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Country Focus: India

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THE close relationship between India and Singapore, supported by high level exchanges and common economic and commercial interests, is set to deepen further this year, the 50th anniversary of...

Customer Satisfaction Index

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THE faltering number of tourist arrivals in Singapore has sent attraction businesses here scrambling to capture a larger slice of the local market. From June to October 2014, Singapore's tourist...
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VISITORS to Singapore were far less satisfied with its food and tourism offerings in 2014 than they were a year earlier. And if businesses want to figure out how to stem the slide in satisfaction,...
FIVE years since the government first rolled out measures to slow the inflow of foreign workers, tales of restaurant and hotel operators struggling to find sufficient manpower in Singapore are...

Childaid 2014

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CHILDAID 2014 was a milestone in so many ways. Firstly, it marked 10 years of efforts by The Business Times and The Straits Times to raise money for two children's charities through the annual...

CIO Speaks

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RETAILING is an industry where operating margins are slim and operational excellence is key to sustaining a profit. Nobody understands this better than NTUC FairPrice and in its constant push to...
BERNARD Chew is chief information officer (CIO) of NTUC FairPrice and heads the Co-operative's information technology division. He is responsible for formulating IT strategy and policies,...

Kazakhstan Independence Day

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THE following is an interview with Yerlan Baudarbek-Kozhatayev, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Republic of Singapore.
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THE independence day of any nation is one of its most significant holidays, and as Kazakhstan celebrates its 23rd anniversary of gaining independence on Dec 16, it is an occasion to tell the story of...
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THE Nurly Zhol policy put forward by Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev in his latest state of the nation address is set to mark a major turning point in the development of the Central Asian...