Lim Hng Kiang on how the government is expanding Singapore's economic space [full speech]

Here's a transcript of the speech Minister for Trade and Industry (Trade) Lim Hng Kiang delivered during MTI's Committee of Supply Debate on Friday, March 2.

Low Yen Ling on equipping the workforce with relevant skills and global market expertise [full speech]

Here's a transcript of the speech that Low Yen Ling, senior parliamentary secretary, Ministry of Trade and Industry, delivered during MTI's Committee of Supply Debate on Friday, March 2.

Deal with ageing population well, or face a triple whammy: Heng Chee How

THAT Singapore has a rapidly ageing population is not news. We have been saying that for years, and have felt its impact in our families, our communities and our workplaces.

Talent crunch will set back innovation

WHAT'S the No. 1 item on the wish list of local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)?

Go big, go west: How one homegrown real estate developer expanded its logistics business in China

Singapore real estate developer Mapletree Investments has been flourishing in China, where it boasts projects in more than 20 provinces across the country. The company credits its success in the...

Budget 2018: 10 changes that will affect SMEs

To help you get up to speed with what's new, here's our (non-exhaustive) list of 10 things from Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat's Budget speech that are likely to affect small and medium...

Trentios: Building a "Made in Singapore" air-con brand

In a market dominated by Japanese, Korean, and Chinese brands, Trentios carved out a niche for itself with its line of energy-efficient air...

Measures to bolster R&D and IP tax regime are heartening

FINANCE Minister Heng Swee Keat stressed early in his Budget 2018 speech on the importance of encouraging pervasive innovation throughout the economy, as well as the key role intellectual property...

Calibrated approach to future-proof Singapore's plan for sustainable future

BUDGET 2018 espouses the values of thrift, self-reliance, caring for the young, old and needy and planning for the future.

Working together for the collective good

BUDGET 2018 is aptly themed "Together, a better future".