Firms report poorer Q2 results, glum for H2: BT-SUSS survey

BUSINESSES reported a poorer second quarter and warned of gloomier times ahead, according to the latest Business Times-Singapore University of Social Sciences (BT-SUSS) Business Climate Survey....

Singapore's resilience will see it through latest slowdown: PM Lee

SINGAPORE will take the upcoming slowdown in its stride, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said in his annual National Day Message on Thursday night. Whenever the island has faced trials, it...

Singapore retail sales dive in June, marking 5th straight month of decline

RETAIL takings plunged in June compared to a year ago on the back of poor motor vehicle sales, resulting in a fifth straight month of decline.

Trade spat means Asian export economies are in for a rough ride, Fitch Solutions warns

ASIAN export-reliant economies such as Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea, Vietnam and Malaysia will be hardest hit by waning demand for Chinese-made products and supply chain disruptions amid...

'Premature to speculate' about downturn support: Josephine Teo

IT is premature to speculate what kinds of support measures should be introduced if Singapore enters a prolonged slowdown, said Manpower Minister Josephine Teo in Parliament on Tuesday.

HK protests to hit retail, tourism, but limited effect on Singapore: economists

PROLONGED protests in Hong Kong are likely to hit the market's retail and tourism sectors in particular, say economists, who see a limited impact on Singapore in the short term.

SMEs need to contribute more to Singapore economy: Chan Chun Sing

SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore need to pull their weight in raising their contribution to the Singapore economy, by being much more productive and efficient.

Keeping Singapore economy strong, and politics constructive, in uncertain times

This is an edited excerpt of a speech by Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing at the Tanjong Pagar-Tiong Bahru National Day dinner on August 4 at the Tanjong Pagar Community Club.

Singapore has to renew economy, train people to stay ahead: Chan Chun Sing

Wholesale distributor Hai Sia Seafood might have started from a hawker centre in Queenstown, but is now expanding to overseas markets after it used automation to increase productivity.

Singapore factory outlook still negative in July, despite slight uptick

SINGAPORE manufacturing sentiment remained in contraction territory in July, although the indicator inched up from the month before, according to a key industry poll released on Friday.


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