Government

Over S$5.5b in Jobs Support Scheme payouts to be disbursed from Oct 29

OVER S$5.5 billion in payouts under the Jobs Support Scheme (JSS) will be disbursed to more than 140,000 employers from Oct 29, to subsidise the June to August wages of about 1.9 million local...

Singapore 'firing on all cylinders' to attract MNCs; capabilities can be acquired over time: Chan

ATTRACTING global heavyweights remains a key prong of Singapore's strategy to create more jobs and keep the labour market tight, even where the Republic currently does not have all the...

Over S$5.5b in Jobs Support Scheme payouts to be disbursed from Oct 29

OVER S$5.5 billion in payouts under the Jobs Support Scheme (JSS) will be disbursed to more than 140,000 employers from Oct 29, to subsidise the June to August wages of about 1.9 million local...

Iras collects S$53.5b in tax revenues for FY2019/20

REVENUE from corporate taxes and personal income taxes saw the biggest rise among all tax categories, as Singapore's tax authority reported a 2.1 per cent increase in overall takings for financial...

Singapore key exports tipped to cool towards year-end

SINGAPORE'S key exports look set to cool down towards the end of the year - although the headline figure is still expected to keep its head above water, with the help of cyclical recovery in the...

Singapore non-oil exports rise 5.9% in September amid recovery in electronics

SINGAPORE exports finished the third quarter with a fizzle, rising by a gentler 5.9 per cent year on year in September even as the electronics sector continued its recovery from last year's global...

Heng: Firms whose failure hurts national interest may get support

THE Singapore government may step in to support firms in cases where their potential failure due to the Covid-19 crisis could adversely affect Singapore's national interest, Deputy Prime Minister...

Singapore, Germany tie-up to help local and German SMEs transform, deepen business ties

ENTERPRISE Singapore (ESG) and the Asia-Pacific Committee of German Business (APA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to support enterprise development in sectors of common interest...

MAS Singdollar policy tipped to be in neutral gear for a while

THE Singapore dollar nominal effective exchange rate (SGDNEER) path may not return to appreciation bias until as late as 2022, analysts say.

Digital economy holds a large chunk of new opportunities: Chan

THE global economy faces a fundamental choice between integration or fragmentation, said Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing on Wednesday.