COMMENTARY

ON FRIDAY afternoon, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong effectively put the nation on notice that significantly stricter measures will kick in next Tuesday when most of Singapore's workforce will need...

WORKERS in essential services and industries critical to global supply chains - including manufacturing of semiconductors, biopharmaceuticals, and petrochemicals - may still go to work, even as...

VIRUS OUTBREAK

THE new set of moves to curb the deadly rampage of Covid-19 might deepen the dent in the Singapore economy, economists have warned, as they fret over the downside to their already-sober recession...

VIRUS OUTBREAK

WITH the number of Covid-19 infections in Singapore escalating in recent weeks, it was time for the country to make a "decisive move" to prevent the situation from worsening, said Prime Minister...

VIRUS OUTBREAK

SINGAPORE'S move to close nearly all workplaces from next week caught businesses by surprise, even as most have gradually implemented business continuity measures amid the unfolding virus outbreak...

VIRUS OUTBREAK

SHOW galleries for residential projects will have to shut for a month starting April 7 as stricter measures kick in to combat the Covid-19 outbreak, throwing a spanner into the works for...

VIRUS OUTBREAK

SINGAPORE'S beleaguered F&B industry was dealt yet another body blow on Friday when the government moved to stop people from dining in restaurants for at least one month, as part of stepped-up...

VIRUS OUTBREAK

NEWSPAPER subscribers will still get their daily paper delivered to their homes amid the new Covid-19 safety measures, as newspapers are considered an essential service.

SINGAPORE'S factory activity has fallen to levels last seen during the Great Recession, according to early industry figures out on Friday.

SINGAPORE'S retail sales continued sliding in February due to the decline in tourist arrivals and lower domestic consumption arising from the deepening coronavirus pandemic.

BREAKING NEWS

Apr 4, 2020 02:40 PM

Covid-19: All public libraries to close from April 7

[SINGAPORE] All 25 public libraries will be closed from next Tuesday till May 4 owing to coronavirus pandemic, the...

Apr 4, 2020 02:19 PM

Video app Zoom rockets to fame, with some hiccups amid pandemic

[SAN FRANCISCO] What does British Prime Minister Boris Johnson have in common with virtual happy hour celebrants and...

Apr 4, 2020 01:41 PM

Tesla cuts contractors from California, Nevada factories

[BENGALURU] Tesla Inc is cutting contractors from its US car and battery plants, CNBC reported on Friday, citing...

Apr 4, 2020 12:37 PM

LTA to cease ERP charges at all gantries from April 6 to May 4

[SINGAPORE] With the introduction of enhanced safe-distancing measures announced on Friday, the Land Transport...

Apr 4, 2020 12:19 PM

88-year-old man dies of Covid-19, 6th such death in Singapore

[SINGAPORE] A sixth patient has died from the coronavirus infection in Singapore, the Health Ministry said on...