Singapore companies

Singapore sets up advanced manufacturing centre in Guangzhou to help local firms partner Chinese enterprises

SINGAPORE - Singapore companies that provide advanced manufacturing technology solutions are getting a leg-up to enter the China market.

More firms closing amid tough economy; retail sector among hardest hit

The percentage of businesses and companies shutting down has increased in recent years amid a challenging economic environment, according to data compiled by the Ministry of Trade and Industry (...

The risky business of looking overseas for tech buys and growth

More and more these days, with technological disruption happening at an exponential rate, big companies in long-established industries are finding that they have to shake things up just to stay in...

Firm's 'small giving' wins big at business awards

Social enterprise B1G1 (Buy1Give1) stands out among firms vying for the Sustainable Business Awards this year, for its work in helping small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) adopt sustainable...

Tung Lok opens second Singapore Seafood restaurant in Beijing as it eyes expansion in China

SINGAPORE - Tung Lok Restaurants (2000) has opened its second Singapore Seafood by TungLok in Beijing, and is exploring further expansion in China in a bid to reduce over-dependence on its key market...

Growth plans on track despite foreign closures: True Group founder

The closures of True Group's fitness clubs in Malaysia and Thailand last month, shocking members with their abruptness, "could have been handled better", said its founder.

Plans for new chain of boutique gyms in housing estates

True Group will be taking on heartland gyms later this year with the launch of a new line of boutique clubs in housing estates.

More large firms seeking to invest in promising start-ups

If you can't beat them, invest in them. This seems to be the approach large companies here are taking towards disruptive tech start-ups.

New portal seeks to raise profile of Catalist firms

ShareInvestor, a Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) unit, is developing a new portal, Investor-One ( ), to raise the profile of companies...

No profit guarantee in deals but Singapore Medical Group chief executive unfazed

Clinic operator Singapore Medical Group (SMG) is on an acquisition spree, and compliance with fresh guidelines that frown upon profit guarantees will not dent the group's earnings growth, its...