PRESIDENT Halimah Yacob has given her assent to the Resilience and Solidarity Budgets, including a draw of up to S$21 billion from Singapore's past reserves.

COMMENTARY

SINGAPORE has finally shut schools and curbed non-essential physical interaction in an attempt to break the chain of Covid-19 transmission. The next month is a make-or-break time as residents...

THE BOTTOM LINE

THE UK government's Budget on Wednesday was perhaps the most important, politically and economically, since the 2008-09 financial crisis. Yet, while it was more expansionary than anticipated, and...

VIRUS OUTBREAK

BRITAIN may once again become a model for fighting an economic slump more than a decade after setting the tone in the financial crisis.

EDITORIAL

THE UK's young new Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has re-confirmed the date of the March 11 budget after the possibility of postponement.

AS THE Hong Kong government posts its first deficit in more than 15 years, all eyes will be on financial secretary Paul Chan's "recession budget" on Wednesday and how he will tap cash reserves to...

[BRUSSELS] European Union leaders indicated that another emergency summit may be needed to reach a budget agreement as entrenched positions over spending levels and rebates increased the...

VIRUS OUTBREAK

IN A sneak preview of what are going to be unveiled at the upcoming Budget to counter the adverse economic impact from the coronavirus outbreak, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced that...

HONG Kong is facing "tsunami-like" shocks, and may incur a record budget deficit in the next fiscal year as the city counts the costs of the coronavirus outbreak after months of social unrest,...

INDIA’S annual federal budget, presented on Feb 1, was watched with interest – not just as a fiscal instrument for steering Asia’s third largest economy but also for economic reforms measures amid...