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Government to continue supporting aviation sector amid Covid-19 hit: Ong Ye Kung

THE government will continue to support Singapore Airlines (SIA), Changi Airport Group (CAG) and other companies in the aviation sector, Transport Minister Ong Ye Kung said on Tuesday, as the...

Pandemic has renewed push to future-proof Singapore

EVEN as policymakers around the world are moving to contain the economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic, farsighted ones are no doubt already latched on to the next most important question:...

Singapore retail sales down 5.7% in August

SINGAPORE retail sales dropped 5.7 per cent on the year in August, an improvement from the 8.5 per cent year-on-year decline recorded in July, according to the Singapore Department of Statistics (...

Singapore wants to be Asia's carbon services hub: DPM Heng

SINGAPORE is looking to establish itself as a carbon services hub in Asia, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat said on Monday, as the Republic seeks new business opportunities in a region with...

Singapore to expand Progressive Wage Model to more sectors

THE Singapore government will expand the Progressive Wage Model (PWM) to more sectors over time, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said on Monday.

Three priorities in Singapore's refreshed economic strategy post-Covid-19: DPM Heng

SINGAPORE'S refreshed economic strategy in a post-pandemic world involves three priority areas that includes remaking the country as a "global Asia" node of technology, innovation and enterprise,...

Temporary bridging loan programme for firms extended until Sept 2021

THE Singapore government is extending the Temporary Bridging Loan Programme for a further six months, to provide working capital support for viable businesses, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat...

Singapore in 'stable' position but fight against Covid-19 continues: DPM Heng

SINGAPORE is currently in a stable position in its fight against Covid-19, with the government focusing on four key areas as the country adapts to living with the virus, Deputy Prime Minister and...

More than half of jobs saved in Singapore are due to Jobs Support Scheme: DPM Heng

SUPPORT measures introduced in response to the coronavirus pandemic have "substantially cushioned" the economic damage, said Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat.

Singapore retail sales down 5.7% in August; F&B dragged by caterer sector

SINGAPORE retail sales dropped 5.7 per cent on the year in August, an improvement from the 8.5 per cent year-on-year decline recorded in July, according to the Singapore Department of Statistics (...