Chan Chun Sing

Covid-19 to accelerate shifts in global supply chains: Chan Chun Sing

THE Covid-19 pandemic will accelerate shifts in global supply chains and while there is no telling how supply chains will eventually be reconfigured, it is likely that they will be relocated nearer...

Sectors vital to global supply chains to lead reopening of Singapore economy: Chan Chun Sing

SINGAPORE will prioritise sectors "closely intertwined" with global supply chains - such as precision manufacturing, biopharmaceuticals and petrochemicals - as the country allows some businesses...

Companies should prepare for reopening; priority given to sectors vital to global supply chains: Chan Chun Sing

PRIORITY will be given to some businesses in sectors vital to global supply chains, including biopharma, petrochemicals and manufacturing, to progressively reinstate operations from May 12 provided...

Singapore 'must emerge stronger' by working together: Chan

EVEN as the global Covid-19 epidemic weighs on the economy, Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing urged Singapore on Tuesday to gear up for two long-term drivers of change: global shifts...

Chan Chun Sing repeats call to landlords, banks to pass on budgetary support

TRADE and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing on Wednesday repeated the government's call to landlords of commercial buildings, and banks to pass on the Budget 2020 support and reliefs to tenants and...

Steps in place to secure Singapore's essential food supplies: Chan

Supermarket shelves across the island were restocked with staple food items yesterday following a surge in panic buying after Singapore's disease outbreak response level went up to orange last...

Spreading information prematurely could cause confusion, alarm: Chan

Officials should not spread information prematurely as this could cause confusion and alarm during a crisis situation, said Minister-in-charge of the Public Service Chan Chun Sing yesterday.

Wuhan virus likely to have 'much wider and deeper impact'

THE Wuhan virus outbreak is likely to have a much wider and deeper impact on the world economy than the severe acute respiratory syndrome (Sars) episode of 2003, and Singaporeans need to be...

Stepped-up efforts to retrain middle-aged workers for jobs of future

The Government will step up efforts to train middle-aged workers in their 40s and 50s with new skills to take on jobs of the future, Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing said yesterday...

Key focus on protecting jobs and helping businesses: Chan

Protecting the jobs of Singaporeans and ensuring the survival of businesses will be the Government's primary focus as the country hunkers down for what could be a protracted battle against the...

Government will step up efforts to help re-train middle-aged workers

SINGAPORE - The government will step up efforts to train middle-aged workers in their 40s and 50s with new skills to take on jobs of the future, Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing said...