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Singapore must not despair, but stay cohesive: Tharman

WHILE Singapore cannot escape the global economic downturn, it must absolutely defy the loss of social cohesion, polarisation and despair that are taking hold in other countries, Senior Minister...

Singapore must defy loss of social cohesion, polarisation and despair seen elsewhere: SM Tharman

WHILE Singapore cannot escape the global economic downturn, it must absolutely defy the loss of social cohesion, polarisation and despair that is taking hold in other countries, Senior Minister...

Singapore ranks 2nd in Asia, 18th worldwide for ease of doing business: report

SINGAPORE has come in second in Asia and 18th worldwide on a ranking of simplest places to do business, beating countries such as India, China, and Korea.

Singapore NODX falls 4.5% in May on decline in non-electronics exports

DOMESTIC electronics exports are usually the culprit, but this time, the knock-out punch came from non-electronic shipments, which brought Singapore’s key non-oil domestic exports (NODX) down 4.5...

Singapore retains top spot in global competitiveness ranking

SINGAPORE has once again come up tops as the most competitive among 63 global economies.

Singapore retains top spot in global competitiveness ranking

SINGAPORE has once again come up tops as the most competitive among 63 global economies.

Singapore firms made 110,000 hotline calls about safe-distancing measures

BUSINESSES that were affected by the safe-distancing measures amid the Covid-19 pandemic made some 110,000 phone calls to Enterprise Singapore's (ESG) information hotline between April 3 and June 15...

Private-sector economists see 5.8% GDP fall in 2020

PRIVATE-SECTOR economists expect Singapore's full-year gross domestic product (GDP) to decline by 5.8 per cent in 2020, with an 11.8 per cent year-on-year contraction in the second quarter,...

Q1 total employment dives a record 25,600, Q2 likely to be worse

SINGAPORE'S employment in the first quarter of 2020 performed worse than expected, registering the largest quarterly contraction in total employment on record due to the pandemic, and analysts...

Singapore's total employment in Q1 sees largest quarterly contraction on record: MOM

SINGAPORE'S employment landscape in the first quarter of 2020 performed worse than expected, with total employment declining by 25,600, the largest quarterly contraction on record, according to...