Singapore Startups Effected By Pandemic

Singapore’s startup ecosystem remains resilient amidst challenges brought by COVID-19, as Second Minister for Trade and Industry Tan See Leng noted in a speech earlier this week. He advised that tech startups in the city-state welcomed about $5.5b worth of investments over the past year. Tan added that through combined efforts of the government and […]

Insights from eCom Scotland into making flexible working work

Insights from eCom Scotland into making flexible working work These days – thanks, in part at least, to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic – people in all sectors of the economy are learning to cope with such concepts as remote work, home office, teleworking, hybrid and flexible work arrangements. Consequently, organisations now need to […]

Singtel’s Price Rises

Shares of Singtel rose on Thursday morning after the two main board-listed companies each announced their applications for a digital bank licence in Malaysia. As at 10.05am, index counter Singtel gained S$0.02 or 0.9 per cent to peak at S$2.31 amid heavy trading, with some 2.9 million shares changing hands. This comes after Singapore’s largest telco […]


The convenience of PayNow is finally available to businesses, corporate and government agencies.With PayNow Corporate, your customers can now enter your Unique Entity Number (UEN) or scan a QR code to make payment.Previously, PayNow was only available as a peer-to-peer transaction service. To transfer funds, the payer will have to enter the mobile phone number […]


Are you considering learning English? By clicking on this blog you have already taken the first step in understanding why English can be greatly beneficial throughout your entire life. So sit back and relax while we fill you in on all the crucial reasons to learn this language. The business language of the world That’s […]

DBS To Start Zero Energy Building

DBS will invest over S$5 million to convert a four-storey office building in Newton into a zero-energy building. This will be Singapore’s first net zero development by a bank, DBS said on Friday. A portion of the retrofitting cost will be covered by a grant from the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) under the national […]

Singapore To Adjust Tax System

SINGAPORE will adjust its corporate tax system in due time – but it will do so, in consultation with the industry, while protecting its sovereign rights on taxes and keeping the compliance burden on businesses down, said Minister for Finance Lawrence Wong. The minister was replying to questions posed in Parliament on Monday, on Singapore’s […]

Virtual private network

Ever wished to surf the web in complete privacy, free from the prying eyes of your Internet service provider or the local authorities? This is where a Virtual Privacy Network (VPN) in Singapore comes in. A VPN in Singapore masks your local Internet Protocol (IP) address from anyone who is trying to monitor your connection to the […]

Cloud To Step Up as A Prominent Technology

It’s almost 20 years since that millennial turning point. A different kind of transformation has occurred – and along with it came a general air of excitement. In fact, across Southeast Asia, 52 per cent of people under the age of 35 believe technology will improve their job prospects, while 67 per cent believe it […]

20 Quirky british phrases you’ll need in london this winter

The English language has many phrases that are used frequently by locals but can be confusing to people trying to translate them. Talk like you’ve been in London for years. Autumn – the season after summer and before winter, when in the UK the leaves are orange and fall from the trees, and it’s just […]