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An eventful year for Singapore politics

AFTER the high of the general election and Singapore's golden jubilee celebrations in 2015, few could have expected that the following year in Singapore politics would turn out as eventful as it did.

'Great potential' to boost S'pore-Philippines trade, investment

THE Philippines is both one of Asia's fastest growing economies and a newly industrialised country, and there is "great potential" for Singapore to further two-way trade and investment in the coming...

HSBC launches special lending facility for start-ups in China's Pearl River Delta

[HONG KONG] HSBC has launched a 2 billion yuan lending facility aimed at technology start-ups and other new industries in China's Pearl River Delta region, intensifying the battle for a slice of a...

Tech behind record PE, VC deals in 2016

TECH continues to be the top sector attracting investments this year.

71 SG launches programme to help Singapore startups enter China

HOMEGROWN startup 71 SG on Tuesday unveiled a programme to help local startups enter China markets.

Mediapreneur partners crowdfunding platform

MEDIACORP'S startup incubator, Mediapreneur, has partnered FundedHere, an equity and lending-based crowdfunding platform, to facilitate the raising of seed funding for its media-related portfolio...

The Work Project is official co-working partner of OUE's Downtown Gallery

THE Work Project - a Hong Kong-based co-working space operator - is the official co-working space partner of Downtown Gallery in OUE Downtown, OUE's upcoming mall located at 6 Shenton Way, The...

Delinquent debts down but SMEs feel cashflow squeeze

DELINQUENT debts have steadily declined in the last six months, as small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) demand faster payment from customers when they agree to do business on credit.

Bad debt among SMEs falls in Q3 due to tightening credit terms: DP Info

THE level of bad debts among small and medium enterprises (SMEs) fell in the third quarter of 2016, as credit terms between SMEs and their customers continue to tighten, said DP Information Group on...

Customer experience: The new paradigm

BEING an SME isn't easy - especially in Singapore where competition is keen. Consumer purchasing tends to be more risk-averse and towards more established brands.

 

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