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MAS extends low-cost funding to banks, finance companies to support SME lending

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will extend its low-cost Singapore-dollar facility for another six months, it said on Monday.

Close to 3,600 opportunities available in retail sector in Singapore: MOM

MORE than 650 companies in the retail sector have offered close to 3,600 opportunities since April this year, of which 70 per cent are jobs, said the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) on Monday.

Enhancements to ESG support schemes to bolster business recovery: Chan

THE retail sector's road to recovery will be challenging due to cyclical and inherent structural challenges, which necessitates their taking action to transform now, said Trade and Industry Minister...

Singapore-Indonesia reciprocal green lane applications to open on Oct 26

APPLICATIONS for the Singapore-Indonesia reciprocal green lane will open on Oct 26, and travel will commence soon after.

News on travel talks between Singapore, Australia welcomed

THE Australian Chamber of Commerce, Singapore (AustCham) welcomed news that Australia is looking at extending a travel bubble to include Singapore, emphasising that travel between the two nations...

Hawkers United divided in bitter stakeholder spat

HAWKERS United (HU) is a union no more, as an internal clash over its ownership and direction has caused a split in the management of Singapore's most popular hawker Facebook group and its sister...

New task force to look at how to raise wages of low-income workers

A new task force will be formed to study how to raise the wages of low-income workers and push productivity growth. This was announced by Manpower Minister Josephine Teo and secretary-general of...

Recipe for career progression at home-grown pastry shop

Shop sales assistant Chai Sin Rou has amassed a wealth of experience in the three years she has worked at home-grown pastry shop Tong Heng.

Migrant workers move into Quick Build Dorms with better living standards

The new dormitories have improved living standards to minimise the risk of future infectious disease outbreaks.

Unemployment support for Singaporean seafarers to be extended by 3 months

SINGAPOREAN seafarers will receive financial support for an additional three months under the Seafarers Relief Package (SRP).

 

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