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Silver linings and dark sides of the cloud

THE usage of cloud services has become more common in recent years. Some of the typical cloud offerings familiar to SMEs include Microsoft Office Online, Salesforce CRM, SAP Cloud, DropBox and...

Forging tomorrow's new global enterprise

UNCERTAINTY in the global economy continues to amplify as ongoing trade conflicts and technology disruptions upend global supply chains. Given such uncertainty, Budget 2019 is forward-looking as...

Building for the future - from the ground up

SINGAPORE got the expansionary Budget it needed with big-ticket items aimed at driving domestic spending in areas like social services, health and infrastructure.

See each Budget as a building block towards national priorities

EVERY year, after the Singapore Budget is unveiled, no matter how broad its scope and reach, inevitably some quarters come away disappointed. This year is no different, even as the Budget debate...

Digital-first mindset key to small firms maximising Budget 2019

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play an essential role in the health of Singapore's economy, accounting for half of the country's gross domestic product and employing 65 per cent of its...

When it's renovation time, some hawkers move or quit

Six days a week, from 6am to 9pm, hawker Lick Su, 74, is on his feet preparing and serving bowls of Teochew fish soup and porridge at Chin Chau Lou stall in Chinatown Complex food centre in Smith...

SMEs need more guidance to go digital: KPMG panel

SINGAPORE - Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) need more help to get past the initial hurdle of embarking on digital transformation, said panellists at the "KPMG Insights from the Inside:...

Budget 2019: What's in store for businesses, individuals

AFTER embarking on a tax career more than three decades ago, I have been following the annual Budget speeches intently and have witnessed a slew of popular (as well as unpopular) tax and non-tax...

Money FM podcast: The Hot Seat: How does blockchain technology boost the supply chain?

Dr Meeta Vouk, director of IBM Singapore Research Centre shares how blockchain can bring significant time and cost savings to the shipping industry.

SIAS's Hyflux rap: A wake-up call for corporate Singapore

EARLIER this week, the Securities Investors Association (Singapore) issued a strongly-worded statement to the board of troubled water treatment firm Hyflux Ltd.