Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat

Singapore economy

DPM Heng to double down on trade; will navigate a different future than predecessors

(June 26): Singaporeans go to the polls next month ahead of the third change in prime minister in some six decades.

Covid-19 Fortitude Budget

Fourth 'Fortitude' Budget as Singapore emerges from circuit breaker

SINGAPORE (May 29): Unity, Resilience, Solidarity and now, Fortitude.

Covid-19 Fortitude Budget

Government to inject further $800 mil for Covid-19 Support Grant: DPM Heng

SINGAPORE (May 26): The Singapore government will be setting aside a further $800 million towards the Covid-19 Support Grant, says Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat in Parliament, on T

Covid-19 Fortitude Budget

Government injects additional $33 billion in Covid-19 relief measures, with focus on jobs

SINGAPORE (May 26): Singapore is injecting another $33 billion in relief measures to help Singaporeans and local businesses tide through the Covid-19 storm that has panned out to be the republic’s

Covid-19 Fortitude Budget

Fortitude Budget to give more support to jobs as economy edges open

SINGAPORE (May 25): Businesses and households can look forward to yet another slate of relief measures that will be over and above the $63.8 billion already doled out to tide Singapore through the

Broker's Calls

More support packages expected to be introduced by DPM on May 26: CGS-CIMB

SINGAPORE (May 20): Ahead of the reopening of Singapore’s economy on June 2, CGS-CIMB Research expects more government support packages to help businesses and individuals to weather through the nov

CoVid-19

Government injects additional $33 billion in Covid-19 relief measures, with focus on jobs

SINGAPORE (May 26): Singapore is injecting another $33 billion in relief measures to help Singaporeans and local businesses tide through the Covid-19 storm that has panned out to be the republic’s

Global Economy

Covid-19 to cause the world's worst recession since the 1929 Great Depression: IMF

SINGAPORE (Apr 15): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has slashed its 2020 global growth forecast to -3% from its previous prediction of 3.3% announced in January.

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

Aviation

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

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