Experts said the carbon tax as it stands might be on the lower end of the price scale, but is a start in changing mindsets
The regime, if imposed efficiently, would boost jobs and investments into the clean-energy sector, they say.
The tiered fee rate is a response to a small but growing number of buyers who purchase expensive motorcycles.
The increase in price is a reflection of rising costs of producing water, says Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat in his Budget speech.
Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat outlines a tax rate of between S$10 and S$20 per tonne of greenhouse gas emissions.
Finance Minister Heng Sweet Keat says the changes to the schemes are aimed at nudging car buyers towards more environmentally-friendly vehicles.
In an interview with the media, Minister Grace Fu says these are some areas of focus, more details of which will be announced in its Committee of Supply debates in March.
Ms Fu said sports is an excellent platform to inculcate social cohesiveness, and the Government would do more in introducing programmes for persons with disabilities to participate in.
To celebrate Valentine's Day, couples who have been married for more than 50 years dish out tips on love and how to fight fair.
The committee's report identifies new areas of growth and recommends that the Government help SMEs adopt digital solutions.