Malaysian timber firm Jawala to raise S$3.15m ahead of SGX listing

MALAYSIAN sustainable timber company Jawala Inc is seeking to raise S$3.15 million in net proceeds ahead of a listing on the Singapore Exchange's (SGX) Catalist board...
SINGAPORE ECONOMY

Media sentiment can provide useful gauge of economy's health: MTI

MEASURING economic sentiment in local news articles can be a handy gauge of Singapore's overall economic health, according to a study released by the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) on Thursday...

Malaysian timber firm Jawala to raise S$3.15m ahead of SGX listing

MALAYSIAN sustainable timber company Jawala Inc is seeking to raise S$3.15 million in net proceeds ahead of a listing on the Singapore Exchange's (SGX) Catalist board...

Boustead Singapore profit and revenue fall on FX losses, oil & gas recession

FOREIGN exchange losses and the continued global oil and gas recession dampened mainboard-listed Boustead Singapore's performance in FY2018, with net profit falling 24 per cent to S$25.39 million and revenue dipping 5 per cent to S$414.1 million...

Boustead Singapore Q4 profit falls 18% to S$7.5m

MAINBOARD-LISTED Boustead Singapore reported a net profit of S$7.5 million in the fourth quarter ended March 31, down 18 per cent year-on-year largely due to an absence of other gains that were present in Q4 2017.

Global economic recovery drives record public asset growth

PENSION fund, central bank and sovereign fund assets grew by US$2.5 trillion on the back of a strengthening global economy in 2017, according to an annual publication released on Wednesday by the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum

Coding simplicity into learning

CODING made so simple that even a non-coder could teach it to primary school students. That is the goal of local coding education startup Code Gakko. Named after the Japanese word for "school", Code Gakko is inspired by the Japanese school culture of independent learning and academic...

Coffee under threat

COFFEE lovers usually know exactly how they want their caffeine delivered, whether as a black kopi-O from the neighbourhood coffee shop, a sweet iced latte from Starbucks, or a hand-crafted speciality coffee from their favourite cafe.

Driving efficiency with Dynafleet

THERE'S an app for everything, including one by Volvo Trucks to help logistics companies reduce fuel costs and maximise profits with data from the Dynafleet telematics system...

Unfazed by risks, she steers security company

AS the chief executive of United Security Solutions (USS), Tan Yee-Ning may not have a conventional job as a female in the male-dominated security industry, but neither did she take a conventional route to get to where she is today.

Works that last a lifetime

SEEING the fruits of her labour on public display and knowing they will be used for years to come gives construction project manager Neo Lay Kiat a feeling of accomplishment.

Chicken farming not as easy as it looks

CHICKEN meat is one of the cheapest forms of protein in many countries, but in the African country of Rwanda, it is a luxury most people can afford only once a year.

TeleChoice's logistics agreement with StarHub to expire on June 30

Telecommunications services company TeleChoice International announced on Tuesday that its logistics agreement with StarHub is expiring on June 30 and will not be extended or renewed further.

KSH optimistic about China, S'pore markets

KSH Holdings is bullish about its prospects in China, but will continue to keep an eye on potential opportunities in the Singapore property market, the company said in a results briefing on Monday.

SIA first Asian airline to offer expedited screening to customers travelling from US

SINGAPORE Airlines (SIA) announced on Friday that it has partnered the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to offer expedited security screening procedures to customers travelling from US airports under TSA Precheck, becoming the first Asian airline to do so.