covid-19

Singapore shares fall at open, tracking Wall Street retreat; STI down 1%

SINGAPORE stocks opened weaker on Thursday following overnight losses on Wall Street, as worries over resurgent coronavirus infections dampened investor optimism for economic recovery.

CapitaLand rolls out tech solutions at business parks, offices in Singapore

PROPERTY giant CapitaLand on Thursday said it is rolling out digital solutions at its business parks and offices in Singapore to help tenants cope with the "new normal" as their staff return to work...

Industry road maps see a rejig, but tech, resilience remain core

WHILE the Covid-19 pandemic prompted a "rejig" in Singapore's industry standards road map, technology and resilience will still be core to a new five-year plan, policymakers here told the press on...

Latest government land sales programme offers two plum sites in mature estates

THE latest government land sales (GLS) programme should bring some relief to developers in these grim Covid-19 times as it continues to trim supply for home units while offering two plum sites in...

STI dips 0.24% on fears over Covid-19 second wave

THE Straits Times Index (STI) dipped 6.3 points or 0.24 per cent to 2,628.62 on Wednesday, as Covid-19 community cases rose to seven in Singapore, and Tokyo saw a resurgence of 55 new cases from...

Employers notify MOM of cost-saving moves affecting over 187,000 workers

IN the three months from March 12, more than 4,800 employers submitted notifications on cost-saving measures amid the Covid-19 pandemic, affecting more than 187,000 employees, the Ministry of...

Suntec launches livestream shopping to lure customers back to malls

SUNTEC City on Tuesday evening launched what it says is Singapore's first-ever livestreaming shopping festival, taking a leaf from the rising popularity of the livestream shopping trend in China...

Firms banding together for good

MUHAMMAD Fathi Fong Bin Mohd Faizal Fong assists in the day-to-day service management of Alexandra hospital, and provides basic care giving for patients. But the 29-year-old has another identity...

STI dips on second-wave fears

THE Straits Times Index (STI) dipped 6.3 points or 0.24 per cent to 2,628.62 on Wednesday, as Covid-19 community cases rose to seven in Singapore; in Tokyo, there was a resurgence of 55 new cases...

Notifications on cost-saving measures affected over 187,000 workers: MOM

IN the three months from March 12, more than 4,800 employers submitted notifications on cost-saving measures amid the Covid-19 pandemic, affecting more than 187,000 employees, the Ministry of...