News

  • 29
    Jan

    What more is needed to spur innovation in Singapore SMEs?

    The Business Times by CHAI WAI FOOK, JOHANES CANDRA

    ACCORDING to the 2016 national R&D survey by A*Star, the average total sales revenue from commercialised products and processes attributed to research and development in Singapore per company grew by about 19 per cent over the preceding five years.… More

  • 25
    Jan

    Keppel reverses losses to post S$135m Q4 profit

    The Business Times by TAY PECK GEK

    Singapore KEPPEL Corporation posted S$134.5 million in its 2018 fourth-quarter earnings, reversing losses of S$492 million a year ago, which had included the S$618.7 million one-off financial penalty and related costs arising from Keppel Offshore &… More

  • 24
    Jan

    Taking innovation further afield

    The Business Times by AUDREY NG

    HELP is readily available for Australian businesses that are ready to take their brilliant big ideas to Asia but may need an extra hand cracking into the market. Landing Pad is a programme by Austrade (Australian Trade and Investment Commission), the… More

  • 24
    Jan

    Dyson's move a sign of Singapore's attractiveness to global firms

    The Straits Times by SEOW BEI YI

    The shift of British technology company Dyson's head office to Singapore is a "significant and symbolic" move as it shows that the Republic - with its political stability, policy planning and free trade agreements (FTAs) - remains attractive to global… More

  • 23
    Jan

    Trend Micro makes Singapore regional HQ, invests in new capabilities

    The Business Times by SHARANYA PILLAI

    Singapore CYBERSECURITY firm Trend Micro has designated Singapore its Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) headquarters amid growing demand for threat-monitoring solutions in the region. On Monday, the company unveiled its new 12,000 square foot… More

  • 23
    Jan

    Dyson moving its head office to Singapore

    The Straits Times

    British home appliance manufacturer Dyson will be moving its corporate head office to Singapore, with a majority of its future investments being in Asia. This means the company will become a Singapore-based business and primarily be regulated by the… More

  • 23
    Jan

    Ascendas-Singbridge starts work on Phase 3 of Hangzhou project

    The Business Times

    Hangzhou SUSTAINABLE business space solutions provider Ascendas-Singbridge Group on Tuesday celebrated the groundbreaking of the Phase 3 development of the Singapore-Hangzhou Science & Technology Park (SHSTP) in China. The project is an integrated business… More

  • 22
    Jan

    SMEs need open innovation for Fourth Industrial Revolution

    The Business Times by CALVIN CHAN

    THE month of October last year saw two large-scale events gearing local enterprises for the Fourth Industrial Revolution: the inaugural Industrial Transformation Asia-Pacific 2018 (ITAP) was held on Oct 16 and the Future Economy Conference and Exhibition… More

  • 22
    Jan

    SMEs must take more decisive steps

    The Straits Times

    Two surveys have drawn attention to the well-being and prospects of Singapore's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). According to one survey, many SMEs take the risk of cyber attacks too lightly, although three in five SMEs said that they suffered… More

  • 17
    Jan

    Targeting the sectors to nurture in an era of disruption

    The Business Times

    IN today's era of disruption, where there is an explosion in automation, the takeoff of artificial intelligence, and rapid advances in fields such as nanotechnology, how can a small open economy like Singapore know which sectors to foster so as to maintain… More