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Dating apps share users' intimate data: consumer group

POPULAR dating apps like Grindr and OkCupid share personal data about users, including their location and sexuality, with about 100 other businesses, a Norwegian consumer group said on Tuesday, as...

Resetting the climate agenda for 2020

MAJOR economies resisted calls for bolder climate commitments at the United Nations summit in Madrid last December, aggravating fears that the world will not act in time to stop rising global...

The costs of a declining population

IN 1937, John Maynard Keynes gave a lecture on "Some Economic Consequences of a Declining Population". Many at the time felt the world was overpopulated and fewer people could only be a good thing...

Of QR codes and digital hongbaos: Going green while keeping tradition

ALONGSIDE inescapable festive songs and soaring bak kwa prices, long queues of customers waiting for fresh new notes at banks - for the purposes of stuffing the traditional red packets or hongbao...

Why it's important to keep taxis viable

To say that the taxi industry has been disrupted by ride-hailing firms would be an understatement. Decimated may be a better word.

Indonesia: A market where obstacles and opportunities co-exist

Known as the “The Country of Thousand Islands”, Indonesia has gradually become one of the hottest investment locations in recent years, drawing continuous influx of foreign enterprises in search...

Explore business opportunities in ASEAN

How can Singapore companies take further steps to explore potential business opportunities in the increasingly competitive ASEAN market and pull ahead of the pack?

Helping tech start-ups secure government projects

An initiative to help tech start-ups secure government tenders has enabled about 75 firms to win more than $430 million worth of deals in the past five years that they might otherwise have missed...

Keep your business safe: why cyber security is so important

As you are working on a key business proposal, a pop-up window suddenly appears on your computer screen. “Ooops, your files have been encrypted!”...

Economic Affairs: The tricks companies play online

They take advantage of consumer biases, but now face pushback.

Not enough businesses are prepared for a downturn

DESPITE a long run of strong economic growth in Singapore and South-east Asia, the next global recession will have serious effects here.