EMERGING ENTERPRISE

Digitising the cell to discover new drugs

THE current state of medical technology has meant that despite there being some 20,000 genes in the human genome, the standard procedure for drug discovery is to laboriously measure the effect of a test drug on a single or pair of genes one by one.
EMERGING ENTERPRISE

Developing robotic tools for surgery

SPUN out of research from the National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University, EndoMaster gives surgeons the tools to remove gastrointestinal cancer tumours without the need for surgical incisions on the body or organ.
COMPANY SPOTLIGHT

Powering its way through to ASEAN markets and beyond

In the last two years, Sunseap Group has gone from being a domestic utility company primarily serving the Singapore market to now having a presence in 10 markets.
COMPANY SPOTLIGHT

Gaining a foothold through economic links between ASEAN countries

FOUNDED in late 2016, rice company Golden Sunland is not a typical agriculture firm. That's because despite basing its rice farming operations in Myanmar, the company is actually a Singapore one...
COMPANY SPOTLIGHT

Expanding into ASEAN markets and way beyond

In the last two years, Sunseap Group has gone from being a domestic utility company primarily serving the Singapore market to now having a presence in 10 markets.
COMPANY SPOTLIGHT

Leveraging economic links between ASEAN countries to gain a foothold

FOUNDED in late 2016, rice company Golden Sunland is not a typical agriculture firm. That's because despite basing its rice farming operations in Myanmar, the company is actually a Singapore one...
BT EXCLUSIVE

Corporates jumping on upskilling bandwagon to leapfrog talent crunch

AN increasing number of corporates are beginning to offer training programmes that look beyond what is required for their own pool of existing employees.

Invest Fair to give updates on market developments, trends

FIFTY eight partners including local and overseas brokers, product issuers, platforms, educators, and listed companies will be making an appearance at Invest Fair 2018, jointly organised by ShareInvestor and The Business Times.

Millennium Hotels, Chelsea FC ink 3-year deal

MILLENNIUM Hotels and Resorts has entered into a three-year partnership with Chelsea Football Club.

ThaiBev to ramp up Vietnam operations

AFTER posting disappointing Q3 results on Tuesday, Thai Beverage (ThaiBev) said on Wednesday evening it continued to remain optimistic about its growth in the upcoming quarters.
COMPANY OF GOOD

NTUC's commitment to the community

NTUC has always shown a commitment to helping the underprivileged in society, and this is reflected in its business strategy and its corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts.

Thomson Medical posts 58% drop in H1 profit

ONE-OFF costs associated with the acquisition of healthcare business Sasteria in April this year dampened results for mainboard-listed Thomson Medical Group in its first half year.

Cloud, IoT, key to growing tech sector

OF the many technological frontiers being pushed, solutions in cloud computing, the Internet of Things (IoT), and cybersecurity are important in driving technological change in the near future, said Ingram Micro executive vice-president Michael Zilis.

Acquisition of Sasteria drags down profits of Thomson Medical Group

ONE-OFF costs associated with the acquisition of healthcare business Sasteria Pte Ltd in April this year dampened results for Thomson Medical Group Ltd in its first half.
MAKING SINGAPORE HOME

Singapore's openness made it easy to adapt

EVEN though Singapore's cleanliness and efficiency might be obvious to its visitors, Cisco Systems' Asean president Naveen Menon believes that this slick exterior is not what Singapore is really all about...
MAKING SINGAPORE HOME

Global-mindedness has helped him to adapt

As much a citizen of the world as he is a citizen of Singapore, former Standard Chartered group director V Shankar has always been extremely international in his outlook.
MAKING SINGAPORE HOME

'Lucky accident' led him to find home here

ARRIVING in Singapore 33 years ago by what he calls a stroke of luck, one of the most profound things that Singapore International Chamber of Commerce CEO Victor Mills noticed was the country's egalitarianism and friendliness...

Ingram Micro event a magnet for Asia-Pacific tech players

HELD at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, the Ingram Micro One APAC conference brought together technology partners from 12 countries across the Asia-Pacific to explore technology solutions across the cloud, Internet of Things (IoT), mobility, convergent infrastructure and technology-as-a-service,...

Bringing local flavours to potato chips

EVEN though the potato chip market may seem already saturated, husband and wife team Lee Yue Jer and Kee Vern Cheng, both 32, saw a gap in it.
TAKING HEART

ERA partners BT Budding Artists Fund

ERA Realty Network announced its partnership with The Business Times Budding Artists Fund (BT BAF) during its quarterly Career Advancement Day on Tuesday, pledging support for the BT BAF fundraiser Children for Children.

Employees taking up work-related training rose to 48% in 2017: Chee Hong Tat

SINGAPORE'S training participation rate, which measures the proportion of the workforce taking up work-related training, has increased for a second consecutive year...

SAP launches infocomm-tech 'university'

ENTERPRISE software company SAP on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) and the five local polytechnics - Nanyang, Ngee Ann, Republic, Temasek, and Singapore Polytechnic - to launch the SAP Skills University Singapore.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Closing the skills gap in social organisations

SOCIAL enterprise Empact was founded in 2011, with the aim of solving the skills and talent shortages in the business functions of non-profits and social enterprises.

Sias urges Shanghai Turbo shareholders to reject proposal to remove board

MINORITY shareholders of Shanghai Turbo Enterprises have been urged by the Securities Investors Association (Singapore), or Sias, to vote against a proposed resolution to remove the incumbent board of directors at the upcoming extraordinary general meeting (EGM) on July 24.

Sias calls on Shanghai Turbo shareholders to vote against proposed resolution to remove board

ALL minority shareholders of Shanghai Turbo Enterprises Ltd have been called on by the Securities Investors Association (Singapore), or Sias, to vote against the proposed resolution to remove the incumbent board of directors at the upcoming extraordinary general meeting (EGM) on July 24.