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Singapore: MND cuts private housing supply for H1 2019 Government Land Sales Programme by about 20%

THE government has decided to moderate the total supply of private residential units for the first-half 2019 Government Land Sales (GLS) Programme, citing the significant growth in pipeline supply while demand has started to moderate following the introduction of the July property cooling measures. The Ministry of National Development (MND) said on Thursday  morning that the H1 2019 GLS Programme […]

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Singapore factory growth cools for third consecutive month

SINGAPORE – Manufacturing growth slowed for a third consecutive month in November to record its lowest reading since July last year. The key electronics sector marked its first contraction as well after 27 consecutive months of growth, said the Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management (SIPMM) on Monday (Dec 3). The overall Purchasing Managers’ […]

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Singapore employment rates, income growth up; PMETs take longer to find work, more contract jobs

A GREATER share of younger and older Singapore residents were employed this year, and the average full-time worker enjoyed faster income growth, with the labour market improving as economic growth picked up. The unemployment rates for resident workers, both professionals, managers, executives and technicians (PMETs), as well as for non-PMETs, also dipped slightly as of June this year, compared […]

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