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With the growing clusters, the Government is further tightening community safe management measures by going back to Phase 2 (Heightened Alert). This will take effect from 22 July through 18 August 2021. Attached is the table of community SMMs. Key updates to take note: Permissible group sizes for social gathering is now reduced to a maximum of… View Article
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Retail sales increased 79.7% in May 2021 on a year-on-year basis, compared to the 54.0% increase recorded in April 2021. The large year-on-year growth in May 2021 was attributed to the low base in May 2020 when the Circuit Breaker measures were put in place to contain the COVID-19 outbreak, and physical stores were closed… View Article
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On 5 July 2021, Minister for Finance Mr Lawrence Wong delivered a ministerial statement outlining support measures amid the easing of some COVID-19 restrictions. Key update to take note: Support Measures for Phase 2 and Phase 3 (Heightened Alert). The calibrated approach during these two phases focused on high-risk activities in indoor settings. The additional… View Article
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Retail sales increased 54.0% in April 2021 on a year-on-year basis, compared to the 6.3% increase recorded in March 2021. The strong year-on-year growth rate in April 2021 was attributed to the low base in April 2020 when the Circuit Breaker measures were implemented due to COVID-19, and physical stores were closed for most of… View Article
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