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Business trips to Singapore now cost less than before, but barely so
SINGAPORE (April 17): A typical business trip to Singapore now costs an average of US$468 ($633) per day, down slightly from the daily average of US$479 in 2018. Based on the latest Daily Rates research findings published by ECA International, this pushes Singapore down by a notch to fourth place this year in the Asia rankings for the region’s most expensive locations for business ...
Singapore among world's top digital economies but ranks worst at meeting psychological needs: Survey
SINGAPORE (April 4): Despite widespread utility of digital services across the globe, a range of basic, self-fulfillment and psychological needs are still failing to be met, suggests a recent survey by Dentsu Aegis Network in partnership with Oxford Economics. Based on the Digital Society Index 2019: Human Needs in a Digital World report released on Thursday, a survey of over 43,000 people in ...
Are Singapore companies guilty of ageism despite our greying population?
SINGAPORE (Apr 3): Companies in Singapore generally view mature workers as an asset although they may not have the right facilities to accommodate such employees, suggests a new survey conducted by PersolKelly. According to the recruitment firm’s 2019 Q1 APAC Workforce Insights report, nearly all (96%) Singapore-based respondents of the survey concurred there were benefits of working with ...
Local family businesses ready to embrace next-gen technologies, but less confident in talent: SAP
SINGAPORE (Feb 28): Local family businesses are most confident in utilising data analytics to drive their business success, as they prepare to put aside their traditional business models to meet future challenges with next-generation technologies. According to a new multi-country study which SAP commissioned from the The Economist Intelligence Unit (TEIU), family businesses in Singapore who ...
Singapore ranks 3rd largest market in SE Asia for Chinese tourists spending over CNY period
SINGAPORE (Feb 20): Singapore emerged as the third largest market in Southeast Asia for Chinese tourists spending over the Chinese New Year, with an increase of 34% in average spending per Chinese tourist, according to a joint report released by Nielsen and Alipay. The research dived into the overseas spending and mobile payment behaviour of Chinese consumers across 54 markets where Alipay is ...
Singapore is Asia's most ready nation for autonomous vehicle adoption
SINGAPORE (Feb 13): Singapore continues to remain at No.1 in Asia in terms of readiness to embrace autonomous vehicles (AVs) and second in the world after the Netherlands, unchanged from a year ago. This is according to KPMG’s 2019 Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index (AVRI), which was established with the intent to provide an understanding of various countries’ preparedness and openness to ...
Middle managers may be overconfident in their ability to adapt to industry changes: EIU
SINGAPORE (Feb 12): Middle managers are aware of the changes coming to their industries, but they may be overconfident in their ability to adapt, according to a report by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The study, sponsored by Microsoft Philanthropies, surveyed middle managers from Singapore, Japan, Australia and South Korea across the retail, manufacturing and government ...
Social media continues to grow despite industry challenges: survey
SINGAPORE (Jan 31): More than one million new people go online daily and 45% of the world – about 3.5 billion people annually – are logging in to their favourite social platforms, representing almost 9% increase y-o-y, according to the Digital 2019 report by Hootsuite and We Are Social. A majority of active social users – 3.25 billion – are accessing social networks through their ...
Employees use workplace as source of trust as pessimism persists
(Jan 21): Employers are emerging as a powerful source of trust as people turn to more local relationships and remain skeptical of institutions including the government and social-media platforms, a survey of global attitudes compiled by public-relations firm Edelman found. Among the respondents, 75% said that they trust their employer, 27 points more than government and 28 points more than the ...
Regulatory issues a key hurdle for Singapore firms eyeing international expansion, finds survey
SINGAPORE (Jan 15): Despite being “global natives” – companies which expand into international markets rapidly, often within the first year of their existence – Singapore’s online businesses appear the most pessimistic about their prospects overseas. This is according to new research conducted by tech and e-payments solutions firm Stripe, which partnered VIGA research to survey over ...