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....

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...

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...

Singaporeans going to IMH increase threefold in 2017

Due to a myriad of social problems from unemployment to work stress, the number of young Singaporeans between the age of 16 to 30...

Minister Amy Khor: No action taken against profiteering operators

When questioned by hawker stall owners what action is the government going to take against profiteering tactics by hawker centre operators, Senior Minister of...

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...

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...

Minister Grace Fu: We MPs pay for parking too

After weeks of criticisms over the government's mercenary move to charge school teachers for parking in school compounds, PAP Minister Grace Fu wrote to...

Minister Maliki Osman: Singaporean millennials are job hoppers, instagram thrill-seekers

Senior Minister of State Maliki Osman spoke in Parliament yesterday (May 17) hitting out at younger Singaporean generation, criticising them as job hoppers and...

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...

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