World's first urban veg and fish garden in a hotel opens in Singapore

FAIRMONT Singapore and Swissôtel The Stamford officially opened their urban aquaponics garden on Nov 27. This is the world's first urban aquaponics garden within a hotel.

New Certis Corporate University to create future-ready workforce

THE Certis Corporate University (CCU) was launched on Nov 25 as part of Certis' commitment to invest in employees and build a future-ready workforce.

Deliveroo rallies customers, riders, eateries to provide meals for elders in need

FOOD delivery startup Deliveroo partnered charity organisation TOUCH Community Services, roping in customers, riders and restaurants to give back to the needy elderly.

Singapore and HK affluent spending less, holding more cash

THE affluent in Singapore and Hong Kong are spending less and holding more cash, although their appetites for risk differ, the Ipsos "Affluent Asia" study has found.

BT readers younger, more affluent and engaged

THE Business Times has a stable, high quality readership and has strong support among the higher income and tertiary educated, according to the latest Nielsen study.

IMDA, Microsoft to accelerate Singapore's 5G development

THE Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Microsoft have signed a memorandum of intent (MOI) to provide a 5G development environment for participating government agencies and companies in co-creating 5G use cases that can lead to the development of new 5G applications, services and...

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Public healthcare agencies to adopt SGQR payments by end-2020

DBS Bank is working with Singapore's public healthcare system to move all public hospitals, specialty centres and polyclinics onto the nation's unified payment code, Singapore Quick Response Code (SGQR), by the end of next year.

Foreign workers, GST hike keeping SMEs up at night

CONCERNS over coping with foreign manpower cuts and an impending hike in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) remain top of mind for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), with representatives from these businesses asking during a dialogue session how the government could assist them.

CapitaLand wins Asean award for fight against poverty

CAPITALAND was conferred the Asean Rural Development and Poverty Eradication (RDPE) leadership award on Nov 8 for the group's achievements in rural and community development.

Singapore's public healthcare agencies to adopt SGQR payments by end-2020

DBS Bank is working with Singapore’s public healthcare system to transition all public hospitals, specialty centres and polyclinics to the nation’s unified payment code, Singapore Quick Response Code (SGQR), by the end of next year.