Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat

Singapore economy

Persistent uncertainty dials back expectations of strong 3Q rebound

Businesses that are trying to quickly put behind the unprecedented economic contraction earlier this year in hopes of a quick 3Q rebound might have to dial back their expectations.

Singapore economy

Persistent uncertainty dials back expectations of strong 3Q rebound

Businesses that are trying to quickly put behind the unprecedented economic contraction earlier this year in hopes of a quick 3Q rebound might have to dial back their expectations.

Experts weigh in on Safer Cyberspace Masterplan 2020 - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Tech

Experts weigh in on Safer Cyberspace Masterplan 2020

Experts have called the launch of the Safer Cyberspace Masterplan 2020 “timely” and “important” to help secure Singapore’s cyberspace. 

Government measures to prevent economy from contracting by 5.6%, but Singapore still expected to face a full year recession - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Singapore economy

Government measures to prevent economy from contracting by 5.6%, but Singapore still expected to face a full year recession

The close to $100 billion in relief measures disbursed has prevented Singapore’s economy from a further 5.6% in 2020 and 4.8% in 2021, says the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).

Government support measures will prevent GDP from contracting by a further 5.6% in 2020, and 4.8% in 2021, says DPM Heng - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Singapore economy

Government support measures will prevent GDP from contracting by a further 5.6% in 2020, and 4.8% in 2021, says DPM Heng

The close to $100 billion in relief measures from the government has helped cushioned Singapore’s steepest economic contraction in history, said Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee

Covid-19

Aerospace, aviation, and tourism sector to get additional support of $507 mil: DPM Heng

Of the sectors impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, three in particular – aerospace, aviation, and tourism – have been hit the hardest.

Covid-19

Government to launch $1 bil programme to increase firms' headcount of local workers over next six months: DPM Heng

The Singapore government will be launching the Jobs Growth Incentive (JGI) in a bid to support hiring in growing sectors such as the biomedical sciences, financial services, and informati

Covid-19

Singapore doles out another $8 billion in fight against Covid-19: DPM Heng

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat on August 17 announced additional support worth $8 billion in the fight against the fallout of Covid-19.

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.

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