Stories

“Of all the books in the world, the best stories are found between the pages of a passport.” From heartfelt stories and insights from our global network to the insider scoop on life in Singapore – join us on our journey as we explore topics close to heart.


Business

Riding the Life Sciences Hiring Wave in APAC

Kayleigh Regan examines drivers behind the growth of the life sciences industry in Singapore and trends dominating the sector’s hiring landscape. 

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Culture

The beautiful dichotomy of home

Having grown up across cultures, Sharmishta reflects on a topic central to many who’ve spent time abroad – what ‘home’ means to her.

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Lifestyle

Recreating Bak Chor Mee-mories

Author of Chicken & Rice, Singaporean Shu Han moved to London 12 years ago. Along the way, she finds myself missing the flavours she has grown up with and fast forward to today, she is now the founder of Rempapa Spice Co – selling Spice Pastes!

An Introduction to International Schools in Singapore

If you’re considering relocating to Singapore for your next expat post, the following guide is full of information and advice on international schools, including case studies of four schools, and interviews with others who’ve moved from Hong Kong to Singapore.

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People

Why Companies Must Embrace Open Innovation

Marjet Andriesse of Red Hat explains why open hybrid cloud technology is vital and how companies can cultivate tech talent amid a global hiring crunch.

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Tech

Why you should join the tech industry in Southeast Asia

With demand for talent far outstripping supply, tech companies in Southeast Asia are both widening their hiring pool and paying top dollar to attract talent. Recruitment veteran Tan Jin Han, APAC Vice President (Technology) at Selby Jennings, shares insights into how mid-careerists can navigate offers and even switch tracks to join the tech industry.

How “Regulated DeFi” Will Ensure Financial Inclusion

Access to high quality investment products (like listed securities or private equity assets) has always been restricted to accredited or institutional investors. InterOpera’s founder Will Lee and CEO Michael Chin explain how they are designing an infrastructure to ensure safe and equitable access to such investments for all.

Why international tech startup Parcel Perform chose Singapore to raise funds and grow its business

Singapore is a vibrant location for tech start-ups looking for funding, but it never hurts to have some practical guidance on how to shortlist the right partners for your company. Learn from Dr Arne Jeroschewski as he shares how Parcel Perform found its strategic investors in Singapore and what other startup founders should keep in mind as they engage the multitude of investors in the tech node.

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