covid-19

Measuring the impact of Covid-19 on economic growth in ASEAN

Several weeks of strict lockdowns or the combined effect of the COVID-19 outbreak and the social distancing measures have triggered an economic recession. But which ASEAN economies have been...

Foreign airlines get approval to fly transit passengers to Changi Airport

Checks show at least three airlines have resumed ferrying transit passengers this month.

Online furniture shop BedandBasics is thriving amid Covid-19 pandemic

Sales tripled in November from a year ago - and it is not alone in its growth.

TraceTogether check-ins not compulsory yet, retailers told after some outlets turn on function too early

TraceTogether-only SafeEntry will be implemented only after everyone has had a chance to collect a token.

Small firms can start renegotiating some contracts

Small and micro businesses significantly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic will be able to renegotiate certain types of contracts with their counterparties from today.

SafeEntry@Sea starts today for workers boarding, leaving ships

Workers boarding and leaving ships in Singapore's port must check in and out using SafeEntry@Sea to comply with new safety requirements from today.

Medtecs International exploring Covid-19 test-kit tie-up for Philippine market

CATALIST-LISTED medical equipment supplier Medtecs International Corp will distribute a Taiwanese biologics firm's Covid-19 rapid tests in the Philippines, under a letter of intent signed and...

Social element of ESG growing in importance, impact on returns

MARKET returns are stronger for companies with better social practices, and the difference has grown more pronounced during the pandemic.

How to pick the right travel scheme for business visitors

WHILE Singapore has set up Reciprocal Green Lanes (RGLs) with several countries to facilitate business travel, the more recent Air Travel Pass (ATP) scheme is another option that businesses can...

Singapore, Malaysia to work closely to keep supply chains going amid state of emergency: Chan Chun Sing

SINGAPORE - Singapore and Malaysia will continue to work closely to keep supply chains going amid the movement control restrictions and state of emergency declared in Malaysia, said Minister for...

Malaysia's latest curbs to have limited impact on Singapore: economists

SINGAPORE may not be too greatly affected by Malaysia's state of emergency and its reintroduced Movement Control Order (MCO) curbs amid the Covid-19 pandemic, with the most significant impact...