Tag: GST hike

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...

PAP assures you there is sufficient funding resources for healthcare, but might raise GST...

In an interview with Mediacorp’s News 5 programme on Thursday (Aug 30), Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said that government has enough resources to...

GST hike: Damned if they do, damned if they don’t

The government thought it was being clever in announcing the impending GST hike early. The calculus: by giving Singaporeans at least three years’ heads-up,...

NTUC Members polled: Majority against GST hike

By: Obbana Rajah Earlier this week, results of a poll conducted within the National Trade Union Congress (NTUC) was anonymously revealed through WhatsApp. According to the...