23 Feb 2015 17:00
The CPF salary ceiling will go up to S$6,000, from S$5,000, from Jan 1, 2016, while contribution rates for workers aged above 50 to 55 will reach the same level as those for younger workers, Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam says.
23 Feb 2015 17:15
The Silver Support Scheme will add to incomes of elderly after retirement, and aims to support the bottom 20 per cent of Singaporeans aged 65 and above, says Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam.
23 Feb 2015 17:19
To help families with children, support measures include account top-ups to help pay for school fees, and the waiver of fees for students taking national examinations.
23 Feb 2015 16:56
The Government will 'sharpen support' to businesses making 'significant effort to raise productivity, especially by innovating and internationalising', Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam announces in his Budget 2015 speech on Monday.
23 Feb 2015 14:02
This year's Budget addresses issues on retirement adequacy and ensuring good careers for the young and middle-aged.
The selection of Neighbourhood Renewal Programme projects are done at the town council level, where the Ministry of National Development can ensure a good geographical spread of projects and meet the preferences of the respective town councils.