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PM Lee to deliver National Day Rally speech on Aug 21

THIS year's National Day Rally speech will be delivered by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Sunday, Aug 21, at the Institute of Technical Education (ITE).

Three fresh challenges to test Singapore's unity: PM Lee

THERE are three new challenges ahead for Singapore that will test the country's resolve to remain united, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in his National Day Message.

PwC Singapore launches Venture Hub to connect entrepreneurs, investors

PWC Singapore on Tuesday launched Venture Hub, the world's "first one-stop shop targeted at helping investors and entrepreneurs active in the startup and innovation space navigate the complex...

NTUC Income, IIPL launch insurtech accelerator programme

INSURTECH (or insurance tech) is gaining prominence.

Crowdo gets full securities crowdfunding licence

HOMEGROWN startups are making a name for themselves. On Monday, crowdfunding platform Crowdo reported that it has received the coveted full licence to conduct securities crowdfunding here, while tech...

Singapore to KL in 90 minutes: High-speed rail targets 2026 start date

THE first trains for the planned high-speed rail (HSR) linking Singapore and Kuala Lumpur are expected to be up and running by around 2026, with travellers able to make the 350km journey in just 90...

The growth challenges facing Singapore's SMEs

FOR all of our collaborative technologies, businesses today remain worlds apart when it comes to the topic of growth and how to deal with the challenges that it brings.

The unconscious motivation of entrepreneurs

NOT all dreams have happy endings. It is generally accepted that as many as 90 per cent of startups fail within three years.

Temasek shows way for local firms to support social entrepreneurship

AN online platform based in India connects sports talent in rural areas to professional athletes and coaches worldwide. A mobile app puts patients with depression in Indonesia in contact with...

Stress tests for banks becoming more crucial: Hng Kiang

GIVEN the fragility of global markets in a low-growth, low-rate environment, stress tests on banks will become an increasingly important and integral part of risk management in the financial sector,...

 

Emerging Enterprise award

Closes June 5, 2020