Hopes dim of growth recovery in H2 as May's PMI falls below 50

SINGAPORE factories face an uphill slog, as a much-longed-for industry turnaround in the second half of the year could fail to materialise.

Singapore factory sentiment cools in April as exports, output slow

GROWTH in Singapore's overall manufacturing sector eased in April, a monthly survey has suggested, while the decline in electronics output has worsened.

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Electronics, precision engineering still dragging down factory output

SINGAPORE'S factory output has inched its way back into positive territory, although economists do not seem too impressed by the rebound.

Singapore factories post modest 0.7% growth in February

SINGAPORE factory output inched up in February, beating fears of a second month of decline.

Eyeing promising players to boost growth

Singapore is on a mission to court technology mavens to drive foreign investment and create higher-quality jobs, as it strives to be a digital hub in the region.

Homegrown SC Auto launches first made-in-Singapore bus to meet demand for coaches

HOMEGROWN bus designer and manufacturer SC Auto has launched the SC Neustar, a bus designed and built in Singapore from scratch.

Outlook sours in key sectors; economists warn of 2019 slowdown

FIRMS here are gloomier about the business outlook for the six months to next March, according to official quarterly polls out on Wednesday.

Singapore Q4 business sentiment worsens for both services and manufacturing

GLOBAL trade tensions and property cooling measures in Singapore have taken their toll on fourth-quarter business sentiment in the manufacturing and services sectors, according to separate updates...

For pharma, volatility and value are two sides of the same coin

FOR the four months to July, Singapore's export-oriented drug industry notched up double-digit yearly growth, while July exports surged a stunning 109 per cent - yet industry players are hard put to...

Tharman says Fourth Industrial Revolution must create quality jobs as key initiatives are launched at inaugural trade show

SINGAPORE - Collaboration between nations and industries are needed to harness the full potential of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, said Deputy Prime Minister Tharman...