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Signs point to Asia becoming key medtech innovation hotspot

FOR most of recent history, research and development (R&D) in the field of medical technology, also known as medtech, happened mainly in the US and Europe.

The panhandler's lament: In an increasingly cashless world, fewer have a dime to spare

JOHN Sullivan wears a giant foam hat in the shape of a whale. It works well as a conversation starter when he panhandles on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and M Street in Georgetown. But one hot...

Start@SG: WeWork, iflix, Sansan

WeWork eyes Southeast Asia expansion | iflix raises $181m to invest in content | Sansan in largest funding round

MyDoc: connecting patients, medical professionals and insurers digitally

As the trend of delivering health services through digital platforms gains traction in Asia, Singapore firms have been tapping healthcare technology for business growth. One company that has...

Old-school eatery in Clementi to close

Union Farm Eating House, the old-school eatery at 435A Clementi Road that is famous for its paper- wrapped chicken, will be closing early next month.

Popular Changi Village stall Mizzy Corner Nasi Lemak closed after blaze

A popular nasi lemak stall at Changi Village will not be open for at least a week, after it caught fire early yesterday morning.

Digitalisation to take centrestage at upcoming SME conference

What with the government’s SMEs Go Digital push, dramatic changes on Singapore’s e-commerce scene, and the strides Singapore’s banks and merchants have made in e-payments, no small business in...

Future Economy Council holds first meeting with Heng Swee Keat as chair

SINGAPORE - The high-level Future Economy Council met on Monday (Aug 7), its first gathering since Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat took over the reins from Deputy Prime Minister Tharman...

Young company picks a young cause to help

AN ESTIMATED 8,000 children are born into poverty in Singapore each year, according to research done by Literacy Initiative for Equity (LIFE), which strives to provide opportunities for...

No Signboard Seafood buys brewery and experiments with flavours

Diners at No Signboard Seafood will soon be able to chug down a chilli beer with their chilli crab dish or have a can of white pepper beer with their pepper crab.

 

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