SINGAPORE RETAIL

THE imminent closure of Robinsons, one of the oldest homegrown names in Singapore, has put a question mark over whether other department stores may find themselves in its shoes, as they continue...

SINGAPORE RETAIL

AFTER more than a century in business, Robinsons Singapore will close down for good amid losses in recent years. But its last two stores at The Heeren and Raffles City Shopping Centre may remain...

ROUND-TRIP airfares to Hong Kong have risen by up to 40 per cent, following news that Singapore and Hong Kong are working to reopen borders to each other without quarantine upon arrival.

SINGAPORE's bank lending in September dipped for the seventh straight session, as continued weakness in business loans more than offset the rise in consumer loans.

VIRUS OUTBREAK: JOBS IMPACT

ALTHOUGH Singapore's resident employment levels bucked the trend and recovered to near pre-pandemic levels in September, the labour market is expected to remain weak in the months ahead.

VIRUS OUTBREAK: JOBS IMPACT

IT is still too early to confirm the impact of planned ExxonMobil global job cuts on the petrochemical giant's 4,000-strong workforce in Singapore, said a local spokesperson.

SINGAPORE firms expect business conditions to be worse in the next two quarters compared to the third quarter of 2020, though the gap between pessimists and optimists has been narrowing, according...

CHINA PLENUM

INNOVATION, technology and self-reliance were the key takeaways from China's latest blueprint for its next five-year plan running through to 2026.

SINGAPORE'S Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded ride-hail service operator licences to Grab, Gojek, TADA and ComfortDelGro under the Point-to-Point (P2P) Passenger Transport Industry Act....

HONG KONG'S long recession showed signs of easing in the third quarter, with a gradual improvement in domestic and external demand from an improving Chinese economy, an easing of the Covid-19...