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Navigating loan obligations amidst the Singapore Covid-19 (Temporary Measures) Ac 2020

How lenders and borrowers should navigate loan obligations following the Temporary Measures Bill. By Justin Yip, Partner, and Lam Zhen Yu, Associate, Withers KhattarWong LLP

What do recent SG Budgets mean for SMEs?

The Singapore Government has announced three Budgets since the outbreak of COVID-19. Li Lian Ng, Head of Business Banking HSBC Singapore, highlights the key points SMEs need to know.

DBS, OCBC and UOB pledge no job cuts due to Covid-19

SINGAPORE banks, which are major employers here, have pledged no retrenchments as a result of the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Frasers Property temporarily shuts UK and Germany assets, some staff taking unpaid leave

FRASERS Property has temporarily shut its three hotels in Germany and will also progressively close its 11 hospitality properties in the UK.

UOB CEO records S$10.75m total salary for 2019, up 1.8%

UOB's chief executive Wee Ee Cheong recorded a 1.8 per cent increase in 2019 total salary to S$10.75 million, up from S$10.56 million, the bank's annual report put out on Wednesday showed.

Cromwell E-Reit proposes rent deferrals, monthly payments for tenants

CROMWELL European Real Estate Investment Trust (Cromwell E-Reit) is proposing to offer tenants the option to pay their rent every month instead of every quarter. It may also allow payments to be...

Takeaway from dabao group: food delivery apps must step up for hawkers

A FACEBOOK group set up by a local hawker has drawn over 146,000 members as of Wednesday evening, enabling hawkers to promote their takeaway and delivery services amid a dire business climate with...

Recognising and appreciating senior volunteerism

THERE is a silver lining amid the issue of a greying population in Singapore. RSVP Singapore, a non-profit organisation that supports senior volunteerism, recognises that this group of people has...

10 businesses warned for operating even though they were non-essential

SOME errant businesses may be attempting to dodge workplace suspension measures, which come as part of month-long "circuit breaker" measures that took effect on Tuesday.

Covid-19: Record 142 new cases; man, 32, dies

SINGAPORE reported 142 cases of Covid-19 on Wednesday, a record high, said the Ministry of Health (MOH) in its daily update. This includes a 32-year-old Indian national who died and was confirmed...

What small businesses need now

Small businesses need to be armed with the technology to survive and to provide continued employment for Singaporeans going forward; so is this the time to bring back the Productivity and...

 

Emerging Enterprise award

Closes June 5, 2020