News

  • 01
    Nov

    Trans-Pacific trade pact will go into force next month

    The Straits Times by JEFFREY HUTTON

    An ambitious agreement set to strengthen trade and investment flows across the Pacific amid a climate of rising protectionism will go into effect at the end of next month. Yesterday, Australia became the sixth country to ratify the Comprehensive and… More

  • 31
    Oct

    China's growth potential remains unmatched despite risks: GIC

    The Business Times by ANGELA TAN

    Singapore GIC has benefited from being an early and steady investor in China and stays committed despite various risks. "By being an early and steady investor in China, we have benefitted financially, learned valuable lessons and built many strong partnerships,"… More

  • 30
    Oct

    SPH, Y3 Technologies team up to launch B2B platform OctoRocket.asia

    The Business Times by VIVIEN SHIAO

    Singapore SINGAPORE Press Holdings (SPH) and Y3 Technologies on Monday launched a business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce platform, OctoRocket.asia, to enable suppliers in South-east Asia to sell across borders in the region more effectively. The joint… More

  • 29
    Oct

    Why successful innovation needs data and purpose

    The Business Times by MAX LOH

    FEW business leaders today will deny that innovation is a business imperative. Many are investing in internal innovation hothouses or funding startups, which has been useful in tapping into and catalysing new ideas. "Failing fast" has become increasingly… More

  • 25
    Oct

    Made-in-Singapore electric cars a boon for manufacturing sector's future

    The Business Times

    AS James Rowan, the billionaire entrepreneur and CEO of British technology giant Dyson said this week, the decision on where to produce the company's first electric cars is "complex, based on supply chains, access to markets, and the availability of… More

  • 24
    Oct

    NTU partners HP to launch S$84m research laboratory

    The Business Times

    Singapore A CORPORATE research laboratory set up in partnership with tech giant HP was officially opened at the National Technological University on Tuesday. The S$84 million laboratory and its 100 researchers and staff will focus on digital manufacturing… More

  • 23
    Oct

    Singapore businesses welcome EUSFTA

    The Business Times by JANICE HENG

    Singapore SINGAPORE'S business community has welcomed Friday's signing of the European Union-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA), with exporters of electronics, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and processed food products particularly well-placed to benefit.… More

  • 18
    Oct

    Skilled workforce key in shaping future of manufacturing in Singapore

    The Business Times by VIVIEN SHIAO

    Singapore SINGAPORE'S approach towards Industry 4.0 is "not simply about technology", said Senior Minister for Trade and Industry Koh Poh Koon on Wednesday. At the heart of its manufacturing strategy is how the city-state can better organise itself,… More

  • 18
    Oct

    Flexible working could contribute S$54.8b to Singapore economy by 2030

    The Business Times by CHUANG PECK MING

    Singapore A STUDY of flexible working in 16 markets has found that this non-traditional working arrangement could contribute S$54.8 billion to the Singapore economy come 2030. Regus, the global workplace provider which commissioned the study, said in… More

  • 17
    Oct

    Engineering consultancy, 3 public sector agencies win Excellence Awards

    The Business Times by JANICE HENG

    Singapore THIS year's Business Excellence Awards have gone to an engineering consultancy - winning for the first time - and three public sector agencies who have previously been recognised. By upholding the Singapore brand of trust and quality, the… More