SINGAPORE hotels were only half-filled in February, resulting in a 40 per cent plunge in room revenues, as coronavirus fears threaten to bring the global travel industry to a grinding halt,...

SINGAPORE RESILIENCE BUDGET 2020: TAPPING RESERVES

SINGAPORE'S president has given "in-principle support" for the government to draw on past reserves to fund a substantial second stimulus package aimed at rescuing the novel coronavirus-battered...

SINGAPORE RESILIENCE BUDGET 2020: SAVING JOBS

THE financial ordeal is far from over, but a fresh round of wage support could stave off the spectre of layoffs, especially for workers in sectors reeling from the Covid-19 pandemic.

VIRUS OUTBREAK

SINGAPORE's official growth forecast has hit negative territory for the first time in nearly a decade. This comes as the Republic braces itself for what is likely the worst economic contraction...

FITCH Solutions has forecasted Singapore's 2020 current account balance to shrink substantially due to impact from the coronavirus pandemic.

SINGAPORE'S official growth forecast for 2020 has reached negative territory, with a further downgrade to between -4 per cent and -1 per cent.

SINGAPORE and half a dozen other regional economies have pledged to keep air, sea and other trade flows open during the Covid-19 pandemic.

EDITORIAL

AS SINGAPORE unveils a supplementary budget today, amid the still-unfolding global Covid-19 crisis, it remains to be seen if this unprecedented situation will bring forth extraordinary...

SINGAPORE and six other Pacific Rim countries have pledged to keep their supply chains open during the Covid-19 pandemic, despite ongoing shocks to trade flows.

VIRUS OUTBREAK

SINGAPORE authorities are shutting down all bars, entertainment venues and tuition centres, and cancelling all events among a series of tightened measures to minimise further spread of the novel...