SINGAPORE manufacturers have been hit harder than other industries by the sudden shortfall of mainland Chinese rank-and-file workers here, The Business Times (BT) has learnt.
CONSTRUCTION players are bracing themselves for possible missed deadlines, with some workers stuck in mainland China or away from work and the epidemic shaping up to be a force majeure event.
SINGAPORE'S economy, which is still in a fitful recovery from the trade war, could lose up to one percentage point of growth to the Wuhan virus, economic watchers are now warning.
TOWKAY scions and startup founders now have a new road to living in the Republic, under changes to a scheme that dangles permanent residency for investments in Singapore.
RETAIL sales fell year on year for the 10th month in November, weighed down by big-ticket items like cars and furniture, according to Department of Statistics (SingStat) data out on Friday.
MULTINATIONAL fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) giants are no strangers to high-tech factories, with their factory sites here no exception.