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A Budget to bring some cheer, and to secure Singapore

It's tempting to offer goodies in what is possibly an election year, but choice was made to invest in future

It is notable that, of the S$4.6b that the government will spend over the next three years, S$3.6b will go towards helping workers, with the remaining S$1 billion for helping firms.

IN a year when it would scarcely have been criticised had it chosen to be exuberant in its gift-giving, the government has instead impressed with its prudence and restraint in keeping its one-off Budget goodies to a judicious level - focusing instead on the needed (though far less sexy) long-...

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