covid-19

Singapore's recovery to take longer than past recessions: MAS

THE pace of Singapore's recovery is expected to moderate in the quarters ahead, with this rebound likely to take longer than in past recessions, according to the Monetary Authority of Singapore's...

Hummingbird gets green light for Covid-19 antibody clinical trial study

BIOTECH startup Hummingbird Biosciences has received approval from Singapore's Health Sciences Authority (HSA) for a clinical trial to study its experimental antibody therapy against SARS-CoV-2,...

Pace of Singapore's rebound to slow, recovery to take longer than past recessions: MAS

THE pace of Singapore's recovery is expected to moderate in the quarters ahead, with this recovery likely to be more prolonged than in past recessions, according to the Monetary Authority of...

More hotels jumping on staycation wagon

HOTELS shifting their focus to staycation packages are hoping that the year-end peak season and the gradual easing of restrictions would allow them to better ride through their biggest crisis in...

Lower-income hit hardest by Covid-19, as better off still buying stocks, homes, cars

COVID-19 has handed Singapore its deepest recession since the country's independence, but the pain inflicted by the pandemic has been unevenly spread.

Covid-19 and Singapore's wealth gap

THE Covid-19 virus has, in just months, unleashed an unprecedented crisis for countries and disrupted the lives of millions around the world.

China's rebound from Covid-19 slump driving Asia-Pac wealth growth

CHINA is bouncing back to drive gains in household wealth out of Asia-Pacific - the only region in the world to record a gain in the first six months of the annus horribilis that is 2020.

International energy convention kicks off in Singapore with mass Covid-19 testing

SINGAPORE - New ground will be broken this week when participants at the Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) 2020 undergo pre-event swab tests for Covid-19.

Singapore, Germany to set up reciprocal green lane

GERMANY and Singapore have agreed to establish a reciprocal green lane (RGL), the foreign ministries of both countries said in a joint statement on Friday.

Some nightlife businesses struggle, with no end in sight

Kloud Karaoke Lounge has not been able to reopen for about half a year since the two-month circuit breaker that started in April, on account of government concerns that nightlife settings such as...

Asean must keep trade flowing to beat virus: Koh

There is a need to keep global trade flowing to ensure the supply of essential goods and services in order to overcome the Covid-19 crisis, said Senior Minister of State for Health Koh Poh Koon...