Marching to the beat of Industry 4.0

COME tomorrow, the halls of Singapore Expo will be abuzz with all that is "Industry 4.0" and the future of manufacturing, as the first Asia-Pacific edition of the iconic Hannover Messe tradeshow opens its doors to more than 10,000 participants...

Showcasing smart manufacturing innovations

ROBOTIC vehicles that can identify and move pallets of goods, virtual power plants redirecting electricity to and from grids, and digital simulations of entire production chains - these are but a few of the newest ideas in advanced manufacturing that visitors to the Industrial Transformation ASIA-...

Going beyond an economic relationship

AS the Berlin Wall began to crumble in 1989, Ulrich Sante, now Germany's ambassador to Singapore, remembers being glued to the television's live footage. ...

Singapore a hub and bridge to the region

IN 1840, Behn, Meyer & Co became what was likely the first German firm to be established here. Trading in tropical produce such as coconut oil, pepper, camphor and rattan, it later branched out into shipping and insurance.

In mutual pursuit of innovation

GERMANY and Singapore's broad and deep bilateral ties have expressed themselves in recent years in a burgeoning range of partnerships - from public to private sector, manufacturing to services, education to science and technology...

SGC paving the way for S'pore, German companies

THE immense, yet-to-be realised economic potential of South-east Asia's markets presents German companies with numerous opportunities, and Singapore is well-positioned to serve as a hub for the swelling tide of German investment that's heading into the region...

A good starter platform

SINGAPORE'S startup scene has drawn significant German interest in the past couple of years, opening doors for German and Singaporean startups alike...

Economic optimism rides Malaysia's winds of change

AS Malaysia celebrates its 61st Merdeka Day, it also celebrates the bold transformation and resilience of its economy and the potential that lies ahead.

Hybrid IT: avoiding 'cloud cliff' by finding the right mix

WITH cloud computing now firmly in the mainstream, the question facing enterprises is no longer one of whether or not to move to the cloud. Rather, the challenge ahead is finding the right blend of IT environments - private and public cloud solutions, even traditional IT infrastructure - to meet...
COMPANY OF GOOD

At Maybank, CSR serves mission of 'humanising financial services'

IT CAN be argued that a bank's core mission - stripping down all financial jargon and complexities - is a social one: providing financial access to individuals and communities...
COMPANY OF GOOD

CapitaLand matches its charity work with the kind of work it does best

BUSINESS leaders would be remiss to take their eyes off outcomes - think profitability, or productivity. Yet, zooming in on outcomes doesn't come as naturally when thinking about the philanthropy their businesses engage in...