Singaporean Deputy PM hails VSIP model Business

Singaporean Deputy PM hails VSIP model

Singaporean Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies Heng Swee Keat visited Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park (VSIP) 1 in the southern province of Binh Duong on September 14, during which he hailed the VSIP as the most successful model in Vietnam-Singapore partnership.
Singapore launches national AI programme in finance World

Singapore launches national AI programme in finance

Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat announced on November 8 the launch of the National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Programme in Finance at the Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) and Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology (SWITCH) 2021.
Singapore channels over 18 billion USD to boost innovation efforts ASEAN

Singapore channels over 18 billion USD to boost innovation efforts

Singapore will spend around 24 billion SGD (over 18 billion USD) over the next three years to help firms and workers adapt to the changing global landscape partly caused by the COVID-19 pandemic as part of its 80.8 billion USD budget plan for 2021 announced by Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat on February 16.
Singapore announces 80.8 billion USD budget plan for 2021 ASEAN

Singapore announces 80.8 billion USD budget plan for 2021

Singaporean Deputy Prime Minister cum Minister of Finance Heng Swee Keat on February 16 announced the nation’s 107 billion SGD (80.8 billion USD) budget plan in 2021 to provide immediate help to sectors under stress, and invest in the country’s long-term future.
Singapore, China ink multiple cooperation deals World

Singapore, China ink multiple cooperation deals

Singapore and China signed ten agreements on health, food safety and environment, among other things, at their 16th Joint Council for Bilateral Cooperation (JCBC), the highest-level bilateral meeting between the two countries.
Singapore injects another 8 billion SGD to support economy ASEAN

Singapore injects another 8 billion SGD to support economy

Singapore’s government has allocated another 8 billion Singapore dollars (5.8 billion USD) to support workers and businesses hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic, the country's Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said.
Singapore announces fourth stimulus package against COVID-19 World

Singapore announces fourth stimulus package against COVID-19

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister of Singapore Heng Swee Keat on May 26 announced another 33 billion SGD (23.2 billion USD) supplementary budget, aimed primarily at helping workers and businesses to tide over the COVID-19 crisis and the bleak economic outlook ahead.
Singapore yet to fix date for general election due to COVID-19 World

Singapore yet to fix date for general election due to COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak and its impact on the economy are likely to worsen, and ensuring that Singapore can focus on overcoming the challenges is a major factor in deciding when to hold the general election, said Singaporean Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat.
Singapore to spend 4.6 billion USD to fight virus World

Singapore to spend 4.6 billion USD to fight virus

Singapore on February 18 announced a financial package worth 6.4 billion SGD (4.6 billion USD) to address economic impact of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).