SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

THE government is forgoing S$132 million as it extends the Service and Conservancy Charges Rebate for another year, benefiting about 930,000 households.

We thank A/P Tan Khee Giap and Mr Tan Yan Yi for their views on “Why a Forward Looking Budget is Needed”, published on 13 February 2019. Budget 2019 is indeed part of the Government’s long-term...

SINGAPORE ECONOMY

THE Singapore economy slowed last year - and will likely only cool further, according to the latest news from the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI).

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

Cushman & Wakefield's senior director of research, Christine Li, reckons that the government may tweak policies to boost the liquidity of older flats so that owners who need to may unlock...

THE Malay business community is hoping that the upcoming Budget 2019 will provide more help for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to cope with costs as well as better access to funding,...

SINGAPORE'S economy ended 2018 on a relatively healthy note, growing by 3.3 per cent, slightly lower than the 3.6 per cent growth in 2017. Bear in mind, though, that this was despite the US-...

THE 2016 Budget announcement was a watershed moment for Singapore's businesses. This was the first time that the Budget introduced the concept of digitalisation in Singapore's private...

IN 2018, digitalisation became a popular buzzword in Singapore. Adopting e-payment systems, going paperless and using digital software to improve productivity in the workplace and increase...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

IN the upcoming Budget 2019, there could be enhancements to the SkillsFuture initiative, given Singapore's need to train and reskill workers to stay relevant in the future, according to a...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

IN the upcoming Singapore Budget 2019, more help could be given to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to access policy assistance schemes and to support those firms venturing into the Asean...