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Karina Foo

Recent and archived articles by Karina Foo

16 Nov 2015 | 7:00 AM

Changing the world with words

Setting up a business and making money is one of the primary goals for most entrepreneurs. Say what you like — that you’re in because you love it, or love to experiment or just have some time to spare — but in the end it boils down to making money.

19 Oct 2015 | 7:00 AM

Getting arty Down Under

Matrade has taken to promoting Malaysian art overseas, viewing it as not just a commodity but a representation of a vibrant, multicultural society.

21 Sep 2015 | 7:00 AM

Selling lingerie Down Under

Journalist-turned-entrepreneur June Ramli moved to Australia,got a post-grad degree and restarted her online lingerie business.

24 Aug 2015 | 7:00 AM

The bold and the brave

It can be difficult for small new businesses to get people to buy into their viability, but therein lies an untapped market.

Owl-Ways Fit low: The OWL-Ways Fit original artwork and replicated onto a fun tank top.
13 Jul 2015 | 7:00 AM

The business of luxury

Chng Huck Teng, a believer in ‘all the good things in life’, is the owner of an art gallery in Melbourne and publisher of luxury magazine, EZ Australia.

Chng: We are creating platforms to cross-connect beautiful people and promote quality brands.
29 Jun 2015 | 7:00 AM

It’s not all about money

In business, as in everything, you have to love what you do.If you’re good, and you have the passion, then things are likely to fall into place.

15 Jun 2015 | 7:00 AM

SAY something sweet

A trained architect from Malaysia, Shaliz Azwa migrated to Australia and turned her hand instead to making cakes and brewing coffee.

SAYs repertoire of cakes are colourful and come in fun forms, from superhero-inspired creations to cakes that look like durian and burgers.
1 Jun 2015 | 7:00 AM

Designing a vision

In a world increasingly driven by creative visuals, Priya Vivek believes people who are versatile and polished in this area would be highly sought-after.

Priya is moving to Perth, Australia, to further her business and studies.
4 May 2015 | 7:00 AM

Growing 2ndskin Down Under

Eugene Teoh of homegrown sports brand 2ndskin is raring to grow the brand in Australia.

Running and cycling enthusiast, Eugene Teoh, is one of the guys behind 2ndskin.
20 Apr 2015 | 7:00 AM

Don’t procastinate, just initiate

If you’ve got yourself a great product, have thought your business plan through and done your due dilligence, then it’s time to press the launch button.

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