Nov 25, 2017

It takes a village

SIXTY eight-year-old Sarah Ambika has been labelled an "elitist" for saying she cannot "relate to the uncles and aunties" who gather at her neighbourhood community centre. The word "snooty" also pops up in people's minds when she admits to not being able to "share their interests".


Nov 20, 2017

How sustainable are No Signboard's profits?

WE knew we were overpaying for those pepper crabs. Now with the coming initial public offering (IPO...


Nov 25, 2017

Willing & Able

Like most people, Willin Low makes new year resolutions. Like most people, he breaks them.
Nov 25, 2017

On Home Ground

Had Lim Choon Hong not spotted an ad for a private cluster housing project in Upper Bukit...
Nov 25, 2017

Kell Jay Lim

IN 2013, engineer-trained Kell Jay Lim left his stable job as a CRM/analytics consultant at...


Scaling the next peak

Adyen's Pieter van der Does, an avid mountaineer-turned-entrepreneur, draws lessons from climbing in running his payments company.

Breaking Taboos

Douglas Young wants to take his Hong Kong cult lifestyle brand Goods of Desire (G.O.D.) international.

Cyber warrior

Symantec's CEO Greg Clark is priming his company to be at the vanguard in the fight against cyber criminals.

Corporate transformer

Royal DSM has evolved over 115 years from coal mining to inventing clean and green products for the future. The secret to corporate longevity, says board member Dimitri de Vreeze, is perpetual discontent.


Pek Lay Peng, founder of SocietyA and director of Shingda Group, is a steely woman who cut her teeth in the male-dominated construction industry before taking on the competitive world of retail.