Insurtech shakes up insurance industry

AGE-OLD insurance companies are facing disruption from emerging startups less than half their age, as insurtech companies leverage technology to plug the gaps in the insurance space.

Singapore as test case for robo-advisory

THE dynamics of the Singapore market as a fintech hub could offer a test case to show how integrating robo-services into traditional financial advisory may be the best option for both consumers and financial institutions.

Challenging for S'pore to ride on eSports wave

MORE than 10,000 fans sit cheering and screaming their lungs out in a stadium, wielding country flags, clappers and light sticks.

Grabbing a piece of the untapped space of mobile eSports

WITH eSports taking off around the globe, Singapore companies are entering the scene with a different approach.

He got inspiration for startup from being girlfriend's courier

IT started with him being a courier for his girlfriend's goods. As Cai Li travelled frequently, his friends began to request him to help them purchase products exclusively found in those countries...

Paying Homage to the elderly in Singapore

IN HER first 10 years, Gillian Tee was cared for by elderly people. As a child, she lived with her grandmother, and her direct caretaker until she was 10 was a woman in her sixties.

Creating a vertical urban jungle

TO some, having "green fingers" is seen as a gift. But what about having a way with plants, and being able to run a successful business?...

Ipoh - sleepy foodie stopover wakes up to new potential

SURROUNDED by mountains, lakes and rivers, Ipoh is better known to Singaporeans for its hor fun (stewed flat rice noodles) than as a business hub, unlike bigger Malaysian cities such as Kuala Lumpur and Penang.

HMI profit doubles in Q4 to RM10.7m amid higher patient load, larger bill sizes

BOOSTED by a higher patient load and increasing average bill sizes at its two hospitals, Health Management International Ltd (HMI) reported on Thursday that net profit more than doubled to RM10.7 million (S$3.4 million) for the fourth quarter ended June 30, 2017.

Heng urges companies to give innovation a boost

SINGAPORE companies are now spending more on research and development (R&D), but there is still more room to improve the innovation ecosystem within which they operate, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said on Wednesday.