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Difficulty swallowing pills? Corina Huang is out to change that.

Corina Huang, a winning laureate at the Cartier Women’s Initiative 2021, paves the way for innovative healthcare technology that could possibly…

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Delivering A Quick Result

A scientist and her team are on the final stage of developing COVID-19 tests that are simple and easy to use, and offering quick and reliable results

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Space Crusader

The spatial revolution based on the new way we live, work, and play is firing up entrepreneur Kelvin Lim’s imagination and fueling his quest for…

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Power to the People

Insurance and wealth management has long and often been viewed as an overly complicated affair best handled (almost exclusively) by advisers. So…

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How to Level the Playing Field Once and For All

Yeo Chuen Chuen is the CEO and Founder of ACESENCE, Official Member of Forbes Coaches Council, and a multi-award-winning agile leadership coach

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What's In My Portfolio: Wong Mei Ling

Wong Mei Ling is the General Manager of Diageo Rare & Exceptional

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A Spotless Record

In these troubled times, cleantech entrepreneur Benjamin Chua isn’t just interested in doing well, but doing good.

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Going With the Flow

How was it possible that 2020 was a wildly successful year for F&B and tech company Ebb & Flow, which managed to launch eight concepts at the height…

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The Italian Job

Giacomo Marabiso of ICCS shares that the decision to shift their focus to online initiatives was the secret to supporting Italian SMEs during the…

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King of Convenience

Alex Ng of Pick & GO is out to redefine the convenience store in our ever-changing world

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A New Way of Confinement at KAI Suites

Kevin Kwee, founder of Singapore’s first licensed luxury confinement hotel doesn’t just want to provide a comfortable recuperation experience…

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What's In My Portfolio: Juliane Bailey

Juliane Bailey is the Founder of The Jungle Emporium

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Listening to Do Good

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has spurred billionaire entrepreneur and philanthropist Calvin Lo to step into the spotlight to urge others to…

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Bathroom Contemplations

Gregory Crouzeix, Managing Director Southeast Asia of the Hansgrohe Group believes in the importance of spending quality time in the shower

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What's In My Portfolio: Wilson Ang

Wilson Ang is the Managing Director of LABMED

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Running at His Own Pace

One might assume that success came easy for someone like Ong Tze Boon, but he reveals that it was anything but. It took a lot of personal sacrifice,…

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Perfect Solution

Eric Leong, Managing Director and co-founder of Mlion Corporation and winner of EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2020 - Industrial Solutions, is on a…

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What's In My Portfolio: Franklin Tang

Franklin Tang is the Founder and CEO of Habitap

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Making A Connection

Reubiks Academy’s Japhet Lim is on a mission to revolutionize education by connecting students and educators with a few simple taps and swipes…

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Gold Standard for the Silver Generation

Allium Healthcare aims to make a profound difference in the twilight years of Singapore’s affluent elderly. CEO Bernie Poh tells us more.

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Life Lessons

Kenneth Goi, COO and Executive Director of GSH Corporation, looks back on important life lessons that allow him to forge on with confidence

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What's In My Portfolio: Vijay Pillai

Vijay Pillai is the CEO of Caerus Holding

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Joel Low's Pioneering Spirit in Agriculture

By approaching the agriculture industry in Southeast Asia with passion and innovation, Joel Low, Executive Director and CEO of Agrivo, perfectly…

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Putting Things Back in Place

Sporting injuries have played an important role in Dr. Alan Cheung’s life and career as an Orthopaedic surgeon – they have allowed him to be…

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Approaching the Next Normal With a Sense of Purpose

Ms. Tripti Lochan of VMLY&R Asia shares her insights on how brands should approach their audience following a new normal

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Of Place and Time

In a time where everyone is going virtual, Regina Lim, Head of Capital Markets Research, APAC at JLL, makes a case for the physical.

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Caratell's Fearless Forecast

Caratell’s years in the industry, coupled with a nimble approach to the business and understanding of both the market and their clients, results…

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A Stream Of Arias

Baritone Martin Ng will sing well-loved operatic arias in a live streaming concert on 29 September

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Rachel Is Now Live

Ms. Rachel Pang, Founder of Shopavision, capitalizes on the booming livestreaming e-commerce trend by launching a platform that could possibly change…

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A Life in the Arts

A first-time recipient of the NAC Patron of the Arts Award, Dr Woffles Wu has been the art community’s longstanding friend.

