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Singapore provides up to $700 one-off payout for employees on no-pay leave

The support package is part of the new COVID-19 Recovery Grant (Temporary).
22 days ago

Singapore provides up to $700 one-off payout for employees on no-pay leave

The support package is part of the new COVID-19 Recovery Grant (Temporary).
22 days ago

Daily Briefing: Japan extends coronavirus state of emergency; US economy expands by 6.4%

And find out how much Southeast Asian women could contribute to the e-commerce market.
22 days ago

Services industry revenues weakened by 1.5% in Q1

Administrative, recreation, and real estate services saw double-digit declines in revenue.
26 days ago

Singapore's has highest quality "business elites" in the world

Singapore tops the Elite Quality Index for the second year in the row.
27 days ago

Daily Briefing: Global property markets to soar; UN envoy warns of potential Myanmar civil war

And more companies to move supply chains to China as COVID cases spike in other Asian economies.
27 days ago

Singapore hikes 2021 trade, NODX outlooks as quarterly figures improve

Enterprise Singapore expects growth of non-oil domestic exports to fall between the 1.0%-3.0% range for the full year.
28 days ago

Inflation smashes seven-year high to hit 2.1% in April

Transport costs accelerated much of the national price index, increasing by 9.7% year-on-year.
28 days ago

Petroleum drags domestic wholesale trade to -4.7% in Q1

Excluding petroleum sales, domestic wholesale would have registered a 6.1% increase.
1 month ago

Shangri-La Dialogue cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns

The cancellation of the defence forum followed the suspension of the World Economic Forum annual meeting.
1 month ago

Economy recovered to pre-COVID levels in Q1: Morgan Stanley

The multinational investment bank expects Singapore to reach GDP growth of above 8% in 2021.
1 month ago

How badly would stricter border restrictions have affected the manpower shortage?

The Ministry of Manpower said Singaporeans would certainly feel the impact of having fewer migrant workers in their daily lives.
1 month ago

Emerging Stronger Task Force bares five recommendations for economic recovery

Here’s how the government and private sector plan to help the economy recover from the blows of the COVID-19 pandemic.
1 month ago

NODX grows by 6.0%, but misses expecations: OCBC

The market expected exports to grow by 11.0% in April, while OCBC expected 9.6% growth. Both were wrong.
1 month ago

What do Singaporean leaders think is the secret to business success?

Global business leaders also believe this is crucial in running a successful company.
1 month ago

World Economic Forum suspends Singapore annual meeting

The World Economic Forum will not push through with its August special annual meeting.
1 month ago

Exports expand for the fifth straight month by 6%

However, trade in three key trading partners continued to drag.
1 month ago

What could cause a second circuit breaker? The Health Minister answers

Health minister Ong Ye Kung gives three factors that could lead to a new set of enhanced "circuit breaker" social distancing restrictions.
1 month ago