Will Singapore be next in Trump’s trade crosshairs?

And what does this mean for Singapore? To try to figure this out, we looked at two factors in international trade: the trade balance and currency appreciation/depreciation. Countries posting a trade surplus with the U.S. Redressing the balance of trade is ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore could face choice between US or China, PM says

Singapore's prime minister, Lee Hsien Loong ... The full HARDtalk interview runs on BBC World on Wednesday 1 March at 0430, 0930, 1530, 2030 GMT; and on the BBC News Channel at 0430 on Wednesday 1 March and at 0030 on Thursday 2 March. ( read original story ...)

With new mobile app, you can now buy a car on Carousell

SINGAPORE – Drivers looking to buy second-hand cars in Singapore can now add one more online platform in their search for used vehicles. Carousell Motors, a new mobile app by local online marketplace Carousell, will be available on the App Store for iOS ... ( read original story ...)

Tech start-ups cram into Singapore’s education sector

SINGAPORE: There is a new breed of technology entrepreneurs looking to cater to the country’s emphasis on education. By building automated homework assistance tools, online marketplaces to find and book tutors, as well as using data analytics to take a ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore, China signs 15 MoUs to strengthen ties

SINGAPORE: Singapore deepened and broadened ties with China with the signing of four agreements and another 15 memorandums of understanding (MOUs). As per details, the four agreements are on the formation of a Sino-Singapore joint expert panel with the aim ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Jan bank lending slows for the first time 4 months

SINGAPORE Feb 28 Singapore's total bank lending in January slowed for the first time in four months, due to a fall in general commerce, central bank data showed on Tuesday. Loans and advances by domestic banking units in the city-state amounted to S$617.1 ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore offers the world's cheapest Michelin-starred meal

(CNN)Singapore's Liao Fan Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice & Noodle -- the humble hawker stall now home to the world's cheapest Michelin-star meal -- was the only place you could try Chan Hon Meng's iconic S$2 ($1.42) chicken rice dish. Now, there are two. ( read original story ...)

Singapore manufacturing may show the way for future economy

Take a look at the underdog manufacturing sector and you may see what Singapore's economic restructuring can turn out to be, observers told The Business Times. Long deemed as being in decline, the sector's surprise output surge at end-2016 has suddenly ... ( read original story ...)

Woman sent back to Singapore despite 27-year marriage

Image caption Mrs Clennell has been married for 27 years and has two sons and a granddaughter in the UK A woman married to a British man for 27 years has been sent back to Singapore. Irene Clennell was being held in a Scottish detention centre, but told ... ( read original story ...)

NUS Business School's leaner, meaner curriculum

Freshmen at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School this year will get first-hand experience in exercising flexibility, a core value of entrepreneurship. The business school promises undergraduates taking the Bachelor of Business ... ( read original story ...)

Finance firms eyeing bigger slice of the SME pie

Singapore's three listed finance firms are poised to reap benefits from regulatory changes that will boost their customer reach and capacity to lend. Already, Hong Leong Finance, Sing Investments & Finance and Singapura Finance have enjoyed hefty run-ups ... ( read original story ...)

$2.8m scheme launched to help law firms adopt technology

SINGAPORE - Lawyers will soon get support from the Government to adopt technology in their law practices, under a new $2.8m scheme launched on Monday (Feb27). The Tech Start for Law programme will fund up to 70 per cent of the first-year's cost for ... ( read original story ...)