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Singapore Has a New President, No Election Needed

Singapore Has a New President, No Election Needed

Halimah Yacob, the former speaker of Singapore’s Parliament, will become the country’s first female president on Wednesday when she is sworn in without a vote.
Apple iPhone Creator Backs Alibaba Fraud Fighter

Apple iPhone Creator Backs Alibaba Fraud Fighter

Tony Fadell's first cybersecurity investment uses Wall Street tools to secure online payments.
Apple iPhone Creator Backs Alibaba Fraud Fighter

Apple iPhone Creator Backs Alibaba Fraud Fighter

Tony Fadell's first cybersecurity investment uses Wall Street tools to secure online payments.
This Teenager Was Jailed For Being Critical of Singapore. The U.S. Just Upheld His Bid for Asylum

This Teenager Was Jailed For Being Critical of Singapore. The U.S. Just Upheld His Bid for Asylum

Amos Yee was accused of hurting the religious feelings of Muslims and Christians
11 Reasons Singapore Needs to Be Next on Your Bucket List

11 Reasons Singapore Needs to Be Next on Your Bucket List

I may be a little biased, as some of my fondest childhood memories are of living in Singapore, but it really is a country with so much to offer. It's often seen as a quick stopover destination on a
The New Health Care: What Makes Singapore’s Health Care So Cheap?

The New Health Care: What Makes Singapore’s Health Care So Cheap?

The Merlion, a tourist magnet in Singapore, where life expectancy at birth is two to three years longer than in Britain or the United States.
These Are The CEOs and Designers Speaking At Brainstorm Design 2018

These Are The CEOs and Designers Speaking At Brainstorm Design 2018

Leading designers, academics and CEOs will speak on topics from design thinking to public policy.
Standard Chartered Faces Inquiry Over $1.4 Billion Transfer by Indonesians

Standard Chartered Faces Inquiry Over $1.4 Billion Transfer by Indonesians

A Standard Chartered bank in London. The lender told regulators about a transfer made before global transparency rules were adopted.
Flight 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th Just Arrived for the Last Time

Flight 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th Just Arrived for the Last Time

But there are still ways for passengers to tempt fate.
India has finally become a better place to do business

India has finally become a better place to do business

There’s some good news coming in for the Narendra Modi government: India has managed to pull off quite an impressive show by moving to the…
Grab, the Uber rival in Southeast Asia, is now officially also a digital payments company

Grab, the Uber rival in Southeast Asia, is now officially also a digital payments company

Grab is best known for rivaling Uber in Southeast Asia, but today the company took a major step into becoming a fintech player, too. That’s because the ride-sharing firm, which recently raised $2
Avenues of trees, live theatre and a spa – why Singapore’s airport is the best on the planet

Avenues of trees, live theatre and a spa – why Singapore’s airport is the best on the planet

Changi airport is regularly named top of its class. Now it has opened Terminal 4, replete with futuristic cleaning robots and offering minimal human interaction Singapore has unveiled a five-storey
Doing Business In… Singapore

Doing Business In… Singapore

Tropical heat, world-class eats, and plenty of people to meet—this global city is hard to beat.
People stood outside the Apple store to resell their brand new iPhone X within minutes

People stood outside the Apple store to resell their brand new iPhone X within minutes

Just minutes after they got their hands on their new iPhone X devices, resellers were taking to the streets to sell them to the highest bidder. People began queueing at the Apple store in Singapore
Kaodim raises $7M for its home services platform in Southeast Asia

Kaodim raises $7M for its home services platform in Southeast Asia

There’s more funding for Southeast Asia’s growing local services space after Kaodim, a Malaysia-based startup that operates in four countries in the region, raised $7 million. Founded three years ago,
ShopBack raises $25M for its cash back shopping service in Southeast Asia

ShopBack raises $25M for its cash back shopping service in Southeast Asia

One of Southeast Asia’s lesser-known startups has come out from under the radar today after ShopBack, a cash back-focused e-commerce service, announced it has raised $25 million. Founded in 2014, the
Uber’s new Asia chief wants to work with governments and taxi firms not against them

Uber’s new Asia chief wants to work with governments and taxi firms not against them

New CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has been vocal in pledging to reform Uber’s toxic culture to take the business to the next level — and ultimately an IPO — but, over in Asia, another recent arrival is