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Family business

Harvard course teaches wealthy millennials to do good and make money

(June 10): On a crisp morning last October, a few dozen students with wildly diverse backgrounds and expertise filed into the red-brick building of Harvard University’s Kennedy School.

Singapore Budget

Singapore plans to focus on health, infrastructure in Budget 2019

(Jan 23): Singapore’s finance minister said next month’s budget will focus on infrastructure spending, health care for an aging population, and helping businesses transition to a digital economy.

Disruption and Digitalisation

Singapore is 6th most innovative country in the world after Israel: Bloomberg

(Jan 22): South Korea retained the global crown in the 2019 Bloomberg Innovation Index, though improvements by Germany in research and education brought Europe’s largest economy to near-parity in t

Global Economy

US beats Singapore to top of global competitiveness rankings

ZURICH (Oct 17): The US is back at the top of the global competitiveness league, according to the World Economic Forum, which praised the nation’s entrepreneurial culture and financial system while

Singapore to host China's Davos wannabe forum amid fallout of trade war with US

SINGAPORE (Aug 30): New Economy Forum, a conference of global business and political leaders in Beijing has been relocated to Singapore due to the fallout from the trade war between the United Stat


Privacy and cyber security concerns mount in world’s most tech-ready country

SINGAPORE (Feb 14): Singapore has ranked top in the world on the World Economic Forum’s Network Readiness Index (NRI) for the second year running, but concerns are rising over personal data protect

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