COMMENTARY

WHAT a difference a year makes. Early last year, Singapore was grappling with slower growth resulting from the negative effects of tariff hikes as trade tensions between the United States and...

ECONOMIC SUPPORT

BUSINESSES lauded moves in the Budget that will help them with their cash flow needs at this crucial juncture, but they are not certain if the Enhanced Wage Credit Scheme and corporate tax rebate...

SECTORS that are hardest hit by the Covid-19 outbreak will receive additional support from the government, such as through property tax rebates and rental waivers, which some players say should...

COMMENTARY

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

ECONOMIC SUPPORT

IN a bid to alleviate Covid-19's impact on businesses, landlords of private commercial properties are looking to pass on savings from the 15 per cent property tax rebate, which was part of the...

AN S$1.6 billion Care and Support Package was unveiled to help Singaporeans with their household expenses in the light of the economic slowdown and uncertainties of the Covid-19 outbreak, said...

COMMENTARY

IN THE lead-up to this year's Budget announcement, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat hinted at an "exceptional budget for exceptional times" - and his two-and-a-quarter hour speech was...

In the face of near-term global uncertainties, Singapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat on Tuesday unveiled a Budget aimed at cushioning the impact of Covid-19, enterprise transformation,...

ENTERPRISE TRANSFORMATION

BUSINESSES in Singapore welcomed the government's latest drive to spur further transformation and growth, but for some, business survival may take precedence at the current moment.

Deduction Scheme to lapse: Under the scheme, an approved angel investor was granted 50 per cent tax deduction on the cost of investment

BREAKING NEWS

Feb 19, 2020 09:33 PM

OUE Lippo Healthcare Q4 net profit doubles on reversal of provision

OUE Lippo Healthcare on Wednesday posted a fourth-quarter net profit of S$2.6 million, more than double the net...

Feb 19, 2020 09:10 PM

LMIRT Q4 DPU up 73%, FY19 DPU rises 9%

LIPPO Malls Indonesia Retail Trust (LMIRT) on Wednesday posted a fourth-quarter distribution per unit (DPU) of 0.52...

Feb 19, 2020 08:33 PM

Coronavirus: 3 new cases in Singapore, 2 linked to existing church clusters

[SINGAPORE] Three new cases of the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19, were confirmed on Wednesday (Jan 19) bringing...

Feb 19, 2020 07:51 PM

CCCS approves Sembcorp unit's acquisition of Veolia ES Singapore

SEMBCORP Industries has got the nod from the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) to proceed with...

Feb 19, 2020 07:25 PM

Hotel, retail complex impacted by Covid-19: Bund Center Investment

BUND Center Investment said on Wednesday that business at its six-storey Golden Center retail complex in Ningbo and...