In a keynote speech, ESM Goh Chok Tong said that there can be no real regional cooperation if China does not have the confidence and trust of its neighbours. Achieving real cooperation requires more than a change in the tone, style and language of public communications, he said. Mr Goh outlined 3 principles to reinvigorate […]
The bright spot that points the direction ahead. A timely boost to the longer-term prospects of the region. That’s how Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing described the signing of the RCEP (Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership). The RCEP is eight years in the making. Thanks to hard work and dedication from the team at […]
EDB launched a new marketing campaign video to draw investors to Singapore. Titled ‘Dear World’, it is an open letter to the world, an invitation to rise together again, to be the greatest generation yet in this crisis. Our world is not quite the same today. Planes can be grounded but our spirit, never! This […]
President Halimah sends congratulatory letter to Chinese President Xi Jinping on People’s Republic of China’s 71st Anniversary
In her congratulatory letter to Chinese President Xi Jinping on the People’s Republic of China’s 71st anniversary, President Halimah commended China for their immense progress over the past seven decades. President Halimah noted that Singapore-China relations have grown in tandem with China’s development. This year is the 30th anniversary since the establishment of diplomatic relations […]
In his congratulatory letter to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, PM Lee praised China and the tenacity of its people for its remarkable growth in the past decades, lifting millions out of poverty. He is confident that China will ‘continue to grow and contribute to the stability and prosperity of our region and the world’. PM […]
Singapore among first countries to recover from pandemic effects: S&P Global Ratings on banking systems
Singapore will be an early exiter of the pandemic effects of COVID-19 on its banking system according to S&P Global Ratings. It has so far demonstrated resilience to the economic effects of the pandemic. Risk assessment on its banking system has remained unchanged and the pandemic has limited effect on its financial institutions.
There remains a bright future for Singapore as a global hub. We will continue to work closely with companies to anchor, hub, and grow their businesses out of Singapore, in a long-term and sustainable manner. – Chan Chun Sing at the Standard Chartered ASEAN Series – As part of its global expansion, ByteDance Ltd., the […]
Politicians like to exploit the anti-foreigner sentiment to widen the ‘Singaporeans vs PRs/FTs’ divide. This is irresponsible. Globalized companies draw their talents from all over the world. Only by remaining open, and welcoming of foreigners. and providing businesses with the access to global expertise they need, can good jobs be anchored here for Singaporeans.