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Singapore labels make a splash with stylish swimwear, from bikinis to wetsuits

For years, shoppers here bought swimwear from sport brands Speedo and Arena, or splashed out a cool dollar on more fashionable designs from labels such as Seafolly and Ripcurl, both Australian....

Workplace deaths, injuries dive in first half of 2017

While the collapse of the upcoming Pan-Island Expressway viaduct last month cast a dark shadow over workplace safety, official statistics released yesterday show a plunge in workplace deaths and...

Singaporean buys chickens, builds farm to help Cambodian villagers - and finds love in the process

SINGAPORE - When Mr Caleb Giam, 26, started his project to tackle malnutrition in a village in Cambodia last year, he gained two unexpected things - a lot of knowledge on chicken rearing, and a...

Court dismisses bid by Uber-owned rental firm to put car supplier under judicial management

SINGAPORE - The High Court has dismissed an application by Lion City Rentals, an Uber-owned car leasing firm, to place one of its car suppliers under court supervision.

Planning ahead matters, but so does agility: CFOs

In a volatile and fast-changing business climate, small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) need to tread a fine line between agility and planning ahead.

Sing dollar too strong: DBS currency strategist

THE Singapore dollar (SGD) is too strong as the greenback continues to struggle and is becoming oversold, said Philip Wee, DBS Bank senior currency strategist. Year to date, the SGD has gained over 6...

EntrePass scheme enhanced to attract global start-ups to Singapore

SINGAPORE - A Government scheme aimed at attracting global start-ups has been enhanced to make it even easier for them to set up operations here.

EntrePass scheme enhanced to attract global startup talent

THE EntrePass scheme - a work visa for foreign entrepreneurs keen to start a business in Singapore in areas such as deep technology - will be enhanced to attract global startup talent starting on Aug...

SPH-backed events startup raises S$0.68m in seed funding

HAPZ, a homegrown event-tech startup, said on Tuesday that it has raised S$0.68 million in seed funding.

Ransomware common problem for SMEs in Singapore: report

A SURVEY commissioned by cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes has shown that ransomware is a relatively common problem faced by small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore, with the research...

 

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