Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Eager Travelers to Asia Mean Big Opportunities for Small Businesses

By Rupert Naylor, Senior Vice President, Data & Services, Asia Pacific, Mastercard If you took a trip to Thailand, Japan or Singapore in the past...

Tackling the Ever-present Issue of Late Payments to SMEs

The issue of SMEs suffering from late and overdue payments is rather commonplace throughout the world. Every year, new reports and research get released,...

Malaysia’s GAIN Companies Poised for Global Impact

By Gopi Ganesalingam, Vice President, Enterprise Development, MDEC Buoyed by a long history as a hub and gateway between East and West, Malaysia continues to...

Is the Digital Revolution Just Hype?

Be the disruptor, not the disrupted Leverage technology with a partner Drive transformation and deliver outcomes The march of technology defines business processes across...

Singapore: Passion Made Possible

During the Age of Sail, Singapore was known as a strategic port in Southeast Asia. Today, the Lion City is known as a global...

Sweet and Sustainable: Is Xylitol the Sugar Replacement we Need?

Despite the slowing birth rates throughout developed nations, the world’s population continues to grow. Advances in technology and medicine have contributed to longer life...

The Rubber Tyre Conundrum

This article was contributed by Green Rubber Global. As of 2019, some 3 billion tyres are used each year, which gives you some idea of...

Closing the SME Cash Flow Gap with Real-Time Payments

By Julienne Loh Around the world, small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the mainstay of nearly every economy. The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is no different. SMEs...

Understanding How to Franchise Your Business

So you have made a start-up. Business is good and the company is growing. You now want to expand your business to other areas...

Living in the Sky

For decades, futurists have imagined humans living a skybound existence, as we leave our terrestrial origins behind (something like the Jetsons, or Blade Runner). Though...

Networking Remains a Crucial Part of SME Success

It is easy to forget in today’s digital age that face-to-face networking is still a large part of conducting business. One should not easily...

Southeast Asia’s Progression Towards a Fully Developed Economy

Today, there is without a doubt a global skills shortage. This is not because there are fewer skilled and professional workers in the global...