IN the US, there is talk of cheques to households at S$1,200 per adult; in Hong Kong, a handout of HK$10,000 (S$1,850) apiece has already been announced.
SOME flagship industry showcases that regularly put Singapore on the world map will have to be delayed this year, as the Covid-19 pandemic puts the kibosh on large gatherings.
AS THE Covid-19 pandemic brings about social distancing and unprecedented travel restrictions, Singapore's event organisers have been rushing to keep up with fast-changing rules.
AN off-cycle easing by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) now looms closer, analysts said on Tuesday, as recession risks rose on the sudden unilateral closure of Malaysia's border with...
AS the global coronavirus epidemic strikes at Singapore's tourism-related sectors, the staycation market is taking on newfound importance.
PRIVATE-SECTOR economy watchers last month slashed Singapore's full-year growth forecast by more than half - but, as global uncertainty swells, some now believe that even that downward adjustment...
CHALLENGES like climate change also present Singapore with opportunities for innovation, Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Koh Poh Koon noted in a speech on Tuesday.
AS consumer businesses reel from the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak, Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing called on major landlords to "do their part" for affected tenants.
TO SPUR private-sector support for companies amid the Covid-19 outbreak, the Singapore government will match part of the funds raised to support businesses in the year ahead.