SINGAPORE Having once had the highest COVID-19 rate in Southeast Asia, Singapore has all but eradicated the virus after reporting 14 days without any new local cases on Tuesday, and saying it had snuffed out the last cluster of infection at a worker dormitory.
SINGAPORE A delay to Asia's first travel bubble between Hong Kong and Singapore has hit the shares of their flag carriers and highlighted the challenges facing the global travel industry as it tries to rebound from the pandemic.
SINGAPORE, Nov 23 Singapore's economy contracted
less than initially estimated in the third quarter due to the
gradual easing of COVID-19 lockdown measures and authorities
expect the city-state to bounce back to growth next year from
its worst recession.
SINGAPORE Singaporean Jason Chen recently bought a S$1.7 million ($1.26 million) three-bedroom apartment in a swanky condominium, upgrading his home in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic which has triggered the country's worst ever recession.
SINGAPORE Royal Dutch Shell will halve crude processing capacity and cut jobs at its Pulau Bukom oil refinery in Singapore as part of an overhaul to reduce its carbon emissions.
HONG KONG/SINGAPORE Oct 15 Hong Kong and
Singapore will set up a travel bubble, the two cities announced
on Thursday, as they moved to re-establish overseas travel links
and lift the hurdle of quarantine for visiting foreigners.
SINGAPORE Singapore's central bank left its monetary policy unchanged on Wednesday and said its accommodative stance will remain appropriate for some time as the city-state's economy emerges from its coronavirus slump.
SINGAPORE Singapore's economic decline is expected to have slowed significantly in the third quarter as the city-state loosened coronavirus curbs, giving the central bank room to keep monetary settings unchanged when it meets next week.