AFTER foreign labour caps in the services sector were tightened in last year's Budget, the same fate has now befallen the construction, marine and shipyard and process industries.

SOCIAL SUPPORT

THE government is helping seniors increase their retirement savings through the introduction of a Matched Retirement Savings Scheme and adjustments to the Basic Retirement Sum (BRS).

FAMILIES will get help with daily expenses and firms can look forward to tax rebates in the Budget on Tuesday as the nation deals with the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak.

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2020

BUDGET 2020 will be "comprehensive", with "assurance and support" given to sectors hit by the coronavirus outbreak, Second Minister for Finance and Education Indranee Rajah said in a radio...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2020

AS CLIMATE change increasingly occupies public discourse in Singapore, observers are expecting it to feature more strongly in Budget 2020, alongside the government's priorities in business...

COMMENTARY

IN what's seen as an election year, many would have been expecting some form of goodies from what has been widely billed to be an "Election Budget", thanks in part to surpluses the government has...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2020

BUDGET 2020 will see the government offering more incentives to encourage voluntary work, along with the rollout of measures to take care of retirees and allow them to continue living a fulfilling...

WUHAN VIRUS OUTBREAK

THE Singapore economy will likely be hit by the spread of the Wuhan virus, especially the tourism-related sectors, Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing said on Monday morning.

SINGAPORE has already seen some semblances of nativist tendencies, the Republic's deputy prime minister said, as he warned that the country cannot assume it is immune to divisive forces that have...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2020

MORE companies may be able to participate in government-led programmes that can strengthen their competitiveness while helping them scale.