JOBS will be a key part of the fourth Covid-19 support package, said Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat on Monday.
In today's paper
BEYOND COVID-19: LABOUR RESTRUCTURING
SINGAPORE has tried both the carrot and the stick to wean companies off over-reliance on foreign labour, but the novel coronavirus might just be the final straw for employers.
STARTUPS: BT EXCLUSIVE
GLOBAL venture capital (VC) firm B Capital, co-founded by Facebook billionaire Eduardo Saverin, is working with its Asian portfolio companies with ample cash to suss out merger and acquisition (M...
TRADE associations in Singapore are appealing to the government for more support in resuming some industry activities, albeit with safety measures in place.
THE Ministry of Health (MOH) on Monday named Jurong Point's NTUC FairPrice and Shokutsu Ten Japanese Food Street as public places visited by Covid-19 cases for more than 30 minutes.
GOVERNMENT service centres dealing with issues such as housing, employment passes and taxes are set to reopen on June 2 as Singapore enters Phase 1 of the post-circuit breaker period.
DESPITE sweeteners such as overseas work opportunities and higher pay, some jobs are persistently shunned by locals for being too dirty or intensive.
BT EXCLUSIVE: VIRUS OUTBREAK
AS MORE businesses buckle under strain amid the virus outbreak, some firms in the professional services are boosting their restructuring and insolvency (R&I) practice with more aggressive...
BT EXCLUSIVE: STARTUPS
STARTUP valuations in South-east Asia are beginning to soften as the industry comes to terms with the economic impact of Covid-19, venture capital (VC) investors told The Business Times. But VCs...
MARK TO MARKET
THIS past week, the US Senate passed by unanimous consent a bill that could disqualify many Chinese companies from listing on American stock exchanges.
ONE of three Singaporeans confirmed to have Covid-19 on Sunday was a childcare centre worker. The 33-year-old woman worked at Iman Childcare (Tampines) and was one of 548 novel coronavirus cases...