Singapore’s media industry is facing threats from the rise of digital content through new distribution platforms such as social media and over-the-top (OTT) video platforms. The threats, however, also represent opportunities for the industry to grow, said Robert Gilby, board member of the Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) and chairman of the Singapore Media Festival (SMF).
There are some items people shouldn’t get in Singapore if they can avoid it. Beer, cigarettes or cars, for example.
It appears there were many more winners than losers in the Budget outlined by Singapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat on Thursday. A business-focused Budget, it nevertheless spread around some "goodies" for a broad base of Singaporeans in line with its aim to build a "caring and resilient" society.
Singapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat will deliver his first Budget Speech in Parliament today (Thursday, 24 March) at 3:30pm. The budget for fiscal year 2016 (runs from 1 April this year and to the end of March next year) is expected to be a "prudent" or "cautious" budget that will focus on addressing the problem of an economic slowdown.
POSB Bank launched on Wednesday 86 "talking ATMs" in Singapore to help the visually impaired perform basic ATM transactions.
Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat will be delivering the Budget Statement in Parliament on 24 March 2016, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) announced on Monday.
City Developments Limited (CDL) deputy chairman and executive director Kwek Leng Joo, 62, passed away in his sleep early Monday morning "as a result of a sudden heart attack", the listed Singapore property developer said.
DBS Bank announced on Thursday that it has further expanded its network of withdrawal touchpoints. Customers can now withdraw up to S$200 in cash at all Cold Storage, Market Place, Jasons and Giant stores in Singapore, it said.
City Harvest Church's management are "disappointed" by the guilty verdict a judge handed down Wednesday against senior pastor Kong Hee and five others for criminal breach of trust and falsifying accounts.
Singapore Airlines (SIA) said on Tuesday that it would restart non-stop flights to Los Angeles and New York in the United States using a new ultra-long-range variant of Airbus A350 aircraft.
Singapore Airlines (SIA) said on Monday that Amsterdam would be the inaugural destination for its new-generation Airbus A350 fleet.
The budget unveiled by the Singapore government on Monday is a crowd-pleaser that packed some surprises, said analysts.
Expect the government to announce a big assistance package for the elderly along with other programmes to address Singapore’s long-term economic and social challenges when it unveils the next budget, say analysts.
A Chinese film tycoon, a Singaporean entrepreneur and a Singapore private equity firm launched on Tuesday a US$100 million fund based in the city-state that will open the way for foreigners to invest in China’s media and entertainment industry.
After the Singapore Exchange suffered a second trading disruption in less than a month on Wednesday, the Small and Middle Capitalisation Companies Association (SMCCA) asked that a "fully independent" group be set up to look into the recent lapses.
A group of Singapore-listed companies argued on Wednesday against setting a minimum trading price of 20 cents for mainboard listings, saying the move would not boost liquidity.
Small and mid-cap companies listed on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) have formed an association to improve the local capital market.
Author and famed investor Jim Rogers picked what he sure knows a lot about when asked to choose the one investment he would make in Singapore now.
Singapore’s government will contract bus operators to run bus services through a competitive tendering process in a shift to a new model for the industry in the second half of this year, it said on Wednesday.
Singapore’s government could do more to help the environment through the Budget by increasing petrol taxes and raising the certificate of entitlement (COE) quota on smaller cars, an economist from Nanyang Technological University said on Monday.
A 23-year-old male jumped from the third floor of a residence hall in Nanyang Technological University on Monday afternoon during a visit to his ex-girlfriend.