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Encouraging Innovation in business – The new idea scheme

Innovation is key if you want your business to stand out in today’s globalised market. The successful exploitation of new ideas is not only a way to bring new services and products to the market but also to improve profitability. The pro-enterprise panel, a platform under the Ministry of trade and industry has launched the … Continue reading Encouraging Innovation in business – The new idea scheme

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New UN treaty named after Singapore to be signed

A new UN treaty is set to be signed for the facilitation of enforcement of cross-border mediation agreements. Named after Singapore, the Singapore Convention on Mediation is a big representation of Singapore as a hub of dispute resolution. When it comes to commercial disputes, clients tend to prioritize quick solutions. There are a couple ways … Continue reading New UN treaty named after Singapore to be signed

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Job Seekers in Asia target Singapore, but Singaporeans are not looking to work overseas

Almost one in four job seekers surveyed in Asia would choose to work in Singapore, which makes Singapore much more popular than any other major market. RGF International Recruitment, an employment solutions provider, released a report which revealed that 24 percent of talent in the region prefer Singapore over locations such as China, Europe and … Continue reading Job Seekers in Asia target Singapore, but Singaporeans are not looking to work overseas

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Looking back: SME Centre Conference 2017

The SME Centre Conference 2017 led by SME Centre at Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) was aimed at exposing small and medium enterprises to new ideas, business models and invaluable insights of industry leaders and experts. With over 800 CEOs, founders, entrepreneurs and policy makers, the conference was a great platform for … Continue reading Looking back: SME Centre Conference 2017

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Women for women

A newspaper article back in 2017, when I joined the Chinese Chamber’s Career Women’s Group as part of the women’s wing of the Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) to celebrate International Women’s Day at RWS.

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Charities applaud new one-stop service

A Charity’s primary objectives should be philanthropy and social well-being. However, administrative nightmares can erode the organisation’s focus on its true mission and aims. The Commissioner of Charities (COC) has partnered with the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) and the Registry of Societies (ROS) in the interest of lessening the burden of some 2000 … Continue reading Charities applaud new one-stop service

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Hong Kong: Police and protesters clash on handover anniversary

As the protests in Hong Kong continue to unfold, the 22nd anniversary of the city’s shift from British to Chinese rule occurred amidst the events. City chief Carrie Lam attended the annual flag-raising ceremony in commemoration of the date, all while the police used pepper spray and batons to contain demonstrators. The protests have been … Continue reading Hong Kong: Police and protesters clash on handover anniversary

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SingPost now offers rating website for their postmen

SingPost now offers a new online platform in selected areas in Singapore allowing residents to become acquainted with their local postmen. On July 16th, SingPost released mypostman.sg as a part of its MyPostman campaign, which aims “to foster deeper ties between residents and their postman”. This website comes in response to multiple controversies that arose … Continue reading SingPost now offers rating website for their postmen

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Record-breaking $5bn fine on Facebook for Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook has had increasing privacy concerns in the last couple years, with many reports concerning the hoarding of users’ information. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) started investigations regarding allegations that political consultancy Cambridge Analytica obtained the data of up to 87 million Facebook users. What followed this was a record USD$5bn fine on Facebook to … Continue reading Record-breaking $5bn fine on Facebook for Cambridge Analytica scandal

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Large number of devices in Singapore hit by malware named ‘Agent Smith’

Named after the Matrix’s famous villain Agent Smith, a new malware has struck more than 6,000 devices in Singapore, on top of more than 25 million android devices around the world. On July 11th, a statement was released by Check Point Software Technologies’ revealed that the malware automatically replaces installed apps with “malicious” versions without … Continue reading Large number of devices in Singapore hit by malware named ‘Agent Smith’