E-commerce is booming, but the truth is online sellers aren’t really raking in big bucks

The Covid-19 pandemic has revealed the opportunities that lie in Singapore’s e-commerce sector. Most retailers have realised that going digital is one of the best ways to reach their customer base, and have developed an e-commerce strategy. Singapore and the world has seen an e-commerce boom, with consumers purchasing everything from groceries to household appliances online. According to Statista,...

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BioNTech to set up regional HQ in S’pore to produce mRNA vaccines, will create up to 80 jobs

German biotechnology firm BioNTech announced today (May 10) that it will set up a regional headquarters in Singapore. The new Singapore headquarters will also feature a fully integrated mRNA manufacturing facility, and is supported by Singapore’s Economic Development Board (EDB). Ths move is part of the nation’s strategy to grow the biopharmaceutical industry here, and EBD chairman Beh Swan...

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How S’pore startup Hodlnaut is able to offer 10% interest rates on your cryptocurrencies

For founder of cryptocurrency high yield savings account Hodlnaut, Zhu Juntao had always been fascinated with how the financial systems work. A graduate from the Singapore Management University, Jun Tao joined Credit Suisse’s derivatives desk for three years before coming across cryptocurrency in 2017. “I bought my first bitcoin back in 2015, and started doing spot arbitrages across...

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Through MyDIGITAL, this is what M’sian education should look like in 10 years

The government’s Malaysia Digital Economy Blueprint (MyDIGITAL) was created with the objective to transform Malaysia into a digitally-driven, high income nation and a regional leader in the digital economy.  A digital economy is defined as economic and social activities that involve the production and use of digital technology by individuals, businesses, and government. Previously, we’ve mentioned their plans...

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