Stories By Dylan Loh
119 Aug 2014 Tue
The threat of fire and wood-eating termites are two areas of concern when it comes to building with timber, but those with experience in working with the material say there are solutions at hand.
215 Aug 2014 Fri
The IP2SG is a one-stop portal to apply for patents. So far, over 4,400 patents have been filed and more features will be added to the website soon.
314 Aug 2014 Thu
Net profit for the three months ended in June came in at S$131.7 million. Meanwhile, group revenue climbed 6 per cent to S$751 million.
413 Aug 2014 Wed
Singapore firm Trek, which is best known for creating the ThumbDrive, plans to expand its business into areas like medical and cloud computing technologies. Putting the patent battles over the ThumbDrive behind it, Trek said it now wants to forge ahead and exploit new growth areas in technology.
512 Aug 2014 Tue
Telco analysts say SingTel's move to offer combination WiFi and mobile data plans could spur other operators to explore offering integrated plans.
608 Aug 2014 Fri
However, the narrowing of the full year's growth forecast signalled that businesses should be cautious, the chamber warned.
707 Aug 2014 Thu
The survey was conducted in the first quarter of this year, covering senior executives from 800 companies in Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam.
806 Aug 2014 Wed
Singapore will see import costs reduced by two per cent or more over five years if a global Trade Facilitation Agreement is sealed - that is the conservative estimate by economic research firm IHS. However, the agreement is hanging in the balance due to India's refusal to ratify the pact.
905 Aug 2014 Tue
The funds will help companies adopt higher quality standards for business processes, SPRING Singapore says.
1004 Aug 2014 Mon
Experts agree that companies need to emphasise business ethics, from senior management, all the way to ground-level staff.