Covid-19 measures

Covid-19

Vaccinations to be expanded to rest of Singaporeans from Jun 11, quick test kits to be sold from Jun 16

Singapore will expand its vaccination drive to all Singapore citizens aged 12 to 39 from June 11.

Singapore tightens community measures further as Covid cases spike, WFH to be default - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Singapore tightens community measures further as Covid cases spike, WFH to be default

Singapore will ban all dining-in at F&B establishments and will default to having workers work from home from May 16 to June 13. 

SMG reports record 1Q21 revenue and net profit on higher diagnostic & aesthetics business - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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SMG reports record 1Q21 revenue and net profit on higher diagnostic & aesthetics business

Singapore Medical Group has announced revenue of $24.8 million for the 1QFY2021, making this the group’s all-time quarterly high.

BRC Asia sees 1H21 earnings fall 15% to $19.2 mil due to provisions for onerous contracts - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Results

BRC Asia sees 1H21 earnings fall 15% to $19.2 mil due to provisions for onerous contracts

BRC Asia has reported earnings of $9.5 million for the 2QFY2021 ended March, 4% lower than earnings of $10.0 million in the corresponding period the year before.

Global Economy

Slowdown in global GDP growth expected to extend to 2Q2021: Oxford Economics

The weak global economic climate is slated to extend into the second quarter of 2021 as countries continue to impose social distancing measures to curb the spread of coronavirus infections.

Covid-19

Prudential Singapore doles out $3.5 mil to tide vulnerable groups through the current economic uncertainity

Over 3,400 individuals have benefitted from Prudential Singapore’s $3.5 million cash benefits and donations made to people and the community at large.

Singapore economy

Singapore's CPI remains in the red in July, with core inflation falling to lowest in a decade

Singapore’s core and headline inflation remained in the red in July 2020, despite the Phase Two measures which allowed most businesses to resume activities from June 19.

Covid-19

Singapore Business Federation renders support to businesses and workers in need

SINGAPORE (June 11): The Singapore Business Federation (SBF) has launched a $2.5 million fund to support member companies looking to digitalise and grow their capabilities.

Covid-19

Scientists expect Covid-19 vaccine in January if not within the year

(May 4): Researchers continue to debate how fast a coronavirus vaccine may be available as states and nations look for a fast track to recovery from the pandemic’s economic toll, with January or ev

Covid-19

We must learn to live with Covid-19, says Lee Kuan Yew School panel

SINGAPORE (Apr 17): The Covid-19 pandemic will not end soon — not by a long shot.

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