Companies cheer National Wage Council’s depression of low income wages

Employers of cheap labour are cheering the Singapore's National Wage Council's (NWC) decision to depress low income wages. As a press statement yesterday (May...

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...

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 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...

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,...

Ministry of Manpower cover up wage growth of low income workers due to embarrassment

In the salary report released today (May 30), the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) covered up the statistics of actual wage growth for low income...

Minister Chee Hong Tat: Singaporeans to pay mandatory disability insurance

After secretly increasing Minimum Sum to S$181,000 in Jan 2018, the Singapore government have came out with a new scheme to leech CPF funds...

WP Pritam Singh demand Government to declare spending estimates

Speaking as the representative of Opposition Workers' Party for the first time, WP chief Pritam Singh called for the Singapore government to declare spending...

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...

Minister Koh Poh Koon slapped as businesses inflate water prices on first day of...

Local kopitiams and eateries around Singapore raised their coffee and drinks by at least 10 cents to 20 cents after the implementation of a...

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