Covid-19 impact pushes Singapore's 2020 GDP forecast into negative turf

SINGAPORE's official growth forecast has hit negative territory for the first time in nearly a decade. This comes as the Republic braces itself for what is likely the worst economic contraction...

Singapore cuts 2020 growth forecast amid virus outbreak

SINGAPORE'S official growth forecast for 2020 has been downgraded, with authorities bracing for the possibility of a contraction should the novel coronavirus outbreak be more severe than...

F&B players get insights on how to innovate

SMEs in the food and beverage sector keen to learn how to innovate can look forward to an Oct 1 event at the Food Innovation & Resource Centre (FIRC) at Singapore Polytechnic (SP).

Big jump in R&D spending by Singapore precision engineering firms

HIGH-VALUE lens manufacturer Wavelength Opto-Electronic used to take 30 seconds to manually inspect one contact lens.

Singapore precision engineering R&D expenditure rises 50% to S$313m in FY2016

LOCAL precision engineering enterprises spent S$313 million, or 50 per cent more in research and development (R&D) in the 2016 financial year compared to the previous year, according to the...

A fresh branding emerges from deep dive into Singapore spirit

IT'S no longer just about drawing tourists or businesses. Singapore's latest branding exercise aims to capture the nation's essence in its entirety.

Government raises industrial land supply in H2; changes rules for small sites

THE government will step up the supply of industrial land to 13.9 hectares (ha) in the second half of the year, compared to the 11.25 ha it made available in the first half, which works out to a...

Singapore consortium named master developer for India city

A SINGAPORE consortium was given the master development rights to build the new capital city of Amaravati for the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.