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Daybreak for nightlife sector: businesses to fully reopen from Apr 19

ALL nightlife businesses in Singapore will be permitted to fully reopen from Apr 19, 2022, as part of Singapore's endeavour to live with Covid-19.


International Plaza relaunched for sale with unchanged S$2.7b reserved price

INTERNATIONAL Plaza has been relaunched for collective sale via tender with an unchanged reserve price of S$2.7 billion, sole marketing agent Edmund Tie said on Monday (Apr 4).


Cutting fuel duties would 'effectively amount to subsidy on private transport': Lawrence Wong

CUTTING or suspending fuel duties or giving out road tax rebates would effectively amount to a subsidy on private transport, and this will have counter-productive effects, said Finance Minister Lawrence Wong on Monday (Apr 4).


MPA investigating cause of major bunker fuel contamination at Singapore port

SINGAPORE'S Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) has launched a probe on the cause of the alleged bunker fuel contamination by 2 bunker fuel suppliers here - a major episode that could threaten to mar the city-state's widely acclaimed status as a global maritime hub.


'Not tenable' for the govt to subsidise electricity costs in Singapore: Tan See Leng

WHILE the government can help to smooth out "extreme fluctuations" in energy prices, it is not tenable for the authorities to subsidise electricity consumption in Singapore, said Second Minister for Trade and Industry Tan See Leng in Parliament on Monday (Apr 4).


Most households able to service mortgages even as interest rates pick up: Alvin Tan

MOST households in Singapore should still be able to service their mortgages as Singapore's domestic interest rates pick up along with global rates, said Minister of State for Trade and Industry Alvin Tan on Monday (Apr 4).

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