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Singapore's June core inflation stays unchanged at -0.2 per cent

SINGAPORE'S core inflation stayed unsurprisingly negative for the fifth straight month in June at -0.2 per cent year on year, unchanged from May, according to the Department of Statistics consumer...

Singapore core inflation negative for fifth straight month, at -0.2% in June

SINGAPORE'S core inflation stayed negative for the fifth straight month in June at -0.2 per cent year on year, unchanged from May, said the Department of Statistics consumer price index (CPI)...

Preserving capabilities, global cooperation key in tackling pandemic crisis: Tharman

AS ECONOMIES move along the trajectory of the Covid-19 pandemic, the objective shifts from preventing an absolute economic collapse to also preserving capabilities and allowing for growth, said...

Government agencies commit S$40m to National Innovation Challenges

ENTERPRISE Singapore (ESG), the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and the National Research Foundation (NRF) have dedicated S$40 million in funding to National Innovation Challenges (...

Singapore government agencies commit S$40m to National Innovation Challenges

ENTERPRISE Singapore (ESG), the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and the National Research Foundation (NRF) have dedicated S$40 million in funding to National Innovation Challenges (NICs).

Singaporeans expect headline inflation to fall to 3% this year, says poll

INFLATION in Singapore is expected to remain at low levels for the year, a trend which DBS chief economist Taimur Baig has said is "consistent with the continuation of accommodating fiscal and...

Singaporeans' headline inflation expectations fall to 3% for coming year: DBS-SMU poll

SINGAPOREANS' headline inflation expectations for the year ahead declined slightly to 3 per cent in a June poll, down from 3.1 per cent in March, according to findings of the...

Raffles Hotel cuts 15% of staff to cope with Covid-19 fallout

ANOTHER hotel operator is trimming its workforce as tourist arrivals and receipts continue to take a hit from Covid-19.

RWS, MBS must still invest S$9 billion or risk higher taxes: MTI

SINGAPORE'S integrated resorts (IRs) remain committed to their investment plans, despite the knock-out blow that the novel coronavirus pandemic has landed on the industry.

Singapore's June export rebound caps expansionary first half

SINGAPORE'S non-oil domestic exports (NODX), which rebounded in June after a surprise dip in May, are now on track to outshine the official forecast of a full-year contraction.