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Singapore economy

'The government will always be on the side of Singaporeans', says PM Lee, on the subject of foreign workers

In his first speech to the house and the nation since the 14th Parliament of Singapore opened on August 24, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong touched on several issues including the Covid-19 situation

Covid-19

Lee announces new Cabinet that remains largely unchanged as tackling Covid-19 takes priority

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has announced a new cabinet with key appointments largely unchanged as the country continues to fight the Covid-19 health and economic crisis.

Covid-19

Singapore and Malaysia to work "expeditiously" to reopen borders for business and daily commute

SINGAPORE (June 27): Singapore and Malaysia have agreed to work “expeditiously” to reopen the borders for business travel as well as for the daily commute made by hundreds of thousands of Malaysian

Singapore economy

Singapore goes to the polls: Economy, not votes, key to where STI is heading

SINGAPORE (June 26): An oft-heard quip about Singapore politics is that the winner of the elections is a foregone conclusion, but that the date of the win, and the vote shares garnered, are not.

Global Economy

Singapore retains top spot in annual IMD ranking of economic competitiveness

SINGAPORE (June 16): Singapore has retained its number one position as the world’s most competitive economy for the second year in a row, according to a long-running ranking. 

Singapore economy

Singapore faces 'crisis of a generation' but will emerge stronger, says PM Lee

SINGAPORE (June 7): The Covid-19 pandemic, a “crisis of a generation”, is not merely a healthcare crisis that is causing economic woes across the world. 

Covid-19

Singapore prepares to ease circuit breaker measures, but PM Lee cautions the pandemic is 'a marathon, not a sprint'

SINGAPORE (Jun 1): Some 40,000 migrant workers who lived in dormitories have been cleared of the coronavirus and given the green light to return to work.

Covid-19

Covid-19 cases must ease before economy restarts, PM Lee says

(May 1): Singapore can only relax its partial lockdown measures and progressively restart its economy after the city-state brings down the number of new coronavirus cases, according to Prime Minist

Covid-19 circuit breaker measures to extend till June 1: PM Lee

Covid-19

Covid-19 circuit breaker measures to extend till June 1: PM Lee

SINGAPORE (Apr 21): Singapore has extended the "circuit breaker" period to curb the coronavirus spread by another month to June 1, as Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Tuesday warned of a

Covid-19

Singapore lockdown fears spike ahead of PM's scheduled speech on 'few more' virus steps

(Apr 3): Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will speak to the nation at 4 pm local time, saying the situation in the city-state “is under control, but we want to take a few more steps now.”

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