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These startups include sports media firm ONE Championship, fashion e-commerce firm Zilingo (above), and automotive marketplace Carro.

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Tuas Port allows opportunity to rethink shipping: PM Lee

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"BECAUSE the port will be on a completely greenfield site, we can design from a clean slate and make innovation and sustainability key features. Tuas Port will also give us sufficient capacity to anchor shipping lines and alliances and host the world’s biggest container," Mr Lee said in a speech.


E-commerce and logistics sector tops warehouse occupancy in Singapore: Colliers

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Singaporean's motorcycle taxi app challenging Grab in Manila

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Singapore takes top spot in inaugural global smart city citizen survey

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