Singapore working to extradite Standard Chartered robber under promise of no caning

By The Online Citizen On 21st February 2018

Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has announced that the Singapore Government is working with UK authorities on the extradition of David James Roach to Singapore. The ministry noted that as part of th...

Flashback GE2015 - PM Lee: GST will increase due to profligate spending and irresponsible, unsustainable plans

By The Online Citizen On 20th February 2018

Commenting on the Budget 2018 in his Facebook page, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said that the budget is a strategic and integrated financial plan to build us a better future together. "What does...

All Singaporeans above the age of 21 to expect handouts of up to $300 in 2018

By The Online Citizen On 20th February 2018

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat has announced in Parliament on Monday (19 February) that all Singaporeans aged 21 and above this year will get a one-off SG Bonus of up to S$300 each. Mr Heng stated...

How does Budget 2018 affect companies and individuals?

By The Online Citizen On 20th February 2018

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat has revealed the Government’s Budget statement for Financial Year (FY) 2018 in Parliament on Monday (19 February). In his speech, Mr Heng revealed several measures to...

Malaysian flight attendant: Work in Singapore and retire in Malaysia

By The Online Citizen On 21st February 2018

by Vincent Low A Malaysian flight attendant Yow Zi Jian wrote on ...

Budget 2018: 587,200 lower-income workers worry about GST hike?

By The Online Citizen On 21st February 2018

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Associate Dean of LKY School: No need to increase GST if use 10% more from investment returns

By The Online Citizen On 20th February 2018

by Vincent Low Currently, under the Singapore's Net Investment Returns (NIR)...

Heng says budget surplus is $9.6b but IMF's accounting standards says $31.9b - financed by heavy borrowings in housing

By The Online Citizen On 20th February 2018

by Vincent Low It was announced in Parliament today (19 Feb) that as the Government has accumulated a budget surplus of almost S$10 billion for FY2017, all Singaporeans aged 21 and above this year...

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