Government force commuters to go cashless by March

Effecting next month in March, the Singapore government will be removing all cash top-up services at the passenger service centres of every train station....

Singapore Air Show a failure, no mega deal signed

Singapore's latest biennial Air Show this year has turned out to be a failure with no deal worthy of mention. The Singapore government's state-owned...

Business spending fell by 21.68% in 2017

According to the latest report by the Economic Development Board (EDB) released yesterday (Jan 30), the already-worsening Singapore economy had sank again with business...

Government’s cashless system badly received by Singaporeans

Heeding the government's advice, the Koufu kopitiam in Jurong West St 61 offered 8 cashless payment options including NETs, EZ Link, Apple Pay and...

Minister Indranee Rajah: We will increase tax once “people are ready to absorb the...

Senior Minister of State for Finance Indranee Rajah told state media Straits Times in an interview yesterday (Nov 26) that the government will increase...

Economists discredit Minister Lim Swee Say: GDP growth is not government’s effort

A day after Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say claimed credit for the better-than-expected GDP growth on Friday (Nov 24), economists voiced out in unison...

Lee Hsien Loong’s TPP in jeopardy thanks to no show from Canada

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's push for the Trans-Pacific Pact (TPP) saw a major blunder last Friday after Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...

Singapore to lose S$136 billion Broadcom relocating to US

One of Singapore's biggest semiconductor companies with a US$100 billion (S$136 billion) net worth is relocating back to US, according to US President Donald...

Lee Hsien Loong: Singapore is on the right track in the right direction

Speaking to overseas Singaporeans based in Brunei, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong insisted that his dictatorship is leading Singapore in the "right direction". However...

MOM: Singaporeans continue to clock longest working hours in the world

According to the latest employment statistics by the Ministry of Manpower today (June 13), Singaporeans clocked an average of 45.2 hours a week for...

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