S-E Asia a 'goldmine of untapped opportunity': Grab co-founder

EVEN though South-east Asia remains underserved, solutions that are "copy and paste" from developed markets would not work well here, ride-hailing giant Grab's co-founder Tan Hooi Ling said.

Singapore joins the war on sugar with ad ban

[NEW YORK] Add Singapore to the list of headaches for sugar producers.

Singapore startups get access to India tech ecosystem with Global Innovation Alliance

SINGAPORE'S technology startups can now get access to India's growing innovation ecosystem through the Global Innovation Alliance (GIA) network, which has expanded into Bangalore.

Family office advisers report rising interest from clients in quitting Hong Kong

SERVICE providers to some of Asia's wealthiest families say they are fielding a rising number of calls about shifting away from Hong Kong, with some already moving money to Singapore-based banks...

Medtech offers booster shot for Singapore's biomed

IT'S been a tough year for the manufacturing sector, but the medical technology sub-sector has had a standout performance so far and is expected to continue to do well on the back of growing...

Digitalising built-environment sector 'can attract the young to it'

DIGITALISING the built-environment sector will change the nature of work there, and make careers in the industry more attractive to young people, the chief executive of the Building and...

Haidilao founder ousts Far East siblings to debut at top of Forbes Singapore Rich List

CONSUMERS' love for hot pot has propelled Haidilao founder Zhang Yong to the top of the 2019 Forbes Singapore Rich List, with a net worth of US$13.8 billion. Mr Zhang who makes his debut on the...

The doctor is online: why telemedicine apps need to tread with caution

GENERAL practitioner (GP) Dr Jipson Quah sees patients not just at his Woodlands clinic, but on his smartphone as well. When setting up his clinic three months ago, Dr Quah, 31, decided to try out...

Engineering vital as Singapore enters next phase of development: SM Teo

ENGINEERING has played a major role in Singapore's growth and transformation and will remain important as the country enters the next phase of development, said Senior Minister and Coordinating...

Digital transformation: big gaps between goals and reality

YOU might not be considering digital transformation when you're getting in your car to go to the office in the morning. But perhaps you should.