SINGAPORE'S newly extended "circuit-breaker" period - involving tougher movement curbs to keep the coronavirus in check - should keep a lid on consumer prices this year.
THE shock plunge of US crude futures into negative territory is unlikely to worsen the outlook for Singapore's oil exports and petrochemical sectors, economic watchers have said.
EMPLOYERS are starting to get the first tranche of wage subsidies from the Budget's S$18 billion Jobs Support Scheme to keep workers employed in the Covid-19 downturn.
JUST three weeks ago, The Business Times' correspondent Angela Tan pointed out how the Covid-19 outbreak is testing public companies' materiality thresholds for continuous disclosures. She named...
THE Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) has commenced investigations into the two service disruptions to StarHub's Internet services on Wednesday, and will not hesitate to take "strong...
EMPLOYERS are to get the first tranche of wage subsidies under the Jobs Support Scheme, with more than S$7 billion to be disbursed, from Wednesday.
THE for-profit workers' housing industry is due for a shake-up, as the spread of the deadly new coronavirus could prompt the authorities to tighten standards, watchers believe.
THE Ministry of Manpower (MOM) is stepping up checks on foreign workers who live in converted factory areas, as it warned on Monday that they are at serious risk from the coronavirus that has...
AS the Covid-19 epidemic takes a toll on households, companies are stepping up to help their staff tide over possible cash crunches.