SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019: COMMENTARY

IN a year when it would scarcely have been criticised had it chosen to be exuberant in its gift-giving, the government has instead impressed with its prudence and restraint in keeping its one-off...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

Singapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat on Monday unveiled a Budget aimed at building up resilience in the face of economic restructuring, an ageing population and income inequality.

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

Key points

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

THE government is providing more support for workers to upskill in a competitive and technology-intensive environment, including through the introduction of initiatives for Singaporeans to move into...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

SINGAPORE'S move to introduce two new innovation centres in aquaculture and energy shows its growing emphasis on internationalising small and medium enterprises in sustainability-driven sectors...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019: COMMENTARY

BUDGET 2019 offers a commendably strategic vision to build "a strong, united Singapore". This vision is consistent with the country's goal to be competitive, and to be a smart nation...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

ENTERPRISE Singapore will launch two programmes to help startups and smaller companies scale up and tap a pool of experts, said Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat on Monday.

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

Key points

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

THE Singapore government's plan to adopt a dual approach on new investments - borrow for big-ticket, lumpy infrastructure projects and tap recurrent revenue for social and security undertakings...