Stories By Linette Lim
121 Jul 2014 Mon
Recent weakness in GDP growth numbers has raised concerns over the health of Singapore's manufacturing economy, which needs to restructure to survive.
218 Jul 2014 Fri
"I don't think there's a single system in the world that spends as little as Singapore does in terms of percentage of GDP and gets the outcomes that it gets," said Dr Jim Yong Kim.
317 Jul 2014 Thu
At the FutureChina Global Forum, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong noted that China became Singapore's top trading partner for the first time last year.
416 Jul 2014 Wed
However, industry experts caution that banks may still face challenges in implementing the tighter rules proposed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).
515 Jul 2014 Tue
The earnings reporting season for the second quarter of this year is approaching. Given the disappointing economic numbers out so far, Singapore companies are expected to turn in a lacklustre set of results.
614 Jul 2014 Mon
Economists say small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in labour-intensive sectors have the greatest potential for change amid Singapore's current economic restructuring effort.
711 Jul 2014 Fri
There has been a growing range of unusual investment options -- largely made available through business trust listings -- ranging from golf courses and overseas shopping malls to data centres.
804 Jul 2014 Fri
Increasing military threat from China is causing countries such as Vietnam and Philippines to draw closer to the US and Japan, increasing the risk of splintering within the region, says Singapore's Ambassador-at-Large.
903 Jul 2014 Thu
Experts said recent weakness in manufacturing could impact demand for factory space. Coming at a time when the supply of industrial property is on the rise, they added that this could put pressure on some real estate investment trusts (REITs).
1002 Jul 2014 Wed
Global IPO markets have had their strongest first half of the year since 2007, but in Singapore, new listings have dropped by more than two thirds, as equity trading volumes remain weak.