Commentary

19 May 20
Singapore, like the rest of the world, has their hands full in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.
19 May 20
The huge advances seen in healthcare over the past 50 years are among the greatest achievements of modern science.
11 May 20
Even before the coronavirus crisis struck, the way businesses are run had begun to change.
6 May 20
As the commercial rollout of 5G begins in earnest this year, connectivity will undoubtedly increase, with more than 80% of residents owning a...
6 May 20
Brand safety in digital advertising tends to be driven by big businesses, with 80% of agencies reporting that global brands prioritise brand...
6 May 20
As 5G moves from concept to commercial reality for Singapore in 2020, a new world of possibilities will open up.
30 Apr 20
New global links are needed in the food supply chain of the future.
24 Apr 20
UBI (Universal Basic Income) in Singapore has its advantages and viabilities.
24 Apr 20
Universal Basic Income (UBI) or a "universal wage".
23 Apr 20
The five new virtual banking licenses that the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) intends to award this year promise to contribute significant...
17 Apr 20
The coronavirus pandemic has proved a bitter pill for the world’s business leaders to swallow and one unlikely to digest any time soon....
17 Apr 20
Fintech flourished in the decade after the 2008 financial crisis, but how will the industry fare in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak?...
1 Feb 18
It was during one fine day in my trip at East Coast Park, when I decided to use a bike sharing app for the first time.   I...
8 Sep 14
If you thought that cyber criminals only target big businesses, think again.
1 Apr 14
Temporary contracts are gaining popularity in Singapore as employers look for flexible staffing solutions to fill short-term roles or assist with...
24 Jun 13
The haze that has engulfed Singapore and Malaysia over the last several days has become a very visible reminder that environment and economics are...
26 Jan 12
Sharpening Singapore's double-edged competitive edge At the heart of Singapore ’s economic success is its...
26 Jan 12
Brand marketers and business owners, especially SMBs, are drowned in the deluge of information on digital marketing.
26 Jan 12
Secrecy has long been a characteristic of business, politics and other aspects of life.
26 Jan 12
News about Singapore’s inflation, prices and cost increases make the headlines almost every day.
26 Jan 12
The increased pace of globalization and technological advance, the changing nature of work and the labour market, and the ageing of population...
16 Jan 12
There are many things in life that are trite, but few more than corporate mission statements that start with the goal of being the number 1...
16 Jan 12
As economies develop they generate proportionally more jobs in services than in manufacturing.
16 Jan 12
The traditional top-down business model is completely wrong for the 21st Century, and marketers employing tactics from the last millennium are...
12 Jan 12
It was recently reported that December was a good time for shopping in Singapore especially mobile shopping, which saw its busiest shopping...
12 Jan 12
Daily deals are all around us these days with the likes of Groupon.sg, Deal.com.sg, Singsale.com.sg, Streetdeals.sg, Outlet.com.sg and others...
12 Jan 12
With the US economy still in a slump and Europe facing its own economic struggles and the possible demise of the Euro, the global outlook does...
12 Jan 12
While many startup companies in Singapore spend budgets and resources on the acquisition of new customers, many forget how important it is to...
12 Jan 12
Whether it is the Prime Minister of Singapore negotiating an international treaty, community leaders negotiating use of public space during New...
12 Jan 12
“Singapore has to take the expected economic slowdown in 2012 in its stride” quoted Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong during...
12 Jan 12
Teach them to learn and appreciate their mother tongues even before they start formal schooling – that is the new focus of the Education...
6 Jan 12
Gone are the days when Singapore’s private schools are seen as second choice for school-leavers aiming to pursue tertiary education...
6 Jan 12
While online retailing continues to grow in popularity, digital is not the demise of bricks-and-mortar retailers.
6 Jan 12
With more high-end shopping malls per capita than anywhere else in Asia, Singapore has truly become a shopaholic’s paradise.
6 Jan 12
No doubt 2011 has been an exciting year and it comes complete with bumps throughout the year.
2 Jan 12
Social media in Singapore is fast becoming a new “democratic” front for the country’s fledgling political discourse as well as...
2 Jan 12
Avoiding the ‘jacket on the chair’ syndrome.
2 Jan 12
Video is the fastest growing content type shared across the Web today.
2 Jan 12
The disruptions of service on the SMRT network have ruffled various sectors of Singapore society: the public, who are angered and dismayed;...
2 Jan 12
Effective management of customer’s interaction with the company and brand has been widely accepted as a source of competitive advantage by...