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Country Focus: Kazakhstan

ALMOST five years of hard work and planning came to fruition last week when the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Kazakhstan signed an agreement to locate the world's first bank of...
AMID the continuing celebrations this year of the 550th anniversary of Kazakh statehood, yet more activities are being planned.
KAZAKHSTAN'S move to fast forward a scheduled change of its currency, the tenge, to a free-floating exchange rate last week has been generally positively received.

APEA 2015 Singapore

ON Aug 14, 2015, twenty entrepreneurs and business leaders from Singapore were named awardees of the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2015 at a glittering gala dinner at Singapore Marriott Tang...
ENTERPRISE Asia, a non-governmental organisation, is an institution that pursues entrepreneurship development in Asia. It is an advocate of responsible entrepreneurship, not only as a means of doing...
LAUNCHED in 2007, the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards are the region's most prestigious and honours outstanding entrepreneurship, continuous innovation and sustainable leadership. The...

Swing (29-30 August)

My hands are trembling as my fingers tap the keyboard at the start of what I know is the most provocative and controversial article of my fairly undistinguished career.
For a long time, it was difficult for me to stay up in the wee hours of the morning to watch a golf tournament unless Tiger Woods was in the mix.
If there's one thing that remains constant in Singapore’s golf landscape it is uncertainty.

The Business Of Time 2015

THE Swiss National Bank is such a party spoiler. It moved suddenly in January to unpeg the Swiss franc from the euro on the day just before half the Swiss watch industry opened the doors to one of...
WELL-known and proven for its reliability, it is little wonder why the Swiss lever escapement is the de facto industry standard for mechanical watches and clocks today. However, as pointed out by the...
THE design of the watch - defined by the pie-pan dial that collectors favour and a "fluted" bezel - has stood the test of time, inspired by Omega's Constellation models up to over half...

Singapore Apex CSR Awards

AS sustainability becomes an increasingly important consideration for businesses around the world, more organisations are looking to integrate socially responsible activities into their core...
GLOBAL Compact Network Singapore gives its take on why the three winners of the Singapore Apex CSR Awards 2015 are models for sustainability practices.
2015 is an important year for sustainable development and climate change solutions, as world leaders will meet in September to approve the Sustainable Development Goals to guide national and global...