SINGAPORE ECONOMY

Services expand at fastest pace in 3 years, but manufacturing still powers economy

ALL EYES are now on the services sector, which registered its fastest growth pace in three years, but manufacturing continued to be the key driver of Singapore's economy in the first quarter. ...
SINGAPORE ECONOMY

Govt SME loan schemes have positive impact on firms' topline: MTI study

ENTERPRISE Singapore's loans to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) had a positive impact on their revenue, possibly by helping with their working capital needs to increase sales, according to a study from the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) on Thursday...

Singapore manufacturing continues to drive growth in Q1; services catching up

MANUFACTURING continued to lead Singapore's economic growth in the first quarter, but the services sector is fast catching up, based on the latest data by the Ministry of Trade and Industry on Thursday...
BT LEADERS' FORUM

Deep understanding of Asean is key to seizing opportunities: panellists

CONTRARY to popular belief, China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) consists of more than just large-scale, infrastructure projects, and Singapore can be an effective partner for China to enter the region if it plays its cards right, said Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing on Monday...
BT LEADERS’ FORUM

Improved aviation infrastructure needed to spur growth in Asean, says Liew Mun Leong

ECONOMIC growth in Asean countries can be accelerated if more is done to improve their infrastructure within the region, especially in the area of aviation, said Liew Mun Leong, chairman of Surbana Jurong Private Ltd and chairman of Changi Airport Group, on Monday morning.
BT LEADERS’ FORUM

Improved aviation infrastructure needed to spur growth in Asean, says Liew Mun Leong

ECONOMIC growth in Asean countries can be accelerated if more is done to improve their infrastructure within the region, especially in the area of aviation, said Liew Mun Leong, chairman of Surbana Jurong Private Ltd and chairman of Changi Airport Group, on Monday morning.
BT LEADERS' FORUM

Deep understanding of Asean is key to seizing opportunities: panellists

CONTRARY to popular belief, China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) consists of more than just large-scale, infrastructure projects, and Singapore can be an effective partner for China to enter the region if it plays its cards right, said Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing on Monday...

Asean at an inflexion point; positive outlook cannot be taken for granted: Chan Chun Sing

ASEAN is at an inflexion point, as the open and rules-based multilateral trading system, regional integration, and economic cooperation come under mounting pressure, said Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing on Monday.
TOPLINE

An ecosystem to boost innovation and revolutionise business

HOMEGROWN robotics and automation specialist PBA Group wants to be the platform of choice for businesses - be it large multinationals or start-ups - to collaborate and work together using its own products and technology.
CUBICLE FILES

Guilt-tripped at work? Pause before saying 'yes'

ESTHER* (not her real name) has been with the same company for many years, where she is highly regarded by both her bosses and peers as a highly competent worker.

More than 100 SMEs gain from group-based upgrading solutions

OVER 100 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have benefited from 22 group-based upgrading projects implemented by SME Centres in the past year, said Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Chee Hong Tat on Tuesday.

SMEs seeing productivity gains after tech, innovation push

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are stepping up their investments in innovation and technology as part of their business transformation efforts - and they are reaping the fruits of their labour.

Over 1,300 SMEs adopted digital solutions through Tech Depot

MORE than 1,300 enterprises have adopted over 50 technology solutions in areas such as customer management and analytics through Tech Depot to date, said Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing on Tuesday.
ADDENDUM TO PRESIDENT'S ADDRESS

Singapore must venture out to achieve sustained, quality growth: Chun Sing

AS THE economy matures, Singapore must venture out instead of simply attracting activities here to achieve "sustained and quality economic growth", said Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing on Monday...

Singapore's task not to choose sides, but to remain relevant to the world: Chan Chun Sing

SINGAPORE'S "principled stand and neutrality" were some reasons why the city state was chosen for the upcoming summit between the US and North Korea in June, said Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing...
ADDENDA TO PRESIDENT'S ADDRESS

Innovation is key to vibrant enterprise: Chun Sing

INNOVATION will be the core competitive advantage of Singapore's local enterprises, said Minister for Trade and Industry (MTI) Chan Chun Sing on Thursday...
ADDENDA TO PRESIDENT'S ADDRESS

Global connectivity will boost Singapore's economy, create jobs

SINGAPORE'S transport network will be enhanced to connect the city-state with the rest of the world, Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan said on Tuesday...

Singapore to remain 'nation of opportunities', says President

THE government will continue to renew the Singapore economy to keep it productive, enterprising and innovative, and with a more vibrant economy, Singaporeans will be able pursue dreams, chart fulfilling careers and lead meaningful lives, President Halimah Yacob said on Monday.

Key priority for Singapore to remain a nation of opportunities: President Halimah

ONE of four key priorities is for the city-state to remain a nation of opportunities where Singaporeans can pursue dreams, chart fulfilling careers and lead meaningful lives, said President Halimah Yacob.
TOP STORY

Gaining from sustainability

Being sustainable encompasses social and economic aspects that affect an SME's stakeholders and the wider community in which it operates...
BUDDING ENTREPRENEURS

Eatsy does it

Eatsy makes dining out easy with an app that offers a hassle-free experience for diners, while capturing valuable patron data for restaurants.
TOWKAYS

Time to shine

The future looks bright for clean energy solutions provider Sunseap Group with the changing shift in consumer sentiment and new developments in the industry.

Singapore gears up to be Asean gateway for German firms

SINGAPORE is positioning itself as a gateway for German firms looking to tap business opportunities in Asean, as the region looks set to become an economic force in Asia.

Singapore gears up to be Asean gateway for German firms

SINGAPORE is positioning itself as a gateway for German firms looking to tap business opportunities in Asean, as the region looks set to become an economic force in Asia.

Agreements inked to set up links between Singapore and German firms

SINGAPORE'S manufacturing sector is about to get a shot in the arm, as opportunities open up for local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to collaborate with their German counterparts, also known as the Mittelstand...