What Singapore Tells Us About the Global Economy — Update

Singapore manages monetary policy through exchange-rate settings, rather than interest rates, as external trade dwarfs the island nation's economy. The central bank has kept a neutral policy stance since April 2016. Many analysts predict the electronics ... ( read original story ...)

Technology in farming: Difficult for all to apply

Of primary concern to land-scarce Singapore is food. As climate scientist Benjamin Grandey from the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology notes: "Agriculture is sensitive to weather conditions. Climate change may impact food supplies... ( read original story ...)

Samsung Electronics CEO resigns over ‘unprecedented crisis’

He will remain on the board of Samsung Electronics until March 2018. Ryan Lim, founding partner of the Singapore technology consultancy QED said "Samsung is in a leadership crisis situation". Mr Lim said "the current management structure seems to be a ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore exports seen rising for 5th straight month in Sept

RIC=SGXOILY%3DECI SINGAPORE, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Singapore's non-oil domestic exports in September likely rose for a fifth straight month from a year earlier, buoyed again by strength in electronics shipments, a Reuters poll showed on Friday. Non-oil ... ( read original story ...)

Fewer tourists buying mobile phones in Singapore

Singapore is losing its shine as a hot spot for tourists looking to pick up the latest smartphones. It is a trend analysts expect to continue as flagship phone launches are now taking place across key Asian markets at the same time, making it less of a ... ( read original story ...)