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Singapore becomes IoT-ready as networks are rolled out

Very soon the humble electricity meter in your house will be having its own telecom network through which it will be able to connect to a back office and give details about your electricity usage. And your water meter may not be far behind. Both will help you save money by giving you smart information on usage.


Singapore's economy grew 2.9% in Q2, beats expectations

The Singapore economy expanded by 2.9 per cent from a year ago for the second quarter, beating expectations. Growth was helped by stronger performing manufacturing and services sectors.


The better scorecard has led the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) to narrow gross domestic product (GDP) growth forecast for 2017 to "2.0 to 3.0 per cent", from the earlier forecast of "1.0 to 3.0 per cent".


FlySpaces Raises $2.1 Million In Biggest Philippines-Based Pre-Series A Investment

In the land of the permanent office-based blind, the open-eyed flexible office is king... to bowdlerise a popular phrase.


As the sophisticated working world moves away from the cubicle and a conversation around the water cooler to the home office, coffee shop or co-working spaces, those providing such flexible office space have been huge winners over the past few years.


INTERPOL Call for Tender: Provision of Managed Print, Copy, Scan and Fax Services for IGCI in Singapore

The International Criminal Police Organization – INTERPOL with headquarters at 200 quai Charles de Gaulle, 69006 Lyon, France is launching an open call for tenders with a view to the conclusion and execution of a contract, the objective of which is the provision of managed print, copy, scan and fax services for INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation in Singapore, as detailed in the Technical Specifications.

Altios Singapore has welcomed 2 new recruits!

Germain ARAUD, Managing Director of ALTIOS India for the past 9 years, has moved to Singapore to take on the position of Market Entry & Business Development Director at ALTIOS Singapore, while retaining the management of ALTIOS India. He will be heading the Market Entry Division for Singapore & ASEAN while leading the Business Development initiative. Germain will also interact with partners in the ASEAN to reinforce our ability to deliver our solutions in the region.


CMIA, Affin Hwang acquire majority stake in Bitsmedia

Singapore-based private equity firm, CMIA Capital Partners, in partnership with Affin Hwang Asset Management (AHAM) on Tuesday led the acquisition of a majority stake in Bitsmedia Holdings Ltd.


The combined stake purchased by CMIA and AHAM is about 90% but the value was not disclosed.


L’Oreal Innovation Runway

L’Oréal Research & Innovation is launching a Startup Challenge – the L’Oréal Innovation Runway – to partner with early-stage startups and small enterprises in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region.