Positive moves to tackle shortage of Singapore MNCs

GETTING local companies to venture overseas to build the "external wing" of the Singapore economy is nothing new. But ever since internationalisation was proposed as an economic strategy back in...

Firms should do more to get fathers to go on paternity leave: President

Singapore lags behind when it comes to new fathers taking paternity leave, with only about half doing so, compared with 70 to 80 per cent of dads in Nordic countries.

How low can GDP numbers go? DPM Heng rebuffs recession fears

SINGAPORE'S economy may have ground to a halt in the second quarter, with gross domestic product (GDP) growth almost nil in flash data.

No consensus on whether immediate pain relief is needed

AS Singapore's economy ground to a halt in the second quarter, a recession - technical or otherwise - looks likelier than before, analysts say, while adding that the chance remains low.

Big miss in Q2 GDP darkens technical recession clouds, raises odds of MAS easing: analysts

IN the latest whammy to predictions, Singapore’s economy in the second quarter...

Singapore retail sales fall for 4th straight month in May

SINGAPORE'S retail sales slumped 2.1 per cent year on year in May, worse than April's 1.8 per cent but better than economists' predictions of a 3.0 per cent decline, according to data from the...

Shanmugam says Singapore economy a key issue, as elections loom

[SINGAPORE] Singaporeans will be asking who they can trust to steer the city state through economic uncertainties when they go to the ballot boxes, according to one of the country's most senior...

Singapore Q2 GDP growth comes in flat, far below expectations: flash data

SINGAPORE’S full-year economic forecast could be cut again, amid market fears of a looming recession, as second-quarter flash data out on Friday showed a much deeper slowdown than had been feared.

Foreign unicorns here juicing up market for high-tech skills

THE growing pool of foreign unicorns in Singapore is adding magic to the local market for highly-skilled jobs.

Scale-up SG to groom promising local firms to be world powerhouses

A NEW initiative to turbo-charge the growth of promising local enterprises to become international names was launched on Wednesday, as part of the government's efforts to grow more companies that...


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