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BUDGET 2017: EDITORIAL

THE 2017 budget presented in parliament yesterday by Finance Minister Heng Swee Kiat was widely expected to be a follow-up to the recent report of the Committee of the Future Economy (CFE), of which...

BUDGET 2017: SUPPORTING BUSINESSES

OVER S$1.4 billion in additional near-term measures, on top of existing measures, will be given to support businesses over the next year, said Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat when delivering Budget...

BUDGET 2017

AN additional sum of S$26 million a year will be committed to support workers' training, even as older workers get more help to secure employment as the government provides more incentives for...

BUDGET 2017

The 2017 Singapore Budget focused on driving growth in the medium term, but it also paid heed to sustainability in the long term and offered targeted short-term relief amid the relentless pursuit of...

BUDGET 2017: BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE

FINANCE Minister Heng Swee Keat said on Monday that the government has earmarked S$2.4 billion to put into action the strategies of the Committee on the Future Economy (CFE) in the next four years.

BUDGET 2017

UP to S$600 million in government capital will be co-invested with Singapore-based enterprises in a new International Partnership Fund (IPF) to help them scale up and internationalise.

BUDGET 2017: COMMENTARY

THOSE expecting "big-bang" tax policies in Budget 2017, on the back of a report issued by the Committee on the Future Economy (CFE) may have been disappointed. From a tax perspective, the...

BUDGET 2017: BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE

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BUDGET 2017: FISCAL PRUDENCE

A SMALLER budget surplus of S$1.91 billion, or 0.4 per cent of gross domestic product, is expected for fiscal year 2017, largely due to an increase in expenditure. In comparison, FY2016 is expected...

BUDGET 2017: FISCAL PRUDENCE

SINGAPORE'S budget surplus for FY16 is expected to clock S$5.18 billion, some 50 per cent higher than the previous estimate of S$3.45 billion, due to slower-than-expected expenditure growth...