Thursday, January 23, 2020
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 discount the effect that interpersonal relationships can have when trying to reach new clients and grow one’s business. Networking is even more important for SMEs and...
When it comes to expectations of what the key responsibilities are of companies, the top two most important roles are the same in the eyes of global as well as Asia Pacific consumers. However, Asian consumers have a slightly stronger opinion about companies protecting the health and safety of...
Growing up in Singapore, many of us would associate the month of October with Children’s Day. But did you know that the International Day of Older Persons (IDOP) is also celebrated in October? The IDOP is an occasion for us to recognise and appreciate older persons, such as the colleagues...
It’s time to celebrate Father’s Day and show appreciation for all the wonderful things dad contributes to those around him. While a father’s love is priceless, love and gratitude are expressed in a selection of timepieces that bring together virtuoso watchmaking and timeless design. Defying the conventions of ultra-thin...
Today, there is without a doubt a global skills shortage. This is not because there are fewer skilled and professional workers in the global workforce. Rather, it is due to the insane pace by which new technology and innovations are shaping every industry. The Industrial Revolution 4.0 brought with it...
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 spans, inflating population numbers even further. Unfortunately, at the rate that we are consuming resources, this growth is unsustainable. As such, over the past few decades,...
The opening of the International Organisation of Securities Commission (IOSCO) Asia-Pacific Hub in Kuala Lumpur  is set to boost the region's under-developed capital market and bridges its gap with other regions, industry experts said. They said the  Asia-Centric Hub could bring enormous benefits and positive developments to the region,...
By Calvin Tung There’s a new kid in Kuala Lumpur’s increasingly exciting foodie scene. Introducing Coquo Restaurant Wine & Bar, touted by co owners, Tricia Kandiah and chef Toni Valero to be somewhere one can ‘come, chill, open a bottle of wine and relax the night away’. The newly opened café, located...
By Andrew Gazdecki   Twenty years ago, we simply used phones for making calls or sending text messages. Now, we carry our whole world around in them. From bank details to social media contacts, office apps to learning tools, if you can turn it into a digital platform, you’ll find it on a smartphone...
Today’s generation of workers are incredibly entrepreneurial. Many seek to form their own start-up as opposed to working for a company. However, veteran entrepreneurs have estimated that the average ‘shelf life’ of a new Asian enterprise is only about 5 to 8 years before it hits its peak. During...
Starting a business is not an easy feat and it's even harder to do it without a support group. It is with that reason that networking is so important for entrepreneurs and small business owners. Enlarging your network means creating more valuable connections to other entrepreneurs and, therefore, more resources. Connections are great...
Flying cars might seem like the stuff of science fiction, but two prototypes have been launched on the French Riviera, at an event showcasing "supercars" in Monaco. Dutch and Slovak companies unveiled their designs as world premieres in the tiny well-heeled principality, where luxury automakers have gathered until Sunday for...

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