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Govt to 'extend and taper' Covid-19 support for firms and workers; details to come on Monday

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Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat with a job seeker and a career ambassador at the SGUnited Jobs and Skills Centre in Kampong Chai Chee Community Club last month.

Singapore

EVEN as Singapore extends support for firms and workers amid the Covid-19 pandemic, such support will "evolve and taper", and details on this will come on Monday, said Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat on Friday.

"We will continue to support our...

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