Daily Archives: 2017-03-21

PMO: Smart Nation and Digital Government Office to be formed starting from 1 May

Prime Minister Office (PMO) has announced that it will form the Smart Nation and Digital Government Office (SNDGO) to enable the Government to be more integrated and responsive in the strategy and processes for Smart Nation and Digital Government (SNDG). According to PMO, since the Smart Nation initiative was launched in late 2014, progress has been made in applying digital …

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AVA: Singapore does not import meat from suspended meat processing establishments in Brazil

The Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority (AVA) has announced that Singapore does not import any meat from suspended meat processing establishments in Brazil as none of them is approved to export to Singapore. Arising from an investigation into possible corruption involving major meat exporters, the Brazil Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply said it had placed 21 meat processing establishments under …

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Clearing up the confusion on new property measures in Singapore

By SingSaver.com.sg The changes in the Sellers Stamp Duty and TDSR requirements have been exaggerated by headlines. Here, we explain what the new property measures mean. There has been a lot of confusion regarding the new property measures in Singapore announced this  March 2017. This is mainly due to flashy headlines that claim the TDSR is lifted, or that cooling measures …

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