News

  • 06
    Dec

    Singapore poised to reap the benefits of mobility

    The Business Times by SEAN FITZGIBBON

    DYSON'S announcement that it will build its electric car in Singapore highlights not only the city state's capabilities in research and development and advanced manufacturing but also underscores its role in the age of mobility we are now entering.… More

  • 30
    Nov

    Thales launches Singapore digital centre

    The Business Times by NG REN JYE

    Singapore FRENCH technology and aerospace company Thales has added Singapore to its digital factory network. The launch event was officiated by Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing on Thursday. The opening of the Singapore centre, after France… More

  • 29
    Nov

    EDB eyes investments in tech, ICT, healthcare

    The Business Times by JACQUELYN CHEOK

    Singapore AS a Singapore-based investor, self-proclaimed to be "Singapore-first" and to have a "unique" position in the venture capital and private equity community, EDBI has identified deep tech, ICT (information and communications technology) and… More

  • 27
    Nov

    Singapore's industrial output up a surprise 4.3% in October

    The Business Times by JANICE HENG

    Singapore SINGAPORE'S manufacturing output grew 4.3 per cent year on year in October, more than rebounding from September's marginal 0.1 per cent fall, according to preliminary estimates from the Economic Development Board on Monday. Excluding the volatile… More

  • 27
    Nov

    Govt seeks to modernise wholesale industry with digital roadmap

    The Business Times by NG REN JYE

    Singapore DIGITALISATION has helped local food distributor SATS BRF to create a document retrieval system which enables halal, health and import permits to be stored in the cloud and automatically indexed. It is a far cry from when it used to deploy… More

  • 23
    Nov

    Singapore exports not very exposed to trade war: MTI analysts

    The Business Times by ANNABETH LEOW

    Singapore THE world's biggest economies are at loggerheads but Singapore's exposure to the US-China trade war is small, an official analysis has found. Other watchers also believe that growth from exports to five key South-east Asian markets could shelter… More

  • 23
    Nov

    Singapore economy to grow by 1.5% to 3.5% next year: MTI

    The Straits Times by NG JUN SEN

    The escalating trade war and other headwinds will rein in Singapore's economy next year, the Trade and Industry Ministry said yesterday. It forecasts economic growth of 1.5 per cent to 3.5 per cent next year, a drop from the estimated 3 per cent to… More

  • 20
    Nov

    Internet economy in South-east Asia to top US$240b by 2025: study

    The Business Times by MINDY TAN

    Singapore SOUTH-EAST Asia's Internet economy is expected to exceed US$240 billion by 2025, beating the previous estimate of US$200 billion put up just a year ago, as lower costs enable more consumers to go online using their mobile phones. This year,… More

  • 19
    Nov

    Apec can set the global direction on trade: PM Lee

    The Straits Times by ROYSTON SIM & DEPUTY NEWS EDITOR (POLITICS) IN PORT MORESBY

    Leadership from a regional forum of Asia-Pacific economies is needed more than ever, given mounting pressures against multilateralism and free trade, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. "We can set the global direction and encourage others to follow… More

  • 16
    Nov

    PM Lee confident RCEP deal can be inked in 2019

    The Business Times by LEE U-WEN

    Singapore AS negotiations to create the world's largest free-trade area drag on into the new year and beyond, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said he is confident that a deal for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) can be… More