australia

S'pore and Australia fintech associations ink MOU to collaborate

The Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) and FinTech Australia will share resources and allow each other access to investors' communities as part of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed this...

Singapore FinTech Association and FinTech Australia ink memorandum of understanding

SINGAPORE - The Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) and FinTech Australia will share resources and allow each other access to investors' communities as part of a bilateral memorandum of...

Australia's jobless rate falls to near 8-year low

AUSTRALIA'S jobless rate fell to a near eight-year low in February as a bumper run in employment extended, sending the local dollar sharply higher on expectations the country's central bank won't cut...

Taking innovation further afield

HELP is readily available for Australian businesses that are ready to take their brilliant big ideas to Asia but may need an extra hand cracking into the market.

ShopBack looks to scale up in Australia

SINGAPORE startup ShopBack is wrestling for a larger slice of the e-commerce pie in Australia - the firm's seventh and newest market in Asia-Pacific.

Big dreams for tiny houses

WHEN Adrian Chia was on holiday in Australia's picturesque Great Ocean Road several years ago, he loved the beautiful coastal scenery and thought about how this was exactly what city dwellers...

Launch of Singaporean into space gone with the wind

ALICE SPRINGS - A Singapore company has been forced to cancel plans to launch the first Singaporean astronaut into space - just hours before take-off - due to surprisingly fierce winds.

Flow Hives create buzz about beekeeping in Australia

It was one of the most successful crowdfunding projects in history: a new way of collecting honey from bees, which aimed to raise A$70,000 (S$74,260) and instead raised about A$16 million.

Singapore, South Australia ink partnership for closer collaboration in food innovation

SINGAPORE - Singapore and South Australia have signed a memorandum of understanding to foster closer collaboration in food innovation.