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Emerging Enterprise 2015
E-paying the way forward
ASK any SME business owner what's top on their to-do list, and setting up a seamless electronic payment system isn't likely to be one of them.
SMEs, tackle labour crunch by marketing to workforce
FOR years, companies have spent their research money on efforts to analyse consumers - the products they like, the reasons behind those preferences, and their ideas for product improvements.
How business education is nurturing Singapore's greatest asset
SINGAPORE'S economy has truly transformed itself over the last 15 years. The importance of services has grown, as illustrated by the increasing roles of the financial and business sectors. And...
Top looks for stylish homes
REDEFINE your home and recreate a living space that says sleek comfort. Get the lowdown on the hottest themes to consider.
Strike the perfect balance between luxury and elegance
FEEL like royalty in your own home with quality pieces in the bedroom that add a touch of fine living without veering into the gaudy.
Statement pieces for your home
SPRUCE up your home with a touch of chinoiserie design accents. Nanmu-Gallery offers a large collection of fine jinsi nanmu furniture, the same wood once used by the imperial families of China.
Leadership In Sustainability
A SPECIAL FEATURE BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE DUTCH COALITION FOR SUSTAINABILITY AND DSM
The science behind a sustainable business
AT the heart of global science-based company DSM's mission is the core value of sustainability and a commitment to help create a more sustainable world. As part of its 2010-2015 strategy "...
A SPECIAL FEATURE BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE DUTCH COALITION FOR SUSTAINBILITY AND SHELL
Shaping the future of energy
Question: Why is an oil company like Shell so concerned with energy efficiency? What is Shell hoping to achieve?
A SPECIAL FEATURE BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE DUTCH COALITION FOR SUSTAINABILITY AND UNILEVER
Working hard to make a difference
BUSINESSES around the world are starting to realise that focusing on sustainability is no longer just nice to have, but rather a must-have in a world afflicted by climate change. One firm advocate of...
Country Focus: Kazakhstan
Landslide victory paves way for reforms
KAZAKHSTAN'S incumbent President Nursultan Nazarbayev was recently re-elected with a landslide majority of 97.7 per cent in a snap election, sealing his popularity as a leader.
Kazakhstan's warming ties with China
KAZAKHSTAN is pivotal in China's economic plans in the Central Asian region and this was reflected in Chinese President Xi Jinping's official visit on May 8.
A work in progress for UN Security Council seat
THE country continues to move towards candidacy for a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).
Global Megatrends Conference 2015
Headwinds on two fronts
A GREEK exit from the euro and a faster than expected rise in interest rates are among the biggest risks facing the global economy in the next 18 months.
Does size matter?
EVEN as countries around the world build new urban centres to accommodate burgeoning populations, the president of one of the Philippines' biggest infrastructure players believes that resources...
No compromise required
WHILE most companies worry about balancing profitability with moves to build a more sustainable business, this is one issue that does not worry Malaysian businessman Francis Yeoh.
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Global asset managers might face tighter rules: RBA
Skymark restructuring plan with ANA support meets Airbus opposition
Vox Media buys tech news operation Re/code
Vietnam ready to sell forex to stabilise exchange rate: newspaper
Malaysia: Shares open lower on Wednesday
Singapore's STI down 0.9%, following drop in US, Tokyo stocks
MOE to extend enhanced art, music programmes to more secondary schools
Smartphones, Twitter help gauge crowd size
Stocks to watch: Boustead, Cortina, EuroSports, CSC
Tokyo: Stocks open 0.28% lower
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