SINGAPORE ECONOMY

SINGAPORE'S manufacturers and exporters had seemed poised for recovery as global trade sentiments improved in late 2019, but are now facing prolonged agony in the near term.

WITH the once-expected manufacturing recovery in 2020 now jeopardised by the Covid-19 outbreak, Singapore is counting on sectors such as construction, and information and communications, said the...

SINCE 2014, unit business costs have fallen for manufacturing but risen in services, due partly to different unit labour cost (ULC) trends.

IN A move aimed at succession planning, Singapore Airlines (SIA) announced a management shuffle on Monday, which included promoting two airline veterans seen as potential frontrunners for the top...

STARTUPS

BEING stuck with potentially illiquid stock was a key concern raised at honestbee's creditor townhall on Monday, which was attended by over 100 creditors, The Business Times has learnt from...

AFTER the year-end holiday season, developers posted their best January private home sales figure in seven years.

VIRUS OUTBREAK

A NEW "Stay-Home Notice" will be introduced for Singapore residents and long-term pass holders returning from mainland China.

Singapore Budget 2020

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat’s Budget speech this afternoon is expected to contain specific support and long-term measures.

BT EXCLUSIVE: MARKET REGULATION

THE Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) intends to hardcode into its Listing Rules a whistleblowing policy for all companies that ensures confidentiality and no retaliation against...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2020

THE virus outbreak will put immediate attention on helping businesses retain jobs as the economy takes a hit, but the Budget is still expected to have its focus firmly on Singapore's long-term...

BREAKING NEWS

Feb 19, 2020 12:22 AM

London mayor pushes for 'associate' EU citizenship

[BRUSSELS] London's mayor Sadiq Khan pushed the idea of an "associate" EU citizenship for Britons after Brexit, as...

Feb 19, 2020 12:13 AM

US homebuilder sentiment eases while staying near 20-year high

[WASHINGTON] US homebuilder sentiment in February remained near the highest level since 1999 as lower borrowing...

Feb 19, 2020 12:01 AM

Dell to sell cybersecurity unit for US$2.08b

[BENGALURU] Dell Technologies said on Tuesday it would sell its cybersecurity unit RSA for US$2.08 billion to a...

Feb 18, 2020 11:20 PM

Vodafone, Telecom Italia offer rivals access to some sites to ease EU concerns

[BRUSSELS] Vodafone and Telecom Italia offered to give rivals access to some of their infrastructure for up to nine...

Feb 18, 2020 10:58 PM

US: Wall Street slips at open following Apple's sales warning

[NEW YORK] Shares of Apple dragged down Wall Street's main indexes at the open on Tuesday, after a surprise sales...