SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore’s Finance Minister Lawrence Wong announced a S$500 million ($372 million) package to support jobs and businesses as part of his budget proposals on Friday.
Singapore’s government has committed close to S$100 billion over the past two years to cushion its people, businesses and the economy from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
($1 = 1.3426 Singapore dollars)
(The story corrects million to billion in second paragraph)
(Reporting by Aradhana Aravindan and Chen Lin; Editing by Martin Petty)