Singapore retail sales down 2.2% in September for 8th straight monthly fall

SINGAPORE'S retail sales fell 2.2 per cent in September, in the eighth straight month of year-on-year decline, according to latest Department of Statistics figures on Tuesday.

Greater support for medtech firms in Singapore to thrive

ASIA's medtech market is poised to grow to about US$133 billion in 2020, surpassing the European Union as the second-largest market globally, according to a McKinsey report.

SEEDS Capital to pump more than S$60m into maritime tech startups with co-investors

ENTERPRISE Singapore's investment arm SEEDS Capital has launched a call for co-investor partners to catalyse close to S$60 million worth of investment in early-stage maritime tech startups. The...

Singapore and Hong Kong not a zero-sum game

SIGNS continue to mount that Singapore stands to be a beneficiary from Hong Kong's protracted woes, but such a narrow view obscures the likelihood that the Republic - and even the entire region -...

Firms dangle double-digit pay hikes for tech talent

SINGAPORE tech talents - including those in non-technology industries - continue to see high demand despite a slowing global economy and companies switching their hiring to a lower gear.

Singapore businesses far less upbeat compared with rest of Asean: survey

ASEAN businesses may be among the most bullish in the world, but Singapore companies are far less confident about their growth prospects in the coming year, striking a worrying note for Singapore'...

Singapore factory outlook stays glum in October despite PMI edging up

SINGAPORE'S manufacturing sentiment remained in the doldrums in October, with the Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) edging up 0.1 point to 49.6, its sixth straight month in contractionary territory. A...

Singapore, Shandong to boost business collaboration

A GROUP of Singapore companies will soon start offering professional services such as financing, listing and legal advisory to Shandong companies seeking to internationalise.

Singapore beating fresh path to the world of e-commerce

AT A time when traditional trade relations come under strain, Singapore's move to build data corridors with other small, open economies for greater digital connectivity is the new frontier in...

Singapore jobless rate rises to decade-high in Q3, but employment growth also up

OVERALL unemployment in Singapore crept up in the third quarter of this year to the highest level since 2009, as more workers were retrenched.

Singapore slowdown may be nearing end, says MAS chief

[SINGAPORE] Singapore's economy may be a few quarters away from a recovery as the decline in trade and manufacturing this year has not really spread to other sectors, said the head of the Monetary...


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