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With six months left before the government’s term ends, analysts are predicting that elections will be called in July, as soon as the second phase of the economy’s reopening kicks in
But there are questions over whether voters will accept the PAP’s urgency to call the vote, and the opposition wants more clarity on pandemic-era campaigning
The Singapore Government will draw S$31 billion from past reserves to fund the measures in the Fortitude Budget, with a larger sum set aside for contingencies.
Altogether, Singapore is drawing up to a total of S$52 billion from past reserves this financial year – an unprecedented amount.
The death of one of Singapore’s most high-profile gangsters, and memories of the brazen 1969 mob hit, have revived interest in the city-state’s history as a wellspring for organised crime – and surprised younger residents with no knowledge of that past in what is now regarded as one of the world’s safest cities.
The Southeast Asian currency has been pressured by the negative impact of the coronavirus on the Singaporean economy and is down over 5% against the greenback so far this year. The government is projecting gross domestic product will shrink 1%-4% in 2020.
Two countries may soon announce an extension to the deadline, with both sides still keen to carry on with the development. Under the original agreement signed in 2016, construction on the project was to have been well under way by now.
Travellers will gradually be allowed to transit through Changi Airport from June 2, as Singapore embarks on its phased exit from the circuit breaker period. Currently, foreign passengers may only transit through Singapore if they are on repatriation flights arranged by their governments.
At present, 1,519 patients have been discharged, while 1,584 confirmed cases are still in hospital with 24 are in critical condition in the intensive care unit.
The ministry said 16,289 cases who have mild symptoms, or are clinically well but still test positive for Covid-19 are being isolated and cared for at community facilities.