Validus, Lighthouse Canton launch S$20m SME financing fund
VALIDUS Capital and Lighthouse Canton Group launched a S$20 million fund to finance small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore on Friday, and hope to grow the fund to S$200 million in the next three years. The LCV Trade Finance Fund will inv...
MOI’s “SME Transform” aims to put Thai SMEs on the global map
Recognizing the important role played by Small and Medium Enterprises or SMEs in driving the Thai economy, the Ministry of Industry is organizing "SME Transform”, an event that aims to prepare Thai SMEs to embrace the challenges inherent i...
Gov’t raises incentives for shorter work hours
The government will offer as much as 1 million won ($925) a month for three years in financial aid to new employees at small and medium-sized companies that pre-emptively adopt shorter working hours. The incentive was part of a raft of measures in...
Belt and Road offers massive opportunities for local SMEs: CCC chair
As fears continue to grow concerning China’s role in Sri Lanka’s development agenda, an industry influencer yesterday pointed out that the mega Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) paves the way for local small and medium enterprise (SME) secto...
FIVE-DAY LONG THAI TRADE EXHIBITION HELD AT OCEC
MUSCAT - The five day-long Thai Trade Exhibition concluded at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre (OCEC) with a resounding success, with over 10,000 visitors and more than 100 premier Thai companies, which participated in the trade ...