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  • 29
    Dec

    Brighter economic outlook for 2018, but concerns remain

    The Business Times by CHIA YAN MIN

    Singapore SINGAPORE'S economy has staged a dramatic turnaround over the past year, going from the cusp of recession to its fastest pace of growth in almost a half-decade. This strong showing is fuelling optimism among economists, corporates and market… More

  • 29
    Dec

    Enterprises need to put digital at top of 2018 agenda

    The Business Times

    AS Singapore prepares to enter 2018, one common theme that will spill over to the new year is the increasing pace of technological change, and its far-reaching effect on the enterprise landscape in Singapore. Even as companies come to grips with disruption… More

  • 27
    Dec

    November factory output up 5.3% despite drag from biomedicals

    The Business Times by CHIA YAN MIN

    Singapore MANUFACTURERS are ending the year on a cheerful note amid a strengthening global outlook. But economists expect the sector's breakneck pace of growth to slow in the new year, due partly to base effects. Singapore's factory output expanded… More

  • 22
    Dec

    Singapore firms fare better than global peers in sustainability reporting

    The Business Times by RACHEL MUI

    Singapore SUSTAINABILITY reporting among Singapore-listed companies has begun, but more needs to be done in terms of recognising climate change as a financial risk, says a KPMG survey on corporate responsibility (CR) reporting. According to the report,… More

  • 21
    Dec

    Singtel, EDMI to develop IoT-driven smart meters in Singapore

    The Business Times by LEE MEIXIAN

    Singapore SINGTEL and global smart metering solutions provider EDMI Limited are collaborating to develop a smart electric metering infrastructure for Singapore, the telco said on Wednesday. The partners have successfully tested smart electric meters,… More

  • 14
    Dec

    HP unveils S$100m campus, home to its first advanced manufacturing centre

    The Business Times by JACQUELYN CHEOK

    Singapore SINGAPORE'S advanced manufacturing sector has received a fillip with the opening of HP's new Asia-Pacific Japan (APJ) campus at Depot Close. HP on Wednesday officially unveiled its S$100 million new APJ headquarters located in the Telok Blangah… More

  • 14
    Dec

    Property recovery can further add to GDP growth in 2018: economists

    The Business Times by VIVIEN SHIAO

    Singapore AFTER four years in the doldrums, the rapidly recovering property market is expected to give the Singapore economy a lift in 2018 - possibly pushing overall growth to come in stronger than expected, said private sector economists. Alongside… More

  • 11
    Dec

    Singapore, Shandong to further increase trade and investment

    The Business Times by ANDREA SOH

    Singapore SINGAPORE and Shandong have agreed to further increase two-way trade and investments in areas of mutual interest, such as education, healthcare and energy and petrochemicals. This comes as Chee Hong Tat, Senior Minister of State for Communications… More

  • 07
    Dec

    IoT can help smart cities solve major traffic problems

    The Business Times by BS TEH

    AROUND the world, governments are leveraging advancements in technology to make cities smarter and more efficient, and Singapore is no exception. One such technology used by cities is Smart Traffic Management - a solution that involves capturing, storing… More

  • 06
    Dec

    Reserves help Singapore weather crises and keep economy stable: Heng Swee Keat

    The Business Times by CHIA YAN MIN

    Singapore SINGAPORE'S reserves give the nation long-term economic stability and also firepower to weather crises such as the global financial crisis, something many other economies do not possess, said Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat. Mr Heng said the… More