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AseanPlus News 07 Feb 2008 | 12:00 AM

Lee confident of another good year

THE new Chinese Year of the Rat begins tomorrow under more uncertain and challenging circumstances than the Year of the Pig, Singapore's Prime Minister said yesterday.

AseanPlus News 12 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM

Budget sees major changes

SINGAPORE'S Budget this year is unlike any in the past. It contains five major policy changes that usually would be spread out in as many Budgets.

AseanPlus News 16 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM

Shopping now more expensive

SECOND Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam has unveiled a budget deficit of $1.3bil (RM2.9bil) for fiscal year 2006, with the GST hike to take effect in July, accompanied by a S$4bil (RM9.2bil) offset package, as well as a rise in the employer's share of CPF contributions by a 1.5 percentage point.

AseanPlus News 02 Apr 2006 | 12:00 AM

Low-wage workers to get windfall

More than 250,000 low-wage workers are getting a windfall - thanks to a special bonus they will collect in a month's time.

Letters 04 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Crises bring out self-reliance

WITH the recent Cabinet reshuffle, Singapore is closer to a third generation of leaders who will take charge - in a few years - of one of the fastest changing societies in the world.

AseanPlus News 13 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

People losing faith in PAP, says rep

SINGAPOREANS are losing faith in the ability of the People's Action Party leadership to steer the country out of the present downturn, an MP told parliament on Tuesday.