Stimulus packages will be ‘in vain’ if S’poreans don’t comply with circuit breaker measures: PM Lee

Stimulus packages will be ‘in vain’ if S’poreans don’t comply with circuit breaker measures: PM Lee

6/4/2020 4:56:00 PM

Stimulus packages will be ‘in vain’ if S’poreans don’t comply with circuit breaker measures: PM Lee

SINGAPORE — The multi-billion dollar initiatives unveiled in the three Budgets since February to help firms, workers and households will be in vain, unless all Singaporeans “comply strictly” with the Government’s measures in response to Covid-19 pandemic.

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Coronavirus: Residents urged to stay home and comply with 'circuit breaker' measuresSINGAPORE - Singapore residents have to stay home and go out only for essential activities like buying food, said National Development Minister Lawrence Wong, as the country saw a record daily spike of 120 new coronavirus cases on Sunday (April 5).. Read more at straitstimes.com. Ok boss. We will be good CB citizens You will see many will go out for essential items. Double then before from 7 Apr... Today in the bus a lot more ppl r wearing masks. Almost all students wear masks. I’m on my way to office to settle payroll for coming months

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