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No Signboard Seafood launches vending machine cluster in Tampines

SINGAPORE - The mamak shop - a convenience store found in the void deck of many Housing Board flats - has gone high tech.

Singapore services sector's business sentiment improves for next 6 months

BUSINESS sentiment in Singapore's services sector for the next six months has improved, based on data from the Department of Statistics Singapore.

Singapore manufacturers optimistic over business outlook in next six months

SINGAPORE manufacturers are optimistic that business situation will improve in the next six months, based on a business expectation survey by the Economic Development Board released on Friday.

Singapore bank lending up 0.1% in March: MAS

BANK lending in Singapore gained 0.1 per cent in March from the month before amid flat business lending, preliminary data from the Monetary Authority of Singapore on Friday showed.

Is small Singapore a good test bed for new technologies?

OVER the last eight years, I've been lucky enough to see Singapore's evolving landscape as a test bed for new technologies. Earlier this year, I started a venture developing and investing in...

MAS urges Singapore retailers to hop on e-commerce train for growth

SINGAPORE'S subdued retail sector can take a leaf out of the playbook of the manufacturing sector, which has harnessed technological advancements to benefit from the latest upswing in global...

Industrial rents and prices continue decline in Q1

THE recovery in Singapore's trade and manufacturing output has yet to translate into higher demand for industrial space in the first quarter of this year, JTC Corporation's latest figures on...

Company lied about workers to get PIC grant

A firm dealing in the sale and distribution of robotic ice-cream kiosks invested in the development of the machine and applied for a government grant under the Productivity and Innovation Credit (...

Singapore's soft labour market curbs inflation; external outlook brightens: MAS

A SOFT labour market, downbeat consumer sentiment and uneven domestic growth are curbing price increases in Singapore, said its central bank, adding that unemployment rates may rise slightly this...

S$1b Singapore fund to help IP-strong businesses go global

A NEW billion-dollar fund has sprung up in Singapore to give companies with strong intellectual property (IP) a leg up so they can commercialise and compete globally.

 

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