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  • 05
    Mar

    StanChart sees more cost cuts, but plans for growth in Singapore

    The Business Times by LYNETTE TAN

    Singapore STANDARD Chartered is doubling down on its restructuring with more cost cuts that may involve shaving jobs. But, the bank also has plans for growth in Singapore and said it would grow its affluent clientele and put more money behind digitalisation,… More

  • 28
    Feb

    Tech firms lead charge among Singapore's fastest-growing companies

    The Business Times

    Singapore FIRMS that set the pace these days tend to be in the technology sector, but one of Singapore's fastest growing companies is in the far-from-glamorous field of recycling precious metals. BR Metals started operations here in 2014, and from that… More

  • 20
    Feb

    SMEs to get more help to adopt technology

    The Straits Times by IRENE THAM

    As new technologies disrupt their traditional business models, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will see an existing initiative expanded to help them transform digitally and to stay relevant in their business . Specifically, SMEs can continue… More

  • 20
    Feb

    $4.6b over three years to help workers and boost businesses

    The Straits Times by NG JUN SEN

    Around $4.6 billion will be invested to boost businesses and support Singaporean workers over the next three years. Of this, $3.6 billion will be earmarked to assist workers during industrial disruptions, while $1 billion will enable firms to grow their… More

  • 07
    Feb

    Budget to help industries, create good jobs: Heng Swee Keat

    The Business Times

    Singapore THE upcoming Budget will include a focus on keeping Singapore safe and secure and ensuring its industries can continue to transform and create good jobs for workers, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said on Tuesday. This includes "enabling… More

  • 07
    Feb

    Tapping ecosystems to drive business performance

    The Straits Times by MERVYN KOH

    Businesses are increasingly dynamic and interconnected, where success can depend on how well a firm can cooperate with others. The concept is far from new. Business strategist James Moore noted in the Harvard Business Review in 1993 that "successful… More

  • 31
    Jan

    Healthy business outlook for 2019, two surveys find

    The Straits Times by NG JUN SEN

    Business is on a high for companies across the corporate landscape, with smaller firms keen to expand overseas while the big players reap ever higher profits. The rosy picture was outlined in two reports, released on Tuesday, that point to a healthy… More

  • 31
    Jan

    Digital Realty to build third Singapore data centre in Loyang

    The Business Times by VIVIENNE TAY

    Singapore DATA centre provider Digital Realty Trust on Wednesday announced it had acquired another site in Loyang on a long-term lease to develop its third facility in Singapore. The new site spans 12,800 square metres (sq m) and is adjacent to its… More

  • 31
    Jan

    Top 1,000 firms in Singapore clock record profits, revenue: DP Info study

    The Business Times by VIVIEN SHIAO

    Singapore THE top 1,000 companies in Singapore generated all-time record turnover and profits in 2019's ranking - the highest since the ranking started 32 years ago, according to research by DP Info and EY. In the latest Singapore 1000 (S1000) study… More

  • 31
    Jan

    Govt could shoulder more risk for SME loans in Budget 2019: DBS economist

    The Business Times by VIVIEN SHIAO

    Singapore IN the upcoming Singapore Budget 2019, more help could be given to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to access policy assistance schemes and to support those firms venturing into the Asean region, a report from DBS suggests. DBS senior… More