Chan Chun Sing

Lawrence Wong to become new Minister for Finance, Heng Swee Keat to remain DPM, in Cabinet reshuffle - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Singapore economy

Lawrence Wong to become new Minister for Finance, Heng Swee Keat to remain DPM, in Cabinet reshuffle

Lawrence Wong will be the new Minister for Finance, announced Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong via a statement on April 23.

DPM Heng Swee Keat no longer next PM; to step down as Finance Minister - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Singapore economy

DPM Heng Swee Keat no longer next PM; to step down as Finance Minister

Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Heng Swee Keat will step back as the leader of the fourth-generation (4G) leadership team of the People’s Action Party (PAP).

Singapore economy

Singapore has a 10-year plan to ramp up manufacturing by 50%

Singapore aims to grow its manufacturing sector by 50% over the next 10 years to maintain its competitiveness, with the pandemic highlighting its importance to the trade-reliant city-state’s econom

Singapore's investment commitments in 2020 meets medium-term goals despite challenging business environment - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Singapore economy

Singapore's investment commitments in 2020 meets medium-term goals despite challenging business environment

Some $17.2 billion in fixed asset investments (FAI) were made in Singapore last year, far exceeding the $8 to $10 billion that had been forecast, the republic’s Economic Development Board (EDB) rev

Excelpoint Technology's subsidiary launches innovation centre to boost new opportunities in AIoT - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Tech

Excelpoint Technology's subsidiary launches innovation centre to boost new opportunities in AIoT

Mainboard-listed Excelpoint Technology’s entrepreneurial and strategic investment arm, Planetspark, has launched a hardware accelerator platform, PlanetSpark Innovation Centre at Changi Business Pa

UK-Singapore free trade agreement to begin Jan 1 - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Global Economy

UK-Singapore free trade agreement to begin Jan 1

The UK-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (UKSFTA) will take effect at 7am (Singapore time) on Jan 1, 2021, announced the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) on Dec 31.

The key to preparing our economies for the future is to 'press on with regional and global integration efforts': Chan Chun Sing - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Global Economy

The key to preparing our economies for the future is to 'press on with regional and global integration efforts': Chan Chun Sing

In his closing keynote speech at the 8th Asean-EU Business Summit at the Fullerton Hotel on Nov 19, Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing says that we should not expect to return to the wo

Global Economy

Briefs

Quoteworthy: "It’s a joke on the Chinese stock exchange" –— a 37-year-old secretary who wanted to be known only as Olivia, told Reuters.

Trade Minister Chan Chun Sing warns of economic risks from divided US - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Global Economy

Trade Minister Chan Chun Sing warns of economic risks from divided US

The US presidential election result may still be in doubt, but whoever emerges victorious will need to unite the country to adapt to challenges of globalization and digitization or risk a pushback

Singapore Australia sign MOU to cooperate on low-emissions solutions - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Sustainability

Singapore Australia sign MOU to cooperate on low-emissions solutions

Singapore and Australia have undertaken a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to cooperate on low-emissions solutions on Oct 26.

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