Singapore gets new innovation centre in boost to advanced manufacturing sector

AN innovation centre in Changi Business Park launched on Tuesday will aim at boosting the competitiveness of Singapore's electronics and advanced manufacturing sector.

Covid-19, digitalisation challenged Singapore listcos' audit committees in 2020: Review

DIGITALISATION and the Covid-19 pandemic added to the workload of audit committees (ACs) at Singapore-listed companies, according to a review released on Tuesday.

Garage's 10 startups to watch in 2021

Lockdowns may have eased, and deals in the startup space are picking up. The tech community is headed for an exciting 2021, with many potential deals, mergers and acquisitions, as well as public...

Business opportunities aplenty in Africa: SBF

AFRICA is a vast continent that is often deemed too distant and unfamiliar to many companies in Singapore, with the sense that venturing there is only suitable for the larger players with more...

Business travel with the ATP

Looking for ways to bring overseas partners to Singapore for business? The Air Travel Pass (ATP) permits short-term visits to Singapore for any purpose, and could be a better option than other...

S'pore firm's robot baristas to serve up coffee in Japan

Local start-up Crown Technologies has secured an investment from a subsidiary of East Japan Railway Company, which will boost the deployment of its robot baristas at selected JR East train...

Home-grown Founder Bak Kut Teh closes two of its four outlets

Home-grown chain Founder Bak Kut Teh, which had four outlets a year ago, is now left with just two - its Balestier Road flagship store and a branch at Downtown East in Pasir Ris.

Fortress Minerals Q3 profit jumps to US$4.3m; proposes acquisition of Monument Mengapur

CATALIST-LISTED Fortress Minerals on Monday posted a net profit of US$4.3 million for the three months ended Nov 30, 2020, more than five times that of US$751,151 a year ago.

Chip Eng Seng warns of FY2020 loss on Covid-19 impact

PROPERTY developer Chip Eng Seng is expecting to report a FY2020 net loss in mid-February 2021 as opposed to its FY2019 net profit of S$32.6 million, due to the adverse impact of Covid-19 on its...


Emerging Enterprise award

Closes August 28, 2020