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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

Q&A

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

Fashion & Watches

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…

Insights

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

Profile

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

Profile

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

Profile

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

Profile

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

Profile

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

Profile

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

Profile

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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Kick Sarcoma!

A cancer survivor and medical practitioner is leading a charity foundation that spreads sarcoma awareness, spearheads research, and lends support…

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The New Frontierswoman

Ms. Apurvi Sheth thrives on challenges and revels in ambiguity with the confidence that opportunities lie where the ground is not even

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The Future In Sight

A company has developed an app aiming to help parents manage smart device use among children, and address possible dire consequences from prolonged,…

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What's In My Portfolio: Delia Prvacki

Ms. Prvacki is the founder and owner of Deliarts Pte Ltd, an art-consulting and art-producing company

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The Independent

Mr. Alan Oei, artistic director of the highly regarded arts venue The Substation, is hoping for the day when his role as keeper of the flame for…

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The Telok Ayer Community Whisperer

Ms. Sue-Shan Quek is on a mission to re-envision the concept of Singapore’s beloved community center with Telok Ayer Arts Club

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Create To Curate

A curator’s job goes beyond putting together an exhibition – they create stories to realize an artist’s vision for the cultural zeitgeist at…

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What's In My Portfolio: Paige Parker

Ms. Parker and her husband, Mr. Jim Rogers, covered 116 countries in a three-year overland journey that made the Guinness World Record

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Portfolio Podcast: Rasmus Markholt

Mr. Rasmus Markholt, Product & Design Director at Louis Poulsen, talks about the premier brand's updated iconic designs and new product collaborations

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When Numbers Don't Lie

Major shifts in travel industry have seen more people traveling, generating feedback and comparing information. As the figures triple and quadruple…

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Active Organic Elements

After securing an early success for the three-year-old Goldbell Financial Services, Mr. Alex Chua, CEO, expounds on the virtue of keeping to one’s…

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Will Machines Make Better Traders?

Machine learning’s ability to ‘learn’ with data, make predictions, and continuously improve on the accomplishment of its tasks may have earned…

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The Changing Face of Luxury Travel

There are as many versions of luxury travel as there are luxury travelers. With requirements for seamless personalized services still on the rise,…

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Are We Battle-Ready?

Fighting cyber crime requires concerted efforts within and beyond organizations

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One Woman's Date With Adventure

When Ms. Sonja Piontek left the coveted job that she built for herself for nearly 13 years, she didn’t realize that she would be stepping into…

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What's In My Portfolio: Hans Tan

Mr. Hans Tan is Designer of the Year at the President's Design Award 2018

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