News

  • 10
    Jul

    Driving an intelligent future with AI

    The Business Times by RONEN NAISHTEIN

    ARTIFICIAL intelligence (AI) is rapidly evolving from being just a science fiction staple to a tool with real-world impacts. Despite being portrayed negatively in movies - as in the case of Terminator, in which the AI-based Skynet system was out to… More

  • 10
    Jul

    Keppel, ST Engg team up on smart city developments

    The Business Times by TAN HWEE HWEE

    Singapore KEPPEL Corporation and Singapore Technologies Engineering (ST Engineering) on Monday agreed to team up for the design and implementation of smart city masterplans and solutions. Keppel Urban Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Corp,… More

  • 06
    Jul

    Publisher coalitions can help protect the health of the open Internet from duopolies

    The Business Times by SAMIR SHERGILL

    AS CONSUMPTION of media continues shifting from traditional mediums like newspapers and television to digital, a duopoly has emerged. In 2017 alone, Facebook and Google accounted for an astonishing 61 per cent of global digital advertising spending,… More

  • 05
    Jul

    Singapore's growth should hold steady in 2018 despite rising trade friction: MAS chief

    The Business Times by SIOW LI SEN

    Singapore SINGAPORE's economy should continue to expand in 2018 although protectionism risks have risen, said Ravi Menon, Monetary Authority of Singapore managing director. He said overall growth in gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to come in… More

  • 28
    Jun

    3M opens new headquarters in Singapore

    The Business Times by ELYSSA TAN

    Singapore GLOBAL science company 3M officially opened its new Singapore headquarters in Ang Mo Kio on Wednesday. The facility houses a S$1.3 million Customer Technical Centre (CTC) showcasing the American multinational's technologies, including virtual-reality… More

  • 20
    Jun

    Kantar opens first Asia R&D hub in Singapore

    The Business Times by LISAYANI KRIWANGKO

    Singapore KANTAR, a WPP-owned global insights consultancy, is collaborating with Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) to launch its first research and development hub in Asia. Kantar Brand Growth Lab will focus on advanced analytics and use big… More

  • 20
    Jun

    SMEs upbeat about rest of year, but wary of trade tensions

    The Straits Times

    Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) remain upbeat about their prospects for the second half of this year, but caution has crept in as a result of United States-China trade tensions. The Singapore Business Federation-DP (SBF-DP) SME Index dipped… More

  • 19
    Jun

    Singapore export growth surges in May

    The Straits Times

    Pharmaceutical shipments can be highly volatile but they did the trick last month, driving Singapore export growth to a seven-month high. Non-oil domestic exports jumped 15.5 per cent over the same month last year, easily trumping economist expectations… More

  • 18
    Jun

    Clearing up the issues over withdrawal of Sias awards

    The Straits Times by R. SIVANITHY

    The Securities and Investors Association of Singapore (Sias) recently withdrew its 2012-2016 transparency awards for China-based rail manufacturer Midas Holdings. This followed an announcement by Midas' external auditors that the company's accounts… More

  • 14
    Jun

    New award launched to recognise firms that reinvent, innovate

    The Business Times by VIVIEN SHIAO

    Singapore A NEW award was launched on Wednesday to recognise businesses which managed to transform themselves to become innovative and future-ready. Known as the Special Recognition Award - Enterprise Transformation, it is part of the Enterprise 50… More