THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: Will Singapore's S$60 billion response to Covid-19 help businesses tide over the crisis? What else might be needed to save jobs and livelihoods?

VIRUS OUTBREAK

THE government announced this week its largest-ever cash support scheme for self-employed persons hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, but it may not help those who have fallen through the cracks. One...

SINGAPORE'S best response to the coronavirus pandemic is to build both economic and social resilience, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said on Tuesday.

ADULT permanent residents (PR) or long-term visit pass holders with Singaporean parents, spouses or children will be able to apply for a one-off cash payout of S$300, Deputy Prime Minister and...

SOLIDARITY BUDGET

A SUPPLEMENTARY S$5.1 billion Solidarity Budget was announced by Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat in Parliament on Monday, to support households and businesses through the...

COMMENTARY

THREE mammoth budgets in the space of just seven weeks. It's never been done before in Singapore's history. Even so, there was still the assurance that more help could be on the way if the Covid-...

VIRUS OUTBREAK

SINGAPORE'S Changi Airport will suspend operations at Terminal 2 (T2) for 18 months amid the deepening coronavirus crisis that has reduced the global travel industry to a standstill, Transport...

SOLIDARITY BUDGET

COMPANIES will get additional wage support for local employees in April, while their operations are set to slow down or grind to a halt amid a month-long shutdown starting Tuesday.

SOLIDARITY BUDGET

THE latest relief measures on foreign worker levies and rents are meant as a targeted buffer during enforced business closures this month, analysts told The Business Times.

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...