SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

ALTHOUGH tighter foreign manpower restrictions will force food and beverage (F&B) and retail firms to transform, there are challenges to getting started and limits to how far transformation can...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

DEFENCE, healthcare and grocery stocks are the possible winners from the latest Singapore Budget announced on Monday, according to a number of research analysts.

SEVERAL tax incentive schemes have been allowed to lapse after they were reviewed for relevance by the Ministry of Finance, as part of the Budget package delivered on Monday.

THE Real Estate Developers' Association of Singapore (Redas) has given reasons why some of the property cooling measures should be revised, and at the same time called for more dialogue between...

A QUARTERLY leading indicator of world merchandise trade slumped to its lowest reading in nine years on Tuesday, which should put policymakers on guard for a sharper slowdown if trade tensions...

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GLOBAL corporate venture capital (CVC) deal activity reached a historic high in 2018, with Asia close to overtaking North America's deal share, according to a report by CB Insights...

WHILE still in the thick of building its blockchain solution and business model, startup Band Protocol is now the first blockchain bet of venture firm Sequoia Capital India in Southeast Asia.

BRITISH workers' pay growth maintained its fastest pace in a decade in late 2018 and job creation stayed strong, data showed, suggesting the labour market was buoyant ahead of Brexit as the...

SINGAPORE is doubling down on its economic restructuring push, with Budget 2019 bringing new and extended schemes to help firms and workers - as well as tighter foreign manpower policy for the...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019: COMMENTARY

IN a year when it would scarcely have been criticised had it chosen to be exuberant in its gift-giving, the government has instead impressed with its prudence and restraint in keeping its one-off...

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