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Fortitude Budget: Protecting livelihoods and helping businesses

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced the fourth round of support measures to help businesses and…
26 May 2020 • 3 min read
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New legislation for remote marriage solemnisation

Parliament passed new legislation facilitate remote marriage solemnisations on 5 May 2020. Under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures for Solemnisation and…
05 May 2020 • < 1 min read
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Parliament Highlights – 5 May 2020

More ComCare applications in April Minister for Social and Family Development Desmond Lee shared that Social service offices have exercised…
05 May 2020 • 4 min read
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Evaluation for Direct Admission Exercise tweaked

Despite the COVID-19 situation, the Direct School Admission (DSA) exercise for this year will proceed with some adjustments to its…
05 May 2020 • < 1 min read
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S Iswaran: Important to verify information before sharing it

Minister for Communications and Information S Iswaran said in Parliament that Government agencies have clarified about 40 instances of fake…
05 May 2020 • < 1 min read
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Homeless and rough sleepers provided with shelter and assistance

Minister for Social and Family Development Desmond Lee said more than 300 people have sought shelters and assistance during the…
05 May 2020 • < 1 min read
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Support schemes extended to help Singaporeans and businesses

DPM Heng: No one will be denied support Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat shared in Parliament that adult permanent…
04 May 2020 • < 1 min read
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Singapore must have a system in place to reopen safely

The Government will consider a number of factors when making a decision to ease the circuit breaker measures, said Health…
04 May 2020 • 3 min read
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$1 billion paid out to over 100,000 self-employed individuals

By end of May, the Self-Employed Person (SEP) Income Relief Scheme will have paid out close to $1 billion of…
04 May 2020 • 2 min read
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More income relief for lower-wage workers during Covid-19 crisis, says Zaqy Mohamad

Half the workforce will get help from the Short-Term Relief Fund during the coronavirus pandemic. Announcing the increased support in Parliament…
07 Apr 2020 • < 1 min read
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Two initiatives to help S’pore economy build social resilience post Covid-19 crisis

Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat announced two new initiatives to help build up Singapore's resilience, both economically and socially…
07 Apr 2020 • < 1 min read
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Best response to Covid-19 pandemic is to build resilience in economy and society

Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat said the best response to the Covid-19 pandemic is to build up resilience in…
07 Apr 2020 • 1 min read
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Resilience Budget to help Singaporeans

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced a $48 billion Resilience Budget to help Singaporeans weather through…
26 Mar 2020 • 3 min read
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Delaying election in Singapore is unconstitutional, says Teo Chee Hean

Responding to a question raised by Member of Parliament, Mr Chris De Souza on the government’s stand with regards to…
25 Mar 2020 • < 1 min read
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Lawrence Wong thanks Singaporeans in fight against Covid-19

National Development Minister Lawrence Wong thanked healthcare workers and other Singaporeans who have contributed to the fight against the COVID-19…
25 Mar 2020 • 2 min read
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Singapore’s strategy to fight Covid-19: Gan Kim Yong

Health Minister Gan Kim Yong said that Singapore's strategy to fight the coronavirus (Covid-19) is to slow down the infection…
25 Mar 2020 • 2 min read
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Committee of Supply – Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth

Free entry to all public gyms and swimming pools for Singaporeans aged 65 and above Singaporeans aged 65 and above…
06 Mar 2020 • 4 min read
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Committee of Supply Debate – Social and Family Development

Increased student care subsidy for lower-income families Lower-income families with older children aged between seven and 14 who need student…
06 Mar 2020 • 3 min read
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Committee of Supply: Ministry of National Development

Public housing will become more affordable and easier to apply for, with new housing support, National Development Minister Lawrence Wong…
05 Mar 2020 • 4 min read
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Committee of Supply – Ministry of Education

Greater emphasis on cyber wellness and mental health education in schools The Ministry of Education (MOE) will be refreshing the…
04 Mar 2020 • 4 min read
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