Ong Ye Kung

Global Economy

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Quoteworthy: "The entertainment industry in Korea will be a very important industry for investors to invest in" –— Daniel Yoo, head of global investment at Yuanta Securities Korea.

Singapore economy

Singapore plans more fiscal stimulus in 2021 to spur recovery: Ong Ye Kung

Singapore is looking to add to about $100 billion of fiscal stimulus to help strengthen an economy expected to still face significant uncertainty next year, a senior official said.

Aviation

Return of mass air travel will take at least two years: Transport minister Ong

The global aviation industry will take at least two years to recover from the coronavirus pandemic and mass travel to return, Singapore’s Transport Minister Ong Ye Kung said, stressing the importan

Covid-19

Singapore is exploring ways to safely open its borders, says transport minister Ong

Singapore is exploring ways to safely open its borders after the coronavirus outbreak led to record losses at the nation’s flag carrier and decimated traffic at Changi Airport.

Sustainability

MAS announces US$2 bil programme to support green finance growth

SINGAPORE (Nov 11): The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is setting up a US$2 billion ($2.7 billion) green investments programme (GIP) to invest in public market investment strategie

Singapore Fintech Festival 2019

Singapore aims to be Asian centre for green financing: Ong Ye Kung

SINGAPORE (Nov 11): Amid increasing awareness of climate change and its consequences, Singapore aims to become a leading centre of green finance in Asia, says Education Minister Ong Ye Kung.

Singapore economy

Singapore may signal Premier Lee's likely successor this week

SINGAPORE (Nov 22): Singapore may give its strongest signal yet this week about who might succeed Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong as leader.

Singapore economy

Singapore's next leader to be chosen in 'not-too-distant future'

SINGAPORE (Sept 21): Singapore’s well-publicised succession plan has been in place for several years and a decision on the next prime minister isn’t too far away, according to Singapore Education M

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

Singapore launches unified QR code for e-payments; new rules soon to address likely risks

SINGAPORE (Sept 17): Singapore on Monday launched the Singapore Quick Response Code (SGQR), which combines multiple payment QR codes into a single SGQR label.

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