ENTREPRENEURS

NUS expands overseas colleges programme to Toronto, Shenzhen

A National University of Singapore (NUS) programme to nurture entrepreneurs in different nodes of the world has now expanded to Toronto and Shenzhen.

Three student teams to test business ideas at River Hongbao after topping entrepreneurship challenge

SINGAPORE - Three teams of young entrepreneurs will get to test business ideas, such as selling customised denim jackets and balloons with LED lights, at the annual River Hongbao celebrations next...

Crazy-rich people: World's biggest winners and losers

The markets may be tanking, but that has not stopped plenty of mega-fortunes from being unearthed last year.

Going overseas to be farmers: Driven by worry over Singapore's food security

Shovelling manure to make fertiliser, weeding and organising harvests keep former civil servant Lai Poon Piau pretty flat out when he is on his pepper farm in Kampot in south-western Cambodia.

Youth entrepreneurs to get funding to run stalls at next year's River Hongbao

SINGAPORE - Youths who emerge top in an entrepreneurship competition - River Hongbao Hackathon - will get to run their own stalls at next year's River Hongbao event.

Is Singapore too risk-averse for the digital age?

Singapore is justly renowned the world over for its many public policy successes, particularly in the realms of education and planning. The country boasts world-renowned universities, and younger...

It Changed My Life: A love for tattoo art that is more than skin deep

When Mr Kelvin Leow was 17, his mother found out that her only son had inked his birth date across his stomach.

New award recognises Teochew entrepreneurs in Asean

When banks stopped hiring during the 1997-1998 Asian financial crisis, Mr Ronald Lee found that demand for his recruitment firm's services was shrinking.

Alibaba's Jack Ma to open institute for tech entrepreneurs in Indonesia

BALI (REUTERS) - Jack Ma, executive chairman of China's Alibaba Group Holding, said on Saturday (Oct 20) he plans to open an institute to train thousands of tech entrepreneurs in Indonesia, where...

Singapore students reap rewards from taking Korean beauty brands to Myanmar

You would not expect three young men to make a name for themselves in business overseas by knowing what consumers want to make themselves look and feel good.