NTUC LearningHub (NTUC LHUB) announced on 19 May its collaboration with DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS), a provider of operations management consulting services, to increase the availability of Safety, Maintenance & Reliability, and Human Resources training in Singapore. Over 450 courses will be made available...
DBS Bank joined Contour’s network on 11 May 2020, growing the number of banks on the blockchain platform driving a collective effort to digitalise global trade. Built on R3’s Corda, Contour’s network focuses on digitalising processes, including the creation, exchange, approval and issuance of letter of credits...
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), Singapore FinTech Association (SFA), AMTD Group and AMTD Foundation (collectively, AMTD) announced on 13 May the launch of a S$6 million MAS-SFA-AMTD FinTech Solidarity Grant (the Grant) to support Singapore-based FinTech firms amid the challenging business climate caused by the COVID-19...
DBS is pressing ahead with its efforts to support the digital transformation of Singapore’s logistics sector amid the COVID-19 situation, launching in early May the DBS Logistics Purchasing Card (“DBS P-Card”) – Singapore’s first cashless purchasing card for the logistics sector. The DBS P-Card...
To support businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Facebook and Instagram have lined up new features to direct people to gift cards from local businesses on the platforms and purchase them via select third party partner sites. Facebook is testing a feature where people...
United Overseas Bank (UOB) announced on 5 May that it has already approved S$4 billion in loans under the Temporary Bridging Loan Programme (TBLP) since the government increased its risk-share of such loans to 90 per cent a month ago. The loans were extended...
Enterprise Singapore announced on 30 April the appointment of 14 new Accredited Mentor Partners (AMPs) to the Startup SG Founder scheme, in their continuous efforts to groom startups in Singapore. The appointments took effect from 1 May 2020, bringing the total AMP partner network to 57.
Prudential Corporation Asia (Prudential) and HR Easily (HReasily) signed a partnership agreement on 4 May to offer Prudential's Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) customers across Asia access to HReasily's human resource (HR) and benefits management platform. This partnership with HReasily, established in Singapore in 2015, underscores...
The Ministry for Trade and Industry (MTI) has released guidelines on 6 May for the gradual resumption of business operations. This follows the Multi-Ministry Taskforce’s  announcement on 2 May 2020 that it would progressively ease some of the tighter circuit breaker measures over the coming weeks.
JobStreet Malaysia announced the Laws of Attraction recruitment study on 21 April, incorporating data from more than 10,000 local candidates across over 25 industries. The study is especially timely for organisations seeking to build and retain teams that agilely combine skills and mindsets needed in the path...