Global hospitality group, Millennium Hotels & Resorts (MHR) has launched a brand-new corporate bookings product, Millennium for Business, a new digital programme for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), enabling them to manage team travel with flexibility and ease.  Millennium for Business offers an online booking experience that...
Small Medium Enterprise Development Bank Malaysia Berhad (SME Bank), an agency under the Ministry of Entrepreneur Development inked two Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) and Commerce.Asia respectively to complement SME Bank’s transformation agenda. Through the partnership, SME Bank aims to create the National...
A survey of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore conducted by global provider of insurance products Chubb has revealed a significant perception gap between cyber risk and how prepared they are to deal with it.  The Chubb SME Cyber Preparedness Survey indicates that...
Bruneian national SME body has tied up with Golden Equator Consulting (GECo) of Singapore. The partnership will have GECo run the next three cycles of the 100-day Startup Bootcamp, now named Accelerate. Accelerate will continue to equip Bruneian startups with the core skill sets...
Six Singapore-based fintechs - Grab, Funding Societies, InstaReM, KyberNetwork, Ten X and Singapore Life - make it to KPMG’s 2018 Fintech100 list for the first time. Grab, the popular ride-hailing platform that evolved to become an offline to online mobile platform targeting consumers; Funding Societies, an...
In a significant revamp of accountancy regulations, auditors will come under greater scrutiny according to new proposals put forward by the Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo). The latter will order a second audit on listed companies with clean audits if something does not seem right.
eCommerce corporation eBay and the Singapore Institute of Retail Studies (SIRS) have teamed up to deliver training to small businesses and entrepreneurs seeking new and global sales channels in the fast-growing eCommerce sector.  Titled “Let’s eBay with SIRS,” the full-day workshop was held at...
The Singapore Management University (SMU) and Alibaba Cloud have launched a series of courses to upskill more than 1,000 working professionals in Singapore. Formalised at a Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony, the ‘SMU-Alibaba Series’ professional continuing education programme is the first of its kind for Alibaba Cloud...
FedEx Express, a subsidiary of global transportation company FedEx Corp, has enhanced its remote pickup (RPI) service, reducing the response time from 24 hours to as few as two hours. This promises increased control and reliability to the global supply chain of small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) importing from markets within Asia...
Vietnamese car hailing application will launch in Singapore market in April 2019. This is the third country, in which FastGo is going to officially operate its service after Vietnam and Myanmar. According to FastGo's announced plan, FastGo application is going to be available in 6 Southeast Asian...