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Singaporean once jailed for sedition now serves up inspiration (and ramen)

Force behind The Royal Singapore media company leaves toxic social media presence behind to publicise feel-good stories of ordinary people.

Force behind The Royal Singapore media company leaves toxic social media presence behind to publicise feel-good stories of ordinary people.

Singaporean once jailed for sedition now serves up inspiration (and ramen)
30 Jan 2021 - 9:52PM
Singapore’s self-employed workers mired in anxiety amid glum outlook for economic recovery

The government has offered almost US$1.5 billion in financial support but the last instalment was paid last month.

The government has offered almost US$1.5 billion in financial support but the last instalment was paid last month.

Singapore’s self-employed workers mired in anxiety amid glum outlook for economic recovery
10 Nov 2020 - 9:32PM
Xu Jiayin, chairman of cash-strapped developer Evergrande makes public appearances, quashing speculation he can’t move freely

Xu Jiayin, the billionaire chairman and founder of China Evergrande, a major developer that also aims to challenge Tesla in mainland China, made two public appearances in Hong Kong and Shenzhen recently, quashing rumours that his movement was restricted by Beijing.

Xu Jiayin, the billionaire chairman and founder of China Evergrande, a major developer that also aims to challenge Tesla in mainland China, made two public appearances in Hong Kong and Shenzhen recently, quashing rumours that his movement was restricted by Beijing.

Xu Jiayin, chairman of cash-strapped developer Evergrande makes public appearances, quashing speculation he can’t move freely
24 Sep 2019 - 11:03PM
Singapore’s food rescuers salvage expired, ugly food to fight waste

Singaporeans, who threw away 763,000 tonnes of food last year, are starting to get an appetite for reducing edible waste

Singaporeans, who threw away 763,000 tonnes of food last year, are starting to get an appetite for reducing edible waste

Singapore’s food rescuers salvage expired, ugly food to fight waste
13 Jun 2019 - 10:44PM
As Singapore’s fertility rate falls, its baby businesses boom

Singapore’s birth rate is in the doldrums – so why are baby products proving such fertile ground for businesses?

Singapore’s birth rate is in the doldrums – so why are baby products proving such fertile ground for businesses?

As Singapore’s fertility rate falls, its baby businesses boom
25 Nov 2018 - 5:27PM
Bringing the A-game to B-schools
18 Oct 2018 - 9:03AM
Singapore’s Trump-Kim summit: the leading venues to play host

Stunning views, ample space and lockdown level security, these Lion City venues are fit for occupation by any self-respecting dictator or reality TV star.

Stunning views, ample space and lockdown level security, these Lion City venues are fit for occupation by any self-respecting dictator or reality TV star.

Singapore’s Trump-Kim summit: the leading venues to play host
20 Jun 2018 - 5:21PM
The migrant workers falling into debt traps in Singapore’s casinos

With no alternative entertainment options in the Lion City, many are literally gambling their wages away.

With no alternative entertainment options in the Lion City, many are literally gambling their wages away.

The migrant workers falling into debt traps in Singapore’s casinos
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
How Hong Kong’s Starter Homes scheme for young couples compares with Singapore, Shanghai, London and Guangzhou

‘On tat son dou’ was one of the most Googled Cantonese phrases online in Hong Kong last week. It means ‘Anderson Road’ and is the repository of hope for many young couples.

‘On tat son dou’ was one of the most Googled Cantonese phrases online in Hong Kong last week. It means ‘Anderson Road’ and is the repository of hope for many young couples.

How Hong Kong’s Starter Homes scheme for young couples compares with Singapore, Shanghai, London and Guangzhou
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Sing! China hits the right note for Beijing’s soft power in Singapore
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Trouble in (shopper’s) paradise: how Singapore malls rethought the retail experience

As e-commerce giants put the squeeze on brick-and-mortar shops in the Lion City’s malls, savvy operators are rethinking the world of retail by offering food, drink ... and experiences.

As e-commerce giants put the squeeze on brick-and-mortar shops in the Lion City’s malls, savvy operators are rethinking the world of retail by offering food, drink ... and experiences.

Trouble in (shopper’s) paradise: how Singapore malls rethought the retail experience
18 Aug 2017 - 2:44PM
Why Singaporean mothers buy baby milk formula in Malaysia
20 Jun 2018 - 5:21PM