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Covid-19 shows R&D is 'the long game': A*Star chief

COVID-19 has reinforced the belief that research and development "has to be the long game", said A*Star chief executive Frederick Chew at a virtual panel discussion on Wednesday.

Singapore is important hub for Citi, says incoming CEO Jane Fraser

SINGAPORE remains an important hub for Citigroup, with the major US bank to open the world's largest wealth advisory hub in the Republic this month, said the incoming global chief executive...

MAS partners UN programme to help SMEs access global value chains

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries will get more help to access global value chains under a partnership between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)...

SMEs to get more access to trade and financing with MAS-Bank of Ghana tie-up

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore may have greater access to trade opportunities and financial services from Ghana, with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Bank...

Financial data sharing initiative can narrow income inequality gap

SINGAPORE'S new nationwide financial data sharing initiative can help banks narrow the income inequality gap exacerbated by Covid-19, and simultaneously create a billion-dollar business...

Tech inclusion will ensure that no one is left behind: analysts

THE pace of digital revolution has picked up amid the Covid-19 havoc as disruptive technologies give rise to new business models and jobs in Singapore.

Solve yawning income gap, and make another billion? DBS throws down gauntlet

SINGAPORE'S new nationwide financial data sharing initiative can help banks narrow the income inequality gap exacerbated by Covid-19, and simultaneously create a billion-dollar business...

Singapore needs more inclusive tech innovation and partnerships to spur global recovery: DPM Heng

SINGAPORE can contribute to global recovery by taking on a more inclusive and collaborative approach in deepening its tech capabilities, as the local tech sector continues to be a bright spot for...

Open innovation is the key to overcoming Covid-19 challenges

IT WAS when companies were struggling to cope with the Covid-19 fallout that they saw the urgency for digital adoption to manage both current challenges as well as for the long term, said a top...

Mastercard taps on tech to boost SME funding access, e-commerce needs

LIMITED financing options has long been a barrier to growth for many small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across the region.

2021 to bring more corporate distress

THERE is more corporate distress ahead next year as private markets will draw a clearer line between enterprises that will survive, and those who are due to downsize or disappear in the midst of a...