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SINGAPORE BUDGET 2020

MPs urge more help for firms amid Covid-19 outbreak

Many want longer duration of aid as well as faster disbursal of assistance; there are also calls to support construction firms and healthcare workers

Singapore

SUPPORT for firms amid the Covid-19 outbreak was the main theme of the Budget debate's second day. Of the 23 Members of Parliament (MPs) who took the floor, more than half lauded current efforts but asked if more can be done.

Many asked for a longer duration of help. Foo...