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Govt aware of risk that rental help may prolong exit of unviable businesses: Shanmugam

But the focus now is to help viable ones that may be felled by the crisis - to protect workers and livelihoods, he says

Law Minister K Shanmugam says that what is necessary in this situation is a fair sharing of obligations, and that everyone has a stake in the success of Singapore's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).


THE focus of extending more rental relief is more on supporting businesses that, even though viable, may go down because of the Covid-19 crisis, rather than on holding up unviable ones, said Law Minister K Shanmugam in Parliament on Friday, when the Covid-19 (Temporary Measures...

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