COMPANY OF GOOD

Becoming a role model for sustainability

WHILE real estate developer City Developments (CDL) is famous for being involved in some of the most iconic buildings in Singapore, it is equally well known that the company is a role model for environmental sustainability.

SUTL, StarHub to launch digital marketplace for yacht charters

MARINA developer and operator SUTL Enterprise has inked a deal with telco StarHub to launch a peer-to-peer digital marketplace for marina-related services such as yacht charters, private jet hires.

Alibaba brings its one-day global course to Singapore for the first time

E-COMMERCE giant Alibaba brought its one-day Alibaba Global Course (AGC), a series of public lectures on e-commerce and related trends, to Singapore on Thursday.

SUTL, StarHub to launch digital marketplace for yacht charters, other marina-related services

MARINA developer and operator SUTL Enterprise has inked a deal with telco StarHub to launch a peer-to-peer digital marketplace for marina-related services like yacht charters and private jet hires.

Ride-hailing frenzy makes Grab the world's top VC recipient for Q1

SINGAPORE-BASED ride-hailing giant Grab has emerged as the world's largest magnet of venture capital (VC) funds for the first quarter of this year, with US$2.5 billion raised in its series G funding, said KPMG's Venture Pulse report on Wednesday...

Grab emerges as largest VC recipient in the world for Q1 2018

SINGAPORE-based ride hailing giant Grab has emerged as the top recipient of venture capital (VC) investment in the world for Q1 2018 with US$2.5 billion raised in its series G funding.

Homegrown firm Actxa blazes a trail to fitness

JUST like hopping on stepping stones across a river, local fitness wearables company Actxa was formed as a result of an opportune moment. Back in 2015, parent company Activate Interactive, which was a game and software developer, was tasked to create an app for the Health Promotion Board's (...

ZBJ-SPH joint venture partners retail studies institute to launch Gig Economy Immersion Programme

ONLINE professional services marketplace ZomWork inked an agreement with Nanyang Polytechnic's Singapore Institute of Retail Studies (SIRS) to launch the Gig Economy Immersion Programme on Friday...

ZBJ-SPH joint venture ZomWork ties up with SIRS to launch Gig Economy Immersion Programme

ONLINE professional services marketplace ZomWork inked an agreement with Nanyang Polytechnic's Singapore Institute of Retail Studies (SIRS) to launch the Gig Economy Immersion Programme on Friday. ...

CapitaLand launches all-in-one e-payment service

CAPITALAND, Singapore's largest mall operator, is the latest to join the cashless drive...

CapitaLand to launch all-in-one e-payment service at 17 malls

CAPITALAND is partnering leading e-payment players to launch an all-in-one e-payment service - dubbed StarPay - that will cover over 2,500 stores in 17 malls across Singapore.
NEW INVESTMENTS

TÜV SÜD beefs up its investments in Singapore

GERMAN testing, inspection and certification company TÜV SÜD has stepped up its investments in Singapore, with the start of the construction of its S$100 million hub on Wednesday.

Germany's TÜV SÜD breaks ground on S$100m hub at International Business Park

GERMAN testing, inspection and certification company TÜV SÜD has started construction of its S$100 million hub at the International Business Park (IBP) on Wednesday, marking the company's first major real estate investment outside of its German headquarters...

Taking steps to minimise data breaches

ANALYTICS and big data are now undisputedly buzzwords that dominate the visions and plans of many business leaders, driven by the tides of digitalisation and automation.

Spread innovation across the industry: Tharman

SPREADING the latest knowledge from leading-edge companies to the rest of the industry is a key angle in Singapore's innovation journey, said Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam on Thursday...

Lazada, partners launch in-depth e-commerce learning courses

ENTREPRENEURS and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) will soon get an opportunity to take more in-depth e-commerce learning courses thanks to a tie-up between Alibaba's e-commerce giant Lazada, institutes of higher learning and data analytics experts...

Schneider Electric opens East Asia and Japan headquarters in Singapore

FRENCH energy management and automation company Schneider Electric opened its East Asia and Japan headquarters in Singapore on Thursday.
BT EXCLUSIVE

Bittersweet taste of food delivery apps

NEWS of the merger of Grab and Uber cast the spotlight on food delivery apps here, but like the ride hailing industry, the online food delivery business also suffers from fierce competition and likely lower value and margins.

Gearing up for a future workforce of man and machine

MOST business leaders in Singapore expect man and machine to work hand in hand in the near future, yet far fewer leaders believe that their companies are currently well-equipped to lead the way in digitalisation.
TAKING HEART

Fighting cancer through awareness and screening

A RECORD 10,125 cancer awareness ribbons were collected and pinned on Saturday, as part of the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS) 10th anniversary event on Saturday.

Preparing the next generation for new jobs

WHILE the next generation of workers are familiar and well-equipped with new technologies, the challenge for these workers is to be ready for the future workplace.

Singapore startup rings up GST refunds on mobile

PAPER receipts may soon become relics when it comes to tax-free shopping. Homegrown startup Tourego got the ball rolling with the world's first fully-mobile tax refund solution last December, allowing travellers to Singapore to claim Goods and Service Tax (GST) refunds using their phones. ...
COMPANY OF GOOD

Changi helps youths spread their wings

OFTEN named the world's best airport, Changi Airport is no slouch either in corporate giving. ...

foodpanda latest to come full circle with dine-in restaurant

NO longer confined to just fashion e-retailers, established online businesses from various industries are fast coming on board to the idea of moving into the brick and mortar space.

Companies 'will need to make an impact as much as they need to make a profit'

COMPANIES will have to combine both profit-making and impact as their goals as they cannot keep dumping negative externalities - indirect costs imposed on third parties - onto the world, B Corps global ambassador Marcello Palazzi told The Business Times in an exclusive interview.