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More debate on Singapore's approach to foreign labour, Economy News & Top Stories
The debate over Singapore's approach to foreign manpower has subsided in recent years, but it is returning to the fore as companies confront the challenges of digital transformation.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Published: 24/04/18
New website, app to help Singapore food manufacturers catch overseas buyers: Koh Poh Koon, Economy News & Top Stories
SINGAPORE - Several initiatives to help local food manufacturers innovate and expand overseas were announced on Tuesday (April 24) by Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry and National Development Dr Koh Poh Koon.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Published: 24/04/18
Singapore inflation eases in March with consumer prices up 0.2% amid lower COE prices, Economy News & Top Stories
SINGAPORE - Singapore's inflation remained muted in March, as the cost of food and services rose more slowly compared with the preceding month and COE prices dropped.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Published: 23/04/18
Retail investors may get finger in private equity pie.
Retail investors may be able to access private equity (PE) investment products in the near future, market sources say.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Published: 23/04/18
After GST was introduced, more Malaysian voters are asking: Where is our money going?, Singapore News & Top Stories
The introduction of GST in 2015, along with a further fragmentation of Malay-based parties, have been identified as two key features that have changed Malaysia's political landscape significantly. . Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Published: 20/04/18
Singapore's casinos will face greater global competition, disruption: Josephine Teo, Singapore News & Top Stories
SINGAPORE - Given the increasingly complex gaming landscape in Singapore, there is a need to consider greater consolidation of casino regulatory functions, said Second Minister for Manpower and Home Affairs Josephine Teo.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Published: 20/04/18
US, Japan agree to intensify trade talks; Trump says he could walk out of Kim Jong Un summit if not fruitful.
On the issue of rejoining the Trans-Pacific Trade Partnership (TPP), Mr Trump said: “Unless they offer us a deal we cannot refuse, I will not go back to TPP.”. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Published: 19/04/18
China to impose anti-dumping measures on synthetic rubber imports from Singapore, US, EU.
BEIJING (REUTERS) - China will impose temporary anti-dumping measures on halogenated butyl rubber imported from the United States, European Union and Singapore, the Commerce Ministry said on Thursday (April 19).. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Published: 19/04/18
P2P lender Funding Societies nets US$25m Series B funding led by Softbank unit, Banking News & Top Stories
SINGAPORE - Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform Funding Societies announced on Wednesday (April 18) that it has raised U$25 million in Series B funding in a round led by Softbank Ventures Korea, a venture capital arm of Billionaire Masayoshi Son's SoftBank Group.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Published: 18/04/18
Singapore start-up DC Frontiers, Chinese partner to launch cross-border business information portal.
SINGAPORE - Executives in Singapore and China may now have an easier time identifying new cross-border business counterparts and building trust in each other.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Straits Times Published: 18/04/18

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