Cost of living to increase further due to Smart Nation’s cashless payment

When interviewed by local state media Straits Times, most Singapore businesses revealed that they are passing the cashless payment surcharge to customers. Ranging from...

Government to force 200 coffee shops offer cashless transactions

In a press release by HDB, NEA and JTC Corporation, some 245 coffee shops will have to offer cashless transactions under their appointed-contractor NETs....

Australian telecom TPG offers free mobile plans to Singaporean elderly

In a generous marketing effort to enter Singapore's market, Australian telecommunication company TPG has offered free 2-year mobile phone plans to Singaporean elderly aged...

ECA International: Singapore has become more expensive

A biannual cost of living survey conducted by consultancy firm ECA International revealed that Singapore has become more expensive than ever. Singapore's rank "improved"...

Singapore Power: Electricity tariffs to increase 6.3%

In the latest media release by Singapore Power (SP Group) today (Dec 29), electricity tariff will increase by 6.3%. According to SP Group, the...

Finance Minister: 2% GST increase still not enough

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat today (Mar 1) spoke in Parliament saying that the 2% GST is insufficient and hinted that he will raise...

Singapore to save S$3 billion from HSR withdrawal, GST increase can now be scrapped

Singapore is expected to save at least S$3 billion following the shelving of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR). According to Singapore's Transport...

KK Hospital reject cash to force cashless society onto Singaporeans

Starting yesterday (Jan 3), under the orders of Ministry of Health, KK Hospital will reject all cash payments in order to force Singapore into...

Ministry of Finance: Elderly to receive up to S$800…in CPF Medisave

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) yesterday (June 12) announced that it will be paying elderly Pioneer Generation Singaporean up to S$800 each, in their...

Straits Times: Cost of living increase because Singaporeans are jealous of the rich

<Pic: Lee Hsien Loong on his US$65 million Gulfstream private jet> With no credible scholars or economists praising Lee Hsien Loong's address on cost of...

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Minister Chan Chun Sing: Foreign investors scared of PAP loss

In his last election campaign message to Singaporeans, Minister Chan Chun Sing threatened Singaporeans that if the PAP lose this election, there will be...

Pro-PAP page run by Polish national taken down

Facebook has taken action against foreign interference in Singapore's elections, by taking down a pro-PAP page run by a Polish national. Critical Spectator page,...

MOE: Coronavirus infection found at 5 different schools, over 280 quarantined

Singapore's Ministry of Education today reported that the coronavirus infection had hit 5 different schools in a single day yesterday (Jul 7): "Four students and...