SINGAPORE — More schools will have lactation rooms while all new bus and MRT interchanges will have nursing rooms installed.
SINGAPORE — Graduates who have taken study loans at autonomous universities and polytechnics will have their loan repayments and interest accrual suspended for one year.
SINGAPORE — The Government will enhance its Care and Support Package, resulting in all adult Singaporeans receiving a cash payout of between $300 and $900.
SINGAPORE — The Land Transport Authority announced an additional $120 million to help taxi and private-hire car drivers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
SINGAPORE — The President and all political office holders will be taking a total pay cut of three months.
SINGAPORE — Low and middle-income workers who lose their jobs amid the COVID-19 pandemic will receive an $800 monthly grant for three months to help tide them over as they find new work or seek training.
SINGAPORE - Low and middle-income employees who lose their jobs due to COVID-19 can get an $800 grant per month for three months.
SINGAPORE — DPM Heng Swee Keat on Thursday (26 March) announced a raft of measures to further cushion workers from the impact of COVID-19.
SINGAPORE — For only the second time in over a decade, in-principle approval has been given for the government to draw on past reserves, in order to fund a stimulus package that will address the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.
SINGAPORE — The Singapore government has allocated $55 billion - 11 per cent of the nation’s gross domestic product - to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
SINGAPORE — A total of 38,000 people in Singapore are currently serving the mandatory 14-day stay-home notices and the figure is expected to rise with more returning here, as the Republic enters a “critical phase” in its fight against COVID-19.
SINGAPORE — National Development Minister Lawrence Wong broke down in Parliament as he paid tribute to ordinary Singaporeans doing their part in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak.
SINGAPORE — Singapore’s rate of testing for COVID-19 is higher than its Asian counterparts such as South Korea and Taiwan, said Health Minister Gan Kim Yong in Parliament.
SINGAPORE — Parliament announced enhanced measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 among members ahead of its sitting on Wednesday (25 March).
SINGAPORE — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat will deliver a Ministerial Statement on Thursday (26 March) in Parliament on the government’s additional support measures for workers, businesses and households in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
SINGAPORE — Starting with the Singapore River and Ang Mo Kio, busking zones will be gradually introduced in Singapore, alongside initiatives that will make it easier for performers to busk.
SINGAPORE — Smokers will get more support to quit the habit, with subsidies to be given for those seeking nicotine replacement therapy.
SINGAPORE — Singapore will have its 12th public general hospital built in the east by 2030, to ease the current load on Changi General Hospital.
SINGAPORE — The Singapore government has announced several measures targeted at making roads safer and public transport systems for inclusive for the country’s vulnerable pedestrians and commuters.
SINGAPORE — The government will ensure that there is enough charging infrastructure accessible to electric vehicle (EV) owners, in support of the “ambitious undertaking” for all vehicles in Singapore to run on cleaner energy by 2040, said Senior Minister of State (SMS) for Transport Janil Puthucheary
SINGAPORE — The Land Transport Authority will launch a one-year pilot for priority cabins for vulnerable commuters on the North East Line trains at the end of this year.
SINGAPORE — More than $60 billion will be invested over the next decade to expand and renew Singapore’s rail network, said Transport Minister in Parliament on Wednesday (5 March).
SINGAPORE — The Land Transport Authority will accelerate the building of cycling path networks across Singapore over the next 10 years, under a new Islandwide Cycling Network programme.
SINGAPORE — While the delay to transport infrastructure projects timelines is still manageable, a prolonged COVID-19 outbreak could disrupt the supply of construction equipment and materials, said Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan in Parliament on Wednesday (5 March).
SINGAPORE — The proposed Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System Link (RTS Link) project with Malaysia remains suspended till the end of next month, said Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan in Parliament on Wednesday (5 March).