CHINA

Singapore firm sets up AI neurology research centre with renowned Beijing hospital

BEIJING - A Singapore start-up and a top Chinese hospital in Beijing have set up what they say is the world's first artificial intelligence (AI) research centre for neurology.

China's Didi Chuxing, rival to Uber, looks to break into Taiwan market

HONG KONG (REUTERS) - China's Didi Chuxing on Tuesday (Dec 19) said it was looking to bring its ride-hailing service to Taiwan via a local franchise partner, potentially marking its first...

China's entrepreneurs need to be sensitive to local cultures when overseas

KUNMING, Yunnan - While China was lauded for the benefits that its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) brings to developing countries, it was also reminded at a forum on Friday (Dec8) that it needed to...

Alibaba redraws retail fault lines with bricks-and-mortar push

HANGZHOU, CHINA (REUTERS) - In a small village shop near the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou, store owner Lu Qiwei uses his smartphone to place orders to refill stocks of instant noodles, rice...

Opportunities with China, Asean

China's infrastructure initiatives and innovation efforts hold opportunities for Singapore, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said.

China province investment destination for Singapore firms

HANGZHOU • Zhejiang may have just launched its Singapore station, but official dialogue aimed at growing economic links has been going on for nearly 15 years.

Zhejiang to use Singapore as a base for its companies

The move, recognising Singapore firms' potential to unlock South-east Asia for Chinese companies looking to go international, was announced at the Fourth World Zhejiang Entrepreneurs Convention, a...

China 'the place to be' for young entrepreneurs: Calvin Cheng

Young entrepreneurs should "get out of Singapore" and look at markets overseas for bigger growth opportunities, according to businessman and former Nominated Member of Parliament Calvin Cheng.

More help for local start-ups to access China's innovation ecosystem

SINGAPORE - National trade agency International Enterprise (IE) Singapore signed two memoranda of understanding (MOUs) with tech partners last week to help more Singapore companies gain access to...