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SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

Impact of diesel tax hike, foreign labour leads debate

MPs raise concerns about the effect of these policy changes on businesses, especially the smaller ones

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Member of Parliament (MP) Lee Bee Wah pointed out that the lack of warning or lead time about the doubling of diesel excise duties to S$0.20 a litre has hit many service providers.

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THE impact of the diesel tax hike and the tightening of foreign manpower quotas on businesses, and issues of long-term fiscal sustainability dominated the second day of the Budget debate in Parliament on Wednesday.

Members of the house voiced their concerns about the...

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