Hour Glass co-founder Jannie Chan seeks stay of bankruptcy order; owes moneylender over $4m

The Hour Glass co-founder Jannie Chan has been made a bankrupt for owing a licensed moneylender more than $4.15 million.

To funeral undertaker Roland Tay, helping the poor is a serious undertaking

Mr Tay said he would continue offering free services to the needy, after getting to keep his casket business premises following a divorce.

Olivia Lum: From abandoned child to multimillionaire

Born in a small town called Kampar in Perak, she was abandoned at birth and brought up by an illiterate Chinese woman.

Hyflux in hot water: 6 things about embattled CEO Olivia Lum

SINGAPORE - Once upon a time, it seemed she rode a perpetually cresting wave from one success to the next.

Duo start first direct-to-user brand of contact lenses here

When he ran out of contact lenses one day, the idea struck then management consultant Darryn Tan that perhaps more could be done to solve the woes of contact lens wearers.

No problem too big for Dr Fix-It

For Dr Yeoh Lean Weng, the newly minted president of The Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES), there is no problem so big that it cannot be solved.

New Millennium & Copthorne CEO gunning for asset-driven growth

Millennium & Copthorne (M&C) will continue its core strategy of owning hotels, says its new group chief executive.

MC Payment takes long view on going cashless

Cashless may be the buzzword of the day but for home-grown firm Mobile Credit Payment (MC Payment), cashless technology has been its bread and butter for nearly two decades.

Popular CEO on a mission to sustain bookstores

SINGAPORE - Even as Popular Bookstore starts stocking its shelves with gadgets like drones to combat a long-term decline in revenue from books, the chain's long-serving chief, Mr Chou Cheng Ngok,...

'Wizard' who went from creating window displays to mega visual spectacles

SINGAPORE - When Adrian Goh started his window display and exhibition company Mozz Creation in 1997, the first business he got was from gift retailer Cards n Such, to dress up a store's window...

Vital Signs led her down a different route

Dental disease may not immediately come to mind when you think of complications from diabetes, but entrepreneur Annie Joseph is not going to look a gift horse in the mouth.