Tag: economic growth

MOM Minister Teo describes current economic slowdown as “persistent showers but with pockets of sunshine”

Singapore— Manpower Minister Josephine Teo said what sets the current economic downturn apart from previous ones is that this time, the job market has not felt the effect quite so badly and that good employment opportunities can still be found in certain sectors. She described...

Asean countries could reap the advantages of the US-China trade war

Former Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cabinet Minister George Yeo believes that Asean countries could be winners in the trade war between China and the United States. Writing for the Brunswick Group for Today Online, Mr. Yeo says that with the trade war between the...

Should Singapore adopt a Steady-State Economy?

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As income equality increases across Asia, with the economic weight of the world shifting towards the vast economic engines of the growth markets of China, East Asia, South Asia and Central Asia, societies will have to ask themselves the hard questions that come with...