SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019: COMMENTARY

FINANCE Minister Heng Swee Keat started on a happy note, reminding us that this is Singapore's bicentennial year. This would be followed later in the speech by some initiatives for society to...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019: COMMENTARY

SAVE for an announcement on personal income tax relief which drew mild laughter from the floor, it was all quiet on the tax front until some two hours into Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat's...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019: COMMENTARY

WHILE the details may have been far more nuanced, the big picture ideas behind Budget 2019 have been well-flagged.

OPINION

IT used to be that the buzz along Orchard Road was a gauge of the health of Singapore's retail industry. Those days are long gone in today's high-tech retail world, where more of the...