Disruption and Digitalisation

Facebook opening new regional ops centres in Dublin & Singapore to 'protect elections'

SINGAPORE (Jan 29): Facebook says it plans to set up two new regional operations centres, focused on election integrity, at its offices in Singapore and Dublin to allow its global teams to better work across regions in the run-up to global elections in 20

Startups, Entrepreneurs, Digital economy

Regulatory issues a key hurdle for Singapore firms eyeing international expansion, finds survey

SINGAPORE (Jan 15): Despite being “global natives” – companies which expand into international markets rapidly, often within the first year of their existence – Singapore’s online businesses appear the most pessimistic about their prospects over

Disruption and Digitalisation

CapitaLand launches new retail concept store at Plaza Singapura

SINGAPORE (Nov 8): CapitaLand today announced the opening of NomadX: a double-storey, 11,000 sqft multi-label concept store at Plaza Singapura that puts forth “a new blend of physical and digital experience” with a combination of olfactory, audio-visu

In print this week

How Singtel plans to make lemonade out of lemons

SINGAPORE (July 13): Singapore Telecommunications’ regional associates have given investors some grief of late.

Careers & Training

Hiring woes largely due to lack of online presence, suggests survey

SINGAPORE (July 4): Three in five (57%) of job applicants in Singapore would not apply for a position at a company if no information about its reputation as an employer was available online, finds a recent survey conducted by job site Indeed.

Singapore economy

Singapore shares top spot in EIU's list of tech-ready countries for 2018-22

SINGAPORE (June 5): Singapore has emerged to top The Economist Intelligence Unit’s (The EIU) Technological Readiness Ranking for 2018-22 alongside Australia and Sweden, which are also ranked at No. 1.

Management & Corporate Governance

How management accountants of today can avoid being replaced by tomorrow's technology: IMA

SINGAPORE (May 7): With technology evolving faster than many organisations can adapt, it is unsurprising that an increasing proportion of traditional accounting roles may soon be replaced by automation.

Broker's Calls

IFS Capital poised to gain from growing pool of cash-strapped SMEs: CIMB

SINGAPORE (Apr 5): CIMB likes IFS Capital, a financing institution catering mainly to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), given its opportunity to tap on a growing pool of SMEs with financing issues.

Broker's Calls

Why business diversification of this telco won't ease investor worries just yet

SINGAPORE (Mar 27): UOB Kay Hian is maintaining its “sell” recommendation on M1 with a target price of $1.60 on expectations of stiff market competition from the impending entry of TPG Telecom as Singapore’s fourth mobile operator in 2H18.


Asiatravel partners Yaturu to introduce 'digital theatrical tours'

SINGAPORE (Mar 8): Holdings and its B2B division,, say they are bringing Hollywood theatrics to tourism by introducing “digital theatrical tours” to its customers in partnership with Yaturu 5800 Israel.