Singapore companies

Payment delays worsen among Singapore firms for third straight quarter

SLOW payments among Singapore firms increased for the third consecutive quarter, led by the retail and services sectors, according to a report by the Singapore Commercial Credit Bureau (SCCB) on...

SMEs invest for future as global economy stays volatile

It has been a turbulent 2019 for Singapore's manufacturers as the uncertain global economy dampened prospects, especially among small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Helping tech start-ups secure government projects

An initiative to help tech start-ups secure government tenders has enabled about 75 firms to win more than $430 million worth of deals in the past five years that they might otherwise have missed...

Look Back 2019: Woeful year for these firms, people

Embattled water treatment firm Hyflux's struggles to find a white knight investor finally concluded last month, when it came to an agreement with United Arab Emirates utility company Utico, after...

Start-ups leveraging growth opportunities at innovation hub

Back in 2011, the uninspiring grey factory building in Ayer Rajah Crescent seemed an unlikely candidate to become the engine room of Singapore's start-up ecosystem, but eight years is a lifetime...

Former pasar malam stall now holds Facebook live auctions

The shift online has helped it to remain in a fixed location that all customers can "visit" virtually and allow the marketing team to expand its capabilities.

Aztech mulls $400m IPO of tech unit on SGX

KUALA LUMPUR (BLOOMBERG) - Aztech Group, a Singapore-based conglomerate, is considering a listing of its technology unit on the country's stock exchange that could raise as much as $400 million,...

SGX takes a hit with listings lost to privatisation

24 firms have left this year; 728 securities listed as of last month, down from 750 in 2017.

Singapore Reit hopes to reopen damaged Festival Walk mall in Hong Kong in early 2020

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES)- Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust said it hopes to soon reopen the Festival Walk mall in Hong Kong that was damaged during widespread protests.

F&N building $80m smart, sustainable facility in Tuas that will also boost its R&D capability

SINGAPORE - Food and beverage giant Fraser and Neave (F&N) will be building a new smart and sustainable facility in Singapore which will cost more than $80 million.

Sasa to close all 22 cosmetics retail shops in Singapore, 170 staff affected

Its stores here recorded losses for six consecutive years despite its efforts to turn the business around.