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VIRUS OUTBREAK

Virus outbreak: More support for hard-hit sectors in Singapore

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The government's priority in the next few months is to focus on preventing large-scale job losses without detracting from its mid- and long-term goal to promote job and wage growth.

Singapore

MORE support is being extended to sectors hit hardest by the fallout of Covid-19 outbreak as the government sees a "subdued" labour market in 2020.

After an "unexpectedly good year" in 2019, when employment growth hit a five-year high of 57,000, up from 38,300 in 2018,...