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7 April 2017

NTUC launches initiatives to meet startups’ labour needs


31 March, 2017

The Labour Movement held its first U Startup Day on Thursday to officially launch its U Startup initiative to meet the needs of the local workforce and startups looking for talent.

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4 April 2017

ASEAN Business Dialogue 2017: Creating opportunities for entrepreneurs

Screen Shot 2017-04-04 at 10.35.02 AMMeer weten over de zakelijke mogelijkheden in de ASEAN-regio? Benieuwd naar de ervaringen van andere ondernemers in dit gebied? Kom op donderdag 11 mei naar Den Haag voor de tweede editie van de ASEAN Business Dialogue.

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29 March 2017

Call for submissions for the Singapore Business Review’s International Business Awards

IBA_150x150Nominate your company’s best project and be recognised at the 4th SBR International Business Awards.  

Nomination is open until 14 April 2017.  

Date of the event: Thu, 8 June 2017.  

Venue: Conrad Centennial, Singapore.  



Singapore Business Review’s International Business Awards, in partnership with the  Dutch Chamber of Commerce, is back on its fourth year to honour the contributions of international businesses to SEA economies.   


In order to be eligible for nomination, a company has to have an office in Singapore but should not be headquartered in the Republic.


Projects will be eligible for nomination as long as these initiatives have significantly enhanced the company’s business in Singapore and Southeast Asia. A nominated project must have been launched, in part or full, in the last 24 months in order to be eligible for the award. Initiatives which have not been launched within the last 24 months can still be eligible as long as there are recent innovations or improvements in the project.


For inquiries, contact Julie Anne Nunez: and +65 3158 1386 ext 221.


 More information is available here. 


 To submit a nomination, click here.

27 March 2017

Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2018: Nominations open on World Water Day

e9f27c8448d6b9898a292d63c70e0456Commemorated on 22 March every year, World Water Day is about taking action to tackle the global water crisis, marking the importance of freshwater and sustainable management of this precious resource. We are pleased to open the nominations for the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize on this significant day.

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14 March 2017

Orange ASEAN Factory

OAOn May 8th, the Dutch Embassy in Singapore will organize a three-week program that takes place at various locations in Singapore, themed ‘Orange ASEAN Factory’. This year’s theme is all about Sustainable Urban Development – with more and more people settling down in cities, urban sustainability requires us to take a closer look at the relationship of cities with their surroundings. Interested in becoming one of our partners?


Please visit our website for more information