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MAS to regulate crowdfunding involving digital tokens

MOST emerging forms of crowdfunding in Singapore involving the use of digital tokens, including cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, will likely be regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore,...

Structure in family business put under spotlight

DISPUTES in family businesses do not always arise from a clash of opinions or personalities. In fact, it is structure - or more precisely, the lack of it - that most often leads to conflicts.

Sunseap secures Shell Tech Ventures investment

LOCAL solar developer Sunseap Group has secured investment from Shell Technology Ventures BV, the private equity and venture capital arm of Royal Dutch Shell.

SMEs can now link DBS accounts to cloud service

DBS Bank and cloud accounting firm Xero have introduced a system that speeds up account management for small businesses.

Motherswork works hard to spread wings

Small and medium-sized enterprises are planting the Singapore flag in distant markets around the world. In the third instalment of a four-part series, Rachael Boon looks at the case of Ms Sharon...

Fintech investment in S'pore hits $83m as global deals soar

Global investment in financial technology (fintech) firms more than doubled in the second quarter of the year, compared with the first quarter, to US$8.4 billion (S$11.4 billion) across 293 deals...

OKP had lowest quality score, but highest price-quality ratio

Safety makes up about a quarter of the quality score when the Land Transport Authority evaluates project tenders.

Cabbies, private-hire drivers cannot do courier jobs: LTA

Taxi drivers and private-hire drivers are not allowed to be couriers or deliverymen for goods if there is no passenger on board, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) said yesterday.

Workplace safety laws under review

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has started a review of laws on workplace safety and aims to complete the exercise by the end of the year.

The risky business of looking overseas for tech buys and growth

More and more these days, with technological disruption happening at an exponential rate, big companies in long-established industries are finding that they have to shake things up just to stay in...

 

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