SMEs are 'a central focus in transforming our economy'

After the Committee on the Future Economy (CFE) report and last week's Budget statement, there has been much discussion on the economy in the lead-up to this debate. The central questions are...

CIMB launches current account for SMEs

CIMB Bank Singapore yesterday rolled out a new current account for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to help them meet operational needs.

Managing business cards on the cloud

AT his previous job, founder of Sansan, Chika Terada, had to wait six months just to get an appointment with a potential client, only to find out that his higher-up knew the exact same person he had...

Singapore Budget 2017 Reactions: Kurt Wee, ASME

ASME's Kurt Wee talks about how for SMEs, Budget 2017 does not address near-term concerns.

S'pore can do more through tech: PM

THE Republic - including the government - can do more in using technology to improve the lives of Singaporeans, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Friday.

Singapore, Chongqing boost transport, logistics collaboration

SINGAPORE and Chongqing have deepened efforts to drive transport and logistics collaboration between the two cities, International Enterprise (IE) Singapore said on Sunday.

S'pore manufacturing may show the way for future economy

TAKE a look at the underdog manufacturing sector and you may see what Singapore's economic restructuring can turn out to be, observers told The Business Times.

A leg up for SMEs in the financing stakes

The only issue that seemed to concern the stock market over a recent freeing up of rules regulating finance firms is the possibility that the...

Rent-a-manager becoming a reality

A new trend in the gig economy is the transition manager who is "rented" out to companies for a fixed period of time, to fix specific problems....

Finance firms eyeing bigger slice of the SME pie

Singapore's three listed finance firms are poised to reap benefits from regulatory changes that will boost their customer reach and capacity to lend.


Emerging Enterprise award

Closes June 1, 2019