Minister Masagos Zulkifli: Lower water consumption but price must increase anyway

Minister for Environment and Water Masagos Zukifli told Parliament yesterday (Mar 7) that Singaporeans have over-achieved the 2020 target of 147 litres per capita...

Minister Chan Chun Sing: Electricity and water price increase is just “disproportionate psychologically”

Playing down worries over the double increases in electricity and water prices in July, Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing claimed that...

Government: Kopitiams which raise drinks prices are “indiscriminate and unreasonable”

Singapore's Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) and the Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) told state media TodayOnline yesterday (July 08) that businesses should...

Survey: 90% of Singaporeans have no money, 70% have no time

According to the latest health survey conducted by insurance company Cigna, 90% of the more than 1,000 survey respondents said they are "not content"...

0% car growth: COE prices to reach record high, cost of living to increase

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on Monday (Oct 23) that Singapore will be going for 0% car growth, in line with dictator Prime...

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...

State media: Each % of GST increase is S$1.8 billion

According to state media TodayOnline, every percentage increase of the GST will translate to S$1.8 billion in tax revenue for the Singapore government. The...

Minister Lawrence Wong: GST must increase, HSR or not

Despite having saved over S$8 billion for the scrapping of the High Speed Rail, Singapore's Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong declared that GST...

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...

NTUC: We need more government subsidies

After raising childcare centres fees by 5% or S$33 a month, state-owned corporation NTUC now calls for more government subsidies. The largest childcare centre...

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