Singapore targets 2,000 new PMET jobs in food manufacturing industry transformation

THE Singapore government on Friday launched its food manufacturing industry transformation map, hoping to cook up a 4.5 per cent annual productivity improvement and 2,000 new skilled jobs by 2020.

Quick take: UOB cuts full year export forecast for Singapore after Oct disappoints

UOB Global Economics and Markets Research has cut its full year forecast for Singapore's export growth after IE Singapore said external trade has fallen by 12 per cent in October to S$12.4 billion,...

Garena's secret sauce: its people

GARENA - the Singapore-based Internet and mobile platform company said to be valued at some US$3.75 billion, making it South-east Asia's largest unicorn - has revealed its secret sauce for success:...

Going regional the way forward for businesses

THE outlook for 2017 might be downcast but it is not all doom and gloom - business leaders have pointed out that in adversity lies opportunity and Singapore companies, particularly small and medium-...

Jubilee unveils US$100m kitty for Series A startups

A NEW US$100 million fund has been unveiled for Series A-stage startups in Singapore.

NTUC Income programme unveils first batch of startups

NINE startups have been selected to participate in NTUC Income's equity-free accelerator programme Income Future Starter, powered by TAG.PASS.

Handshakes portal sets course for expansion

FRESH from clinching a prize in the National Infocomm Awards (NIA) 2016, financial technology startup DC Frontiers is setting its sights on expanding its corporate intelligence portal Handshakes...

SGX, NUS law faculty hold roundtable on dual-class shares

THE Singapore Exchange (SGX) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Law are holding a roundtable discussion on Monday on the feasibility of introducing dual-class shares in...

Open economies likely to suffer from protectionist stance

THE ripple effect of real estate mogul Donald Trump's win in the United States' presidential election is expected to spread far and wide, with Asia and Singapore likely to feel considerable impact.

3,000 disadvantaged kids to get free coding lessons from Google

GOOGLE sees a "tremendous opportunity" to grow its business in Singapore and to showcase the city-state as a centre for innovation, according to a top official of the California-based tech giant.


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