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Singapore economy

Trade war spurs recession risk in Singapore

SINGAPORE (July 25): The US-China trade war is threatening to drag export-reliant Singapore into a recession and aggravating underlying risks facing the former tiger economy.

Singapore economy

Singapore says it needs foreign tech talent and ‘fun’ education

SINGAPORE (Sept 21): Singapore, grappling with an aging population and a shortage of high-tech workers, says it needs to bring in foreign talent in areas including software programming while the co

Tech

Robots may help defuse demographic time bomb in Japan, Germany

MUMBAI (May 30): Japan and Germany may be sitting on a ticking demographic time bomb where aging populations begin to drag down economic growth.

Singapore millennials seen to have ‘worst retirement prospects of any generation’

SINGAPORE (May 19): After having entered the workforce in a time of subdued economic conditions, Singapore’s millennials now face the responsibility of financially supporting an increasing number o

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