Singapore morning news for July 24

Singapore morning news for July 24

Singapore’s core inflation declines 0.2% year-on-year in June Singapore’s core inflation dropped 0.2 per cent year-on-year in June, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) said in a joint news release on Thursday (Jul 23). — Channel NewsAsia (very annoying popups) Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Act to commence on […]

Singapore morning news for July 23

Singapore morning news for July 23

S$45 million tourism campaign launched urging locals to explore Singapore Residents of Singapore are being encouraged to take a local holiday – dubbed a “Singapoliday” – and rediscover their home country while supporting local business through a S$45 million marketing campaign over the next nine months by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and other agencies. […]

Singapore morning news for July 22

Singapore morning news for July 22

Some ERP charges to resume for first time since COVID-19 circuit breaker Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) charges at three gantries will resume starting next week after being suspended at the beginning of the “circuit breaker” period, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) said on Tuesday (Jul 21). — Channel NewsAsia (very annoying popups) MOM: 69 more […]

Singapore morning news for July 21

Singapore morning news for July 21

Singaporeans’ headline inflation expectations fall to 3% for coming year: DBS-SMU poll SINGAPOREANS’ headline inflation expectations for the year ahead declined slightly to 3 per cent in a June poll, down from 3.1 per cent in March, according to findings of the latest quarterly survey for the Singapore Index of Inflation Expectations (SInDEx) released on […]

Singapore morning news for July 20

Singapore morning news for July 20

More than 140,000 employers to receive S$4 billion in Jobs Support Scheme payouts from Jul 29 More than S$4 billion in Jobs Support Scheme (JSS) payouts will be disbursed to employers from Jul 29. — Channel NewsAsia (very annoying popups) Singapore’s tourism receipts down 39% to S$4b in Q1 SINGAPORE’S tourism receipts took a hit […]

Singapore morning news for July 17

Singapore morning news for July 17

` Singapore reports 248 new COVID-19 cases, including 11 in the community Singapore reported 248 new COVID-19 infections as of noon on Thursday (Jul 16), including 11 cases in the community, the Ministry of Health (MOH) announced. — Channel NewsAsia (very annoying popups) Singapore company fined for illegally importing vegetables processed food from Malaysia On […]

Singapore morning news for July 16

Singapore morning news for July 16

News of Singapore’s record GDP drop after GE could mean that the PAP might have been asking for a mandate under false pretences Hot on the heels of the recent general election which saw the Peoples’ Action Party (PAP) win a super majority in Parliament, Bloomberg has reported that Singapore has slumped into a recession […]

Singapore morning news for July 15

Singapore morning news for July 15

Singapore enters recession as economy shrinks by 41.2% in Q2 Singapore’s economy contracted by 41.2 per cent in the second quarter from the previous three months, according to advance estimates by the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) on Tuesday (14 July), in which the contraction was inflicted by the country’s circuit breaker measures against […]

Singapore morning news for July 14

Singapore morning news for July 14

Chickenpox, pneumococcal jabs to be free for eligible Singaporean children as MOH enhances vaccination subsidies Vaccinations against chickenpox and pneumococcal disease will be free for eligible Singaporean children from November, as part of enhanced subsidies for nationally recommended vaccinations announced by the Ministry of Health (MOH) on Monday (Jul 13). — Channel NewsAsia (very annoying […]

Singapore morning news for July 13

Singapore morning news for July 13

Singapore retains top global shipping hub for 7th year running SINGAPORE has topped the 2020 Xinhua-Baltic International Shipping Centre Development (ISCD) Index for the seventh year running, based on factors such as port infrastructure, shipping services and general business environment. — The Business Times June reopening can’t save Singapore’s Q2 GDP, economists warn SINGAPORE’S economy […]

Singapore morning news for July 10

Singapore morning news for July 10

Singapore secures three of top five South-east Asia deals despite Covid-19 slowdown There were 141 such deals worth US$1.4 billion (S$1.95 billion) in the region in the three months to March 31. — Straits Times (annoying popups) GE2020: Singapore all set for Polling Day with additional safety measures A day ahead of Polling Day on […]

Singapore morning news for July 9

Singapore morning news for July 9

GE2020: Voters advised to take public transport, walk to polling stations Voters should take public transport or walk to their polling stations on Friday (Jul 10), the police said on Wednesday. — Channel NewsAsia (very annoying popups) Getting Singapore through Covid-19 crisis is top issue on voters’ minds this GE: PAP SECURING jobs, securing investments […]

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