Heng Swee Keat
Singapore

COVID-19 Budget: More than S$1 billion for aviation, tourism, other sectors

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SINGAPORE: As part of the second assistance package in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, more than S$1 billion will be set aside for sectors such as aviation and tourism that have been hardest hit by the pandemic. 

The bulk of this, amounting to more than S$750 million, will go to two schemes for the aviation sector, said Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat. 

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Speaking in Parliament on Thursday (Mar 26), he said COVID-19 was the “single biggest shock” that air

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