BUDGET 2014

BUDGET 2014 is very much a people’s Budget, with the government demonstrating its commitment towards addressing concerns from all segments of society.

BUDGET 2014

[SINGAPORE] Budget 2014's sharply targeted measures to boost productivity won praise, but amid business groups' relief at the absence of across-the-board manpower curbs are worries that...

BUDGET 2014

AS Singapore nears the half-way mark of its 10-year restructuring plan, Budget 2014 sought to strike a balance between growing social needs and businesses under stress - and it did so at a lower...

BUDGET 2014

THE government will pump $8 billion into a new fund that will help Singapore's pioneers - those aged 65 or older this year - with their healthcare costs for the rest of their lives....

SOME 675,000 Singaporeans aged 55 and up this year will get a one-off cash payout of up to $250 to help offset some of their daily expenses.

BUDGET 2014

THE government will extend the Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) scheme for three years, and will introduce a separate version of the programme for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs...

BUDGET 2014

THE construction sector was singled out as the only sector bucking the trend of slowing foreign workforce growth by Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam yesterday, as...

Budget 2014

THE government will spend $500 million over the next three years hauling SMEs onto the infocomm technology (ICT) bandwagon through the ICT for Productivity and Growth (IPG) programme.

BUDGET 2014

EMPLOYERS are likely to see their wage costs rise more than usual come January next year, because they have to contribute more to the Central Provident Fund.

BUDGET 2014

LET'S take a look at how this year's Budget has addressed what we view as the top three pre-Budget concerns in 2014....