Earn and Learn scheme to be launched for air transport sector

MANPOWER constraints are expected across all sectors due to Singapore's demographic changes and the keen competition for talent, said Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry and Education...

EDB revamp to boost foreign investments, local enterprises

The Economic Development Board (EDB) has introduced changes in the way it works as it moves to bolster foreign investment and boost local enterprises.

Singapore's manufacturing activity eases for the 4th straight month in December

A GAUGE of manufacturing activity in Singapore slipped for the fourth straight month in December last year, pointing to a more sluggish few months ahead for the sector amid trade war uncertainties...

Q4 growth dips to 2.2%; all eyes on Budget boost

SINGAPORE'S economy is cooling but a sharp crash is not expected, watchers have said, even as they look to next month's Budget for relief amid a hazy outlook for monetary policy.

Singapore economy grows by 2.2% in Q4: advance estimates

SINGAPORE’S economy narrowly missed analysts’ forecasts in the final quarter of 2018, according to advance estimates from the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) on Wednesday.

Singapore November manufacturing beats forecasts with 7.6% year-on-year growth

SINGAPORE'S manufacturing output grew 7.6 per cent year-on-year in November, beating economists' estimates of 4.2 per cent and outstripping October's 5.5 per cent figure, according to preliminary...

Singapore core inflation slips to 1.7% in November, below economists' estimates

SINGAPORE saw both core and headline inflation easing year-on-year in November, according to the Department of Statistics consumer price index (CPI) release on Monday. Core inflation, which strips...

As manufacturing slows, diverse factors may drive 2019 growth

AS CLOUDS of global uncertainty show no sign of lifting and Singapore's manufacturing industry - its erstwhile growth driver - continues to cool from a once red-hot pace, it may seem unclear where...

Productivity up, more jobseekers helped: public sector report

PRODUCTIVITY is up, more jobseekers are landing jobs, and businesses now enjoy more convenience, said the Ministry of Finance in the latest Singapore Public Sector Outcomes Review on Thursday.

Singapore November exports' slide sounds caution on trade

NON-OIL domestic exports (NODX) in November slipped 2.6 per cent from a high base a year ago - a surprise drop which underscores the market's cautious outlook for trade in the months ahead.