Pushing boundaries in medical technology

MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS in emergency rooms are frequently called upon to perform complex tasks under high pressure - including delivering life-saving drugs directly into a patient's bloodstream using a catheter...

Shooting for the stars

HAVING made a career out of turning science fiction into reality, Lim Seng is used to being called "crazy"...

Asean urged to work together on tax matters

ASEAN countries can benefit from collaborating more closely on tax matters, especially in the face of rising protectionism, tax practitioners from EY have said.

EY tax practitioners urge Asean to work together on tax matters

ASEAN countries can benefit from collaborating more closely on tax matters, especially in the face of rising protectionism, tax practitioners from EY have said.

Ryobi Kiso suspends trading after unit defaults on loan repayments

GROUND engineering solutions firm Ryobi Kiso Holdings' subsidiary Ryobi Kiso (S) has defaulted on repayment obligations to "certain bank lenders" and is in breach of the corresponding banking facilities, the firm announced on Wednesday in a pre-market open exchange filing...

Singapore factory output defies expectations to grow 11.1% in May

SINGAPORE'S factory output continued to outperform in May, defying expectations of a slowdown in manufacturing. ...

Citic Envirotech wins 2.5b yuan ecological restoration contract

ENVIRONMENTAL engineering company Citic Envirotech has won a 2.5 billion yuan (about S$515 million) ecological restoration contract in  Meigu County, in China's Sichuan province...

New digital tech art studio for needy kids

YOUNG children now have the opportunity to produce art with virtual reality - using technology typically only available at tertiary institutions.

Vard delays EGM on proposed delisting

SHIPBUILDER Vard Holdings will delay an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) on its proposed delisting, as the updated delisting circular is still being reviewed by bourse regulators. 

Citic Envirotech wins 2.5b yuan ecological restoration contract

ENVIRONMENTAL engineering company Citic Envirotech has won a 2.5 billion yuan (about S$515 million) ecological restoration contract in Meigu County, in China's Sichuan province...

Vard's delisting EGM delayed

SHIPBUILDER Vard Holdings will delay an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) on its proposed delisting, as the updated delisting circular is still being reviewed by bourse regulators. 

May exports growth hits 7-month high but outlook is cloudy

SINGAPORE'S export growth hit a seven-month high in May thanks in part to volatile pharmaceutical shipments. ...

Strong export growth unlikely to be sustained: economists

SINGAPORE'S exports logged another month of strong growth in May as non-oil domestic exports (NODX) beat forecasts to jump 15.5 per cent over the same month a year ago thanks largely to non-electronic shipments...

Singapore non-oil domestic exports surge 15.5% in May, beating forecasts

SINGAPORE'S exports logged another month of strong growth in May as non-oil domestic exports (NODX) beat forecasts to jump 15.5 per cent over the same month a year ago thanks largely to non-electronic shipments...
NEWS ANALYSIS

Faster US rate hikes to have mixed impact on Singapore

THE United States Federal Reserve's decision to step up the pace of interest rate increases signals its optimism about the economy but will likely have a mixed impact on Singapore and Asia...

Singapore economy at risk from faster-than-expected rate hikes

PRIVATE-SECTOR economists have flagged faster-than-expected interest rate increases as one of the top risks to Singapore's economy over the rest of the year, according to a new survey. ...

Economists maintain Singapore 2018 growth forecast at 3.2%; trade war threat remains

THE services sector is set to become a stronger economic growth engine this year amid concerns that activity in manufacturing could taper, according to a new survey of private-sector economists.

Small players take on consumer goods giants

FROM Coca-Cola and Nestlé to Unilever and Procter & Gamble, the fast-moving consumer goods industry has traditionally been dominated by giants.

Global info-sharing platform to help central banks fight cyber crime

AN information-sharing group for central banks, regulators and supervisors will soon be launched to combat cyber and physical crime and to build a more resilient financial sector.

Global information-sharing platform to help central banks combat cybercrime

A NEW information-sharing group for central banks, regulators and supervisors will soon be launched in a bid to help combat cyber and physical crime, as well as build a more resilient financial sector. 

China Environment CFO resigns after 6 months on the job

THE chief financial officer of troubled industrial waste gas treatment company China Environment Ltd, Chong Guan Choi, 32, has stepped down.

Slower growth expected for S'pore in 2018 as export momentum eases: report

THE Singapore economy is expected to expand at a more sedate pace this year compared with last year, on the back of slower manufacturing demand and easing trade momentum, according to a new report.

Cyber security risk assessment essential to any audit, says accountancy body

AUDITORS should take cyber security risks into account for every audit - even when the company under audit has no online presence, says a new report released by the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA).

Small, medium-sized accounting firms to get S$2.4m boost to digitise

The roadmap aims to create 2,000 new jobs in the sector by 2020, while helping accounting firms adopt new technologies and expand abroad. It also targets annual growth of 5.6 per cent for the sector to reach S$2.03 billion in value-add by 2020.

Malaysia timber firm Jawala makes Catalist debut

MALAYSIAN sustainable timber company Jawala Inc made its trading debut on the Catalist board of the Singapore Exchange at 2pm on Friday.