Tag: Budget

Yuhua resident claims lack of wage support and worries about 10m population

Singapore -- In a Facebook post on Tuesday (June 23), Singapore Democratic Party Treasurer Bryan Lim mentioned a meeting the previous day with residents of...

“Billions for bosses and foreigners but just 100 for us?” Netizens on S$100 Solidarity...

In response to the S$100 Solidarity Utilities Credit, netizens have expressed a mix of sentiments. While some find the amount to be "peanuts," others say...

Ending over-reliance on cheap foreign labour, a key issue in the rethinking of Singapore’s...

Singapore—In response to the announcement that Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat will be making a ministerial statement in Parliament...

Calvin Cheng says that drawing from our reserves is like “breaking the piggy bank”

Sharing an analogy of saving money, former Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) Calvin Cheng commented that drawing from our reserves is akin to “breaking...

Hawker writes to PM Lee on FB, says having food courts open is a...

With the Covid-19 outbreak having taken a toll on business, and the government announcing that all entertainment venues such as night clubs, discos, karaoke...

DPM Heng: All political office holders to take three-month pay cut

Towards the end of his speech announcing the Supplementary Budget 2020, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat added that all political...

Another S$48 billion given in Resilience Budget on top of the S$6.4 billion; cash...

In light of the Covid-19 outbreak, the Singapore government has set aside another S$48 billion as part of the Supplementary Budget. Deputy Prime Minister and...

Cabby wants to use some of his CPF money during Covid-19 outbreak

A Facebook group of local taxi drivers has been abuzz following a call for those in difficulty during the Covid-19 outbreak to be allowed...

Economics professor: Budget 2020 is “less than meets the eye”

Singapore -- Budget 2020, while touted "as nothing less than a 'strategic financial plan' for Singapore’s future — falls short in meeting its own goal...

Heng Swee Keat says GST hike cannot be scrapped, says their “approach is to...

During the Budget round-up speech on Friday (Feb 28), Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat explained why the planned goods and services (GST) tax...
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