STRAIT TALK

THERE are some grounds for cautious optimism that the logistical crisis that has seen many seafarers stuck on their ships for far longer than they should have been is starting to ease. One sign of...

[SINGAPORE] Three of the world's largest oil traders are seeking to store crude on tankers at sea as the industry tries to deal with a glut that's emerged since the outbreak of the coronavirus in...

THE founders of two Singapore-based tech companies have been named to the board of the Economic Development Board (EDB), in a leadership reshuffle announced on Friday.

DIGITAL BANKS

CONSUMER Internet company Sea, formerly known as Garena, is the first to officially announce its solo bid for the digital full bank licence in Singapore, even as the New York-listed entity remains...

INTERNET group Sea, formerly known as Garena, is the first applicant to go solo in its bid for a digital full bank licence in Singapore.

NEWLY minted South-east Asian Games men's gold medallist James Leow has a very realistic and practical approach to his competitive golf.

SOUTH-EAST Asia might see the rise of more than 20 unicorns over the next decade, with up to eight from fintech and specialty e-commerce sectors.

EVEN though South-east Asia remains underserved, solutions that are "copy and paste" from developed markets would not work well here, ride-hailing giant Grab’s co-founder Tan Hooi Ling said.

STARTUPS

AS regional e-commerce develops in the next three to five years, merchants are likely to become more sophisticated and consumers will crave immersive user experiences, said Shopee's chief...

SINGAPORE-based e-commerce firm Shopee has opened its new headquarters at Science Park as it looks to hire more talent and strengthen its presence across South-east Asia and Taiwan.