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Casinos can't survive on local 'revenge gamblers' alone

SINGAPORE'S tourism attractions were given the go-ahead to reopen their doors this month - but the litmus test for the integrated resorts (IRs) will be whether their core casino operations can be...

Singapore enters recession with record 12.6% GDP fall in Q2

SINGAPORE entered what might be its deepest - if not longest - recession in the second quarter, as gross domestic product (GDP) plummeted a record 12.6 per cent year on year due to Covid-19...

Singapore in recession with GDP down 12.6% in Q2, flash figures show

SINGAPORE'S gross domestic product (GDP) plummeted 12.6 per cent year on year in the second quarter, bringing the country into full-blown recession, as Covid-19 "circuit-breaker" measures hit hard...

More diverse voices in politics, but policy constraints remain

THERE will be - in all probability - a greater diversity of voices in Singapore politics, but economic policy constraints will not go away just like that.

June reopening can't save Singapore's Q2 GDP, economists warn

SINGAPORE'S economy was likely a washout in the second quarter, with most private-sector analysts tipping a median double-digit contraction.

A twist, but businesses still see stability, continuity after GE2020

THE ruling People's Action Party (PAP) may not have gained as strong a mandate as desired in Friday's General Election (GE), but this is unlikely to put off investors, who can expect Singapore's...

S-E Asia's first S Korean startup centre opens in Singapore, focuses on fintech, cyber security

SOUTH-EAST Asia's first South Korean startup centre was officially opened in Singapore on Wednesday, with a focus on fintech and cyber security.

South-east Asia's first Korean startup centre in Singapore focuses on fintech, cybersecurity

A SOUTH Korean startup centre - the first in South-east Asia - was officially opened in Singapore on Wednesday, with a focus on fintech and cybersecurity.

Singapore May visitor arrivals plummet to just 880

SINGAPORE had just 880 visitor arrivals in May 2020, as the country remained closed to short-term visitors to stem the risk of importing Covid-19 during the second month of its "circuit breaker"...

May retail sales hit all-time low; industry hoping for rebound

SINGAPORE retailers crashed to an all-time low in May, as revenue was more than halved on the year before.