Retirement age, CPF rates for older workers to be raised: PM

FROM helping older workers stay employed to tackling climate change, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong addressed major issues for Singapore's future in Sunday night's National Day Rally - while...

US-China tensions will affect S'pore, but slowdown not hitting jobs yet: PM Lee

GROWING tensions between the United States and China have an impact on both Singapore's foreign relations and economic growth, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said in his Chinese speech during...

July NODX slide improves but no rebound in sight

EXPORT recovery is nowhere in sight for trade-dependent Singapore even as the country's latest key non-oil domestic exports (NODX) performed better than expected.

Singapore July non-oil exports fall less sharply than previous 2 months at 11.2%

SINGAPORE'S non-oil domestic exports (NODX) continued to fall in July, but less sharply. After dropping 16.3 per cent year on year in May and 17.4 per cent in June, the NODX slipped 11.2 per cent...

Flying into headwinds, firms find silver linings in the trade war

HOMEGROWN furniture company Koda freed up capacity at its factory in Vietnam to serve new customers, and is looking to start manufacturing in Indonesia or another neighbouring country in the next...

Singapore to benefit from rise in long-term demand for chips: DPM Heng

lDESPITE official forecasters' expectations of a full-year manufacturing decline here, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat affirmed on Wednesday that the ailing semiconductor industry - which...

Singapore ups the ante in chips industry's future

SINGAPORE will still be a hotspot for the semiconductor industry, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat has said - in spite of a chipmaking decline that saw the economy grind to a halt in the...

2019 exports forecast slashed as Q2 performance dives 14.6%

IT WAS a sea of red as Singapore's non-oil domestic exports (NODX) sank by double digits in the second quarter, marking its third straight quarter of decline.

Growth downgrades, heightened risks and the stimulus question

AS Singapore further slashed its official growth forecast on Tuesday, the question of economic stimulus moves loomed large.

MAS rules out off-cycle policy meeting despite GDP outlook downgrade

SINGAPORE’S central bank will not move outside its usual schedule to change its monetary policy, chief economist Edward Robinson confirmed in a briefing early on Tuesday.


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