2018 Media Coverage

 

Sharper Budget 2018 policies ‘pack more punch’ to help businesses grow: Experts
In response to Budget 2018, President Roland Ng noted that this year’s Budget laid the foundation to strengthen Singapore’s economy and companies over the longer run.

Channel NewsAsia, 20 February 2018

 

Govt to support firms in their innovation efforts with grant, skills acquisition 
In response to Budget 2018, President Roland Ng said that he is heartened that the Government has responded to the association’s recommendations with measures to incentivise larger companies to partner with SMEs on collaborative projects.

TODAY, 20 February 2018

 

Singapore Budget 2018: Organisations and businesses react to the Budget speech
President Roland Ng said that he is heartened to see measures to help businesses transform and upgrade through productivity improvement and innovation in this year's Budget.

The Straits Times, 20 February 2018

 

Budget 2018: What the analysts are saying
President Roland Ng’s comments on Budget 2018 regarding a greater need for government support for businesses affected by the carbon tax.

TODAY, 19 February 2018

 

Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry launches scholars network
SCCCI has launched its SCCCI Scholars Network at the 2018 Lunar New Year Gathering, jointly hosted by the Chamber and Business China. The SCCCI Scholars Network provides a platform for its scholars to share their experiences and contribute to society.

The Straits Times, 16 February 2018

 

War memorial service pays tribute to civilian victims
The 51st War Memorial Service in Commemoration of the Civilian Victims of the Japanese Occupation and Total Defence Day Commemoration Event was held on 15 February 2018. The event is co-organised by the Chamber and Nexus, and President Halimah Yacob attended the event as the Guest of Honour.

The Straits Times, 16 February 2018

 

Treasure multiculturalism and total defence, urges President Halimah Yacob
President Halimah Yacob attended the 51st War Memorial Service in Commemoration of the Civilian Victims of the Japanese Occupation and Total Defence Day Commemoration Event as the Guest of Honour, which was co-organised by the Chamber and Nexus.

Channel NewsAsia, 15 February 2018

 

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: Should Singapore's foreign manpower curbs be relaxed for certain sectors? How might businesses raise the productivity of their staff?
President Roland Ng’s comments on Singapore's manpower conundrum for The Business Times’ “Views From The Top” Column.

The Business Times, 12 February 2018

 

Rolling out the ITMs is only the first step of the slog
An article published in the Opinion Column of The Business Times talks about the SCCCI Pre-2018 Budget Wishlist recommendation for the government to provide more financial support to implement ITM initiatives.

The Business Times, 16 January 2018

 

Investor residency scheme created 6,000 jobs from 2011-2016
Investments brought in under the Global Investor Programme (GIP) generated S$1.8 billion in total business expenditure and created over 6,000 job opportunities here from 2011 to 2016, in industries such as infocomm media, engineering and financial services.

The Business Times, 10 January 2018

 

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