WITH every Budget comes a stack of wish lists from all corners of the economy. Given that a government's fiscal plan surely is not built by wish alone, what purpose do these serve? Brunch in The...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2018

IT IS difficult to say whether Singapore should tap more of the earnings from its significant reserves - simply because the size of those reserves is not publicly disclosed, panellists at a post-...

COMMENTARY

THE Singapore government surprised many on Monday when the price for carbon tax was finally unveiled: S$5 for each tonne of carbon emissions in the first five years - far lower than the potential S$...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2018

THE lower initial carbon tax of S$5 a tonne is to allow companies to adjust their processes and also become familiar with the compliance work required, said Minister for the Environment and Water...

SINGAPORE will stay relevant in the global marine and offshore engineering (M&OE) industry despite the recent headwinds from a prolonged sectoral downturn.

THE health of Singapore's marine and offshore engineering industry hinges on its ability to weather industry cycles. To do so, the sector needs to cultivate flexibility in its workforce to adapt...

THE Singapore Business Federation (SBF) aims to gather more than 100 Singapore companies from different sectors to take part in the inaugural China International Import Expo (CIIE) later this year,...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2018

BANKS with operations here are likely to be watching their expenses on imported services a little closer than before, as a small portion of goods and services tax (GST) will be levied on them in two...

BT EXCLUSIVE

SINGTEL is selling its Hill Street property - for which planning approval has been granted for redevelopment into a hotel - to homegrown-property group EL Development.

THE Oscars is just around the corner and we've got you covered in this Friday's issue of Weekend Magazine. We dive into the Best Picture nominees like The Shape of Water, The Post and more...