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Landlords will have to start digging into their pockets soon as amendments to Singapore’s COVID-19 regulations are set to be introduced on 5 June. These amendments will enforce aforementioned landlords to provide SMEs with more rental relief to preserve their businesses. As long as the leases or licences were in...

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Singapore Sets up New Digitalisation Office

Singapore is becoming more and more digitally connected; even more so with the hazards of COVID-19 accelerating digital transformation. In an effort to ensure...

Sarawak SME Aid Delay to be Resolved in Two Months

Malaysia’s Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Ministry expects the delay in the disbursement of financial aid for COVID-19 affected SMEs in the state of Sarawak...

Singapore secured about S$13 billion in investment commitments in first 4 months of 2020

Singapore secured about S$13 billion in investment commitments in first 4 months of 2020 amid COVID-19 outbreak Despite the COVID-19 outbreak, Singapore’s Economic Development Board...

Singapore’s Fortitude Budget Allocates Over S$500m to Support Digital Transformation

More than S$500 million of Singapore’s Fortitude Budget will be allocated to supporting the digital transformation of businesses and SMEs, including support for e-payments,...

Singapore’s Self-Employed to Receive Over S$360 Million in Relief

Under the Self-Employed Person Income Relief Scheme (SIRS), the Singaporean Ministry of Manpower (MoM) and the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) have made a...

What Singapore Can Expect After the Circuit Breaker

By 2 June, Singapore’s circuit breaker period will come to an end. The circuit breaker, which began in early April, was implemented as a...

RM452.8m Entrepreneur Recovery Plan Being Prepared by MEDAC

The Ministry of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives (MEDAC) recently announced their plans to allocate RM452.8 million (US$104m) to assist COVID-19 affected entrepreneur under a...

Indonesian Businesses Prepared to Face the ‘New Normal’

Businesspeople are prepared to press on with the Indonesian government’s plan to gradually reopen the economy under health protocols to establish a “new normal”...

Singapore Unveils Fourth Stimulus Budget to Fight COVID-19

SINGAPORE – Tuesday, 26 May 2020: Singapore's Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat unveiled a new raft of stimulus measures worth S$33 billion (US$23.2 billion)...

Singapore Business Leaders Ready to Deal with Post Covid-19 Impact

As Singapore deals with the prospect of an extended recession, slated to be one of the worst among its Asian counterparts, boards and companies...

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