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Global Economy

Singapore overtakes US as world's most competitive economy this year

SINGAPORE (May 29): Singapore has reclaimed its position as the world’s most competitive economy for the first time since 2010, according to the International Institute for Management Development's

Disruption and Digitalisation

After all the talk about digitisation Asia Pacific businesses are still lagging behind, finds survey

SINGAPORE (May 2): Despite acknowledging the significance of digital transformation as a stepping stone to achieve their business goals, Asia Pacific businesses are still suffering from a lack of d

Careers & Training

Here's how Singapore's organisations can retain their top talent

SINGAPORE (Feb 27): Fostering human connections is a significant factor in retaining employees who value job security, especially in Singapore.

Private equity

2019 will be a banner year for private markets, says BlackRock

SINGAPORE (Jan 7): Private markets are set to become particularly popular this year as institutional investors turn to private markets to mitigate risks amid rising concerns about a downturn in the

Management & Corporate Governance

Asia Pacific employers still fall short of fixing the compensation divide, finds survey

SINGAPORE (Sept 18): Over half the companies in Asia Pacific are failing to compensate their staff effectively and fairly, suggests a new study conducted by Willis Towers Watson.

Singapore economy

Expats love Singapore for quality of life, but less so for work-life balance and the locals: survey

SINGAPORE (Sept 6): Global expatriates (expats) continue to wax lyrical over Singapore’s political stability and great transportation infrastructure, although the city state is not without its flaw

Singapore economy

Singapore SMEs are region's top exporters thanks to its 'thriving digital economy', finds study

SINGAPORE (Aug 1): Singapore’s small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are playing a leading role in driving export in Asia Pacific, according to the latest study commissioned by FedEx Express.

Millennials the most savings-savvy generation in Singapore, finds UOB study

SINGAPORE (July 18): Singapore's millennials are outpacing their Generation X (Gen X) and baby boomer peers when it comes to growing their savings, according to United Overseas Bank’s (UOB) transac

Management & Corporate Governance

How much will it cost Singapore bosses to hire skilled talent in 2030?

SINGAPORE (June 21): By 2030, Singapore can expect to pay an extra US$29,065 ($39,600) per highly-skilled worker per year – representing a wage premium equivalent to about 10% of the city state’s 2

Singapore economy

Singapore returns to world's top 20 most expensive list on a stronger Singdollar: ECA International

SINGAPORE (June 12): After its fall to 24th place last year,  Singapore has now returned to the global top 20 most expensive cities in the world rankings, based on the findings of ECA International

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