Singapore companies

Numerous Singapore listcos report disrupted operations in China

and A SLEW of Singapore-listed companies on Monday reported disruptions to their China operations from the mystery virus epidemic that has killed close to a thousand people there.

Coronavirus: More business events with large Chinese participation getting cancelled in Singapore

SINGAPORE - Economist Song Seng Wun was all set to take part in a panel discussion at the Singapore Exchange (SGX) annual Active Traders Fair on Feb 22 until the coronavirus stepped in and led to...

Employers gear up to tackle manpower issues

Employers are taking steps to comply with new measures targeting workers who were recently in China as part of wider efforts to contain the Wuhan virus. Some firms are bracing themselves for...

CapitaLand, other S'pore firms suspend businesses in China

Property giant CapitaLand and other Singapore-listed companies announced temporary closures of businesses in China as the coronavirus continues to take its toll.

CapitaLand, more Singapore companies suspend some businesses in China amid Wuhan virus spread

SINGAPORE - Property giant CapitaLand and more Singapore-listed companies announced temporary closures of businesses in China as the coronavirus death toll and number of infections there continue...

Payment delays worsen among Singapore firms for third straight quarter

SLOW payments among Singapore firms increased for the third consecutive quarter, led by the retail and services sectors, according to a report by the Singapore Commercial Credit Bureau (SCCB) on...

SMEs invest for future as global economy stays volatile

It has been a turbulent 2019 for Singapore's manufacturers as the uncertain global economy dampened prospects, especially among small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Helping tech start-ups secure government projects

An initiative to help tech start-ups secure government tenders has enabled about 75 firms to win more than $430 million worth of deals in the past five years that they might otherwise have missed...

Look Back 2019: Woeful year for these firms, people

Embattled water treatment firm Hyflux's struggles to find a white knight investor finally concluded last month, when it came to an agreement with United Arab Emirates utility company Utico, after...

Start-ups leveraging growth opportunities at innovation hub

Back in 2011, the uninspiring grey factory building in Ayer Rajah Crescent seemed an unlikely candidate to become the engine room of Singapore's start-up ecosystem, but eight years is a lifetime...

Former pasar malam stall now holds Facebook live auctions

The shift online has helped it to remain in a fixed location that all customers can "visit" virtually and allow the marketing team to expand its capabilities.