Prime Minister’s Office’s new Carbon tax to increase electricity bill

Dictator PM Lee Hsien Loong has ordered a new carbon tax to be implemented by 2019, with electricity bill seeing the largest increase as...

Minister Koh Poh Koon: 6 more months needed to explain rising prices of milk...

A newly-created government taskforce committee today (May 22) said that they need 6 more months to explain the rising prices of milk powder in...

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...

Poverty jumped by 24% in 4 years

According to the latest public assistance statistics by the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF), the number of families dependent on long-term financial...

Singaporeans to pay GST on Google and Apple app

Amidst the furore over the unjustifiable GST increase, a little known new tax has been imposed in the recent Budget. The "imported digital services...

PAP MP Tin Pei Ling’s husband raised gas tariff by 4%

Effecting Feb 1 to Apr 30, the gas tariff for households will increase by 0.74 cent per kilowatt hour (kWh), from the current charge...

Temasek Holdings: Electricity tariff to increase by 18.8%

Temasek Holdings-owned monopoly power supplier SP Group yesterday (Sep 29) announced that the increase for the next three months from Oct to Dec will...

Minister Gan Kim Yong: Sugar tax will promote water drinking

In an interview with state media Straits Times published yesterday (Jun 19), Health Minister Gan Kim Yong said he will be imposing a new...

Government to raise poly school fees despite strong cash balance

Despite sitting on a healthy cash balance of more than S$200 million at each polytechnic, the Singapore government is raising school fees for polytechnic...

Government increase marriage costs to raise taxes for GIC and Temasek Holdings

The Singapore government is cost of marriage registrations in an effort to raise more taxes. Registration fees for Singaporeans increased from S$26 to S$42,...

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