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IE Singapore, Guangxi ink pact to develop 'Southern Transport Corridor'

INTERNATIONAL Enterprise (IE) Singapore signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Government on Friday to jointly improve connectivity between Western...

Singapore's soft labour market curbs inflation; external outlook brightens: MAS

A SOFT labour market, downbeat consumer sentiment and uneven domestic growth are curbing price increases in Singapore, said its central bank, adding that unemployment rates may rise slightly this...

A*Star to set up two model plants as test beds for new tech and innovation

The research agency's Tech Access scheme will provide companies, particularly SMEs, with access to A*Star's base of advanced manufacturing facilities so that they can build expertise through the...

More foreign internships for local undergrads, to help Singapore firms expand abroad

INTERNATIONAL Enterprise Singapore unveiled two initiatives on Friday to build a bigger local talent pool to help Singapore firms expand in South-east Asia and India.

With SATS Coolport, New Zealand meats headed for EU can now tranship through Singapore

MEATS from New Zealand destined for the European Union (EU) markets can now transit through Singapore, by means of SATS Coolport, Asia's first on-airport perishable cargo handling centre.

Updated quick takes: Singapore NODX continues to surpass expectations

SINGAPORE'S non-oil domestic exports (NODX) grew for a fifth straight month in March, posting a 16.5 per cent year-on-year jump due to the increase in both electronic and non-electronic exports...

Singapore aims to house the most globally competitive plants

SINGAPORE has a vision: That is all factories housed in the Republic will be the most globally competitive, efficient and productive for companies.

SMEs eye advanced manufacturing with curiosity and caution

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore are still eyeing advanced manufacturing with curiosity and caution. While most are excited by the possibilities and accept that it is...

IE S'pore helping local firms build infrastructure value chain potential

SINGAPORE'S construction and infrastructure companies need to change their business model as they expand into the region.

Helping SMEs tap Asia's boom in infrastructure

Asia is in dire need of more roads, railways and utility plants, and that means opportunities for Singapore companies in the lucrative infrastructure development sector.