Business

Citi runs 5th Edition of e for Education campaign

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 FX traded with Citi via a broad range of electronic platforms including Citi’s proprietary platforms- Citi Velocity …

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DBS to invest 20 million to transform employees into digital workforce

Following Prime Minister Lee’s National Day Rally speech about building a Smart Nation on Sunday, DBS Bank announced today that it is investing S$20 million over five years in a broad-based programme to skill its 10,000 Singapore-based employees in digital banking and emerging technologies, enabling them to thrive in the digital economy and adapt to the future of work. The DBS’ …

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POSB Smart Buddy programme launches in 19 schools, world’s first in-school wearable tech saving & payment programme

SINGAPORE, 16 August 2017 – POSB today celebrates the official launch of a global first – the POSB Smart Buddy programme – in 19 primary schools. The ground-breaking programme uses wearable tech (a watch) to teach students how to save and spend wisely by helping them track their savings and spending habits digitally. Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills) …

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4 Customer Support Clichés That Actually Work

by Robin Singh A wise woman once said: “Make a customer, not a sale”. Then again, it seems the competition in the industry took this advice the wrong way, since they constantly address the customers with generic phrases, or should we say clichés. But is customer service wrong to use such expressions or is the method working in their favor? …

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Why some companies like Gong Cha change their name?

by Singsaver.com.sg It’s often discomforting when companies like Gong Cha change their name, but there are very good business reasons behind it. You might think it’s a terrible idea for a company like Gong Cha to change their name. They’ve been in business for a few years and developed a cult following in Singapore. To change their name would be …

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Ubereats on its way to become world leader in online food delivery

by Value Penguin The online food delivery industry has born some of the most successful online-to-offline (O2O) companies in the world, ranging from GrubHub in the US to Just Eats in Europe and Foodpanda (i.e. Delivery Hero) in Asia. And this series of success has been attracting tech giants to enter the market on their own, with Facebook being one …

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CAG: T4 concession contracts awarded to 80 outlets

Changi Airport Group (CAG) has announced on Friday (5 May) that it has awarded all concession contracts for retail, food & beverage (F&B) and service outlets at its new Terminal 4 (T4) to more than 80 outlets within over 16,000 square metres. CAG stated that T4 has attracted many international and local retail and F&B operators, with over a quarter launching …

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ACCA officially opens its new international office in Singapore

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the global body for professional accountants, launched its new international office in Singapore. Officially launched by His Excellency, Scott Wightman, British High Commissioner to Singapore, the new office aims to drive innovation in the accountancy sectors in Singapore , its Asia Pacific neighbours and Emerging Markets such as Indonesia , Philippines , Myanmar …

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