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  • 15
    Nov

    New skills framework for wholesale trade sector

    The Straits Times

    A new skills framework to help employers and employees in the wholesale trade sector in their career advancement was launched yesterday by Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Koh Poh Koon. Developed by Enterprise Singapore, SkillsFuture… More

  • 14
    Nov

    Chinese leader thanks S'pore, its businesses for support

    The Straits Times by YUEN SIN

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang yesterday thanked Singapore and its businesses for taking part in China's reform and opening up in the 40 years that have passed since Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping's first official visit here in 1978. "Our countries have stood… More

  • 14
    Nov

    PM: Asean nations must work together amid global challenges

    The Straits Times by ROYSTON SIM

    Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong yesterday underlined Asean's strong belief that multilateralism and working together are key to the region's growth and stability. This comes against the backdrop of a shifting geopolitical landscape that has seen some… More

  • 14
    Nov

    Asean should take advantage of opportunities in trade war

    The Business Times by MINDY TAN

    Singapore THE trade war between the US and China presents opportunities for Asean as companies look to diversify their risk and look for new places to plant their productions. Meanwhile, the onus is on Asean members to continue to build up their capabilities… More

  • 13
    Nov

    Businesses should do their part for economic cooperation: PM Lee

    The Straits Times by RACHEL AU-YONG,ARLINA ARSHAD

    As Asean governments pursue economic cooperation, businesses should do their part and accept more competition at home, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the two-day Asean Business and Investment Summit yesterday,… More

  • 12
    Nov

    Singapore can achieve steady, sustained growth: PM

    The Business Times by LEE U-WEN

    Singapore SINGAPORE'S economy must continue to grow, and that is why the government is pressing on with its economic transformation plans, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Sunday. Speaking at the biennial People's Action Party conference at the… More

  • 05
    Nov

    Grab seizes big deals ahead of Go-Jek's arrival

    The Business Times by JACQUELYN CHEOK

    Singapore GRAB is putting the pedal to the metal to become South-east Asia's prodigious Super App, unveiling two partnerships with two leading global companies in just one week. The first is with global payments processor Mastercard to issue prepaid… More

  • 02
    Nov

    Digital connectivity will enhance trade processes across Asean

    The Business Times by SANCHITA BASU DAS

    AS AN outward looking and trade-dependent region, Asean depends on efficient movement of goods across borders to strengthen the economic integration among member economies and to link itself to the rest of the world. To that end, Asean has devoted attention… More

  • 02
    Nov

    DesignSingapore Council moves to EDB to help local firms expand overseas

    The Business Times

    Singapore IN A MOVE to help local companies tap design to expand beyond the country, Singapore's national agency for design - DesignSingapore Council - will be transferred from the Ministry of Communications and Information to the Economic Development… More

  • 02
    Nov

    Powerful brand names honoured with awards at dinner gala

    The Business Times by VIVIEN SHIAO

    Singapore THE brand name is one of the key driving factors of successful companies in Singapore, said Minister for Education Ong Ye Kung at the 17th annual Singapore Prestige Brand Awards (SPBA) held at the Ritz-Carlton on Thursday. "All of our successful… More