COMMENTARY

Mind the labour gap

FINANCE Minister Heng Swee Keat noted in his Budget speech that Singapore's productivity growth has been uneven across sectors, with some segments in the services sector like Food & Beverages and Retail remaining very labour-intensive. Growth in S Pass and Work Permit holders in the...

Positioning Singapore for future challenges

SINGAPORE'S economy ended 2018 on a relatively healthy note, growing by 3.3 per cent, slightly lower than the 3.6 per cent growth in 2017. Bear in mind, though, that this was despite the US-China trade tensions, a further cooling in China's economy and eroding momentum in the...