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Those who need a Covid-19 test can get it from 600 approved providers, says Gan

ANY company or individual who requires a Covid-19 test will be able to procure such services from about 600 approved providers, Singapore's authorities said on Tuesday, in a move to make testing more...

They came, they saw, but didn't shop much in Sept

SINGAPORE retail sales fell 10.8 per cent year on year in September, underperforming expectations and reversing the previous two months' trend of lessening declines, according to the Singapore...

Singapore retail sales fall 10.8% in September, dragged by lower mobile phone sales

SINGAPORE retail sales fell 10.8 per cent year on year in September, reversing the previous two months' trend of lessening declines, according to the Singapore Department of Statistics (Singstat)...

Manufacturers to pick up speed in year-end

SINGAPORE manufacturers are heading into the tail months of 2020 with a rosier outlook, after a rocky story over the past year and a half.

Singapore's manufacturing sentiment gauge rises by 0.2 point to 50.5 in October

SINGAPORE factories are tipped for more growth in October, as the Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) reading touched a recent high of 50.5 points.

Trickle of visitors to Singapore improves to 9,500 in September

WITH the Covid-19 pandemic still weighing on global travel, Singapore saw only a modest month-on-month increase in arrivals in September.

Resident employment rebounds, but retrenchments still rising

ALTHOUGH Singapore's resident employment levels bucked the trend and recovered to near pre-pandemic levels in September, the labour market is expected to remain weak in the months ahead.

Singapore firms don't see skies clearing in next two quarters

SINGAPORE firms expect business conditions to be worse in the next two quarters compared to the third quarter of 2020, though the gap between pessimists and optimists has been narrowing, according...

Singapore's Q3 total employment contraction slows, but retrenchments continue: MOM

SINGAPORE'S total employment contracted at a slower pace in the third quarter of 2020, with resident employment rebounding to near pre-pandemic levels, according to preliminary estimates from the...

Singapore firms pessimistic about next six months, but less than before: surveys

SINGAPORE firms expect business conditions to worsen from October till next March, though the gap between pessimists and optimists has been closing, according to official quarterly surveys on Friday.