Singapore SMEs going places

The Business Times and OCBC Bank are joint organisers of the award which first started in 1998. Into its 10th year, other partners are MasterCard, Acorn Marketing and Research Consultants, Insead, Spring Singapore, Singtel, Maxus and RSM, which is also the ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Customs seizes 322 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes

SINGAPORE: SINGAPORE – A sizeable haul of duty-unpaid cigarettes was seized from a Singapore-registered car at Woodlands Checkpoint on Friday (April 7), the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said in a press release. The car was stopped by ICA ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore strengthens tax cooperation with other countries

SINGAPORE: One year after the ratification of the OECD Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters, Singapore has entered into automatic exchange of information agreements. During French President Francois Hollande’s visit to Singapore ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore stock exchange sign MoUs with two lending companies

SINGAPORE: Aimed at helping startups find access to capital, Singapore’s stock exchange (SGX) signed two separate Memorandums of Understandings (MOUs) with separate stakeholders in the startup economy. The agreement that can be considered unique to our ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore, Afghanistan eyes to upgrade bilateral relations

SINGAPORE: Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani called on President Tony Tan Keng Yam at the Istana on Friday (April 7), during his first official visit to Singapore. At the meeting, the two presidents reaffirmed the friendly relations between ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore furniture fair attracts 22,000 traders

SINGAPORE: The 2017 International Furniture Fair Singapore, held in conjunction with the 34th Asean Furniture Show, drew 21,966 trade professionals from the furniture, interior design and furnishings industries, according to results released this week. The ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Customs confiscates non-duty paid cigarettes

SINGAPORE: The Customs officials confiscated cigarettes hidden in the hollow base of a wooden altar led to operations that netted more than 2,000 cartons of the smuggled goods. An Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officer noticed anomalies when ... ( read original story ...)