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Broken pipe is ours, says Indonesian state oil and gas firm, in latest on massive oil spill

JAKARTA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Indonesia's state oil and gas company Pertamina has admitted that one of its pipelines, which was being used to transfer crude oil, had been the...

Less waste, cheaper food as Little India trials online shopping scheme

SINGAPORE - A scheme that aims to help shops reduce wastage and offer cheaper food to lower-income families will be trialled in Little India.

Singapore smart locks startup igloohome gets US$4m Series A funding

IGLOOHOME, a Singapore-based smart lock technologies startup, has raised US$4 million in Series A funding led by Insignia Ventures Partners.

COE prices end mostly lower

SINGAPORE - Certificate of entitlement (COE) prices ended mostly lower in the latest tender Wednesday (April 4) as demand from private-hire operators dissipates in the light of Uber's exit from...

Grab makes play for startups to expand foothold in Southeast Asia

GRAB is making a play for South-east Asian startups in a bid to further expand its foothold in the region, amid anti-competition probes after it announced last week that it will acquire rival Uber's...

Grab to fund and support South-east Asian startups

GRAB is making a play for South-east Asian startups in a bid to further expand its foothold in the region, amid anti-competition probes after it announced last week that it will acquire rival Uber...

Applications now open for award to celebrate emerging enterprises

WHAT do some of Singapore's most notable brands such as Benjamin Barker, Secretlab and The Golden Duck have in common?

Construction improves on slow payments but still worst-hit sector

SINGAPORE'S construction sector recorded the highest percentage of delayed bill payments for the ninth consecutive quarter, but the overall payment performance of local firms got off to a strong...

Room for Sheng Siong to grow despite e-commerce threat

THE entry of e-commerce players hasn't been quite the market distruptor for the Sheng Siong Group as expected, it seems.

Competition a top concern for most SMEs: Poll

Battling competitors is proving a major challenge for most smaller firms, according to a recent survey.

 

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