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The Man on the Wings

On the virtual ‘eve’ of a resort’s opening, Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore general manager Eric Piatti contemplates the virtues of the decision…

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What's In My Portfolio: Graham Pullen

Postgres regional vice president Graham Pullen shares how the open-source database could easily help innovate and accelerate team processes.

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Internalized Structures

In his works, young filmmaker Jerome Ng demonstrates how landmarks are as much in the hearts and minds of people in actual spaces.

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Digital Connection

Entrepreneur Yian Huang brought his passion online with a podcast series that delves deep into human connections

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Primed for the New Paradigm

As economies reopen and businesses get to test new strategies, Hitachi Vantara’s Joe Ong offers insights into equipping the enterprise for the…

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Pearls of Wisdom

Five minutes with Ms. Amanda Wu, Executive Director at Mikimoto

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We Want Change. When Do We Want It? Now!

If there’s anything we’ve learned in the past few months, change – and changing quickly – is the only way forward. By producing facial masks…

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What's In My Portfolio: Diego Dultzin Lacoste

Mr. Diego Dultzin Lacoste is the Co-Founder and Chief Finance Officer of OnTheList

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A New Dawn for B.P. de Silva Jewellers

B.P. de Silva Jewellers’ Creative Director, Ms. Shanya Amarasuriya, is steering the 148-year-old Singaporean luxury brand towards a new normal

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Busy As Usual

Her days are packed full with work and family commitments, but wellness coach and businesswoman Lilian Tan does not break her stride with the Lexus…

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Where Will You Live & Work In The Future?

Proposed blueprints for a ‘city of the future’ have just been through a rough and unexpected test. While some will be returning to the drawing…

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What's In My Portfolio: Bryan Koh

Baker, food scholar and award-winning author

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Profile of the Month: Christopher Wehner

BMW Group Asia’s Managing Director Mr. Christopher Wehner is confident that electromobility will drive the future.

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What's In My Portfolio: Adeline Kueh

Senior Lecturer, MA Fine Arts Programme, LASALLE

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Talking film with Nicole Midori Woodford

Cloaked in critical acclaim and recognition, Singaporean filmmaker Ms. Nicole Midori Woodford happily straddles the boundary between short and feature…

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Profile of the month: Ashish Manchharam

With the recent reopening of Wanderlust, 8M Real Estate founder and managing director Ashish Manchharam proves once again he has got the golden touch…

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Sonja Piontek wants to travel the world and speak to all nations

Ms Sonja Piontek uses her rich and varied professional experiences to inspire and move audiences.

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Profile of the month: Dr. Pauline Erica Tay

Our March cover profile is stem cell researcher and Celligenics COO Pauline Erica Tay, who is building the ecosystem that propels Singapore’s biomedical…

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What's In My Portfolio: Martin Ng

Baritone & Artistic Director, The Arts Place

Lexus

Man To Machine - Sophistication Of Its Own

A bon vivant finds superlative features and conveniences in his Lexus ES that answer his lifestyle needs

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Profile of the month: Alfred Chua

The recent acquisition of The Wok People by an international conglomerate puts it firmly on track for sustained growth and further expansion into…

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A Conversation With: Øivind Slaatto

He has designed objects that have become stand-ins for who he is, but as this exclusive conversation with Portfolio proves, Mr. Øivind Slaatto is…

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Profile of the month: Peter Tay

Ahead of the launch of Peter Tay’s second monograph, Editor-in-Chief Marc Almagro ponders the recurrent themes of the Peter Tay backstory, and…

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Profile of the month: Markus Schuster

Audi Singapore Managing Director Mr. Markus Schuster discusses what the journey of going electric means for the automotive industry.

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Power Supply

Zuzu Hospitality Solutions aims to equip independent hotels with tech resources and support services for increased profitability in this period of…

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Screen Queen: Yuni Hadi

For Singapore International Film Festival Executive Director Ms. Yuni Hadi, movies represent journeys and experiences that are transfixing, transportive…

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Renaissance Man

Mikimoto’s Yasuhiko Hashimoto talks to us about the new Marina Bay Sands boutique, personal style, and the jewellery he is most obsessed with.

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Profile of the month: Loh Lik Peng

Unlisted Collection founder Mr. Loh Lik Peng brings together the best of taste, style and acumen to create hotels and restaurants that embody exceptional…

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Call the Tune

The Holmefjord-Sarabi brothers are taking the music education business to the next level.

