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  • 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

  • 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