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...

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.

Singapore firms can tap EU expertise in urban sustainability

KEPPEL Corporation unit Keppel Seghers houses its engineering centre in a cosy former brewery in Belgium, while its Singapore team oversees operations and project management aspects of the company...

Going by design

In a competitive market, user-centric design sets a product apart from its competitors and helps a brand stand out.

Making space for the arts

Cultural infrastructure is important in building international competitiveness and providing a fresh identity.