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Eurokars' Charmain Kwee on Driving the Family Legacy

Eurokars’ group executive director Charmain Kwee is steering the family business to new heights in the automotive industry.

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Hegen Founder Yvon Bock Aims to Change the Lives of Mothers…

For Yvon Bock, founder of mother and baby care brand Hegen, empowering every mother on their breastfeeding journey is her way of giving back to the…

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Tiah Joo Kim — The Man Behind the Paradox

Tiah Joo Kim is out to change the role of hotels, one Paradox property at a time.

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Why High Net Worth Individuals Need to Rethink Everything in…

Against headwinds in a highly volatile external environment, an innovative mindset is needed to guide investment decisions. Francis Liu, Chief Executive…

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Passionate Pursuits

Behind the accolades, innovation, and glamour of Omega is a world of collectors whose devotion to the brand transcends cosmetic appeal. Discover…

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This Pocket-Sized Wellness Device Will Help Lift Your Mood

New wellness product The Beem is designed to help deliver a dose of aromatherapy and a moment of respite in a busy day. But Sophian Abdul Rahman,…

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5 Individuals Who are Primed for Passion

Pursuing one’s passion is easier said than done, but it is not an impossibility. These five individuals show us that with grit, determination,…

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Jonathan Wong of Habyt on What Makes A Home

Flexible rental offerings across the globe and a seamless moving process, no matter where you are in the world. Jonathan Wong, APAC CEO of co-living…

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Let the Music Play

MindChamps’ latest program wants to harness the power of music to help children learn better, says MindChamps’ founder David Chiem.

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An Immersion in Fermentation

At InterContinental Phuket’s fine dining restaurant, hom, Chef Ricardo Nunes and team are unlocking flavor profiles of locally sourced ingredients…

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Made in Singapore for the World

In Singaporean writer Koh Buck Song’s book, “Brand Singapore”, which discusses how nation branding built up the city-state into a leading global…

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PSGourmet Group's Edward Lee on What Makes A Home

No matter where in the world, the secret to PSGourmet Group’s success has been its ability to help guests feel right at home, says Group Business…

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A Crown Jewel

Cindy Yeung of Emperor Watch and Jewellery went from deliberate anonymity to the radiant face of her family business’ luxury retail arm — and…

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A Champion for Good

The arts offer a platform for differing perspectives and views - even more so for those with disabilities. Angela Tan, the executive director of…

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Leaning Into the Unknown

The millennial founders of ski and snowboarding company The Ride Side are bringing the slopes and waves to the heart of Orchard Road with the upcoming…

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Towards A Responsible Future

Whether it is achieving ambitious electric mobility goals or leading his team, BMW Group Asia’s managing director Lars Nielsen believes in the…

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Wine Lovers United

Grant Ashton, Founder and CEO of 67 Pall Mall, shares his vision for a global wine club where one can find kindred spirits wherever they go.

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Building Luxury

From the brand new Capella Sydney to the ambitious Maldives Fari Islands project, David Tsang, Chief Executive Officer of Pontiac Land Group is upholding…

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The Change Catalyst

Purpose-driven and a challenger of the status quo, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars’ Asia-Pacific regional director Irene Nikkein is taking the 118-year-old…

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Nectar Empire

Michael Halstrick, CEO of Bodega Norton, talks about the Swarovski family-owned Argentinian winery and its plans to expand into the Southeast Asia…

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Transforming the Face of Healthcare

Lim Wai Mun, founder and CEO of telehealth provider Doctor Anywhere took an idea that few believed in and transformed it into an essential business…

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Going the Extra Mile

When it comes to delivering exceptional customer service, American Express’ Singapore Country Manager Marlin Brown believes empathy – for customers…

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Heritage Comes Alive

In line with Longines’ 190th anniversary and launch of The Longines Master Collection, we celebrate some of Singapore’s stewards of history and…

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Just Don't Call it an SUV

Purosangue may be a controversial new addition to Ferrari’s long line of stunning output, but the concept’s history with the luxury carmaker…

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The Business of Craft

From pursuing music and design in his youth, Yusuke Shibata now runs a thriving business introducing Japanese art and craft through HULS Gallery.

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Heal the World

Even with a business landscape constantly in flux, Epson Southeast Asia’s regional managing director Siew Jin Kiat believes that doing good needs…

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Antipodal Tendencies

A conversation with Peruvian superstar chef, Virgilio Martinez.

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Living It Up

Dora Chng, General Manager (Residential) of GuocoLand, takes us through the highly anticipated double-storey Sky-Bungalow collection at Midtown Modern.

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Ready Player 4D

Alfred Sim, co-founder of Exergame4D, takes virtual technology to the next level with the introduction of a new exercise-gaming platform in Singapore.

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Ahead of the Curve

With new venture V3 Gourmet, Ron Sim and Taha Bouqdib are leveraging experiences of the past to propel the company and its brands – TWG Tea and…

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50 Shades of White

From cellar master to burgeoning saké purist, Richard Geoffroy, former chef de cave at Dom Pérignon, is on a mission to create the purest Japanese…

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A Meal With... Alvin Tan, Deputy CEO, National Heritage Board

In our debut episode of "A Meal With...", Editor-in-Chief Marc Almagro sits down with Alvin Tan, Deputy CEO of the National Heritage Board, to discuss…

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Crowning Glory

Selina Ong of Coulisse Heir highlights the importance of scalp health and why exercising self-care is an absolute necessity.

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Empowering Patients at Arium Clinic

When it comes to realizing her dream of running her own business, no task is too small for Dr Donna Chow.

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Triple P Projects is Shaking Up the Neighborhood

Ben Gattie, real estate developer and founder of Triple P Projects, doesn’t just want to find space for people — he wants to create great neighborhoods…

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David Ng's Secret to Productivity? Love What You Do.

Once a specialist in expanding tech companies, David Ng now helps SMEs make sense of a rapidly changing digital world.

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Where is Aaron Tan, Founder of Carro, Steering His Unicorn-Status…

For Tan, it’s hardly about the destination, but about the people who grow with him along the journey.

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This Singaporean Created the WeChat of Sustainable Properties

Merging the use of artificial intelligence and sustainability practices, Kenny Chai of Beblu believes he’s one step closer to a new future with…

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For Figment, Home is Where the Art is

Fang Low, founder of boutique co-living space Figment doesn’t just want to rent out beautiful shophouse homes. He has big plans for the company…

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Steering the Future of Healthcare

At-home cancer tests that could detect the disease even in the absence of symptoms? They could very well be a possibility in the future.

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A Ride Across Opportunities

While visiting his favorite local spots, an automotive executive discovers a harmony of contrasts.

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Industrial SAM

Edmund Cheng talks about SAM at TPD against the background of his unstinting support for local arts development.

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Chef Julien Royer Gets Personal

At chef Julien Royer’s new restaurant Claudine, a meal is more than just luxurious ingredients and precise cooking – it’s also an extension…

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An Artist's View of the Universe

A graphic language that developed out of three rudimentary forms – a dot, a line, and a plan – has allowed artist Sun Yu-Li to tell manifold…

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Rising Proposition

The state of the real estate market in Singapore has always been a talking point, if not a national obsession. Moray Armstrong, Managing Director…

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Asking the Right Questions

As VP Bank sets its eyes on the Asian market, its newly appointed Asia CEO Pamela Hsu Phua is leading the charge by getting to the bottom of what…

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A Personal Touch

Even as the world becomes increasingly transformed by digitalisation, Nicholas Goh, CEO of Verztec Consulting believes in the deeply personal, human…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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