Mar 28, 2020 05:50 AM
RESILIENCE BUDGET

Measures won't stave off recession but will contain damage: economists

THOUGH the larger-than-expected S$48.4 billion Resilience Budget will not stave off recession, it will help to...

Mar 28, 2020 05:50 AM
RESILIENCE BUDGET

SGD bounces slightly after fiscal blast

THE beleaguered Singapore dollar (SGD) rallied on Friday, after Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat unveiled a...

Mar 28, 2020 05:50 AM
RESILIENCE BUDGET

S$48b support package could be reviewed nearer year end: PM

IT is "quite possible" that Singapore may have to do even more to help people and businesses cope with the...

Mar 28, 2020 05:50 AM
RESILIENCE BUDGET

Resilience package to mitigate earnings drop for STI stocks

"SIGNIFICANT" cost savings of 4 per cent are expected for Straits Times Index (STI) stocks arising from the...

Mar 27, 2020 05:50 AM
RESILIENCE BUDGET

S$48.4b more to fight pandemic, with up to S$17b from reserves

THE government has committed a record S$48.4 billion in a supplementary budget unveiled on Thursday to help...

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...

MORE STORIES

Mar 27, 2020 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE RESILIENCE BUDGET 2020: HELPING JOB SEEKERS AND UNEMPLOYED

Public sector to create 10,000 new jobs over the next year

THE public sector will take the lead to create about 10,000 jobs in the next year while the government will co-share...

Mar 27, 2020 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE RESILIENCE BUDGET 2020: HELPING SELF-EMPLOYED AND LOWER-INCOME

Freelancers to get $1,000 monthly for nine months, higher training allowances

FREELANCERS and gig workers welcome the new slew of support measures to help them ride out the Covid-19 economic...

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

Extraordinary measures for extraordinary times

ONLY five weeks since the first Covid-19 stimulus package was announced, Singapore's government proves it isn't...

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...

COMMENTARIES

Feb 20, 2020 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Beyond just a Budget, let's look at the strategic underpinnings

BUDGET 2020 is probably one of the most anticipated budgets ever for Singapore.

Feb 19, 2020 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Transforming enterprises will build a sustainable revenue base

TRANSFORMATION was a keyword in Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat's Budget 2020 speech on Tuesday, a vital feature of...

Feb 19, 2020 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Keeping calm and carrying on in times of distress

IT IS hard not to panic during times of distress. As Covid-19 cases continually inch up, there is a palpable feeling...

Feb 19, 2020 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

A well thought-through 'UNITY' Budget

DEPUTY Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat has unveiled a highly anticipated "UNITY" Budget.