Commentary

28 Feb 17
The Singapore Budget unveiled a raft of new measures aimed at getting Singapore's reluctant SMEs/SMBs (small media enterprises/businesses) to...
16 Feb 17
Following the recommendations by the Committee on the Future Economy (CFE), the Monetary Authority of Singapore recently announced that it will...
14 Feb 17
The government is sending a clear signal that in the long haul, stringent entry requirements are needed to be a property...
13 Feb 17
With state-of-the-art infrastructure and a reputation for excellent medical practice, Singapore has a well-deserved reputation for first-class...
13 Feb 17
In order to fulfil its commitments under the Paris climate change agreement, Singapore’s climate action plan includes a number of strategies...
13 Feb 17
The release of the Ministry of Manpower's 'Labour Market Advance Release 2016' showed both slowing employment growth (an increase of 0...
6 Feb 17
The recent spate of negative corporate news in Singapore – bond defaults and manpower retrenchment – has led banks to become more...
6 Feb 17
Following an announcement in 2010 by the Economic Strategies Committee to reach a productivity growth target of 2-3% per year over the next decade...
6 Feb 17
Not to say they've won in real life, but they did win the Startup Weekend Singapore hackathon at Google last month.
31 Jan 17
Global mobility programmes are pivotal to the growth and success of organisations, but with increasing complexities and the increasing volume of...
31 Jan 17
2016 was a tough year for Singapore’s economy.
25 Jan 17
On 20 January 2017 Mr Donald J.
25 Jan 17
If history is any guide, under US President Donald Trump, Singapore’s stock market won’t post returns worth writing home about...
23 Jan 17
In the face of a fast growing economy, we are presented with an interesting conundrum in the role which education has.
23 Jan 17
More than most developed nations, Singapore has reached a point where one of the biggest growth drivers will be through increased productivity....
23 Jan 17
It is obvious that social media has changed the entire dynamics of crisis communications – from the way professionals work, engage with our...
23 Jan 17
As we embark on a New Year perhaps looking for a better job opportunity, or a more fulfilling dream career, here are some recruitment trend shifts...
16 Jan 17
We all know the importance of staying ahead of the curve in business and not going in the footsteps of companies such as Nokia, Kodak, Borders,...
16 Jan 17
It was December 2010, and Tagit Pte Ltd (Tagit), the Singapore-based mobile solutions company, was celebrating the end of a bumper year.
16 Jan 17
Entrepreneurs are a unique breed of individuals.
16 Jan 17
Against the current background of Brexit and the US elections, low yields have somewhat become a problem for savers and retirees of this...
8 Jan 17
Electronic payments account for 69%1 of consumer transactions in Singapore – just slightly higher than the global average of 65...
8 Jan 17
According to academics and scholars – such as Clayton Christensen, the father of disruptive innovation theory – disruptive...
8 Jan 17
2016 had been a year of surprises; conventional wisdom had been turned on its head.
8 Jan 17
The Monetary Authority of Singapore's regulatory changes in 2016 and planned reforms throughout 2017 has seen many financial institutions...
27 Dec 16
As the clock runs down on 2016 and with people in a reflective mood, it is perhaps the perfect time to take stock of how the Singapore Government...
23 Dec 16
What do you hope to see in the future of education?
23 Dec 16
While we have been 'collaborating' since the dawn of time, today's collaboration takes place in many ways and over many mediums,...
22 Dec 16
Since gaining its independence a little over half a century ago, Singapore has made giant strides forward and stands out not only within the...
16 Dec 16
About two weeks ago, Singtel's subscribers were greeted by an outage of fixed broadband services lasting more than 20 hours.
16 Dec 16
It was January 2014, and Shailash Naik, CEO of MatchMove Global Pte Ltd was pleased.
16 Dec 16
History repeats itself… especially in the world of investing.
16 Dec 16
Cloud computing in Asia Pacific, especially in Singapore, is growing constantly in importance, and with its growth comes an increasing demand for...
16 Dec 16
With increased globalisation, multinational businesses are establishing more of a global footprint and there is an increased need to manage risks...
12 Dec 16
Traditionally, robots sit in the factory within a finite space and with fixed rules, a safe distance away from its human operators.
12 Dec 16
Many of us spend a large amount of time using computers and we tend to download data – such as files, photographs, videos, and emails...
12 Dec 16
On the evenings of 22 and 24 October 2016, national telco StarHub's home broadband services unexpectedly were disrupted – an...
12 Dec 16
The array of Christmas lights along Orchard Road this year is incredibly beautiful and adds onto the festivity.
5 Dec 16
Cloud-based IT services are changing what is possible for enterprises and all kinds of businesses.