Mar 25, 2019 05:50 AM

Feedback shows broad support for Budget 2019

RESPONDENTS to a government feedback exercise about the Budget this year largely gave their support to efforts to...

Mar 19, 2019 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

Helping SMEs' long-term growth

SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) seeking short-term measures to relieve upward cost pressures or labour market...

Mar 8, 2019 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

Restrictions on use of CPF to buy older HDB flats to be relaxed by May

THE government is looking into relaxing Central Provident Fund (CPF) loan rules on the purchase of older Housing and...

Mar 7, 2019 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

Merdeka Generation Package benefits to be rolled out from July and November

THE bulk of the Merdeka Generation Package benefits will be rolled out in two tranches, from July and November this...

Mar 7, 2019 05:50 AM

Current hikes in healthcare spending not sustainable: Gan Kim Yong

SINGAPORE is pumping in more money than ever on healthcare, but raising spending at current rates is becoming...

Mar 7, 2019 05:50 AM

Tan Wu Meng outlines transformation plans

AN underlying theme of this year's Budget is how companies in Singapore should adapt and stay alive to...

MORE STORIES

Mar 7, 2019 05:50 AM

Smaller enterprises 'stand to gain from Budget 2019'

A PANEL of industry experts were unanimous in their view that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have a lot...

Mar 6, 2019 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

Government, unions and employers agree to raise retirement, re-employment age

THE Tripartite Workgroup on Older Workers has reached an agreement to lift both the retirement and re-employment age...

Mar 5, 2019 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

Businesses, workers to get more help with digital economy tools

NEW and updated measures are on the way to support growth in the digital economy, as unveiled by Minister for...

Mar 5, 2019 05:50 AM

New 18ha innovation park for agri-tech sector

FOOD and agri-technology is a new growth sector and potential export industry that Singapore is exploring, with a...

Mar 5, 2019 05:50 AM

Govt to make it easier for businesses to apply for licences

TO CREATE a pro-business environment, the government wants to streamline regulations to reduce costs, cut paper work...

Mar 5, 2019 05:50 AM

Plans in place for homegrown cyber security skills and tools

A SAFE and trusted cyberspace is essential for a Smart Nation, Senior Minister of State for Communications and...

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...

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...

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...

Feb 7, 2019 05:50 AM

Budget 2019: Time to boost digitalisation

THE 2016 Budget announcement was a watershed moment for Singapore's businesses. This was the first time that...