business

Clara Cheo

CLARA CHEO, 54, came of age at a time when the concept of the “blockbuster” was just being invented.

The Business of Storytelling

ONCE UPON A time, there was a CEO who ruled over a sleepy kingdom. Whenever he delivered a speech, he'd find his subjects nodding off en masse. One day the CEO received a mysterious email...

What Singapore businesses need to get ahead in the AI race

IT'S no secret that artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to transform the way we live, work and play. In fact, it's already happening all around us in Singapore, from chatbots being...

Home-grown brand enters crowded eyewear market

SINGAPORE - Local eyewear brand O+ seems to have found the sweet spot in a crowded eyewear market.

The company, established last year by...

Why you don't need funding to start a business

BEFORE we launched finder.com in Singapore, we started out as a student credit card blog in Australia that was, ironically, bootstrapped by a credit card. Even in those early days of eating tinned...

Ipoh - sleepy foodie stopover wakes up to new potential

SURROUNDED by mountains, lakes and rivers, Ipoh is better known to Singaporeans for its hor fun (stewed flat rice noodles) than as a business hub, unlike bigger Malaysian cities such as Kuala Lumpur...

Singapore SME business sentiment on the rise: survey

BUSINESS sentiment among Singapore SMEs (small and medium enterprises) has risen, at least according to this year's Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry's (SCCCI) annual business survey...