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Worker dormitories grapple with systemic isolation challenges

The government’s efforts to enhance dormitory standards may not fully address worker well-being concerns just yet.
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Worker dormitories grapple with systemic isolation challenges

The government’s efforts to enhance dormitory standards may not fully address worker well-being concerns just yet.
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Maybank SG offers boost to charities with special rates, network opportunities

Charities in the city may also avail of an interest-free grant of up to SG$150,000 (US$111,000)
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Pyxis charts the course towards a greener, sustainable maritime

By 2030, Pyxis aims to become Asia Pacific’s market leader for maritime coastal electrification.
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Healthcare sector sees renewed interest from corporate buyers

The healthcare industry recorded a deal value of US$1.13b (SG$1.53b) between January and April.

Fintech start-up accelerates loan approval process for financial inclusion

Smile API CEO Jerome Eger is committed not just to speed, but secured access to employment data.

ION Orchard marks 15 years as a premier retail destination

The mall is proactive in conducting surveys to identify trends and optimise its tenant mix.

ION Orchard leads charge in sustainable takeaway practices

 Shoppers will enjoy discounts when they opt for a reusable mug or food container from Muuse.

ION Orchard dives into gamification amidst experiential retail demand

The mall’s in-app augmented reality game offers more than 30 rewards.

Lendela on why banks need fintechs to buoy loan growth

Loan demand has doubled in Singapore, and fintechs can help onboard quality clients.

New guideline restricts rejections of flexible work arrangement requests to business factors

By December this year, employees whose requests were rejected based on bias can seek union aid.

Startup future-proofs coffee with bean-free alternative amidst climate crisis

Prefer transforms surplus ingredients like day-old bread, soybean pulp, and barley grains into bean-free coffee.

Industry boosts accounting appeal with new roles, education programmes

There has been a 10% decrease in accounting degree students at universities in Singapore.

20 Hottest Startups of 2024

Sustainability-focused startups dominated the list.

Colliers transforms Singapore office into regional powerhouse

The newly revamped office showcases Colliers’ commitment to innovation, collaboration, and sustainability.

Days of excess are over, investors warn founders

Deal activity in Asia Pacific fell 26.3% YoY in 2023.