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SMEs still upbeat for rest of 2018, but caution has crept in due to trade tensions: index

SINGAPORE'S SMEs remain upbeat about their prospects for the second half of this year, but caution has crept in as a result of the ongoing US-China trade disputes.

Singapore slips to 2nd spot in global ranking of digital competiveness

SINGAPORE lost the top spot and dropped to second place in a digital competitiveness ranking of 63 economies, pipped by the US in a move up from third place last year.

Singapore chosen as site for Kantar's first advanced analytics regional hub

SINGAPORE - WPP-owned global insights consultancy, Kantar, is partnering the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) to launch here its first research and development hub in Asia.

Cardless cash withdrawal app soCash adds 7-Eleven to Singapore merchant network

SINGAPORE - Cardless cash withdrawal app developer soCash has expanded its merchant network to 7-Eleven's 370 stores in Singapore, soCash said on Tuesday (June 19).

Acing out rivals in e-commerce

THE e-commerce scene in South-east Asia is heating up rapidly, with many e-commerce platforms such as Amazon, Zalora, and Alibaba's Lazada all competing to gain market share in the region.

Fintech all set to transform SME financing

THE business sentiment among Singapore's small and medium enterprises (SME) is upbeat, as the country's economy expands and productivity gains start coming in from technology investments. But...

From follower to leader: How Louken helps clients on their overseas, digital journeys

IN Louken Group's early years, its clients pushed the firm to go abroad and acquire new capabilities. Today, the branding and communication company leads clients overseas and on digital journeys...

Harder skills required in jobs today: A S Louken director

ESTABLISHING a brand was a very different task seven years ago, when Noah Lee joined Louken Group's brand agency A S Louken.

Food producers adapt for slice of halal market

When dimsum manufacturer SMH Foods Enterprise approached hotels with its halal version of siew mai - a Cantonese delicacy usually made with pork - chefs were not keen to serve it in their...

Matching mentors and students - using dating tech

A company has taken the technology behind dating websites and used it for a different kind of matching -to match mentors and students for educational purposes.

 

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