Oct 5, 2020 03:10 PM

New term of government starts from 'challenging fiscal position': DPM Heng

SINGAPORE'S new term of government is starting "from a most challenging fiscal position", said Deputy Prime Minister...

Oct 5, 2020 03:07 PM

Singapore wants to be Asia's carbon services hub: DPM Heng

SINGAPORE is looking to establish itself as a carbon services hub in Asia, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat said...

Oct 5, 2020 02:59 PM

Singapore to expand Progressive Wage Model to more sectors

THE Singapore government will expand the Progressive Wage Model (PWM) to more sectors over time, Deputy Prime...

Oct 5, 2020 02:50 PM

Singapore's response to Covid-19 today will shape next 5 to 10 years of growth: Heng

HOW Singapore responds to Covid-19 today will shape the country's growth in the coming five to ten years, Deputy...

Oct 5, 2020 02:44 PM

Multi-ministry taskforce studying how to revive Singapore's air hub

SINGAPORE'S multi-ministry taskforce is studying how to revive the country's air hub and restore its air...

Oct 5, 2020 02:24 PM

Parents of newborns to get one-off support to help with expenses: DPM Heng

NEW parents will receive one-off additional support to help with expenses as they face income uncertainty during the...

MORE STORIES

Oct 5, 2020 02:15 PM

Capability-building grants boosted; those with disabilities to get 50% wage support

SINGAPORE will extend or enhance its capability-building grants to support businesses seeking to internationalise,...

Oct 5, 2020 02:04 PM

Singapore in 'stable' position but fight against Covid-19 continues: DPM Heng

SINGAPORE is currently in a stable position in its fight against Covid-19, with the government focusing on four key...

Oct 5, 2020 02:00 PM

Singapore's O&M, aviation, retail, tourism firms to get course fee subsidies till next June

SINGAPORE will extend the Enhanced Training Support Package (ETSP) for another six months, until June 30, 2021, to...

Oct 5, 2020 01:44 PM

More than half of jobs saved in Singapore are due to Jobs Support Scheme: DPM Heng

SUPPORT measures introduced in response to the coronavirus pandemic have "substantially cushioned" the economic...

May 27, 2020 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE FORTITUDE BUDGET 2020

Infographic: Fortitude Budget

Bold moves to save jobs and prepare for post-Covid world

May 26, 2020 05:42 PM

Fortitude Budget: Further draw of S$31b from reserves

SINGAPORE President Halimah Yacob has given her in-principle support for a further draw of S$31 billion from the...

COMMENTARIES

Apr 7, 2020 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

An exceptional help package - again - that boosts confidence

THREE mammoth budgets in the space of just seven weeks. It's never been done before in Singapore's history. Even so...

Mar 27, 2020 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Saving lives and livelihoods while shaping up for the future

THE dire need to safeguard lives - and livelihoods - as countries the world over battle the coronavirus is, as a...

Mar 27, 2020 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE RESILIENCE BUDGET 2020: COMMENTARY

Supplementary Budget will 'flatten curve' of economic pain

THE S$48.4 billion "supplementary budget" unveiled by Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat on Thursday will not avert a...

Mar 27, 2020 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE RESILIENCE BUDGET 2020: COMMENTARY

Taking Singapore through uncertain storms

WITH the ongoing Covid-19 situation, Singapore is heading towards not just rainy days, but a thunderstorm of...

Mar 27, 2020 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE RESILIENCE BUDGET 2020: COMMENTARY

Speedy, broad-based help for all

THE Resilience Budget, a supplementary budget announced by Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat to support workers,...

Feb 21, 2020 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Not a Budget to be sniffed at; economy is in good hands

DEPUTY Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat unveiled an extraordinary Budget on Tuesday to tackle the...