Brick-and-mortar firms need to up their game in digital space

IN today's digital age, most people are comfortable transacting with businesses online. This ranges from ordering products from sites such as Amazon to booking a table at your favourite restaurant...

One-stop agency for SMEs to grow Singapore's startup ecosystem

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the primary focus and comprise the largest beneficiaries of the economic measures laid out during Budget 2017 and the Committee on the Future Economy...

Doing business in China: Politics is still in command

PEOPLE love quotes, especially inspirational ones. Chairman Mao Zedong's words, "The Chinese people have stood up", spoken in 1949 after the communist triumph in the civil war, still resonates among...

This Chinese New Year, delivery startups keep tradition alive

RETAIL sales excluding motor vehicles inched up just 0.6 per cent in December, but consumers aren't necessarily holding back for the Chinese New Year (CNY).

Smart regulation of cryptocurrencies needed in Hong Kong and Singapore

FEW dispute that Asia will be the world's engine for economic growth and innovation in the coming decades. It is no surprise then that Asia is the fastest growing market for digital currencies...

Cordlife posts third straight quarter of profit

CORDLIFE Group reported a third consecutive quarterly net profit as its stem cell banking business continues to make inroads in its key markets.

Owner of tuition centres made fraudulent PIC claims and put cop in danger with Lamborghini

SINGAPORE - A business owner of several tuition agencies made fraudulent Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) claims of more than $100,000 for entities under his control, and helped five...

[VIDEOS] What do SMEs hope for from Singapore Budget 2018?

What do some of Singapore’s SMEs hope for from this year's Budget? Check out these videos to find out.

Singapore retail sales up 4.6% in December

SURGING car sales as well as a brisk trade in mobile devices helped the retail sector end 2017 on a robust note.

Singapore's 2017 tourism receipts, visitor arrivals hit new highs for second straight year

TOURISM receipts and visitor arrivals hit new record highs last year, topping the stellar performance from 2016.


Emerging Enterprise award

Closes June 5, 2020