SINGAPORE BUDGET 2020

Government agencies commit S$40m to National Innovation Challenges

ENTERPRISE Singapore (ESG), the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and the National Research Foundation (NRF) have dedicated S$40 million in funding to National Innovation Challenges (...

Multi-million-dollar marketing budget may get top-up if needed

SINGAPORE is prepared to extend the budget for its S$45 million domestic tourism campaign if needed, its tourism bureau head has said.

Singapore government agencies commit S$40m to National Innovation Challenges

ENTERPRISE Singapore (ESG), the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and the National Research Foundation (NRF) have dedicated S$40 million in funding to National Innovation Challenges (NICs).

Money FM podcast: A special interview with Minister Indranee Rajah

Indranee Rajah, Minister in the Prime Minister's Office & Second Minister for Finance and Education, gives us an analysis on the latest Fortitude Budget and how the nation can transform to...

Over 95,000 employers in Singapore to receive S$450m in wage credits by June 30

MORE than 95,000 employers in Singapore will receive over S$450 million in payouts by the end of this month under the Wage Credit Scheme (WCS), the Ministry of Finance (MOF) and the Inland Revenue...

Over 95,000 employers in Singapore to receive S$450m in wage credits by June 30

MORE than 95,000 employers in Singapore will receive over S$450 million in payouts by the end of this month under the Wage Credit Scheme (WCS), the Ministry of Finance (MOF) and the Inland Revenue...

Firms know rethinking business models needed; government support isn't forever

ALTHOUGH the government is spending billions to preserve jobs for Singaporeans amid the Covid-19 crisis, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat said business leaders here acknowledge that the...

Firms to rethink business models because govt can't support them forever: DPM Heng

ALTHOUGH the government is spending billions to preserve jobs for Singaporeans amid the Covid-19 crisis, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat said business leaders here acknowledge that the...

EDBI and SEEDS Capital to dole out S$285m startup support

THE S$285 million Special Situation Fund for Startups (SSFS) will be administered by EDBI, the corporate investment arm of Economic Development Board, as well as Seeds Capital, the investment arm of...

Government committed to rebuilding reserves: Heng Swee Keat

THE Singapore government is committed to rebuilding the country's reserves, even though there is no legal or constitutional obligation to restore what it has drawn, Deputy Prime Minister and...

Economic transformation must speed up for Singapore's survival beyond Covid-19 crisis

DESPITE Singapore's best efforts to mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the number of unemployed residents here could rise from about 73,000 in 2019 to more than 100,000 in 2020, Deputy...