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Gov’t shells out $2b to extend support amidst reimplemented P2(HA)

The Jobs Support Scheme has been extended to 18 August.
9 hours ago

Gov’t shells out $2b to extend support amidst reimplemented P2(HA)

The Jobs Support Scheme has been extended to 18 August.
9 hours ago

Daily briefing: White House defence secretary to visit Singapore; Manufacturing output growth speeds up 27.5% in June

And Health Ministry clarifies roadmap in treating COVID as endemic remains.
14 hours ago

June CPI remains elevated at 2.4% YoY

MAS upgraded its 2021 official headline CPI from 0.5%-1.5% YoY to 1%-2% YoY.
14 hours ago

Core inflation eased to 0.6% in June

Inflation for all items meanwhile remained unchanged at 2.4% YoY.
1 day ago

Temasek continues investments in carbon-emitters amidst green goals

The state investor says these investments are meant to help these firms shift to a different path.
5 days ago

It’s take two for Phase 2(HA): Here’s what you need to know

Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) starts today, superseding the earlier announced Phase 3 (Heightened Alert) restrictions.
5 days ago

Experts upgrade exports forecasts amidst high June figures

June exports surged to 15.9% year-on-year, nearly doubling May’s figures.
7 days ago

Chart of the day: Inflation expectations stay flat at 2.7%

Singaporeans expect prices for household durables & services to have picked up in the second quarter.
7 days ago

Chart of the Day: SG Q1 GDP growth to climb 1.3% above pre-pandemic levels

The government's cautious approach in reopening boosted its growth.
8 days ago

Recovery relies on border restrictions easing

Outlook for the tourism and food and beverage sectors do not look promising for the remainder of 2021.
11 days ago

Exports soared by 15.9% in June

Top export destinations were Taiwan, the EU, and Mainland China.
11 days ago

Singapore takes a lion share of Southeast Asian M&As

Not even the pandemic could fully defeat the investor demand for up and coming Singapore firms in the company market.
11 days ago

SMEs post sharp recovery in the second quarter

The OCBC SME Index shoots by 8.3 points to 59.5 as small and medium-sized enterprises gain momentum.
11 days ago

Singapore eyes becoming key trading hub for specialty coffee

The Singapore Coffee Association has a “multi-pronged approach” to reach the plan which can double the country’s market.
12 days ago

Singapore, Indonesia reaffirm vow to strengthen ties to defeat pandemic

The ministers of the two countries discussed areas for economic cooperation.
12 days ago

Economy soars by 14.3% in second quarter: MTI

Analysts upgraded their full-year GDP forecasts as the economy slowly recovers to pre-pandemic levels.
12 days ago

Economy to have uneven recovery in 2021: Standard Chartered

Certain business sectors will continue to struggle amidst labour shortages and mobility restrictions.
13 days ago