Business leaders can play a bigger role in fostering social cohesion: DPM Heng

BUSINESS leaders need to do more than ever before to help tackle the three great divides that undermine social cohesion, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat said on Friday.

Asian FTAs 'not exclusive', support multilateral trading system: Heng

EVEN as the region works on free trade agreements such as the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), it must do so in a way that is not exclusive, said Deputy Prime Minister and...

'Future of semi-conductor industry bright' even when chips are down

EUROPEAN chipmaker STMicroelectronics, which makes nearly half of its products here, doubled its capacity for a key semiconductor product with an expanded wafer fab facility in Ang Mo Kio that...

No major short-term impact expected on S'pore refinery sector from Saudi attack: MTI

THE attack on Saudi oil plants over the weekend is not expected to have a significant impact on Singapore's refinery sector in the short term, said the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) on...

Singapore non-oil exports down 8.9% in August, better than expected

SINGAPORE'S non-oil domestic exports (NODX) fell 8.9 per cent year on year in August, performing better than economists' expectations of a 10.6 per cent fall and breaking a five-month streak of...

Singapore retail sales down by 1.8% to S$3.6b in July

SINGAPORE retail sales, which have been in decline since February, fell again for the sixth month in July - though not by as much as some private economists had feared.

New scheme offers funding, professional help for services companies to transform, boost productivity

SERVICES sector companies in Singapore can now get more help to transform their businesses as they adapt to changing manpower needs and consumer demands.

Promote awareness of EUSFTA to realise its potential: Iswaran

PROMOTING awareness of the European Union-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA) will help it fulfil its potential, not least for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), said Minister-in-charge of...

New popup initiative helps local retail and food companies test out Asian markets

MORE local retail and food companies will be expanding into new markets in Asia, as part of a new pop-up initiative by Enterprise Singapore that allows them to set up dedicated retail spaces in...

Robots displacing jobs means 120m workers need retraining: poll

[NEW YORK] More than 120 million workers globally will need retraining in the next three years due to artificial intelligence's (AI) impact on jobs, according to an IBM survey.


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