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DHL announces additional €335 million expansion of its strategic Central Asia Hub in Hong Kong to bolster regional trade
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, today announced a €335 million expansion plan for its Central Asia Hub (CAH), in partnership with the Airport Authority Hong Kong. This expansion brings DHL’s commitment to this strategic hub to over €520 million, Read More

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Growing Tourism in Singapore, but Falling Hotel Industry? (Airbnb, PCLN)
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

by Value Penguin An interesting article caught our attention recently. Boosted by growing wealth of the Chinese middle class who are enjoying overseas vacations more than ever, Singapore seems to be enjoying a healthy growth in its tourism industry. However, there was an even more interesting Read More

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Alliance Forged at 5th Annual Global Green Economic Forum
By Kenneth Lin Published on by Kenneth Lin 0

Last updated on November 8th, 2017 at 06:19 pmA moderator for one of the sessions, Juliette Saly of Bloomberg Radio and Television, closed the session with a quote by Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam made just a week prior: “If sea levels rise, Read More

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Grab launches electronic payment platform
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Ride-hailing operator Grab has launched an electronic payment platform set up which enables users to pay for their food using their mobile phone at hawker stalls and restaurants that have signed up for its e-payment platform. The company stated that it aims to attract 1,000 Read More

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Airbnb and instant booking: A recipe for market domination
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Joseph DiTomaso, co-founder and CEO of AllTheRooms. Airbnb knows how to make waves in the accommodations booking industry. Over the last few years, the San Francisco-based company has taken major market space away from more conventional hotel booking sites like Hotels.com and Read More

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Record high attendance of 3,900 at TechInnovation 2017
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

The sixth edition of TechInnovation concluded successfully, with over 3,900 participants from more than 40 countries in attendance, a 44% increase from last year’s turnout. The annual two-day technology marketplace is Singapore’s premier technology brokerage event, bringing together technology providers and seekers under Read More

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Singapore employers look for alternatives to balance rising medical inflation and need for competitive benefits, Mercer
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

According to the 2017 Singapore Employee Health and Benefits Study conducted by Mercer Marsh Benefits (MMB), a partnership between global professional services firms, Mercer and Marsh, employers continue to look for ways of balancing rising healthcare costs with the need to provide competitive benefit packages to attract, engage and Read More

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Singapore executives name terrorist and cyber attacks as biggest global risks for local companies
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Business leaders in Singapore have ranked terrorist and cyber-attacks, followed by asset bubbles and data theft, as the most concerning global risks in a new global survey by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in collaboration with Marsh & McLennan Companies and Zurich Insurance Read More

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Digital transformation is key to redefining customer experience in Asia’s hospitality industry
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Meltwater has released a new report examining how digital disruption is redefining the customer’s travel experience across Asia’s hospitality industry. The study found Airbnb to have the largest share of voice on both news and social media channels, when compared to various other Read More

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Citi runs 5th Edition of e for Education campaign
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Citi has launched its annual e for Education campaign, a global initiative which has raised over $16 million for education-focused non-profits since the inception of the campaign in 2013. Over the next three months, Citi’s FX business will donate $1 for every $1 million of Read More

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