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Preparing for Singapore 4.0

The world is on the cusp of the 4th Industrial Revolution, a term coined by Professor Klaus Schwab, founder of the World Economic Forum, referring to the major technology shift from computer...

Virtual telco sells 'shrinking bill' promotion

A new virtual mobile telco is setting up shop in Singapore with an unusual proposition to consumers.

China's entrepreneurs need to be sensitive to local cultures when overseas

KUNMING, Yunnan - While China was lauded for the benefits that its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) brings to developing countries, it was also reminded at a forum on Friday (Dec8) that it needed to...

Construction company fined $322,000 for mosquito breeding, rat infestation and noise offences

SINGAPORE - A construction company has been fined $322,000 for mosquito breeding, rat infestation and construction noise offences.

Healthway expects independent report over loans in question in Q1 2018

HEALTHWAY Medical Corporation, which operates clinics across Singapore, said on Friday the independent report over any inappropriate extension of loans by the company and its subsidiaries is...

Alibaba redraws retail fault lines with bricks-and-mortar push

HANGZHOU, CHINA (REUTERS) - In a small village shop near the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou, store owner Lu Qiwei uses his smartphone to place orders to refill stocks of instant noodles, rice...

Ezbuy still plagued by purchasing account problems; Taobao Buy-For-Me service remains down

SINGAPORE - E-commerce service provider ezbuy continues to be plagued by problems with its purchasing accounts, more than a month after its service was disrupted during its Singles' Day campaign...

Tycoon Oei Hong Leong could become Apsil's controlling shareholder if rights issue undersubscribed

BILLIONAIRE businessman Oei Hong Leong could potentially become Asia-Pacific Strategic Investments Limited's (Apsil) controlling shareholder if its right issue is substantially under-subscribed, the...

IE Singapore chief to join Mapletree next year

THE chief executive officer of International Enterprise (IE) Singapore, Lee Ark Boon, is joining Mapletree Investments in a senior position that will have him stationed in China from January.

Indonesia's Go-Jek to ride into Philippines next year

Indonesian motorbike-hailing start-up Go-Jek plans to set up operations in the Philippines early next year, with other South-east Asian countries to follow later that year, said the firm's chief...

 

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