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Fortune favours the bold

As a hub for global business and trade, Singapore has built up considerable hardware over the last five decades. It now needs to nurture the ‘heartware’ for its next phase of existence.

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Small bakery business finds success after revamping to suit local tastes

Teo believes he has been fortunate that his father has been relatively hands-off after passing the day-to-day management to him. While Teo senior is kept apprised of what is going on during monthly management meetings, he rarely intervenes.  “He sti

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Powering the future with a reliable and renewable energy source

SINGAPORE (Aug 26): Kelvin Lim, CEO of homegrown advanced battery technology company Durapower Technology Group, remembers the moment it beat some of the world’s largest companies to win a tender to power a fleet of electric buses in the city of Eindhov

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Trio turn dorm-based beer-brewing business into legitimate operation; dream of opening microbrewery

SINGAPORE (Aug 26): When Rahul Immandira first started brewing beer in the tiny kitchen of his dormitory at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), he knew it was only a matter of time before he would be told to stop. Still, as far as he was concerned, it

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Solar power company NEFIN to raise US$150 mil and return to Singapore roots

SINGAPORE (Aug 23): Hong Kong Disneyland wants to be the island’s biggest producer of solar power, and is installing an expanse of solar cells the size of a football field on the rooftops of its buildings to yield 1.86 megawatt-hours of electricity per

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Disabled community needs your empathy, not sympathy, says advocate Ken Chua

SINGAPORE (Aug 23): Social entrepreneur Ken Chua has one career goal: to become irrelevant. His current mission is to change the way Singapore — from policymakers to corporate do-gooders to the man in the street — sees people who live with disabilitie

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Hopes, dreams and social policies

SINGAPORE (Aug 26): Sociologist Teo You Yenn and social policy professor Ng Kok Hoe have been championing the causes of the underprivileged in Singapore. Teo’s book This is What Inequality Looks Like, published at the start of 2018, sparked a national c
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