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Canada Day

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THE depth of bilateral ties between Singapore and Canada can be seen in the fact that they mark their 50th anniversary this year, since the latter was one of the first few countries to acknowledge...

Swing (27-28 June 2015)

It was in 1971 that Taiwan's "Mr Lu" Liang-huan put Asian golf on the world map.
Global IT services provider Emerio has been a solid supporter of the Business Times Corporate Golf League.
Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth, aged 26 and 21. World No 1 and World No 2.

SME100 Awards 2015 Singapore's Fast Moving Companies

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For years now, we have tried various ways to cajole businesses into providing information about SMEs in Singapore. We wanted simple statistics, possibly some reports to questions that we routinely...
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SME100 AWARDS 2015 SINGAPORE'S FAST MOVING COMPANIES: THE KEY CHALLENGES
Running a small and medium enterprise (SME) in Singapore is no easy feat. There are myriad challenges common to businesses but for SMEs, these same challenges are multiplied many times over.
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SME100 AWARDS 2015 SINGAPORE'S FAST MOVING COMPANIES: SILVER BULLION
Lee Kuan Yew's book "From Third World to First World" struck a deep chord in Gregor Gregersen, turning him not only into an avid fan of the late Mr Lee but also inspiring him to pack...

Emerging Enterprise 2015

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LATER this year, OCBC will launch venture debt, a form of debt financing structured for young companies which have earlier raised capital from venture capitalists or angel investors.
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OCBC has taken significant market share in a micro-loan scheme where the government covers most of the risk involved in the loans, a senior banker told The Business Times.
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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.

Swing (30-31 May 2015)

It has been an eventful month since the last issue of Swing, especially in Singapore.
Imagine this: You have 15 years on your offi ce rental, so you've decided to spend a good chunk of money - say a million or so bucks - on total renovation.
Golf's ultimate putter craftsman Scotty Cameron expands his putter range with two new models — Roundback and new GoLo.