CPF Board demand CPF taxes from under-21 soccer players for S$300 allowance

Singapore's Central Provident Fund (CPF) Board is putting S-League clubs under investigation for failing to pay CPF taxes for their under-21 (U-21) soccer players....

Singapore rated “AAA” for creditworthiness, but little concern for CPF holders

US-based credit rating agency Moody yesterday (Dec 8) rated Singapore "AAA" for creditworthiness and gave a "stable" outlook for the country's economy. The "AAA"...

Singapore in need of cash, raise S$2 billion bond for sale in 2017

Singapore is in need of cash and is raising S$2 billion bond for sale under the Singapore Savings Bonds (SSBs). The Monetary Authority of...

CPF-funded GIC movement watch

Singapore's CPF-funded sovereign wealth fund company, Government Investment Corporation of Singapore (GIC), headed by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has recently made numerous high...

HDB: We lost S$1.64 billion from building HDB flats

According to the Housing Development Board (HDB)'s latest annual report released today (Oct 13), the government lost S$1.64 billion from building new HDB flats...

Lee Hsien Loong quote his father to fix the Presidential election

"This is not a Malay Singapore, not an Indian Singapore, not a Chinese Singapore. This is for everyone." Quoting his father Lee Kuan Yew, Prime...

Minister Tharman: Sell or rent your home when you are old to retire

Giving a speech proposing to change the Constitution, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said that Singapore government have 3 "thrusts" to help Singaporeans retire: 1)...

CPF: Worried about inflation? Lower retirement payout then

According to the Central Provident Fund (CPF) advisory panel, if Singaporeans are worried about losing their fixed monthly retirement payout to yearly inflation, they...

Minister Tharman: We will remove Retirement Age eventually

Speaking at the World Cities Summit yesterday, Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Tharman Shamugaratnam responded to ambassador-at-large Dr Tommy Koh's question about abolishing retirement...

Temasek Holdings: We lost S$24 billion in a year

Singapore's sovereign wealth-fund company Temasek Holdings reportedly lost S$24 billion in its latest financial year report FY2016 dating March 31. The news which saw...

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