Disruption and Digitalisation

ACKTEC redesigns learning

Four years ago, Rayvan Ho went door to door to 20 schools, hoping to sell virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) content to enhance the learning experience.

Global Economy

Advanced economies' missing link

(Feb 21): As 2020 gets underway, employment in both Europe and the US is at a record high and still rising.

Inclusive society

How to educate for an uncertain world

SINGAPORE (Aug 23): The late scientist and author Carl Sagan told this story in his bestseller Cosmos.


UOB Venture Management launching second Asia impact fund in 2H

SINGAPORE (June 10): UOB Venture Management (UOBVM) says it intends to roll out its second impact fund, the second series of the Asia Impact Investment Fund (AIIF II), to global institutional and a

Corruption probe

NGSC reports former directors to police over $1.1 mil of suspected unauthorised payments

SINGAPORE (June 4): NGSC says it has lodged a police report against two of its former directors for their alleged involvement in suspected unauthorised payments amounting to $1.1 million.

Special Feature

Humanity at core of education of society's future leaders

SINGAPORE (June 3): For the past 15 years, Li Yajun, also known affectionately as Nana to people around her, has given up the creature comforts of her home in Taiwan to spend nearly all her time in

Broker's Calls

Time to 'buy' MindChamps as growth initiatives bear fruit: RHB

SINGAPORE (May 27): RHB Research continues to keep MindChamps Preschool at “buy” at a lower target price of 83 cents compared to 87 cents previously, indicating a 26% upside plus 2.2% yield.


MindChamps 1Q earnings grow 23% to $0.4 mil on the back of overseas expansion

SINGAPORE (May 14): MindChamps Preschool Limited announced earnings of $0.4 million for 1Q19, rising 23% from $0.3 million a year ago on higher revenue.

In print this week

Cautious Budget spending necessary for long-term planning: Heng Swee Keat

SINGAPORE (Mar 4): Singapore may have accumulated huge surpluses during the current term of government, but that does not indicate an upcoming spending spree.

Careers & Training

DBS partners SMU to launch sustainability programme

SINGAPORE (Feb 12): DBS and Singapore Management University (SMU) have partnered on a first-of-its-kind comprehensive initiative in Southeast Asia that focuses on promoting and growing sustainabili