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Diving instructor braves sea of red for higher cause

Scuba company Asia Dive Academy is still in the red after more than 10 years in business, but chief executive Jacki Ng is unfazed.

Laser clinic chain's founder wins appeal to block checks on his bank records

SINGAPORE - Veteran skincare doctor and PPP Laser Clinic founder, Dr Goh Seng Heng, succeeded in stopping a company from checking with his bank to see if the $14 million it paid to buy shares...

From no food at home to dishing out food to the masses

A young Timothy Cheng considered it a good day when he had instant noodles to eat - sometimes he would go without food for as many as three days.

Hectic life of a mumpreneur

Bouncing off the walls. That is how VLV chief executive Dolores Au describes her hectic life.

Carpet man throws open welcome rug in Kampong Glam

An Iranian-born businessman is working with the Singapore Tourism Board to roll out free Wi-Fi and a digital map, and also wants to bring more traditional music, arts and fashion events to Kampong...

Russian leaves homeland for Singapore heartland tuition venture

Wedged in between a clinic and a provision shop at Block 632, Yishun Street 61 is what appears to be a run-of-the-mill neighbourhood math tuition centre.

Hard work bearing fruit for SunMoon Food Company

Having plucked a global fruit trader from the brink of bankruptcy in 2007, financial industry veteran Gary Loh then spent years "in the trenches" trying to turn the business around.

Pure grit takes her from childhood spent hawking to SME banking leader

What does it take to go from a childhood spent hawking wares in Sungei Road to heading up a business division at Singapore's largest bank?

Cousins who gave up banking for beauty (sector)

An eye-popping beauty parlour bill helped to convince businessman Nelson Loh, 38, to enter the lucrative aesthetics industry.

Online furniture shop Castlery finds niche between mass market and luxury offerings

Looking back on Mr Declan Ee's pursuits, the 34-year-old's career trajectory has hardly been predictable.