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Legal handbook launched to help freelancers working in creative arts

SINGAPORE -Freelance videographer Derrick shot and edited a video for a client which did not meet her standards.

Professional services sector roadmap aims to create 5,500 new jobs annually till 2020

A NEW roadmap to help boost the professional services sector is aiming to generate 5,500 new jobs for professionals, managers, executives and technicians (PMETs) every year until 2020.

Despite anti-trade talk across the world, there is still appetite for economic integration, says Iswaran

COLOMBO - Despite a growing anti-trade rhetoric around the world, there are still countries that wish to cut trade deals and advance economic integration as they see the benefits, said Singapore...

Pay for hawker centre meals with ez-link cards at Nets terminals from April

For a start, ez-link cards will be accepted at some 1,000 stalls in more than 30 hawker centres in places like Tanjong Pagar, Yishun Park and Zion Road.

Funding Societies hits S$100m in crowdfunded loans for SMEs

FUNDING Societies, a Singapore-based peer-to-peer (p2p) lending platform, has cracked the S$100-million mark in total crowdfunded loans for SMEs (small and medium enterprises) across Singapore,...

Ninja Van raises additional funds through Series C round

LOGISTICS firm Ninja Van said on Tuesday that it has raised additional funding through a Series C fundraising round. No funding amount was disclosed.

Local fintech DC Frontiers wins at India-Asean Youth Awards

LOCAL fintech startup DC Frontiers has bagged the Most Innovative Business Idea award for its Handshakes app at the India-Asean Youth Awards.

Greenpac packs a green punch

PACKAGING is something we all come across in our daily lives. But once its purpose has been served, the packaging is usually discarded - never to be seen or well, used, again.

New FTA with Sri Lanka a boon for Singapore firms large and small

The newly signed free trade agreement was welcomed on Tuesday by companies and observers, who said it was a comprehensive, high-quality deal.

Tiong Bahru Market's 'chicken boy'

Mr Chan Lay Boo, 82, has been selling chickens at Tiong Bahru Market and its predecessor, the Seng Poh Road Market, since the 1950s, earning him the moniker "gai zai", or chicken boy, in Cantonese...

 

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