BUSINESSMAN OF THE YEAR

NEVER MIND that his first love is dabbling in information technology or that he considered pursuing the more glamorous banking job. All it took was a handshake with his father to seal Robert Yap...

YCH Group's transformation has been tremendous over the past 61 years, from a small passenger transport company to having footprints in the Asia-Pacific. Let us take a quick look at the group...

OUTSTANDING CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR

THERE is no doubt DBS has taken technology very seriously over the last five years. There is also little surprise, considering that its chief Piyush Gupta has argued banks that ignore innovation...

IN the fourth industrial revolution or as many call it, Industry 4.0, rapid advances in technology and the liberalisation of public policy have shaped a world in which large companies face...

THE ENTERPRISE AWARD

JUMBO Group might have just wrapped up a successful initial public offering (IPO), but there is no crawling sideways for the seafood supplier as it sets its eyes on the prized China market.

THE 10 markets that make up Asean have captured the attention of investors globally for their immense growth potential. In 2014, Asean attracted close to US$136 billion in foreign direct...

THE world is changing rapidly and providing new growth opportunities from urbanisation, an increase in disposable income and a technology-savvy population - all of which will create new demand for...

TO say the current business environment is highly ambiguous and complex is hardly an understatement. Compounding this is the fact that change and disruption are happening at an increasingly...

OUTSTANDING CHIEF/SENIOR EXECUTIVE (OVERSEAS) OF THE YEAR

A GENUINE love for serving customers has served Shafie Shamsuddin well. The 45-year-old president and chief executive of PT Trans Retail (Carrefour Indonesia) has been named Outstanding Chief/...

ONE of the biggest stories of the year concerns the United States presidential election. On television, radio and in social media, the debate is raging over whether the presumptive candidate of...