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Tie-ups to help heritage-brand SMEs go digital

Singtel is teaming up with local polytechnics to help heritage-brand small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to adopt digital technology. Riding on the 99% SME movement, this partnership aims to...

HR a key ingredient for SMEs' growth: Panel

Cash-strapped small and medium- sized enterprises (SMEs) often find it tough to retain good employees or invest in training.

22 unlicensed food handlers nabbed in Geylang Serai

Twenty-two unregistered food handlers were arrested at the Geylang Serai Bazaar in a joint operation by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), National Environment Agency (NEA) and Singapore Police Force...

DBS cashless payments initiative reaches out to nearly 3,000 merchants

SINGAPORE - DBS has reached out to nearly 3000 cash-based merchants in Singapore within less than a month of the launch of its cashless payments drive called Snap, the bank said in a release on...

Local company launches made-in-Singapore range of infant milk powder

SINGAPORE - A made-in-Singapore range of infant milk powder was launched on Tuesday (May 30), amid public unhappiness over high prices.

OCBC Bank launches cashless QR code payments with mobile app

SINGAPORE - OCBC Bank has launched its first stand-alone mobile payments app which makes QR code cashless payments available at close to 2,500 Nets terminals, the company said Tuesday.

Higher proportion of firms were loss-making in 2016: MOM

The proportion of firms in Singapore that were profitable fell from from 79 per cent in 2015 to 76 per cent in 2016.

And, as most of the...

Changing salary expectations and job interests among fresh grads

Increasingly, startups have gained popularity amongst graduates for their flexibility and wide exposure to varying job roles. "The number of startups that we've been working with have more than...

Young men in an old man's trade

DESPITE having only two products, The Golden Duck has made quite a splash so far. The gourmet snacks startup came to be just two years ago. Salted egg yolk was a trending wave that everyone wanted...

Start@SG: Spin, Gnowbe

US bike-share firm founded by Singaporeans raises S$11m; Mobile learning app secures S$2m in funding

 

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