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Expect a '3 plus and minus 5%' model of future growth

INSTEAD of the "5 plus and minus 1" per cent growth of yesteryear, Singapore's economy will likely enter a phase of "3 plus and minus 5" per cent growth, arising from technological disruption and...

Sept NODX trails forecasts; electronics expected to slow

GROWTH of Singapore's non-oil domestic exports (NODX) continued to push ahead in September, buoyed by favourable low base effects and an upswing in the volatile pharma sector.

Skilled workforce key in shaping future of manufacturing in Singapore

SINGAPORE'S approach towards Industry 4.0 is "not simply about technology", said Senior Minister for Trade and Industry Koh Poh Koon on Wednesday.

Helping Singapore transcend its limitations: Chan Chun Sing

INDUSTRY 4.0 can help Singapore to transcend its conventional limitations of size and manpower to vie on the world stage, said Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing on Tuesday morning.

Singapore's September non-oil exports come in below expectations, but up from August

SINGAPORE’S non-oil domestic exports (NODX) grew by a solid 8.3 per cent in September, coming in under economist expectations even as it picked up pace from the 5 per cent expansion in August,...

Helping Singapore overcome its limitation: Chan Chun Sing

INDUSTRY 4.0 can help Singapore to transcend its conventional limitations of size and manpower to vie on the world stage, said Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing on Tuesday morning....

VCs to play significant role in age of innovation and disruption

VENTURE capitalists will play a significant role in the coming years as technology continues to blur the lines between industry sectors, said Singapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat at Vertex...

Collaboration among partners crucial for Industry 4.0 to take off: Tharman

INDUSTRY 4.0 is a challenge as it will lead to fewer manufacturing jobs in the long term, even as it holds "immense opportunities" for countries and businesses around the world, said Deputy Prime...

Collaboration key for Industry 4.0 to take off: Tharman

TO harness the full potential of Industry 4.0, there is a need to look beyond traditional geographical and industry boundaries, said Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic...

Tharman says Fourth Industrial Revolution must create quality jobs as key initiatives are launched at inaugural trade show

SINGAPORE - Collaboration between nations and industries are needed to harness the full potential of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, said Deputy Prime Minister Tharman...