Morning Briefing: Top stories…

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Sept 16,

The Straits Times | 2020-09-16 00:22

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Wednesday, Sept 16. Half of SIA's over 400 trainee pilots and cabin crew let go, the rest will leave after completing training Those who had to abort their training are mainly foreigners. Outlook for Asia bright despite worst recession in a century: DPM Heng Swee Keat The region's strong economic fundamentals, growing middle class and innovative firms make it poised for global growth, he said. Singapore's financial sector sees healthy take-up of jobs, traineeships Banks and insurers are seeing experienced hires and fresh graduates, many of whom are from non-finance areas. More longer-term plans needed to ease labour market pains in Singapore Beyond helping local workers currently out of work, longer-term plans need to be made for those who will suffer when the current support measures end, says Assistant Business Editor Jo…


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