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Singapore looking to foreign talents to beef up tech sector

[SINGAPORE] Singapore, grappling with an aging population and a shortage of high-tech workers, says it needs to bring in foreign talent in areas...

Singapore ranked the 2nd best Asian city for technology companies: report

SINGAPORE is the second-best city for technology companies looking to establish or expand operations in Asia, according to a report published on...

Singapore's new single QR code for payment

A LONG-AWAITED piece is finally in place that will get Singapore's electronic payments transformation going...

HSR project suspension, Malaysia to reimburse Singapore S$15 million

SINGAPORE and Malaysia have agreed to suspend construction of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) project until May 31, 2020, with...

Conservation group brand Myanmar-Thailand highway a social and ecological disaster

COMMUNITY and conservation groups in Myanmar have branded a planned highway linking a port project to Thailand an "ecological and social...

Singapore and Malaysia rail projects decision out soon: Khaw Boon Wan

SINGAPORE and Malaysia should be able to announce their joint decisions on the RTS and HSR soon, said Khaw Boon Wan, Singapore's Coordinating...

Cambodia is open for business

ON July 29, the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) declared victory in the country's general election. With the elections out of the way, Phnom...

Indonesia woos domestic investors with 7.32 trillion rupiah of online retail savings bonds

THE Indonesian government sold 7.32 trillion rupiah (S$672.8 million) worth of bonds to local retail investors through an online offering, the...

Opportunities for Singapore startups in Russia's consumer, tech sectors

SINGAPORE businesses will stand to gain by venturing into Russia's consumer and technology sectors...

Singapore and China sign seven deals on bilateral cooperation

SINGAPORE and China inked seven deals on bilateral cooperation ranging from the arts, entrepreneurship and intellectual property to research on...

Monetary Authority of Singapore tightens cyber security rules for financial institutions

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has moved to tighten the rules on cyber security for financial institutions (FIs) in Singapore by proposing...

Indonesia plans to raise diesel subsidies four-fold

INDONESIA plans to quadruple its diesel subsidies to keep prices for the fuel unchanged through 2018 in spite of high global oil prices and a weak...

Keppel Singmarine wins S$50m deal to build South-east Asia's first LNG bunkering vessel

Keppel Singmarine has secured a contract worth S$50 million to build South-east Asia’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering vessel.

Indonesian coal exports held back by local constraints

COAL exports from Indonesia will be restrained this year, which could frustrate a plan by the government to ease a burgeoning trade deficit while...

Singapore firms sign 22 deals with Sichuan companies for greater access to western China

[CHENGDU] Singapore firms on Friday inked 22 deals with Sichuan companies for greater access to western China across sectors including technology and...

Singapore remains the top choice for US investments in Asia

SINGAPORE remains the biggest catchment area for American direct investments in Asia. Some US$15 billion were poured into factories and offices in...