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Helping South Korean firms go global - via Singapore

Singapore, Jan. 21 -- Keen to encourage responsible pet ownership and reduce the problem of pets being abandoned, student Choi Hyun-il started a website for pet owners to register their furry pals and... Read More


F&B firm offers to buy Jurong West coffee shop for $31m: Report

Singapore, Jan. 21 -- K2 F&B Holdings, which operates a string of coffee shops and food stalls islandwide, has made an offer of $31 million for a coffee shop in Jurong West, Chinese-language evening p... Read More


Ascott gives Osaka heritage site a makeover

Singapore, Jan. 21 -- The Ascott, the lodging business unit of Singapore real estate firm CapitaLand, has given a facelift to a pre-war Japanese heritage site in Osaka and turned what was once a depar... Read More


PM Lee to attend World Economic Forum in Davos

Singapore, Jan. 20 -- Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will visit the Swiss alpine town of Davos from today to Friday to attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF). He will speak at a... Read More


SIA, ANA joining hands to grow traffic, offer more flight options

Singapore, Jan. 20 -- Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Japan's All Nippon Airways (ANA) are set to ink a joint venture deal, a tie-up that will give the Singapore air hub a boost and the national carrier ... Read More


Mental health declaration for job applicants discriminatory

Singapore, Jan. 20 -- Asking job applicants to declare their mental health conditions without good reason is discriminatory, the Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices (Tafe... Read More


Home, Truly: Showcasing Singapore's history in pictures

Singapore, Jan. 20 -- Crowded food stalls along Glutton's Square in the 1970s and bumboats making their way down the Singapore River in 1974 are just a couple of archival pictures that will feature in... Read More


Race and religious rhetoric heats up 'New Malaysia'

Singapore, Jan. 20 -- When Malaysians voted the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition into government in May 2018, many hoped that the fanning of racial and religious issues would be toned down by both sides... Read More


More eateries in Japan serving up social good as the main course

Singapore, Jan. 20 -- Depending on when you visit, the kitchen assistants at Mirai Shokudo - a socially innovative eatery in the heart of Tokyo whose name means "future cafeteria" in Japanese - may be... Read More


Mangroves' healing touch

Singapore, Jan. 20 -- Mangroves absorb more carbon from the atmosphere than previously measured and also help mitigate damage in a devastating storm. Both elements have major policy implications for... Read More