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Big Data analytics at the heart of Smart Nation push: SAS

BIG Data analytics is at the heart of Singapore's Smart Nation push, says Tan Yen Yen, regional vice-president and managing director of SAS, a US-based business analytics and software provider, which counts DBS Bank, among others, as a major customer in this region. The Smart Nation will tap into the data that can be collected by public-sector agencies which, after being anonymised, will be share...

Fastest Growing 50 list features 22 young firms

YOUNG companies are making their presence felt on the Fastest Growing 50 (FG50) list, with 22 of the businesses having a lifespan of less than 10 years, including seven in the top 10. Of the 22, six have revenues in excess of a billion dollars. Only three are small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with a turnover of less than S$100 million. Notably, a lot of these companies are part of large m...

Collaborative workspace for startups debuts in Prinsep St

A NEW collaborative workspace was unveiled in Prinsep Street on Tuesday, with plans for it to provide affordable real estate to entrepreneurs, creatives and techies, as well as to be a facilitator, fund manager and ecosystem builder for startups. Called The Hub Singapore (THS), the 8,000 sq ft space is a good 60 per cent larger than the old Hub, which had been in Somerset since 2012. The facility...

Singapore's AUM jumps 30% to S$2.4 trillion in 2014

SINGAPORE'S assets under management (AUM) grew 30 per cent year on year to S$2.4 trillion in 2014, said the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Thursday. Calling the increase a strong showing, MAS said the robust growth was largely due to positive asset inflows arising from Asia's growth dynamism and Singapore's position as a pan- Asian asset management hub. Over the last five years, the ind...

Philippine telco PLDT buys S'pore e-commerce company Paywhere

THE digital innovations unit of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) and Smart Communications, Inc. has announced its purchase of Singapore-based e-commerce platform start-up Paywhere Pte Ltd, for an estimated price of US$5 million. The acquisition by Voyager Innovation will boost its mission of enabling the growth of the digital economy in the Philippines and other emerging markets,...

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Medical Fair Thailand 2015

Thailand No 1 medical & healthcare event, focused on equipment and supplies for the hospital, diagnostic, pharmaceutical, medical & rehabilitation sectors.


ITE HCMC, International Travel Expo 2015

ITE HCMC is an annual travel exhibition presenting the perfect platform for both local and international companies to collaborate and discuss inbound and outbound tourism for leisure and MICE. ITE HCMC serves as the leading powerhouse in presenting travel businesses in the Mekong and wide showcases of travel products from countries and cities in the Asia Pacific and beyond.


Middle East Workboats & Offshore Marine 2015

Seatrade Offshore Marine & Workboats 2015 offers a platform untapped in the global marketplace - an event that brings together decision makers and buyers from a geographic marketplace that includes the mighty African Continent, the growing Caspian Sea area, the Indian Subcontinent and the Middle East.


Eco Expo Asia

Eco Expo Asia takes place at the AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE).The fair is an international trading platform showcases the latest innovations in environmental protection industries from around the world. Areas of specialty covered at the fair include Air & Water Quality, Eco-friendly Product, Energy Efficiency & Energy, Green Building as well as Waste Management and Recycling


HKTDC Hong Kong International Building and Hardware Fair 2015

As one of the world's most effective trading platforms for advanced building and construction materials, technology and services, HKTDC Hong Kong International Building and Hardware Fair is celebrating its 10th edition in 2015, promoting meaningful, long-term relationships between trade visitors and reputable suppliers. Once again the Green Building Materials zone is a fair highlight for 2015, while Building Performance and BIM zone will cover a range of topics about Building Information Modelling. On the final day of the fair, 31 October, the public can visit, to view products and give feedback. Please pre-register at to get a FREE admission badge by mail.



INTERFOOD INDONESIA 2014. The 14th International Exhibition on Food & Beverage Products, Technology, Ingredients, Additives, Raw Materials, Services, Equipment, Supplies.



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Marintec China is regarded as the only gateway to the Asian maritime market and has grown to the largest than ever. Being the most recognized maritime trade show in Asia, Marintec China is definitely an international marketplace for buyers to source from international sellers showcasing their latest marine, ship design, offshore engineering and port technology.
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