HOCK LOCK SIEW

THE recent challenge faced by the Singapore government in getting retail landlords to pass on property tax rebates in full to tenants has begged the question of whether retail space in Singapore...

SOLIDARITY BUDGET

THE government will further raise its risk-share of several enterprise loans, as it pulls out all the stops to enhance financing support so that "viable businesses" can continue to have access to...

VIRUS OUTBREAK

BUSINESSES on Thursday hailed a newly proposed legislation that will ensure non-residential landlords pass on property tax rebates in full to all tenants, with some saying it's long overdue.

RESILIENCE BUDGET 2020

COMPANIES in the meetings, incentive travel, conventions and exhibitions (MICE) industry have queried their exclusion from the highest tier of a key support measure in the Resilience Budget.

IT may soon be compulsory for property owners to pass the government-granted property tax rebates on to tenants, under a new legislation to be introduced in Parliament next week. 

VIRUS OUTBREAK

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are now weighing the cost of taking up loans or deferring existing payments as they add to future obligations, even as they get some breathing room to...

THE BOTTOM LINE

AT the end of the current economic storm, two types of companies will emerge - those that survive but remain status quo, and those that thrive. The difference: the latter took the downtime to...

RESILIENCE BUDGET

THOUGH the larger-than-expected S$48.4 billion Resilience Budget will not stave off recession, it will help to contain job losses and position Singapore better for an eventual recovery, said...

RESILIENCE BUDGET

THE beleaguered Singapore dollar (SGD) rallied on Friday, after Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat unveiled a massive fiscal injection as the economy careens towards recession.

RESILIENCE BUDGET

IT is "quite possible" that Singapore may have to do even more to help people and businesses cope with the coronavirus pandemic if the situation worsens, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on...