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Profile of the month: Edward Tan

For Mr. Edward Tan, Executive Director of the Hong Seh Group, understanding the past and knowing the importance of change ensures that he is on the…

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The Beauty of Being Small

The man behind the luxury accessory brand, Ethan K, is not in a rush to open shops in every fashion capital. His game is in keeping close involvement…

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Man Of The Moment

To Cortina Watch Chief Operating Officer Mr. Jeremy Lim, pushing the envelope is what brings the watch industry into the future

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The Future Of Sound

From its beginnings as a record library to becoming one of Singapore’s leading distributors of high-end audiovisual equipment, Atlas continues…

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What's In My Portfolio: Gaurav Kripalani

Mr. Gaurav Kripalani is the current Festival Director of the Singapore International Festival of the Arts (SIFA)

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The Theory Of Everything

Through a year-long collaboration with hotels under The House Collective group, Swiss artist Katja Loher demonstrates the interconnectedness of philosophy,…

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Roy Teo: King Of The Castle

To Mr. Roy Teo, founder of The Mill group of design companies, his newly remade headquarters represents his architectural passions and creative aspirations

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What's In My Portfolio: Jimmy Ong

Mr. Jimmy Ong is a Singaporean visual artist based in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

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In Her Shoes

Ms. Nita Chauhan of Vincitore shares how she stepped in the right direction to find success in the finicky world of the footwear industry

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Design Thinking

Wisdom, humility and a whole lot of gratitude — these themes become apparent as Xtra managing director Lim Choon Hong reflects on the premium design…

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Calling The Story Back To Life

Award-winning film director Mr. Tran Anh Hung talks about the resurrection of the script

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A Case Of Double Vision

Inchcape Singapore Managing Director Jasmmine Wong has her eyes set on the future of the automotive industry, but it doesn’t mean she has lost…

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Tze Char Steps Up

Mr. Alexander Pang, second-generation chef and CEO of beloved tze char institution, New Ubin Seafood, is responsible for taking it to the next level…

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Destination: Luxury

For Mr. Scot Toon, Managing Director for Asia of The Pavilions Hotels and Resorts, the secret to a truly luxurious travel experience is allowing…

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This Mobile App Could Save Your Vision

Dr. Claudine Pang, ophthalmologist and founder of Asia Retina Eye Surgery Centre, has created a free app for testing eye health

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Who Buys McLaren Racecars?

Mr. George Biggs, managing director of McLaren Automotive Asia Pacific talks about creating a range of products for autophiles

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Capturing The Market

The evolution of Leica’s retail lifestyle experience through the lens of Mr. Sunil Kaul, Managing Director of Leica Camera Asia Pacific

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Ain't No Mountain High Enough

Mr. Dhiren Doshi, the first Singaporean to summit the notoriously challenging Dhaulagiri (the seventh highest mountain in the world), shares his…

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What's In A Smile?

Guestimates vary on the number of muscles required to smile – 43, 17, 26 – but Dr. Ernest Rex Tan knows that a genuine smile comes from a deeper…

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The Tastemaker

Mr. Manoj M Murjani, CEO of Group MMM, is on a mission to let the world know about Singapore even more, one F&B brand at a time

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What's In My Portfolio: Isabelle Miaja

Ms. Isabelle Miaja is an award-winning interior designer and the owner of Miaja Gallery and Miaja Art Collections

Food & Wine

The Cold Standard

Keeping a standard temperature in wine shipping, storage and delivery drives Taste of Tradition’s foremost advantages

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That One Particular Star

Ms. Leny Suparman tells a detailed and absorbing story of KOP Limited, and how it is developing into a fascinating constellation

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What's In My Portfolio: Edmund Wee

Mr. Edmund Wee is the founder and publisher of Epigram Books

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Reaping Rich Rewards

A family that bonds over their love for whisky, the Anwars have derived much joy from their Cask of Distinction

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The Art Angel

Art collector Mr. Ryan Su puts together a headlining exhibition featuring works by Charlie’s Angels star Ms. Lucy Liu to kickstart the Singapore…

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What’s In My Portfolio: Diana Ser

To celebrate the Lunar New Year ‘Year of the Dog’ this year, Ms. Ser invited her followers to a dog farm for an immersive ‘only Mandarin’…

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What's In My Portfolio: Matthew Shang

Mr. Matthew Shang is a principal at multidisciplinary international design practice, Hassell

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Have Passion, Will Travel

The landscape of travel is changing says Mr. Nicholas Lim, Managing Director of The Travel Corporation Asia, and ensures us that, through their efforts,…

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Journey Of Reinvention

The new Omega Seamaster Professional Diver 300M and Chef Woo Wai Leong prove the necessity of reinvention

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Democratizing Money

PayPal is ready for a future of quick, efficient and secure digitized cash transactions

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