Tuesday, February 18, 2020
The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) zone is home to an uncountable number of SMEs. Said SMEs play a pivotal role on the Pacific region as engines for growth and innovation. By the end of 2019, up to 97 percent of all businesses and employed workers across the APEC...
Singapore’s central bank has received 21 applications for digital bank licences at the close of application on 31 December 2019. In a media released today, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said there were seven applications for the digital full bank licences and 14 applications for the digital wholesale...
Healthcare seems to be the new hot thing that Singaporean investors are looking into. Said investors are now being drawn in by the industry’s innovations and strong government support. Biofourmis, a startup originally from Singapore is one such example. After scoring a lucrative US$35 million from US investment fund Sequoia...
Connecting small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) with government agencies, service providers, and technology enablers can help fuel growth despite a lack of resources to go digital. That’s the brilliant idea that the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) piloted last year, with the...
Singaporean shoppers headed to Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Melaka will now be able to make purchases with their NETS ATM card. The number of NETS acceptance points across Malaysia have increased from 4,500 to 7,400 points, and they can now be found in the three major cities in addition to Johor Bahru,...
Funding Societies, the leading SME digital financing platform in Southeast Asia, is ending an eventful year by crossing the SGD 1 billion mark in SME loans. In line with the platform's goal of responsible growth, Funding Societies expanded its loan volume by 3 times in the last 12 month while maintaining a...
Strong exhibitor participation at Singapore Airshow underscores Asia’s positive growth outlook for aerospace and defence industries Underscoring a strong growth outlook for Asia’s aerospace and defence industries, Singapore Airshow is pleased to share that over 95% of its exhibition space has been taken up for the upcoming 7th edition to...
It is not secret that the global economy is not at its best right now. As such, it is becoming increasingly difficult for companies, especially SMEs, to grow, expand, and penetrate new markets. Businesses have to adapt and transform themselves drastically to fit into this new business climate if...
Sage, the market leader in cloud business management solutions, and Standard Chartered has announced a new partnership to provide small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with access to the right tools, knowledge and funding, to simplify SME banking and support them in making timely and insight-driven financial decisions at critical...
Singapore is contemplating the idea of expanding green financing incentives for financial services companies to help boost their resilience against the economic impacts of climate change. Ravi Menon, managing director at Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said the central bank sees an opportunity to expand its sustainable grant programme...
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...
The Singapore Economic Development Board has published findings from its first Smart Industry Readiness Index (SIRI) Manufacturing Transformation Insights Report 2019, highlighting manufacturers in the semiconductor and pharmaceutical industries as frontrunners in their adoption of Industry 4.0 in Singapore. Based on data collected from 200 manufacturers across 12 major industries...

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