Covid-19: Pay cut for Singapore ministers but bonus for frontline workers

Medical staff prepare pre screening procedure at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases building at Tan Tock Seng Hospital in Singapore on Jan31, 2020. Frontline workers will be rewarded with an extra month of special bonus. - AFP

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN): The President, all Cabinet ministers and political office-holders will take a one-month pay cut in solidarity with Singaporeans coping with the coronavirus outbreak, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat said on Friday (Feb 28).

Public officers manning the front line in Singapore's battle against the coronavirus outbreak will also get up to one extra month of special bonus, he added.

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