Highlights include an enhanced corporate income tax rebate, a 30 per cent hike in the price of water and an increase in CPF housing grants.
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.
The Israel-Palestine issue concerns people all over the world and is an "emotional issue" especially for Muslims. And Singapore is in Southeast Asia, surrounded by Muslim-majority countries, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says.
Four North Korean fugitives, wanted by police, allegedly planned and executed Kim Jong Nam's assassination before escaping back to Pyongyang on Feb 17, according to a senior police source.
President Donald Trump named US Army Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster as his new national security advisor on Monday, taking over the post left vacant after Michael Flynn's resignation.
They take on bedbugs, maggots and grime-blackened walls to bring some light into the lives of lonely old Singaporeans in need. Meet the volunteers of Helping Joy - extraordinary people who act as cleaners, housekeepers, food-deliverers, friends and carers for those living alone.CNA Insider
Did you know Singapore’s public transport was ‘world class’ in the 1930s? Its trolley bus system was the largest around – and it came with 1st- and 2nd-class seating.