Bridging the supply chain gap

SUPPLY chain logistics is one of the most fragmented businesses in the world, and Toby Koh, chairman of tech start-up TraMes, believes that the company's supply chain management tool will revolutionise the way things are done in the coming years.

Powering lives with renewable solar energy

CREATING a social impact was on Vishnampet Sethuraman Hariharan's mind when he co-founded Third Wave Power, a Singapore-based company that sells solar-powered products.

SportCares sets up fund to open up avenues to sport for the underprivileged

SPORTCARES, the philanthropic arm of national sports agency Sport Singapore, will set aside S$12 million to create opportunities and improve access to sporting programmes for those lacking such opportunities.

SPH, Times Printers to collaborate on commercial print services

SINGAPORE Press Holdings (SPH) and Times Printers Private Limited (TPPL) have entered into a partnership to achieve a comprehensive and cost-effective commercial print service for the next two years.

Gala event to raise S$600,000 for persons with disabilities and the arts

NOT-FOR-PROFIT arts organisation The RICE Company Limited - which manages The Business Times Budding Artists Fund (BT BAF) - is working with local charity SPD to hold a fundraising gala to raise S$600,000 for persons with disabilities and youth with a passion for the arts.

Singapore remains on radar of China tourists

CHINA'S economy is slowing down - weighed down by a trade spat with the US with no resolution in sight - but there's no let-up in its consumers' wanderlust.

New UOB initiative to push for greater inclusive hiring

UNITED Overseas Bank (UOB) has launched a new initiative to help more companies in Singapore hire people with disabilities.

Ong Choon Fah is new chair of ULI Singapore

ONG Choon Fah, CEO and head of research & consulting at Edmund Tie & Company, has been appointed chair of Singapore for the Urban Land Institute (ULI).

Second season of Sparks drives home the sustainability message

DBS Bank on Friday debuted the second season of Sparks, a mini-series inspired by true stories of social enterprises and their journey from the ground up.

Urban development work in Zhejiang beckons for Singapore companies

SINGAPORE companies can expect more business opportunities in Zhejiang, as the Chinese province moves to build sustainable cities in its pursuit of quality living and urban development.

DBS 2019 grant for social enterprises opens

APPLICATIONS for the 2019 cycle of the DBS Foundation Social Enterprise Grant have opened, and social entrepreneurs both local and from across Asia are invited to apply.

Money FM chalks up 7% growth in digital listenership

MONEY FM 89.3, Singapore's one and only business and personal finance radio station, registered a 7 per cent increase in digital listenership between October last year and May 2019. The station also enjoyed a 28 per cent rise in listening time during this period.

Ecosperity: PUB to seek proposals for solar panel systems on Tengeh Reservoir

SINGAPORE water agency PUB will be seeking from June 7 proposals from companies to design, build, own and operate, for 25 years, a floating solar photovoltaic (PV) system on Tengeh Reservoir.

PUB to seek plans for one of world's largest floating solar panel systems at Tengeh Reservoir

SINGAPORE water agency PUB will be seekingĀ from June 7 proposals from companies to design, build, own and operate a floating solar photovoltaic (PV) system on Tengeh Reservoir.

Singapore GDP growth to slow to 1.9% in 2019: ICAEW

IN LIGHT of renewed US-China trade tensions, South-east Asia is expected to see a greater slowdown in economic growth, with Singapore being "most negatively affected and would likely dip into recession in 2020".

Rebranded GSS: Experience Singapore puts spotlight on fashion, food and arts

The Singapore Retail Association has rebranded the Great Singapore Sale into what is now known as GSS: Experience Singapore, cutting the duration of the event to just over five weeks, from 10 weeks previously.

Corteva Agriscience opens Asia-Pac head office

CORTEVA Agriscience, the agriculture division of American chemical company DowDuPont, has officially opened its Asia-Pacific head office in Biopolis, Singapore's research and development centre for the biomedical sciences.


Mobile phone resellers shun Huawei handsets for now

THE US government's decision to ease some trade restrictions on Huawei and give the China telecom giant a 90-day window to operate as usual doesn't seem to be enough to convince second-hand phone shops to take in Huawei mobile phones - at least for now.