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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.

Preparing Singapore SMEs for the digital transformation journey

SINGAPORE is one of the most technologically-advanced nations in the world. We took pole position in the World Economic Forum’s 2016 Networked Readiness Index, which measures how well an economy...

SMEs prioritising tech investments over other assets: survey

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore and across the region are prioritising tech investments over assets such as factories and machinery, according to a new survey.

Firms optimistic in Q4; outlook for next 6 months also brighter

BUSINESS conditions improved and firms turned optimistic at the end of last year, according to The Business Times-Singapore University of Social Sciences (BT-SUSS) Business Climate Survey for the...

 

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