Tag: Budget 2018

52 hours of debate but ‘Say Sorry’ is the only thing people remember

This year’s budget was debated by MPs for more than 50 hours over a period of eight days. This is the longest amount of...

Budget 2018: A big sorry non-debate

  What exactly has been the net gain for Singapore out of the debate on Sylvia Lim’s suspicions that the Government had backtracked on the...

PM Lee praises Low Thia Khiang’s speech on Budget 2018; says it “could have...

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has praised veteran opposition leader, Workers' Party secretary-general Low Thia Khiang's speech on Budget 2018 in Parliament this week...

Did PM Lee tell Ng Chee Meng what to say during parliamentary clash with...

Workers' Party Secretary-General Low Thia Khiang clashed with Minister for Education (Schools) and Second Minister for Transport Ng Chee Meng on Wednesday after he questioned the...

Activists organise Speakers’ Corner protest against impending GST hike

Noted activist Gilbert Goh is organising a protest against the impending Goods and Services Tax (GST) hike. The protest will be held tomorrow (Sat,...

GST hike is the “sole reason” why WP did not vote YES to pass...

Budget 2018 was passed in Parliament today, with 89 MPs voting for it and eight MPs voting against it. All 8 MPs who voted against...

Heng Swee Keat berates WP for indicating they might debate GST hike at next...

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat had a lot to say about the Workers' Party's remarks on the impending Goods and Services Tax (GST) hike...

PAP fanpage launches yet another “fake news” attack against WP MP Pritam Singh

Ruling party fanpage 'Fabrications about the PAP' has launched yet another "fake news" attack against Workers' Party (WP) Member of Parliament, Pritam Singh. This time,...

Budget 2018: Need for a sugar tax?

By: Obbana Rajah Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat’s recent unveiling of the 2018 Budget statement saw a proposed increase for the Goods and Services Tax...

GST to be imposed on overseas vendors

Singapore’s GST will be imposed on foreign vendors in a new formula that imposes GST on imported services. However, the new goods and services tax...
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