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Parliament: Singapore introduces omnibus bill to update insolvency, debt restructuring laws

ONE of the main objectives of the Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Bill is to consolidate the personal and corporate insolvency and restructuring laws, which are in two separate statues:...

Singapore can't avoid next crisis, but it can strengthen its resilience: Heng

A GLANCE outside the window of his Shenton Way office at the height of the 2008 global financial crisis was all it took for Heng Swee Keat, then managing director of the Monetary Authority of...

Singapore slips one spot to No 28 in global index for retirement security

SINGAPORE dropped one notch to 28th place among 43 countries in the latest annual edition of a retirement security index.

Economists stick to forecast of 3.2% GDP growth for 2018, but more are wary of external risk factors

CONFIDENCE in the manufacturing sector as a growth driver has risen, with Singapore's overall economic prospects on track for previous forecasts, according to the latest survey of private-sector...

Singapore a well placed hub to monetise intangible assets

AS a financial hub, Singapore is well placed to work with international and local partners to appraise, as well as better monetise and finance intangible assets, which account for an increasingly...

GDP still vital tool, but new ways needed to take Singapore's pulse

THE gross domestic product (GDP) may be a country's most closely-watched key performance indicator, but economists said it might be time to start paying more attention to other ways of measuring the...

Relationships give Singaporeans satisfaction, but tangibles fall short

IRONICALLY, one of the longest-running nation-wide research on quality of life in Singapore is not conducted by sociologists, but by two business school academics.

Talent crucial in winning the ASEAN game

Q: What do you see are the challenges in getting Singapore companies to venture to ASEAN?

Singapore, Chongqing partnerships in infocom and media get a boost with new fund

A NEW fund will be set up to support collaborations between companies in Singapore and Chongqing, China in infocommunications and media (ICM), covering technologies such as artificial intelligence,...

Singapore's service industries report 7.8% year-on-year rise in Q2 takings

BUSINESS receipts for the services sector were lifted in the second quarter by the information and communications services industry, according to Department of Statistics Singapore data out on Monday.