SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

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...

EDITORIAL

AMID a slowing global economy and trade tensions between the world's two giant nations that could worsen the slump, the Singapore government's decision to guard the city state's...

COMMENTARY

WHAT will it take for Budget 2019 to be remembered as one that propelled the country towards achieving the goals of industry transformation?

COMPANIES must persist in transforming their business operations through technology, and upgrading workers at the same time, to cope with changes, said Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat on Monday....

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

UNCERTAINTY in the global economy continues to amplify as ongoing trade conflicts and technology disruptions upend global supply chains. Given such uncertainty, Budget 2019 is forward-looking as...

SINGAPORE got the expansionary Budget it needed with big-ticket items aimed at driving domestic spending in areas like social services, health and infrastructure.

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

FOR Singaporeans investing in real estate investment trusts (Reits), Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat's removal of the sunset clause for tax exemption on Singapore-listed Reits (S-Reits) and...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

SINGAPORE'S move to introduce two new innovation centres in aquaculture and energy shows its growing emphasis on internationalising small and medium enterprises in sustainability-driven...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

A S$8 billion package was unveiled on Monday to thank the generation born here in the 1950s - or became citizens by 1996 - for its contributions to Singapore.

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

THE government will start a S$200 million Bicentennial Community Fund to support a spirit of giving back as the Republic marks the Singapore Bicentennial.