Singaporeans are getting S$1,000 poorer in 2018 following tax increase

Feeling poorer each year? You're not alone. Singaporeans are indeed getting poorer each year, or at least S$1,000 poorer in 2018 from tax increases...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Minister Josephine Teo: Milk is milk, just buy whatever cheapest on sale

Minister of State Josephine Teo dismissed Singaporeans' complaints over rising milk powder pricing and said that she would just buy "whatever cheapest on sale": "Milk...

Hawkers raised price of chicken rice to S$4.50

According to a media interview with hawkers by Chinese newspaper LianHe ZaoBao, the prices of most hawker food has risen by S$0.50 to S$1....

Malaysia to raise water price, discussion to start this month

After rejecting corrupted Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's invite to a dodgy holiday "leaders' retreat", Malaysia's veteran Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad announced that he...

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 Amy Khor: No need to help those in financial hardship

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