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Digitalisation drives growth, agility for logistics firms

COMPANIES in the logistics business manage some of the most hands-on jobs in Singapore's economy, as their staff stock warehouses and ply the road to deliver goods. But that has not stopped small...

Singapore retail, F&B firms team up to spur China business

SOME Singaporean retail and F&B companies in China are banding together to spur business amid a slow recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, led by industry bodies.

Pharma shipments lift Singapore exports for third straight month

SINGAPORE'S exports unexpectedly jumped 9.7 per cent year on year in April, thanks to a surge in pharmaceuticals, according to data from Enterprise Singapore (ESG) on Monday.

Business outlook falls below 2008 crisis level to record low: poll

SINGAPORE companies saw their worst levels of business since the Asian financial crisis in the first three months of the year, as the deadly novel coronavirus pandemic forced the economy into...

Healthcare, education SMEs get more help to digitalise amid pandemic

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the healthcare and education sectors will get more help in delivering their services remotely amid the Covid-19 outbreak, with the expansion of a range of...

DBS to hire over 2,000 this year despite pandemic

SOUTH-EAST Asia's largest lender DBS on Thursday said it is committed to hiring more than 2,000 people in Singapore this year, notwithstanding the current economic downturn caused by the Covid-19...

32 companies return Jobs Support Scheme payouts worth S$35m

SOME businesses here have either returned or donated the government payouts received from the Jobs Support Scheme (JSS), as a form of solidarity with the local community amid the Covid-19 outbreak...

32 companies return Jobs Support Scheme payout in April totalling S$35 million

SOME businesses in Singapore have decided to either return or donate the government payout received from the Jobs Support Scheme (JSS), as a form of solidarity with the local community amid the Covid...

Singapore had fourth record year for tourism in 2019

BEFORE the Covid-19 pandemic devastated international travel, Singapore had its fourth consecutive record year for tourism in 2019, with healthy growth in the fourth quarter, a Singapore Tourism...