Thursday, Nov 15, 2018


Banking, Singapore

ASEAN’S economic growth increases demand for financing


ASEAN’S economic growth increases demand for financing

Singapore’s financial service providers are buttressing ASEAN’s development, helping companies internationalize through cross-border... Nov 14, 2018

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Industry 4.0, Singapore

Manufacturers capitalize on Industry 4.0 to boost productivity


Manufacturers capitalize on Industry 4.0 to boost productivity

The manufacturing sector will adopt IoT, robotics, AI and AR among a suite of technologies that will transform business and enable long-term... Nov 14, 2018

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Value-creation economy, Singapore

City-state takes innovative steps towards value creation economy


City-state takes innovative steps towards value creation economy

With increasing ASEAN integration creating further potential for growth, and the government emphasizing value creation as one of the key pillars... Nov 14, 2018

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Digitalization in Shipping

Digital innovations to spur transformation of maritime and logistics sectors


Digital innovations to spur transformation of maritime and logistics sectors

Singapore is at the forefront of digital technologies and infrastructure in the shipping industry that will help to improve efficiency and... Nov 14, 2018

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Smart Cities, Singapore

Singapore sets the gold standard for Asian smart cities


Singapore sets the gold standard for Asian smart cities

Having built on existing advantages due to its size, organization and political structure, Singapore’s commitment to create a leading... Nov 14, 2018

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Chemicals, Singapore

Chemicals backbone of ASEAN industry


Chemicals backbone of ASEAN industry

Singapore is fifth largest refinery export hub, despite having no natural resources.

 

Nov 14, 2018

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Banking, Singapore

Foreign banks find a base in Singapore


Foreign banks find a base in Singapore

Strategically located to serve the fast-growing Asia Pacific region, Singapore’s well-established business infrastructure, global connectivity... Nov 14, 2018

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FinTech, Singapore

Singapore’s financial sector embraces technological disruption


Singapore’s financial sector embraces technological disruption

Blending finance and technology has become Singapore’s forte, with more than 470 Fintech ventures based in the city-state and over 30... Nov 14, 2018

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E-commerce, Singapore

Driving e-commerce in Southeast Asia


Driving e-commerce in Southeast Asia

From big multinationals to SMEs, companies are poised to tap the potential of e-commerce in the ASEAN market of 650 million people.

 

Nov 14, 2018

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Unicorns, Singapore

Land of unicorns: what’s behind Singapore’s entrepreneurial magic?


Land of unicorns: what’s behind Singapore’s entrepreneurial magic?

Owing to policies that encourage entrepreneurialism amongst its highly-educated workforce, as well as investment from venture capitalists,... Nov 14, 2018

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Digital Economy, Singapore

ASEAN cooperation could see digital economy reach $200bn by 2028


ASEAN cooperation could see digital economy reach $200bn by 2028

Singapore, the nation with Asia’s most competitive digital economy, and the second most competitive globally behind the United States,... Nov 14, 2018

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Co-creation, Singapore

Building a thriving hub for co-creation in new industrial age


Building a thriving hub for co-creation in new industrial age

Amid an increasingly competitive global business environment, Singapore is positioning itself as a location for co-creation, partnering... Nov 14, 2018

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Siemens, Singapore

Partnering for synergies

Partnering for synergies
Armin Bruck
CEO of Siemens ASEAN

In Singapore, German multinational Siemens has found an ecosystem for co-creation, thanks... Nov 14, 2018


Singapore Stock Exchange

Singapore Exchange: at the Heart of a Blossoming ASEAN

Singapore Exchange: at the Heart of a Blossoming ASEAN
Boon Chye Loh
Singapore Exchange (SGX) Chief Executive Officer

Singapore’s SGX punches well above its weight as a multi-asset global financial center... Nov 14, 2018


A*STAR, Singapore

A*STAR: A Global Leader in Innovation

A*STAR: A Global Leader in Innovation
Mr. Lim Chuan Poh
Chairman of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR),

The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), the largest public sector R&D organization... Nov 13, 2018


Banking, Singapore

An international bank finds a home in Singapore

An international bank finds a home in Singapore
Mr. Amol Gupte
ASEAN Head and Citi Country Officer (CCO) for Citi Singapore

American banking giant Citi has been present in Singapore since 1902 and is represented... Nov 12, 2018


Energy, Singapore

ExxonMobil Growing Along With Singapore

ExxonMobil Growing Along With Singapore
Mr. Gan Seow Kee
Chairman & Managing Director of ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

Global energy giant ExxonMobil of the United States is one of the oldest American companies... Nov 12, 2018


Singapore Real Estate Industry

Mapletree’s growing worldwide portfolio

Mapletree’s growing worldwide portfolio
Hiew Yoon Khong
Group CEO, Mapletree Investments

Mapletree is a leading real estate development, investment and capital and property management... Nov 11, 2018


Tourism in Singapore

Marina Bay Sands: the face of Singapore to the world

Marina Bay Sands: the face of Singapore to the world
George Tanasijevich
President and Chief Executive Officer of Marina Bay Sands Pte Ltd

Marina Bay Sands is Singapore’s most iconic destination, offering guests the world's... Nov 11, 2018


Banking, Singapore

UOB: ASEAN’s digital bank

UOB: ASEAN’s digital bank
Susan Hwee
Managing Director & Head, Group Technology & Operations of United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB)

UOB is a multinational Singaporean banking institution which provides commercial and corporate... Nov 11, 2018


Tech industry, Singapore

Excelpoint: Empowering future technology

Excelpoint: Empowering future technology
Albert Phuay Yong Hen
Founder, Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer of Excelpoint Technology Ltd.

