Tag: GST hike

Budget Debate: WP’s Louis Chua questions if GST hike is justifiable

Singapore — On the first day of the Budget Debate on Wednesday (Feb 24), Workers' Party MP Louis Chua (Sengkang GRC) questioned the proposed ...

Most analysts say GST hike could take effect in 2023

Singapore—As part of the announcement of the national Budget in Parliament on Tuesday (Feb 16), Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said that the GST...

GST hike postponed another year

During the reading of the Emerging Stronger Together Budget, Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Heng Swee Keat announced that despite an initially-planned increase in the...

DPM Heng tells Parliament: GST hike cannot be deferred indefinitely

Singapore -- Speaking in Parliament on Thursday (Oct 15) during the debate on the latest supplementary budget, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat said...

WP’s Jamus Lim’s anti-GST hike post goes viral, and netizens are calling him the...

Singapore—Economist Jamus Lim, one of the rising stars of the opposition Workers’ Party (WP) in this General Election, has further drawn the distinction between...

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...

Pritam Singh calls on Government to be transparent with its revenue and expenditure projections

Pritam Singh of the Workers' Party said on Friday (Feb 28) that the WP cannot support the GST hike until revenue and expenditure projections...

SDP to continue to focus on 3 key issues—cost of living, CPF, jobs for...

Singapore—Chee Soon Juan, the head of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP), said that the party will continue to keep focusing on three issues that...

PAP MP Amy Khor says elderly Singaporeans can help offset low birth rates by...

Senior Minister of State for Health, Amy Khor, has said that Singaporeans who are living longer can help to offset the low birth rates if...

Workers’ Party reiterates stance on GST Hike: “A lack of clarity, transparency and justification”

On Monday, Workers’ Party (WP) reiterated their stance with regards to the proposed plan to raise Goods and Services Tax (GST), saying that the...
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