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Hyundai's investment could help grow Singapore EV ecosystem

CARMAKER Hyundai's latest investment in Singapore could help build an ecosystem surrounding the development of electric vehicles (EV), a move that would diversify the Republic's manufacturing base...

Automotive activities viable again as Hyundai opens first EV facility in Singapore: PM Lee

AUTOMOTIVE activities are becoming viable in Singapore again, as the process of making electric vehicles (EVs) complements Singapore's strengths in advanced manufacturing and logistics, Prime...

MAS extends low-cost funding to banks, finance companies to support SME lending

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will extend its low-cost Singapore-dollar facility for another six months, it said on Monday.

Enhancements to ESG support schemes to bolster business recovery: Chan

THE retail sector's road to recovery will be challenging due to cyclical and inherent structural challenges, which necessitates their taking action to transform now, said Trade and Industry Minister...

MICE industry roadmap launched to guide resumption of business events

THE meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (MICE) and events industry will have a clearer path to resuming business events safely and pivoting to hybrid events, with the launch of an...

SACEOS launches industry resilience roadmap for Mice, events sector

THE Singapore Association of Convention and Exhibition Organisers and Suppliers (SACEOS) on Thursday launched a roadmap for the meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (Mice) and events...

August unemployment rate hits decade-high; worst is not over

SINGAPORE'S unemployment rate in August rose to its highest level in over a decade, and economists believe the worst is yet to be over.

MAS tipped to stand pat on Singdollar policy next week

THE central bank has been tipped to leave Singapore's currency settings untouched next Wednesday, after adopting easing measures at the last two half-yearly policy reviews.

Taskforce to explore other options to facilitate inbound travellers: Ong Ye Kung

THE multi-ministry taskforce will explore "other practical schemes" to welcome travellers from countries with higher infection rates but are "economically important" to Singapore, said Transport...

Testing capacity, control of virus spread key to restoring aviation links: Ong Ye Kung

INCREASED testing capacity and advancements in testing technology could replace border closures and stay-home notices - which are big deterrents for travel - on a selective basis, said Transport...