Economy

Singapore jobs market expands in Q1 as more residents land jobs

Vacancies rose to 81,900 in March from 79,800 at the end of last year.
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Singapore jobs market expands in Q1 as more residents land jobs

Vacancies rose to 81,900 in March from 79,800 at the end of last year.
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Singapore is the world’s most competitive economy in 2024: IMD

The city-state also held the top spot in 2020.
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Singapore ranks as 2nd most expensive city globally

Expensive housing, transportation, and goods drove up the city's cost of living.
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Non-oil domestic exports slip 0.1% YoY in May

A 6.0% YoY drop in non-electronic products drove the decline.
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Singapore, Malaysia set to deepen ties, look for new areas of cooperation

Wong said the Johor-Singapore SEZ will boost trade and the exchange of talent.

Economists uphold 2.4% full-year GDP growth for Singapore in Q2

Next year, they expect the economy to grow by 2.5%.

Singapore’s H2 recovery hinges on external factors: UOB

GDP is estimated to grow by 2.9% in 2024 and 3.2% in 2025.

Gan Kim Yong named as new chairman of EDB’s International Advisory Council

He succeeds Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Lawrence Wong.

Singapore is the top startup ecosystem in Asia, seventh globally

Singapore’s startup ecosystem generated US$144b in ecosystem value.

Singapore urged to take the lead in supporting green tech startups in Southeast Asia

Fairatmos’ success can act as a blueprint for other green tech startups to seek green financing investors.

Singapore ranks 6th in Savills Resilient City Index

It was driven by the influx of individuals opting to reside and work in the city.

Lawrence Wong starts first overseas trip as PM with Brunei and Malaysia visits

He will meet with His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah amongst others.

Chart of the Day: More firms reported payment delays last year

The share of Singapore firms with payment delays fell to 62% from 77%.

Singapore, Ethiopia pledge to strengthen ties, explore new areas of cooperation

The two nations are seen as “gateways to enhance links between Southeast Asia and Africa.”

Doubling down on research: Singapore to study how built environment affects mental health

The study includes assessing urban design features and human behaviours, among other things.