Temasek to lead $15 bil rescue of SIA

SINGAPORE (Mar 27): Singapore Airlines (SIA), facing unprecedented stress from the Covid-19 outbreak, plans to tap shareholders to raise $15 billion so that it can stay aloft, the

Covid-19 Resilience Budget

A bigger war chest to fight Covid-19

Singapore government pumps in $48.4 bil more to save jobs, support companies and stabilise the economy



Crowds back at supermarts; food supplies continue

SINGAPORE (Mar 20): Malaysian vegetable supplier Oh Kian Huat delivers bak choy, spinach and kai lan from Cameron Highlands to Singapore at least three times a week.

Banking & finance

Seeking shelter in banks

SINGAPORE (Mar 13): This past week, investors around the world have been compelled to swallow and digest fast-unfolding news by the day, if not the hour.


Crude oil prices see double whammy from Covid-19, Opec+ spat; likely to stay low ahead

SINGAPORE (March 13): Crude oil prices have already taken a blow since the start of 2020.


Muhyiddin's many challenges

(Mar 13): The new Malay Muslim-majority ruling coalition — Perikatan Nasional (PN) — was forged on the shifting sands of political turmoil after the break-up of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government

Labour market

Singapore braces for uncertain labour market outlook in 2020

SINGAPORE (Mar 12): Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower (MOM) warned Thursday that the labour market outlook for 2020 is “uncertain” amid the evolving novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak and other g

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