COVID-19 : Facebook to offer SMEs $100 million
Facebook Inc. has disclosed plans to offer $100 million in grants and ad credits, as the novel Coronavirus ravages around the globe. In order to address the economic impacts of the pandemic, Facebook will make the grants and ad...
Malaysia travel ban, virus pushes Singapore closer to first recession in two decades
SINGAPORE (March 18): Singapore is edging towards its first full-year recession in nearly two decades as neighbouring Malaysia's travel ban cuts off a key source of labour and the coronavirus pandemic hits the economy, firming the case ...
New RDB fund to expand SME access to credit
The state-owned Rural Development Bank (RDB) on Monday launched a $50-million fund to increase access to credit for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the local agriculture sector. Speaking during the launch, RDB CEO Kao Thach said more...
Following India success, Shopmatic looks to expand in Asia
Singapore, Mar 16 (ANI): When Indian-born Anurag Avula and co-founders Lim Yen Ti and Kris Chen left global payments giant PayPal, they were budding entrepreneurs taking a huge leap into the unknown on a personal conviction that they can make a diffe...
Covid-19 pandemic can deal MSMEs a serious blow: CRISIL SME Tracker
Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in India braced themselves for a fresh bout of trouble as the coronavirus outbreak (Covid-19) cast a long shadow over a much-anticipated mild recovery in the economy. The World Health Orga...