Asia's wealthiest look to healthtech investing

INVESTING in health technology (healthtech) is shaping up to be the next big thing for Asia's wealthiest...
THE BROAD VIEW

China's healthcare: from laggard to leader

GOOGLE China's healthcare industry and the search is likely to toss up articles on topics like the country's shortage of doctors, crowded hospitals and dearth of local clinics. While China does grapple with a whole host of issues in healthcare, it sometimes overshadows how it is also...

Printmaking without borders

A LOVE of art brought students from Singapore's School of the Arts (Sota) and members from the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Singapore (MDAS) together for a linoleum printmaking workshop on Wednesday. ...

NUS commits up to S$2.5m to 50 startups

THE National University of Singapore (NUS) has pledged to commit up to S$2.5 million to launch 50 startups.

NUS commits up to S$2.5m to kick-start 50 startups

THE National University of Singapore (NUS) has pledged to commit up to S$2.5 million to launch 50 startups.

KPMG extends innovation and latest tech to staff

KPMG is extending its drive towards innovation to staff experience, having rewired its staff lounge with the latest technologies such as artificial intelligence, virtual reality and connected analytics.

Trade bodies can do more to help local SMEs grow

TRADE associations and chambers can play a greater role in helping local small and medium enterprises (SMEs) grow locally and overseas, says Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing.

CPA Australia has new tech-focused courses for Singapore professionals

PROFESSIONAL accounting body CPA Australia has launched two new technology-focused training programmes in Singapore for accounting and finance professionals to stay competitive, as more businesses undergo digital transformation.

30 Christmas trees to light up Marina Bay for charity

IN the spirit of giving and good cheer, 30 beautifully decked out Christmas trees - dubbed ChariTrees - will light up the walkways of Marina Bay this Christmas in a show of support for the less privileged and to shine a spotlight on those who have given quietly to the community.

CPA Australia unveils tech-focused courses in Singapore for accountants, finance professionals

PROFESSIONAL accounting body CPA Australia has launched two new technology-focused training programmes in Singapore for accounting and finance professionals to stay competitive, as more businesses undergo digital transformation.

Inclusiveness through the arts put on stage again

HAVING concluded a successful first run last year, Sunburst: The Business Times-CapitaLand Fundraising Concert, will be staged again on Nov 8 to raise funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Singapore (MDAS) and the School of the Arts (SOTA) student assistance fund.

10 years of bringing joy to children

CHILDREN for Children (CFC) last Thursday marked 10 years of fundraising and celebrating Children's Day for more than 10,000 children under the Ministry of Education's financial assistance scheme with trips to Singapore's iconic attractions since its beginnings in 2008...

Singapore takes another shot at growing Islamic finance industry

SINGAPORE is taking another shot at the growing global Islamic banking and finance industry, with the launch of a new Shariah-compliant index that will serve as a benchmark for Shariah-compliant funds looking to invest in the city-state.

A day of giving by children, for children

CHILDREN'S Day celebrations came a little earlier this year for 1,000 children treated to a jaunt on Thursday to The Maritime Experiential Museum, S.E.A Aquarium and a live musical performance, as part of the Children for Children initiative. Children's Day falls on Oct 5 this year. ...
BT EXCLUSIVE

BreadTalk adds tea to growth brew; eyes deeper regional expansion

BREADTALK Group is on track to growth and meeting its stated goal of an 8 per cent net margin by 2022 - which he had earlier announced to investors - while continuing its consolidation strategy, says its chief executive Henry Chu.
EMERGING ENTERPRISE AWARDS 2018

Singapore's promising firms winning with innovation

SOME of Singapore's most promising startups and aspiring small and medium-sized enterprises were celebrated for their entrepreneurial daring and innovative business strategies at the Emerging Enterprise Awards 2018, held on Sept 21 at The Ritz Carlton Millenia Singapore...

Innovation 'is key for business success and needs right mindset'

INNOVATION remains a critical ingredient of business success, especially with disruptive forces affecting Singapore's industries today - disruptive forces which include new technologies, tighter operating constraints and changes in consumer demand patterns, said Senior Minister of State for...

Likelihood of US recession may see buying opportunity in tech

THE likelihood of a recessionary environment in the US in the next 18 months is very high, according to Wellington Management partner and private equity lead portfolio manager Michael Carmen. Wellington Management is an independent investment management firm with over US$1 trillion in client assets...

ST Engineering appoints new head of US headquarters amid US push

ST Engineering has appointed Tom Vecchiolla to head its US headquarters, VT Systems, as it focuses on expanding its US presence, particularly in the defence segment.

UOL promotes Liam Wee Sin to group CEO

UOL has promoted its deputy group chief executive officer Liam Wee Sin to group chief executive.