Coffee under threat

COFFEE lovers usually know exactly how they want their caffeine delivered, whether as a black kopi-O from the neighbourhood coffee shop, a sweet iced latte from Starbucks, or a hand-crafted speciality coffee from their favourite cafe.

Driving efficiency with Dynafleet

THERE'S an app for everything, including one by Volvo Trucks to help logistics companies reduce fuel costs and maximise profits with data from the Dynafleet telematics system...

Unfazed by risks, she steers security company

AS the chief executive of United Security Solutions (USS), Tan Yee-Ning may not have a conventional job as a female in the male-dominated security industry, but neither did she take a conventional route to get to where she is today.

Works that last a lifetime

SEEING the fruits of her labour on public display and knowing they will be used for years to come gives construction project manager Neo Lay Kiat a feeling of accomplishment.

Chicken farming not as easy as it looks

CHICKEN meat is one of the cheapest forms of protein in many countries, but in the African country of Rwanda, it is a luxury most people can afford only once a year.

TeleChoice's logistics agreement with StarHub to expire on June 30

Telecommunications services company TeleChoice International announced on Tuesday that its logistics agreement with StarHub is expiring on June 30 and will not be extended or renewed further.

KSH optimistic about China, S'pore markets

KSH Holdings is bullish about its prospects in China, but will continue to keep an eye on potential opportunities in the Singapore property market, the company said in a results briefing on Monday.

SIA first Asian airline to offer expedited screening to customers travelling from US

SINGAPORE Airlines (SIA) announced on Friday that it has partnered the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to offer expedited security screening procedures to customers travelling from US airports under TSA Precheck, becoming the first Asian airline to do so.

Delong Holdings in talks for potential collaboration

STEEL manufacturing and trading company Delong Holdings Ltd announced on Friday that it is in discussions with certain parties relating to a potential collaboration.

Valuetronics net profit up 28% for FY2017 as industrial, consumer revenues rise

VALUETRONICS Holdings on Thursday posted a 27.9 per cent increase in net profit to HK$154.1 million (S$27.4 million) for its full year ended March 31, 2017.

Rowsley to acquire AC Consortium for up to S$8m

REAL estate and investment company Rowsley Ltd said on Tuesday that it will acquire industrial building design firm AC Consortium for up to S$8 million through its subsidiary RSP Architects Planners & Engineers.

Germany's Symrise unveils new R&D centre

GERMAN flavour and fragrances manufacturer Symrise held the official opening of SPark, its new Innovation and Technology Centre located at Pandan Loop, on Tuesday.

Singapore companies are upbeat about economic expansion: Amex survey

OPTIMISM about economic expansion has increased significantly among Singapore finance executives in tandem with growing sentiment from global peers, according to additional details of the 2017 Global Business & Spending Outlook survey released by American Express on Wednesday.

Keeping things clean and clear at Porcelain

WHEN Pauline Ng decided to help her mother revamp her defunct home facial treatment business in 2009, she had no idea that Porcelain, The Face Spa would grow rapidly to encompass its current three outlets and 45 employees in just seven years.

Yongnam posts S$1.5m loss for Q1

CONSTRUCTION firm Yongnam Holdings reported a net loss of S$1.5 million for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017, compared with a net profit of S$1.7 million a year ago.

Genting Singapore's Q1 net profit up 17 times

GENTING Singapore's Q1 net profit for 2017 was 16.7 times higher than in the first quarter of 2016, standing at S$181.1 million for the quarter ended March 31, the group reported on Friday...

Genting Singapore Q1 net profit skyrockets 17 times

GENTING Singapore's Q1 net profit for 2017 was 16.7 times higher than in the first quarter of 2016, standing at S$181.1 million for the quarter ended March 31, it reported on Friday...

Fragrance Group's revenue surges 92.2%; net profit up 1.8%

FRAGRANCE Group's revenue grew 92.2 per cent from S$22.7 million in Q1, 2016 to S$43.66 million for the quarter ending Mar 31, the property developer and hotel operator announced on Thursday...

Nordic Group secures S$38.9m worth of contracts

NORDIC Group Limited's subsidiaries Austin Energy (Asia) Pte Ltd and Multiheight Scaffolding Pte Ltd recently secured about S$38.9 million worth of contracts from repeat and new customers, the group announced on Thursday...

Givaudan breaks ground for new fragrance centre

GIVAUDAN laid the foundation for a new fragrance encapsulation centre in Singapore on Tuesday, deepening the flavour and fragrance manufacturer's investments in the Asia-Pacific...

Singapore to showcase clean energy solutions at Astana Expo

THE Astana Expo 2017 to be held in Kazakhstan from June 10 to Sept 10 this year will provide opportunities for Singapore to showcase its sustainable energy capabilities and deepen bilateral ties with Kazakhstan, the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) said on Monday.

QAF conducts strategic review of primary production business in Australia

QAF Limited is conducting a strategic review of its primary production business in Australia to enhance shareholder value, the company announced on Friday.

OUE H-Trust Q1 distributable income rises 19.1%

OUE Hospitality Trust (OUE H-Trust)'s distributable income rose 19.1 per cent from S$19.7 million in Q1 2016 to S$23.5 million in the first quarter of 2017 ended March 31, the group reported on Thursday...

OUE Hospitality Trust's distributable income up 19.1% for Q1

OUE Hospitality Trust's (OUE H-Trust) distributable income rose 19.1 per cent from S$19.7 million for Q1 2016 to S$23.5 million for the first quarter of 2017 ended March 31, the group reported on Thursday...

Sunseap valued at S$200m after latest funding round

SUSTAINABLE energy provider Sunseap Group is now valued in excess of S$200 million following the first close of its third round of funding, the company announced on Tuesday.