covid-19

Soilbuild Construction expects adverse impact from suspension of business

SOILBUILD Construction Group said on Tuesday that the suspension of business activities and extension of construction periods for its projects are expected to have an adverse impact on the group's...

Banyan Tree Holdings hotel business 'continues to be adversely affected'

RESORT group Banyan Tree Holdings said in a regulatory filing on Tuesday that its hotel business continues to be negatively impacted on the back of border controls and travel restrictions imposed as...

Startups exemplify how to thrive, not just survive, amid Covid-19: Jungle's Amit Anand

WHEN Covid-19 infection rates began to spike in March, governments around the world swiftly imposed stringent travel and lockdown restrictions to flatten the infection-rate curve. But with the...

Asset managers find due diligence solution in virtual realm

ASSET managers are turning to new ways to raise funds to get around travel bans, and hosting virtual due diligence sessions with investors in place of face-to-face meetings.

Resilient supply chains come from greater connectivity: MAS chief

COUNTRIES should resist the temptation to retreat behind respective borders, even as Covid-19 has revealed how dependent - and vulnerable - countries are on global supply chains, said Ravi Menon,...

Foot traffic at popular malls surges by up to 80% on weekend

Shopper traffic at popular malls jumped by as much as 80 per cent during the first weekend of the reopening of Singapore's economy, although many did not linger unnecessarily.

Helping local SMEs access new overseas markets online

A string of motherhood fair cancellations in recent months caused by the coronavirus pandemic meant a drastic drop in income for home-grown food seasoning brand Lilo.

Free online courses, $500 grant for fresh grads

About 1,000 fresh tertiary graduates here are set to benefit from a new $500,000 fund set up in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Over 60% of applications for relief by self-employed approved

More than 60 per cent of the applications for the Self-Employed Person Income Relief Scheme (Sirs) processed by the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) have been approved, the Ministry of...

How S'pore can stay relevant in divided, disrupted world: Vivian

Amid a more dangerous, divided and disrupted world, Singapore has to continually reconstruct itself to maintain its relevance. And to do so, foreign policy must begin at home, said Foreign...