Singapore poultry industry to get first smart and green factory with S$40m UOB loan

SINGAPORE Poultry Hub is setting up the first smart and green factory for the industry in Singapore with a S$40 million loan from United Overseas Bank (UOB).

Costlier cheques, e-payment fee waiver to further wean SMEs off cheques

SINGAPORE firms are switching from cheques to e-payments, but the pace is just not fast enough.

New app by UOB, SoReal helps SMEs buy commercial properties faster

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) may now be able to invest in and get loans for commercial properties quicker, with a new mobile app by United Overseas Bank (UOB) and property portal...

DBS, CapitaLand among 9 Singapore firms in Forbes Asia’s Best Over A Billion list

NINE companies from Singapore have made it to Forbes Asia’s inaugural Best Over A Billion list which spotlights 200 top-performing listed companies across Asia-Pacific with revenues of US$1...

SMEs need to contribute more to Singapore economy: Chan Chun Sing

SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore need to pull their weight in raising their contribution to the Singapore economy, by being much more productive and efficient.

Google, UOB aim to train SMEs to use digital tools for business issues

GOOGLE and UOB on Monday announced a programme that aims to train 400 business leaders of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in using digital tools to solve business issues.

UOB's venture with Zilingo aims to benefit SMEs

United Overseas Bank (UOB) has signed a deal that will give smaller firms access to its banking services via the platform of fashion and lifestyle e-commerce firm Zilingo.

Opportunities abound in Industry 4.0 and SMEs need to seize them

Businesses need to adapt to this new era of the fourth industrial revolution – Industry 4.0 for short – or risk being left behind, said industry leaders at a recent UOB event.

UOB in credit card tie-up with Mastercard

United Overseas Bank (UOB) and Mastercard have launched a credit card aimed at business executives from small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), the two firms said yesterday.

Can banks be more than fair-weather friends?

WE'VE all heard this before: banks can be a fairweather friend.