ESG, partners to pump over S$90m into agri-food tech

ENTERPRISE Singapore (ESG) investment arm Seeds Capital has appointed seven co-investment partners to pump more than S$90 million into Singapore agri-food tech startups.

SME business sentiment slides for third straight quarter

BUSINESS sentiment among Singapore small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) eased again for the third straight quarter, even as they remained marginally optimistic about the outlook for the first...

Singapore-backed technology firms make waves at CES

THOSE who are familiar with Creative Technology's Super X-Fi headphone holography may have felt a pinch of déjà vu when Sony unveiled a new "360 Reality Audio" concept at CES in Las Vegas to much...

The property merry-go-round: anomalies in the market

IT used to be that properties in Good Class Bungalow (GCB) Areas - the most prestigious form of landed housing in Singapore - were bought by Singapore's captains of industry, tycoons and well-heeled...

Black Friday sales fail to keep Singapore retail growth positive in November 2018

SINGAPORE retailers' performance turned negative in November 2018, despite some uplift from Black Friday shopping, according to figures from the Department of Statistics (SingStat) on Friday.

SMEs can take up digital solutions free for six months

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can now get help in going digital in areas such as accounting and human resource management, with costs partially paid for by the Government.

Singapore SMEs get help going digital from the get-go with new initiative

NEWLY incorporated businesses in Singapore will have access to subsidised digital solutions provided by industry players, under an initiative launched by the Infocomm Media Development Authority (...

Earn and Learn scheme to be launched for air transport sector

MANPOWER constraints are expected across all sectors due to Singapore's demographic changes and the keen competition for talent, said Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry and Education...

EDB revamp to boost foreign investments, local enterprises

The Economic Development Board (EDB) has introduced changes in the way it works as it moves to bolster foreign investment and boost local enterprises.

Singapore's manufacturing activity eases for the 4th straight month in December

A GAUGE of manufacturing activity in Singapore slipped for the fourth straight month in December last year, pointing to a more sluggish few months ahead for the sector amid trade war uncertainties...

Q4 growth dips to 2.2%; all eyes on Budget boost

SINGAPORE'S economy is cooling but a sharp crash is not expected, watchers have said, even as they look to next month's Budget for relief amid a hazy outlook for monetary policy.