Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat

Singapore launches supply chain data exchange, to invest $70 mil in communications R&D - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Digital Economy

Singapore launches supply chain data exchange, to invest $70 mil in communications R&D

The exchange is expected to unlock more than $200 million of value annually through optimised supply chain operations.

Singapore economy

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

The move has added an unfamiliar twist to the orderly succession that has marked Singapore’s politics thus far.
Singapore growing 'green node' for Asia's sustainability efforts: DPM Heng - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Sustainability

Singapore growing 'green node' for Asia's sustainability efforts: DPM Heng

“We can further harness the power of finance to promote cleaner and greener forms of energy and activities in the region."
With Covid-19 and digital revolution, Asia’s economic growth 'not foreordained': DPM Heng - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Singapore economy

With Covid-19 and digital revolution, Asia’s economic growth 'not foreordained': DPM Heng

DPM Heng called on regional leaders to work together to harmonise standards and facilitate cross-border transactions.
DPM Heng urges US-China cooperation, Singapore 'appalled' by violent crackdowns in Myanmar - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Asean

DPM Heng urges US-China cooperation, Singapore 'appalled' by violent crackdowns in Myanmar

While tensions “could intensify for some time”, DPM Heng hopes that the parties will develop a framework for cooperation.

Electric vehicles

Singapore starts to embrace electric cars two years after Tesla's rebuke

DPM Heng said in the 2021 Budget that 60,000 charging points at public carparks and private premises will be installed by 2030.

Singapore economy

DPM Heng warns full brunt of Covid-19 yet to be felt

Singapore’s further reliance on past reserves for funding will depend on how long it takes to get Covid-19 under control: Heng.
Easing of current property curbs 'premature', says DPM Heng - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Property

Easing of current property curbs 'premature', says DPM Heng

Heng declined to say what price threshold the government might have for any additional steps, in an interview with Bloomberg.

Budget 2021

A budget for recovery and beyond

If it means that Singapore will emerge out of Covid-19 in pole position, it is a necessary commitment to run a budget deficit.
More assistance for Singapore's vulnerable groups to strengthen social compact: DPM Heng - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Budget 2021

More assistance for Singapore's vulnerable groups to strengthen social compact: DPM Heng

Unveiling more initiatives to support these groups, Heng highlighted the importance of Singapore’s “social compact” in his speech.
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