Budget 2017 is expected to touch on measures to implement some of the recommendations of the Committee on the Future Economy report.
Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat outlines a tax rate of between $10 and $20 per tonne of greenhouse gas emissions.
Malaysia violated human rights by conducting a postmortem on its citizen, a spokesman for the North Korean ambassador to Malaysia said in a press conference on Monday (Feb 20).
Additional near-term measures unveiled in Budget 2017 will give businesses support of more than S$1.4 billion over the next year, says Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat in Parliament on Monday (Feb 20).
The Israel-Palestine issue concerns people all over the world, especially for Muslims, which is an emotional issue. And Singapore is in Southeast Asia, surrounded by Muslim-majority countries, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says.
Digital technology has unique potential to transform businesses, large and small, across the economy, says Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat during his Budget speech.
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.