Highlights include an enhanced corporate income tax rebate, a 30 per cent hike to the price of water and an increase in CPF housing grants.
Budget 2017 is expected to touch on measures to implement some of the recommendations of the Committee on the Future Economy report.
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 $10 and $20 per tonne of greenhouse gas emissions.
In response, Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak says it has "no reason to paint North Korea in a bad light" and "will be objective" in its investigation of Kim Jong Nam's death.
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 who told Channel NewsAsia
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.