Tag: Fortitude Budget

President Halimah Yacob green lights funding S$33 billion worth of coronavirus support packages

Singapore—On Tuesday (June 16) President Halimah Yacob gave the go-signal for funding coronavirus support packages worth a total of S$33 billion. Of this amount,...

WP’s Pritam Singh calls for economic breaks for companies providing upskilling for mid-career Singaporeans

Singapore—The Secretary-General of the Workers’ Party (WP), Pritam Singh, has called for rebates and reliefs for firms that provide upskilling for mid-career Singaporeans that...

DPM Heng Swee Keat: Planned increase in GST needs to be done by 2025

Singapore -- The planned increase in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) is set to happen by 2025, as it cannot be put off...

Faisal Manap: Did in-principle President Halimah Yacob know the exact amount of our reserves?

UPDATE (as of June 10, 5.50pm) :  DPM Heng addressed the following points in the Fortitude Budget Debate Round-Up Speech on 5 June 2020: C17. Mr Faisal Manap and...

S$23,225 budgetary support per capita? Tin Pei Ling urged to explain figure

Singapore -- There has been an uproar over a speech in Parliament by People's Action Party MP Tin Pei Ling, during which she said:...

Lim Tean: S$33 billion Fortitude Budget not as impressive as it looks

Singapore -- Commenting on the Government's S$33 billion Fortitude Budget, which adds to three earlier budgets aimed at helping businesses and individuals suffering from...

Heng Swee Keat: S’pore’s financial position will be a lot weaker in years to...

Singapore -- The country's financial position will be a lot weaker in the years to come, according to Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat...
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