lazada and Qoo10 have been touted as the next gold mine for retail brands, but often overlooked is the expertise needed to sell products on these platforms effectively.

Helping SMEs to create a borderless world

SINGAPORE'S history is one of free trade and as a signatory of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership this year, it is keenly aware that a globalised economy is key...

High-speed rail loss 'a setback, not knockout blow to Jurong'

THE Ministry of Transport (MOT) issued a statement late on Monday to say that Singapore has yet to receive official word from Malaysia regarding the supposed cancellation of the Kuala Lumpur-...

 

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