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From telegraph to video games, 139-year-old Singtel reinvents itself for millennials

The foray into gaming is its strategy to diversify from traditional businesses where competition is toughening.


Singtel partners Razer, Sea to launch Asia e-sports league in digital content push

Singtel, which has a market capitalization of about $40 billion, has sought to grow in new industries as competition encroaches on its traditional businesses.


Singapore’s MyRepublic mulls HK IPO as early as December 2019

Sixteen Singapore-based companies chose to list in Hong Kong last year, raising more than $800 million.


Singtel seeks to create platform to tap 50m users making mobile payments in Asia

Singtel plans to expand the platform to include mobile wallets provided by associates such as those in the Philippines, India and Indonesia,


Genting-backed Singaporean pharma startup TauRx claims $2.5b valuation

Funded by investors including casino operator Genting, TauRx Pharmaceuticals is embarking on its latest trial to find a cure for Alzheimer’s.


Yoma’s Melvyn Pun sees Myanmar as a land of exciting investment opportunities

Yoma Strategic is one of three publicly listed companies that have grown out of a business founded by the elder Pun in 1983, one of the largest conglomerates in Myanmar.


Singapore taxi firm ComfortDelGro loses 11% of its value waiting for deal with Uber

More than three months after the operator of Singapore’s largest taxi fleet said it is in talks with Uber Technologies Inc. for a potential alliance, nothing has been announced.


Singapore’s stocks haven’t lured this much cash in a decade

The city-state’s equity funds received some $2 billion in 10 straight months of inflows, the most annually since 2007.


Singapore: Amazon challenged by air-conditioned malls, Alibaba

For the island country’s consumers, a store or a shopping center is usually just minutes away.


Singapore: CEO’s $4.5m share purchase propels Venture Corp stock to 10-year high

The stock soared after CEO Wong Ngit Liong’s S$6.1 million purchase of 400,000 shares.