Covid-19 Solidarity Budget

Covid-19 Solidarity Budget

A Budget on steroids for a city on MC

The government unleashes a third supplementary Budget to deal with Covid-19 economic fallout, but experts warn of diminishing effectiveness

Covid-19 Solidarity Budget

What the stimulus means for banks

SINGAPORE (April 13): Concerns are emerging that the local banks may need to bear the burden of bad debts and non-performing loans, as they go all out to support the economy amid the Covid-19 outbr

Covid-19 Solidarity Budget

Which stocks will thrive as the government doles out more wage support?

SINGAPORE (Apr 7):  The Singapore government is sparing no expense in protecting jobs, as the city-state heads for its first “circuit-breaker” in history. 

Covid-19 Solidarity Budget

Foreign worker levy rebates provide some relief, but retrenchments expected to spike

SINGAPORE (Apr 7): Singapore’s construction, shipyard and healthcare companies could see some relief from foreign worker levy rebates announced Monday as part of the Solidarity Budget.

Covid-19 Solidarity Budget

Supermarkets and telcos stand to gain from Solidarity payment to Singaporeans

SINGAPORE (Apr 7): In the latest Solidarity Budget, finance minister Heng Swee Keat announced a one-off Solidarity payment of $600 will be given to all Singaporeans in April to help tide through th

Covid-19 Solidarity Budget

What about the landlords?

SINGAPORE (April 6): Covid-19 has really upset the apple cart. With the circuit breaker underway, many retailers including fast fashion, beauty salons, nail bars and spas have to close.

Covid-19 Solidarity Budget

Solidarity Budget will cushion extent of job losses, but might still not be enough

SINGAPORE (Apr 6): Singapore is rolling out an additional $5.1 billion in relief measures to cushion the blow of a month-long circuit breaker, which will see the suspension of all non-essential bus

Covid-19 Solidarity Budget

'Life saving' $5.1 billion package for 'unprecedented' times lauded

SINGAPORE (Apr 6): Market watchers and business associations have given their unanimous thumbs up to the $5.1 billion Solidarity Budget unveiled by deputy prime minister Heng Swee Keat earlier on A

Covid-19 Solidarity Budget

Government injects additional $5.1 bil in Covid-19 relief measures as month-long circuit breaker kicks in

SINGAPORE (Apr 6): Singapore is injecting another $5.1 billion in relief measures to help Singaporeans and local businesses tide through a month-long circuit breaker period that kicks in from April

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