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IF Singapore is to achieve the higher end of its economic growth forecast of 2 to 4 per cent per year, the country needs to work hard and boost its productivity by 2 per cent.

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) plans to remove a longstanding division between two accounting units for assets and liabilities held by banks here: one for those held mainly in Singapore...

WHEN it comes to rolling out generous goodies to try and boost the fertility rate here, Singapore is unlikely to go the way of the Scandinavian countries that have spent heavily over the years and...

SINGAPORE Airlines (SIA), Changi Airport Group (CAG) and Singapore Tourism Board (STB) are ramping up efforts to boost inbound travel to Singapore and Changi Airport in a tie-up aimed at reaching out...

GREECE on Tuesday requested a two-year rescue deal with the European Union (EU) to save the crisis-hit country, just hours before its international bailout expires.

BANK lending in May slipped over the year for the first time since October 2009 - though this contraction may not last for long. This comes as loan growth compared to a year ago has been decelerating...

THE ultra-luxury segment may have hit speed bumps here in the last two years but that is not stopping the Eurokars Group from investing S$60 million to build a new Rolls-Royce showroom in the prime...

PLANEMAKER Airbus is being sued by 10 families of passengers who were on board the fatal AirAsia Indonesia flight QZ 8501 when it crashed into the Java Sea last December.

A 15-member committee, established for a Founders' Memorial, met for the first time on Tuesday to create and conceptualise its plan for a memorial dedicated to Singapore's founding...

ELECTRICITY tariffs in the third quarter will be 1.5 Singapore cents, or 7.5 per cent, higher per kilowatt-hour (kWh) than in the previous quarter, taking the total cost of electricity to 22.41 cents...