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Too soon to pop the bubbly for Singapore economy

LONG in the making, the Phase One trade deal between the United States and China can now put an end to some of the uncertainty that has dogged the global economy of late.

Minister drops hints on what's coming in Budget

MORE companies may be able to participate in government-led programmes that can strengthen their competitiveness while helping them scale.

Trade deal not changing Singapore firms' outlook yet

THE initial trade deal signed on Wednesday in Washington may spark hope of improved Sino-US relations, but Singapore companies across sectors are unlikely to change their outlook just yet, with...

Citi adjusts pay of women who do same work as men

Citigroup has adjusted the pay in Singapore of women who earned less than their male peers for doing the same work, the latest action in a growing trend of companies and countries seeking to close...

60%-70% of jobs created by new investments in 2019 will be in PMET roles: EDB

SINGAPORE - Around 60 to 70 per cent of the jobs created by the foreign investment attracted here in 2019 will be for professionals, managers, executives and technicians, a category known as PMETs...

Jobs from new investments mostly go to Singaporeans: Chan Chun Sing

JOBS created from new investments in Singapore are predominantly filled by Singaporeans, and while there is an emphasis on high-tech sectors, the Republic will need a range of other jobs to cater...

Malay chamber sets up committee for high-growth potential firms

THE Singapore Malay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SMCCI) has set up an Investment Advisory Committee (IAC) to identify firms with high-growth potential, in recognition of the critical role...

Ping An's OneConnect eyes backstage role in S-E Asian digibank race

ONECONNECT, the fintech associate of China's Ping An Group, decided not to apply for a digital banking licence in Singapore after exploring the prospects, its chief executive for Asia-Pacific and...

Dating apps share users' intimate data: consumer group

POPULAR dating apps like Grindr and OkCupid share personal data about users, including their location and sexuality, with about 100 other businesses, a Norwegian consumer group said on Tuesday, as...

Citibank analyst flags 'unstoppable' trends of 2020

CYBERSECURITY, fintech and the future of energy are the three "unstoppable" trends of 2020, according to a Citibank analyst posting a bullish investment outlook on these sectors, amid rising cyber...

 

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