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Singapore SMEs need to adopt standards: ESG

THE demand for quality products and services will grow following the coronavirus pandemic, and Singapore's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will do well to adopt standards, lest they miss...

Over S$1b to secure enough vaccines by Q3 2021; all citizens, long-term residents to get free vaccinations

COVID-19 vaccines will be free for all Singaporeans and long-term residents who are currently here under a S$1 billion vaccine strategy that will provide enough vaccines for everyone in the...

Singapore, Shanghai to boost collaboration in financial services, innovation

SINGAPORE and Shanghai will strengthen collaboration in financial services and innovation, as the latter develops the China (Shanghai) Free Trade Zone and spearheads the integration of the Yangtze...

Labour crunch, levies fuel foreign workers' training

SINCE the launch of the SkillsFuture campaign in 2015, much attention has been devoted to upgrading the workforce's "Singaporean core".

About 5,500 jobs available in healthcare: MOM

NEARLY 5,500 job openings are on offer in the healthcare sector, with three in four of them being long-term positions.

Border reopenings another plus for Singapore's recovery

NEWS about promising Covid-19 vaccine candidates is fuelling private-sector economists' optimism about Singapore's economic growth in 2021, with nearly half viewing the reopening of borders as a...

Singapore unemployment rate expected to hit 3.7% by year-end: survey

SINGAPORE'S economy appears on track to shrink 6 per cent in 2020, although unemployment could rise further by year-end, according to private-sector economists polled by the Monetary Authority of...

Antler, EF and 500 Startups join ESG's Startup SG Founder programme

STARTUP ecosystem players Antler, Entrepreneur First (EF) and 500 Startups have joined the Startup SG Founder programme as new partners, Minister of State for Trade and Industry Alvin Tan announced...

Blockchain platform launched to trial solutions for trade, connectivity

THE Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) and Enterprise Singapore (ESG) on Monday launched a digital platform to innovate and test blockchain solutions for supply chains and trade.

Singapore startups still eye region for expansion possibilities

SOUTH-EAST Asia remains the top choice for Singapore startups and businesses as they continue to scale up their efforts despite, or perhaps because of Covid-19, given that this is an area with...