Excelpoint is one of the leading regional electronic components distributors providing quality... Nov 09, 2018


Enterprise Singapore

Nurturing innovation and value creation

Nurturing innovation and value creation
Mr. Png Cheong Boon
Chief Executive Officer of Enterprise Singapore (ES)

Enterprise Singapore is a government agency which champions enterprise development in Singapore.... Nov 08, 2018


Singapore Manufacturing Federation

Taking manufacturing to the cloud

Taking manufacturing to the cloud
Mr. Douglas Foo
SMF President

Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF) serves the manufacturing community by driving digitalization,... Nov 08, 2018


Far East Organization, Singapore

How Far East Organization help shape Singapore’s urban landscape

How Far East Organization help shape Singapore’s urban landscape
Augustine Tan
Executive Director of Far East Organization

The Worldfolio talks to Augustine Tan, Executive Director of Far East Organization, the... Nov 08, 2018


Grab, Singapore

Grab is an evolving lifestyle influencer to a growing middle class in ASEAN

Grab is an evolving lifestyle influencer to a growing middle class in ASEAN
Lim Kell Jay
Country Head of Grab Singapore

Expecting to be part the fourth largest economic region by 2050, Lim Kell Jay, Country Head... Nov 08, 2018


E-Commerce, Singapore

E-commerce with a Singaporean accent

E-commerce with a Singaporean accent
Siu Rui Quek
Co-Founder and CEO of Carousell

Singaporean tech company Carousell started as a smartphone and web-based consumer to consumer... Nov 08, 2018


REITs, Singapore

Tapping the ASEAN opportunity in real estate

Tapping the ASEAN opportunity in real estate
John Lim
Group CEO of ARA Asset Management Limited

ARA Asset Management Limited is a premier global integrated real assets fund manager. As... Nov 08, 2018


Halcyon Agri, Singapore

Halcyon Agri Sees Digital Platform as the Future for Natural Rubber

Halcyon Agri Sees Digital Platform as the Future for Natural Rubber
Robert Meyer
CEO of Halcyon Agri

Robert Meyer, the CEO of Singapore-based integrated global rubber producer Halcyon Agri,... Nov 08, 2018


Shangri-La Hotel Singapore

“There is an emotional connection here that cannot be found with any other hotel”

“There is an emotional connection here that cannot be found with any other hotel”
Bipan Kapur
General Manager of Shangri–La Hotel

The Worldfolio talks with Bipan Kapur, General Manager of Shangri–La Hotel, Singapore.

 

Nov 08, 2018


Singtel, Singapore

Singtel Group Transforming to Tap Digital Opportunities

Singtel Group Transforming to Tap Digital Opportunities
Chua Sock Koong
Singtel Group CEO

Singapore’s leading telecommunications group is investing in innovative technologies... Nov 08, 2018


Tourism, Singapore

Tourism, the Singaporean way

Tourism, the Singaporean way
Olivier Jolivet
CEO of COMO Holdings

Singapore-based COMO Holdings is a diversified lifestyle company, with hotels and resorts... Oct 31, 2018


Aviation, Singapore

Singapore Airlines Flying into the Future

Singapore Airlines Flying into the Future
Goh Choon Phong
CEO of Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has long been the gold standard which other carriers have struggled... Oct 30, 2018


Sunseap Singapore

Powering Asia With Singapore Renewables Leader Sunseap

Powering Asia With Singapore Renewables Leader Sunseap
Frank Phuan and Lawrence Wu
Sunseap Group Founders

Sunseap Group is leading the solar power charge in Singapore with large international companies... Oct 30, 2018


Machinery Industry, Japan

Waida Mfg - A cut above the rest

Waida Mfg - A cut above the rest
Mr. Mitsuo Waida
Chairman & CEO of WAIDA MFG. CO. LTD

For this interview with the Worldfolio, Mr. Mitsuo Waida, President of Waida MFG, explains... Oct 30, 2018


Microsoft, Singapore

Microsoft: supporting the digital transformation

Microsoft: supporting the digital transformation
Mr. Kevin Wo
Managing Director of Microsoft Singapore

Kevin Wo, Managing Director of Microsoft Singapore, discusses how the tech giant is helping... Oct 29, 2018


Huntsman, Singapore

‘Huntsman Textile Effects remains very committed to ASEAN’

‘Huntsman Textile Effects remains very committed to ASEAN’
Mr Rohit Aggarwal
President of Huntsman Textile Effects

Rohit Aggarwal, president of U.S. company Huntsman Textile Effects, discusses why they choose... Oct 29, 2018






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