05 Aug 2014 18:21
New Bill on transboundary haze pollution will impose fines of up to S$2 million on errant companies. Environment and Water Resources Minister Vivian Balakrishnan says the Bill is "not a silver bullet" but a step that introduces novel elements into law.
05 Aug 2014 21:38
The "betterment levy", imposed on the compensation a land owner gets when the land is acquired, will be removed.
05 Aug 2014 16:08
Loss of innocent lives is unacceptable, says Singapore's Foreign Affairs Minister, restating Singapore's support for the right of the Palestinian people to a homeland under a two-state solution.
05 Aug 2014 17:15
Construction, wholesale trade and food and beverage are among the top 10 sectors that employ foreigners as of December 2013, says Manpower Minister Tan Chuan-Jin.
05 Aug 2014 14:04
But key consideration is avoiding premature depletion of Medisave savings for health-related expenses in old age, said Senior Minister of State for Health Dr Amy Khor in Parliament.
Plan to install cameras at all HDB blocks and car parks islandwide is on track to be completed by 2016, Second Minister for Home Affairs S Iswaran said in Parliament.