Homegrown SC Auto launches first made-in-Singapore bus to meet demand for coaches

HOMEGROWN bus designer and manufacturer SC Auto has launched the SC Neustar, a bus designed and built in Singapore from scratch.
CYBERSECURITY BOOM

Cybersecurity industry sees large salary increases amid talent crunch

A DEARTH of cybersecurity talent plaguing Singapore has resulted in local industry salary increases of up to 40 per cent compared to last year.

OCBC neutral on residential property, predicts -3% to 2% price change in 2019

OCBC analysts are taking a cautious stance on Singapore's residential property sector in 2019 on expectations of low-to-negative growth in private home prices...

South-east Asia's M&A appetite down slightly amid increased competition: EY report

MERGERS and acquisitions (M&A) demand in South-east Asia dipped slightly amid rising competition for assets and geopolitical disruption, according to the 19th EY Global Capital Confidence Barometer.

S-E Asia M&A appetite down slightly amid increased competition: survey

MERGERS and acquisitions (M&A) demand in South-east Asia dipped slightly amid rising competition for assets and geopolitical disruption, according to the 19th EY Global Capital Confidence Barometer.

MAS unveils S$30m grant to bolster cybersecurity

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Monday launched a S$30 million Cybersecurity Capabilities Grant to raise the cybersecurity capabilities of the financial sector and help financial institutions develop local talent in cybersecurity.

MAS unveils S$30m grant to boost Singapore financial sector's cybersecurity capabilities

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Monday launched a S$30 million Cybersecurity Capabilities Grant to raise the cybersecurity capabilities of the financial sector and help financial institutions develop local talent in cybersecurity.

Thales launches Singapore digital centre

FRENCH technology and aerospace company Thales has added Singapore to its digital factory network. The launch event was officiated by Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing on Thursday.

France tech and aerospace firm Thales boosts Asia-Pacific presence with Singapore digital centre

FRENCH technology and aerospace company Thales has added Singapore to its digital factory network. The Thales Digital Factory is a full-fledge platform where specialists in Internet of Things/connectivity, Big Data, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity, develop industry-focused solutions for...

Pod Structures launches modular made-in-Singapore homes for multiple markets

MODULAR house builder Pod Structures announced the launch of its MOVIT brand of bespoke homes at an event on Wednesday.

Govt seeks to modernise wholesale industry with digital roadmap

DIGITALISATION has helped local food distributor SATS BRF to create a document retrieval system which enables halal, health and import permits to be stored in the cloud and automatically indexed.

Singapore Life launches endowment plan with guaranteed interest and no penalty get-out clause

SINGAPORE Life is launching its third endowment plan which guarantees clients 3 per cent interest per annum for up to S$6,000 per application over a lock-in period of three years.
GOING DIGITAL

Raft of programmes launched to help ICT SMEs

BUSINESSES in the infocomm media sector are getting a leg-up from the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) in the form of initiatives designed to help them capture opportunities in the fast-growing services industry.

Kazakhstan holds first Singapore forum to attract potential investors

COMPANIES from Singapore and around the region will get to find out more about the many investment opportunities in Kazakhstan at an inaugural forum on Wednesday morning.

Accounting giant EY acquires Adelphi Digital Consulting Group

ACCOUNTING firm EY has beefed up its digital solutions by acquiring Adelphi Digital Consulting Group, a digital consultancy with practices in Australia and Singapore, for an undisclosed sum.
STARTUPS

Hafnium Hafaway in S$20m tie-up with A*Star arm for specialty chemicals sub-sector

SINGAPORE'S Agency for Science, Technology and Research's (A*Star) newly-rebranded commercial arm, A*ccelerate and private equity (PE)-backed Hafnium Hafaway will pump up to S$20 million to bring to market innovations in the specialty chemical sub-sector...

A*Star's A*ccelerate, investors raise over S$85m to co-create deep tech startups

SINGAPORE'S Agency for Science, Technology and Research’s (A*Star) newly-rebranded commercialisation arm, A*ccelerate, will be entering into new agreements with investors such as Startup-O, Hafnium Hafaway, Marvelstone, Trendlines and Dymon Asia Ventures...

Stamford Land Q2 net profits rises 16.3% while revenue drops 47.6%

LUXURY hotel operator Stamford Land’s net profit for the quarter ending Sept 30, 2018 rose 16.3 per cent to S$11.56 million from S$9.93 million a year ago.

Eli Lilly unit opens research facility, inks MOU to work on trials

LILLY Centre for Clinical Pharmacology (LCCP), a subsidiary of US-based Eli Lilly and Company, has opened a 40,600 square foot, S$30 million research facility in Biopolis.

Lilly Centre for Clinical Pharmacology opens research facility, signs MOU

LILLY Centre for Clinical Pharmacology (LCCP), a subsidiary of US-based Eli Lilly and Company, has opened a 40,600 square foot, S$30 million research facility in Biopolis.

Boustead Projects' Q2 profit down on higher expenses, share loss

REAL estate solutions company Boustead Projects posted a net profit of S$8 million for its fiscal second quarter, down 16 per cent from S$9.5 million in the same period a year earlier.

Boustead Projects’ Q2 profit down on higher expenses, share loss

REAL estate solutions company Boustead Projects has posted a net profit of S$8 million for its fiscal second quarter, down 16 per cent from S$9.5 million in the same period a year earlier.

DHL Express names Christopher Ong as its new Singapore MD

DHL Express announced on Thursday the appointment of Christopher Ong as managing director for DHL Express Singapore. He replaces Frank-Uwe Ungerer, who has held the role since Jan 1, 2016.

Christopher Ong appointed new Singapore MD for DHL Express

DHL Express announced on Thursday the appointment of Christopher Ong as managing director for DHL Express Singapore.

Majority of Singapore CFOs have hired wrong person for the job: poll

SINGAPORE employers are bad at hiring, and they are far from unique.