CHINA

East Coast Rail Link: Malaysia touts rail trade route as rival to Singapore

Malaysia has hailed an upcoming railway linking its east coast to Port Klang on the west coast as an "alternative trade route", claiming that a projected 53 million tonnes of cargo will bypass...

Beijing gym opened by Singaporean wins top award

The fitness centre, Zwyn, won the Red Dot Award for product design last month - the first commercial gym to be given this distinction.

Tung Lok opens second Singapore Seafood restaurant in Beijing as it eyes expansion in China

SINGAPORE - Tung Lok Restaurants (2000) has opened its second Singapore Seafood by TungLok in Beijing, and is exploring further expansion in China in a bid to reduce over-dependence on its key market...

China's soaring sharing economy

Like many Chinese today, Shandong native Zhang Feng, 31, is a Beipiao, or Beijing drifter: someone who has moved to the capital, mostly for work.

From power banks to umbrellas to basketballs... they are all up for rent in China

Bike-sharing has seen phenomenal growth in many parts of the world and is expected to encompass 50 million users in China alone by the end of this year. Now, the Chinese are swiftly demonstrating...

China veterans dish out advice to succeed as a food entrepreneur

Some like Mr Ng Zhipeng, 23, a National University of Singapore (NUS) student on an internship in Beijing, went because they were at a loose end on a Friday evening.

Singaporean restaurateurs cook up a storm in Beijing

From special Singapore food menus and soup nights to discount cards and WeChat groups, these are some ways that two Singaporean restaurateurs attract and retain customers.

Singapore the top Asia-Pacific destination for Chinese tourists, says Hotels.com study

SINGAPORE - Singapore is the most favoured travel destination in the Asia-Pacific for Chinese tourists in the next 12 months, according to Hotels.com's Chinese International Travel Monitor (CITM)...

Furniture maker shifts focus to grow retail and distribution arm Commune in China

KODA Limited, an original equipment (OEM) and original design manufacturer (ODM) specialising in household furniture, has undergone massive operational restructuring and changes in its business...

China firms share insights on engaging millennials

The vast market of China's millennials calls for special attention.