SINGAPORE BUDGET 2020

IMMEDIATE support aside, the upcoming Budget 2020 should also address longer-term issues such as economic transformation, digitalisation, the environment, and the ageing population, said business...

EDITORIAL

INDIA'S budget for the fiscal year starting April 2020, to be presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday, will be keenly watched to see if it can pull the economy out of its...

[BRUSSELS] The European Commission said on Wednesday that Portugal's draft budget for 2020 that envisages a small surplus was nevertheless at risk of breaking European Union fiscal rules because...

FACED with rising business costs and wages in a challenging operating environment, companies want those issues addressed in this year's Budget.

[TOKYO] The Japanese government is set to compile an annual budget plan featuring a record amount of spending for the fiscal year starting on April 1, according to a draft obtained by Reuters on...

[ROME] Italy's government has decided to backtrack on a contested tax on plastic in its 2020 budget in the face of protests from producers in a region where the ruling parties face a key local...

THAILAND'S government used its slim majority to get the annual budget bill through an initial parliamentary vote, but analysts remain divided on whether the outcome shows the coalition will...

EUROPEAN ECONOMY

EUROPEAN Union leaders made little headway as discussions on a new budget plan began on Friday that would allow the bloc to spend up to 1.1 trillion euros (S$1.7 trillion) in the 2021-27 period....

[BRUSSELS] After managing a united front over Brexit, divisions between European Union leaders were laid bare Friday when they discussed how to plug the budget shortfall left by the UK's intended...

THAILAND'S divided parliament began debating the annual budget Thursday amid concern the ruling coalition may struggle to pass the bill because of its slim majority.