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...

Start small and use standards wisely in Industry 4.0 game

PICTURE a dim sum manufacturing plant - the factory floor is running smoothly with pieces of dim sum produced like clockwork, raw ingredients are delivered just as the current batch finishes,...

Four-way 5G market makes it anyone's game

SINGAPORE is poised to award as many as four operating licences for its upcoming 5G wireless networks - double the number mooted in a public consultation earlier this year.

Investments in Singapore startups up 36% to S$13.4b in 9M2019: ESG

VENTURE investors have poured in some S$13.4 billion into local startups in the first three quarters of 2019, a 36 per cent jump from the previous year, Enterprise Singapore (ESG) announced in a...

Countries can't just wring their hands over nationalism: EDB chair

TOP economic planner Beh Swan Gin has again urged countries to co-operate with one another, even as he thinks that the global tide of nationalism and protectionism is receding.

EDB chief repeats Singapore's call for countries to work together

THE global political pendulum is swinging away from right-wing nationalism, but governments must still commit to work together to avoid lasting damage, a top Singapore policymaker has reiterated...

Growth doubts linger as Singapore thinly skirts technical recession

SINGAPORE'S economy looks to have barely budged in the third quarter, in a Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) flash estimate, as the gross domestic product (GDP) inched up by just 0.1 per cent...

Technical recession or not, underlying factors matter more

SINGAPORE'S narrow escape from recession in the third quarter may be good news for consumer sentiment, but it is arguably more productive to focus on specific aspects of the economy, rather than...

Singapore Q3 GDP up by 0.1% in MTI flash data in close shave for recession fears

THE Singapore economy may have narrowly avoided a technical recession in the third quarter, according to flash estimates from the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) on Monday.

Silver linings in the clouds

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: What has been the impact, if any, of the economic downturn on your business or industry? Should there be support measures for the Singapore economy at this stage?


22 Nov 2019 -
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