Feb 23, 2019 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

SMEs need more help to kick-start digital journey

SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) need more help to get past the initial hurdle of embarking on digital...
Feb 22, 2019 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

Post-Budget forum homes in on healthcare costs

THE escalating cost of healthcare was one of the key concerns raised at a post-Budget 2019 forum on Thursday, with...
Feb 22, 2019 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

Foreign worker quota cuts hit sectors beyond F&B, retail

THE list of businesses that will be hit hard by the upcoming foreign worker quota cuts for the services sector is a...
Feb 22, 2019 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

Tighter foreign worker rules an effort at making labour market sustainable: Chan

MINISTER for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing said the tightening in foreign worker rules announced in the Budget on...
Feb 21, 2019 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

Reits sector gets big boost from lifting of sunset clause on tax exemption

FOR Singaporeans investing in real estate investment trusts (Reits), Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat's removal of...
Feb 21, 2019 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

More transparency sought for foreign worker criteria

BUSINESSES are calling for the government to shed more light on the required criteria to bring in foreign workers with...

MORE STORIES

Feb 21, 2019 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

Tax break mitigates diesel duty hike - but cushion is temporary

TRANSPORT and logistics companies are thankful for the diesel road tax rebate to help mitigate the unexpected hike in...
Feb 21, 2019 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

Singapore's energy players to feel heat of carbon tax only marginally

SINGAPORE's move to tax carbon-intensive industries could hurt energy players here, albeit marginally, and...
Feb 20, 2019 02:47 PM
INTERACTIVE

Singapore Budget 2019: What's the impact on your business?

How will the recently announced Singapore Budget affect your business? Use this analysis tool, developed by PwC, to...
Feb 20, 2019 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

Singapore Budget 2019: Fixing mindsets against F&B, retail jobs - not quotas - is key

ALTHOUGH tighter foreign manpower restrictions will force food and beverage (F&B) and retail firms to transform,...
Feb 20, 2019 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

Defence, healthcare, bank stocks expected to gain from Singapore Budget 2019

DEFENCE, healthcare and grocery stocks are the possible winners from the latest Singapore Budget announced on Monday,...

COMMENTARIES

Feb 19, 2019 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019: COMMENTARY

A competitive Smart Nation through a strong and united Singapore

BUDGET 2019 offers a commendably strategic vision to build "a strong, united Singapore". This vision is...
Feb 19, 2019 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019: COMMENTARY

Budget 2019 gives businesses extra fuel to last the transformation journey

FINANCE Minister Heng Swee Keat started on a happy note, reminding us that this is Singapore's bicentennial year...
Feb 19, 2019 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019: COMMENTARY

The calm before the tax storm?

SAVE for an announcement on personal income tax relief which drew mild laughter from the floor, it was all quiet on the...
Feb 19, 2019 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019: COMMENTARY

Avoiding the Robin Hood trap

WHILE the details may have been far more nuanced, the big picture ideas behind Budget 2019 have been well-flagged.
Feb 13, 2019 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY:SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

Why a forward-looking Budget is needed

AT AN international conference in Budapest organised by the Central Bank of Hungary last week, central bankers were...