Does board size matter?

SINGAPORE's corporate boards are shrinking. Forget Thai Beverage, which by far has the biggest board in Singapore with 20 directors and quite clearly, is the exception.

Singapore's role in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

A RACE is on globally to see which nations will lead on the digitised, Internet of Things-enabled and data-driven manufacturing front. The overall "readiness" of countries in Asia is relatively...

New scholarship for entrepreneurial NUS students

SINGAPORE - National University of Singapore (NUS) students hoping to become entrepreneurs can apply for a new scholarship, thanks to a gift from renowned philanthropist Stephen Riady.

I See You: Is our data safe, and are we safe from our data?

EVER since the Smart Nation plan was launched in 2014, Singapore has been powering full steam ahead towards its digital grail. Rolling out one innovation after another, we advance on all fronts,...

CPA Australia has new tech-focused courses for Singapore professionals

PROFESSIONAL accounting body CPA Australia has launched two new technology-focused training programmes in Singapore for accounting and finance professionals to stay competitive, as more businesses...

Managing road congestion in age of autonomous cars, ride-hailing

AMERICAN ride-hailing firm Uber's exit from Singapore following its merger with Grab in Southeast Asia may have caused much consternation among commuters as well as the Competition and Consumer...

Artificial intelligence has its limits

SAVE for desserts, curry leaves are essential condiments in any South Indian dish, almost mandatorily so. There is really no other quintessential substitute for the cuisine.

How Singapore's building firms can become regional leaders

ASIA is the place to be if you are a construction company. Experts predict the region's share of global construction will reach 40 per cent by 2024, with a nominal value of US$2.4 trillion. Every...

Reinvent rules of the game to beat copycats: Howard Yu

IN a world full of copycats, what can companies do to edge out the competition, and continue to stay at the top?

Using creativity to foil copycats

IP protection is overrated. And to avoid being replaced by machines, we should block out two to three hours each day for deep, creative work. These were some of the insights discussed by Howard Yu...