Economy

S'pore job offers being cancelled amid recession: Recruiters

Job seekers in Singapore are seeing signed employment contracts rescinded as businesses cut back on hiring during the coronavirus pandemic-triggered recession, recruiters say. There was a spike in cases of companies cancelling job offers in late March and early April, said Mr Rob Bryson, managing director of recruitment agency Robert Walters Singapore. Unlike the global […]

Economy

Singapore aims for cheap tests, vaccine to speed up economic recovery: Chan Chun Sing

SINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) – Singapore Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing said a faster economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic would depend on the availability of affordable, rapid test kits and the rollout of a vaccine. “If either one of these or both come about in the next few months, then I think there’s a much […]