Commentary

11 Aug 17
We are well and truly into the year 2017 and many of my peers have been asked similar questions when chatting at forums and industry conferences:...
11 Aug 17
Forecasted to reach a total of 70 million people by the year 2035, Southeast Asia’s comparatively young population is fuelling a growing...
11 Aug 17
ASEAN celebrated its 50th anniversary with a grand parade in the Philippines which...
11 Aug 17
I would contend that in the context of retail, the aptly named store in Seattle, Amazon Go, means “Go,” not just for the customer but...
30 Jul 17
In Singapore (and the world), the business strategy of hotels is changing—because the way people use hotels is changing.
30 Jul 17
As a business, you would need to be highly productive to succeed in Singapore’s competitive environment.
27 Jul 17
“Physical retail is dead!”—open any news publication and you’re likely to find a similar headline.
23 Jul 17
According to the Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA),...
18 Jul 17
As things get disrupted within the Singaporean financial world with new tech, it’s no surprise that the way we use currency is being...
17 Jul 17
Singapore is competing in a dynamic global economy in which two assets—a skilled and versatile workforce—as well as the capacity for...
16 Jul 17
Every day, investors are becoming more and more nervous.
12 Jul 17
[Applicable to Singapore] Register of Nominee Directors and Public Register of Members The following two...
12 Jul 17
In Singapore, career paths traditionally focus on the profession or occupation that would meet an individual’s career goals.
11 Jul 17
[Applicable to Singapore] Register of Registrable Controllers Effective as of March 31, 2017, the Register of...
11 Jul 17
Sears, a $55 billion revenue American retailer, with 350,000 staff is predicted to go bankrupt soon.
7 Jul 17
Singapore’s wealth management industry needs to beef up its cyberdefences if it is to remain trustworthy For any credible corporate...
6 Jul 17
In mid-December 2016, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte visited Singapore on a state visit, and Singapore President Tony Tan highlighted during...
6 Jul 17
We know we need to adapt quickly in a disruptive world.
6 Jul 17
Singapore's biannual Maritime Week recently concluded.
4 Jul 17
As Asia and Singapore becomes increasingly digitised, processes get automated and several industries are disrupted by technology, in particular,...
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.