Budget 2020

Over 130 firms return $97m in job support payouts

More than 130 firms have given back $97 million in Jobs Support Scheme (JSS) payouts as of May 31.

Digital resilience key to emerging from pandemic stronger

When a group of chairmen from hawker and market associations spoke to Minister in the Prime Minister's Office Indranee Rajah recently, they were a bundle of nerves over having to use video-...

Parliament: Government can obtain necessary goods and services for fighting Covid-19 without tender

SINGAPORE - Goods and services needed to fight the Covid-19 pandemic can be obtained by government agencies without calling for a tender, owing to the urgency of the situation, two Ministers said...

Over 10,000 workers matched to new jobs by NTUC council

More than 10,000 workers who were displaced or at risk of losing their jobs have been matched with new roles by the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) Job Security Council in the past few...

Over 5,000 jobs in the pipeline for digital sector: Iswaran

More than 5,000 jobs in the thriving digital sector are on the way for Singaporeans, as the Government doubles down on efforts to help workers here seize opportunities to reskill and land new...

Reasons for hope in face of gathering storm: Josephine Teo

Singapore should not underestimate how rough the weather might become as it gears up for a storm, said Manpower Minister Josephine Teo yesterday.

Singapore embarks on 'epic challenge' to help job seekers

As an economic storm gathers on its doorstep, Singapore is preparing to meet it and do all it can to create pathways and opportunities for job seekers, Manpower Minister Josephine Teo said...

Budget payouts to Singaporeans set to hit $3.5b in June

The total amount given out to Singaporeans to help them cope with the Covid-19 pandemic, under the Care and Support Package and the Solidarity Payment this year, is set to reach $3.5 billion this...

Parliament: Satellite career centres may be set up in all 24 towns to help job seekers, says Josephine Teo

Singapore will do all it can to open up new pathways to jobs and opportunities for job seekers, said Mrs Teo.

Cash grant to help SME tenants with rent costs

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will get a cash grant to offset their rental costs as part of efforts to help them get back on their feet after the circuit breaker period.

SMEs to get more rent relief; new Bill in the works to make landlords give rental waiver

SINGAPORE - Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) tenants will get more rent relief through a cash grant to offset their rental costs as part of the Government's efforts to help them get back on...