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  • 14
    Jun

    Can Grab get its hands on more money?

    The Business Times by JACQUELYN CHEOK

    Singapore WHAT'S with Grab? Already South-east Asia's most valuable startup, it announced on Wednesday that Toyota has agreed to pump in an additional US$1 billion into the ride-hailing company. The investment - said to be the largest by an automaker… More

  • 14
    Jun

    Service sector to be bigger driver of economy this year: Survey

    The Straits Times by CHIA YAN MIN

    The service sector is set to become a stronger economic growth engine this year, according to a new survey of private sector economists. The finance and insurance sector, for instance, is tipped to expand 7 per cent, according to economists surveyed… More

  • 12
    Jun

    Data management crucial as data becomes critical asset for SMEs

    The Business Times by BS TEH

    THE move towards the digital economy is not easy, especially for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) given the complexity and knowledge required. In a recent study by UOB on SMEs in Asean, local SMEs ranked 'help for digitisation' as the second-most… More

  • 12
    Jun

    Singapore Business Federation and Enterprise S'pore leading mission to East Africa

    The Business Times by JANICE HENG

    Singapore THE Singapore Business Federation (SBF) and Enterprise Singapore (ESG) have set off on a business mission to East Africa till June 16, in conjunction with Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam's official visit to Kenya and Rwanda. This… More

  • 08
    Jun

    Singapore 'will be top urban real estate market in Asean, regardless of Obor'

    The Business Times by LISAYANI KRIWANGKO

    Singapore THE recent cancellations of several mega-projects in Malaysia, including the high-speed rail connecting Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, and the China-backed East Coast Rail Link, have not derailed China's One Belt, One Road (Obor) project. This… More

  • 07
    Jun

    Continental opens its third R&D building in Singapore

    The Business Times by ELYSSA TAN

    Singapore TECHNOLOGY company and automotive supplier Continental has opened its third research and development (R&D) building in Singapore with the goal of meeting the demand of growing engineering capacities driven by the worldwide business expansion,… More

  • 06
    Jun

    Quarterly survey finds business sentiment at three-year high

    The Business Times by JANICE HENG

    Singapore BUSINESS sentiment in Singapore is at its most upbeat in three years, with the service and manufacturing sectors showing the most optimism about the coming third quarter, according to the latest Singapore Commercial Credit Bureau (SCCB) Business… More

  • 06
    Jun

    S'pore one of most tech-ready economies

    The Straits Times

    Singapore is poised to be one of the most technologically ready economies over the next few years, alongside Australia and Sweden, a new study by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has found. Titled Preparing For Disruption: Technological Readiness… More

  • 01
    Jun

    Mapletree's full-year earnings rise by 39%

    The Straits Times

    Mapletree Investments lifted full-year earnings by 39 per cent to $1.96 billion, it announced yesterday. Revenue for the 12 months to March 31 rose 37 per cent to $3.19 billion. The firm also recorded a higher return on equity of 15.7 per cent compared… More

  • 01
    Jun

    S'pore companies ink MOUs with Nanjing

    The Straits Times by DANSON CHEONG CHINA CORRESPONDENT IN NANJING

    Singapore and Nanjing have agreed to deepen collaboration, with seven Singapore companies and an educational institution inking deals in such areas as clean technology, logistics and innovation yesterday. The memorandums of understanding (MOUs), which… More