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Scanteak going beyond teak furniture

FAMILY businesses with multiple members running the company successfully in Singapore are increasingly rare, but furniture retailer Scanteak seems to be bucking the trend.

Smaller volume of eggs this fortnight: Chew's

CHICKEN egg supplier Chew's Group on Sunday said production volume will be affected for the next one to two weeks, after the thunderstorm over the weekend caused "extensive damage" to its egg farm...

Lifestyle drives seniors to start ventures: Study

A study by the Institute of Policy Studies found that age is no barrier to entrepreneurship, although some Singaporeans aged 50-70 do it out of necessity.

Fear of retrenchment pushed him into business

Five years ago, Mr Joseph Tan was working in the trading department of a financial institution when it decided to shut down the department.

Connecting with the vibrant Asean region

There is a persuasive economic argument for Singapore to utilise its location in South-east Asia to better advantage. Seeing the lever it should use as a cultural proposition - as did academic...

Local fitness wearables company Actxa joins the fight against diabetes

Mr Lim Chun Hong knows exactly what gets him stressed out.

Two parallel import car dealers shut suddenly, allegedly owe customers $300,000 in deposits

Apex Car in Ubi allegedly owes at least five customers money, while First East Centre in Kaki Bukit failed to deliver cars to at least four customers.

Indian businessmen awarded for achievements in fields from computer chips to horse products

SINGAPORE - Four Indian entrepreneurs were lauded for their business achievements on Saturday (March 31).

Dear scholarship applicant, have you ever failed?

Two colleagues and I have been interviewing applicants for the Singapore Press Holdings scholarships.

Wind gust in Friday's storm strongest in eight years

The strongest wind gust in eight years was recorded during Friday's thunderstorm which battered several farms in Lim Chu Kang.

 

Emerging Enterprise award

Closes August 28, 2020