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Singapore Q1 GDP growth hits decade low

SINGAPORE'S economy is growing at the slowest clip since the global financial crisis, according to flash data for the first three months of the year.

MPA funding $650,000 for start-ups to develop innovative maritime solutions

SINGAPORE - The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) is investing $650,000 in seed funding for tech startups to develop innovative solutions to address key maritime challenges in...

Singapore retail sales sink 10% in February after earlier Chinese New Year

RETAIL sales in Singapore fell 10 per cent year on year in February, reversing sharply from a 7.6 per cent growth in January, according to the latest data from the Department of Statistics (Singstat...

Weak manufacturing drags Singapore economy to 1.3% growth in Q1, slowest since 2009

SINGAPORE seems to have started the year off on the wrong foot, with economic flash data coming in a shade beneath market expectations in the first quarter.

The Eco-Preneurs

Arthur Huang is a magician, but not the type to pull a rabbit out of a hat. What he does is take discarded footwear and apparel and turns them into a recycled material composite to fit out store...

Sabrina Tan

SABRINA TAN IS only half-joking when she describes the skincare industry as a highly competitive blood sport. After “10 bloody years” in the arena, she ought to know. The good news though, is that...

Hyflux yet to seek extension of debt moratorium

HYFLUX will restart talks with its creditors to explore outcomes other than liquidation, but has not decided yet on whether it will seek an extended debt moratorium from the Singapore High Court...

F&B outlets, waterfall a big draw for visitors at Jewel Changi Airport

At 40m, Jewel Changi Airport's indoor waterfall is the world's tallest. And it proved the popular choice for snaps and selfies as around 60,000 people became the first members of the public to...

Jewel a timely investment in future of Singapore air hub

It will help Changi keep its edge as the dogfight for premier status intensifies and air traffic grows.

 

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