Feb 28, 2020 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2020

MPs urge more help for firms amid Covid-19 outbreak

SUPPORT for firms amid the Covid-19 outbreak was the main theme of the Budget debate's second day. Of the 23 Members...

Feb 27, 2020 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2020

NTUC to match PMEs to new jobs ahead of displacement

THE labour movement is piloting an initiative to match soon-to-be-displaced white-collared workers with new jobs in...

Feb 27, 2020 05:50 AM

No plans to waive foreign worker levy: Josephine Teo

THE Singapore government does not plan to waive or reduce foreign worker levies despite calls from business leaders...

Feb 22, 2020 05:50 AM

Budget could cut prejudice against hiring older workers

THE slew of government budgetary measures rolled out on Tuesday to boost jobs for mid-career and older workers can...

Feb 21, 2020 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2020

Budget moves 'prioritise viable firms for a reason'

SOME measures in the S$4 billion Covid-19 support package have been said to help firms that are doing well, while...

Feb 21, 2020 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Not a Budget to be sniffed at; economy is in good hands

DEPUTY Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat unveiled an extraordinary Budget on Tuesday to tackle the...

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Feb 20, 2020 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2020

Budget 2020's short-term stimulus could be smaller than it seems

WHILE Budget 2020's projected overall deficit is the largest in over a decade, its fiscal impulse should not be...

Feb 20, 2020 05:50 AM

Foreign worker quota cuts: Tough love for the construction sector

THE Budget put millions of much needed rescue dollars on the table for tourism-related sectors reeling from the...

Feb 20, 2020 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Corporates should embrace Budget's farsightedness

AS Budget 2020 approached, it became increasingly clear that its key theme was going to be about cushioning the...

Feb 20, 2020 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2020

Attracting talent 'still a hurdle for Singapore deep-tech startups'

TALENT is key for deep-tech to take off here, and although the niche sector was in the spotlight in the startup...

Feb 20, 2020 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Beyond just a Budget, let's look at the strategic underpinnings

BUDGET 2020 is probably one of the most anticipated budgets ever for Singapore.

Feb 20, 2020 05:50 AM
BT-OCBC BUDGET ROUNDTABLE

A much-needed leg-up Budget for the current turmoil and the future

THIS year's Budget will provide a much-needed leg-up to businesses amid the current turmoil and for the future,...

COMMENTARIES

Feb 21, 2020 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Not a Budget to be sniffed at; economy is in good hands

DEPUTY Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat unveiled an extraordinary Budget on Tuesday to tackle the...

Feb 20, 2020 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Corporates should embrace Budget's farsightedness

AS Budget 2020 approached, it became increasingly clear that its key theme was going to be about cushioning the...

Feb 20, 2020 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Beyond just a Budget, let's look at the strategic underpinnings

BUDGET 2020 is probably one of the most anticipated budgets ever for Singapore.

Feb 19, 2020 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Transforming enterprises will build a sustainable revenue base

TRANSFORMATION was a keyword in Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat's Budget 2020 speech on Tuesday, a vital feature of...

Feb 19, 2020 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Keeping calm and carrying on in times of distress

IT IS hard not to panic during times of distress. As Covid-19 cases continually inch up, there is a palpable feeling...

Feb 19, 2020 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

A well thought-through 'UNITY' Budget

DEPUTY Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat has unveiled a highly anticipated "UNITY" Budget.