Economics

Review of Singapore Government’s Budget: 2009-2017
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Value Penguin The government of Singapore is set to announce its budget plans for 2018 on Monday, 19 Feb 2018. While many media outlets have been speculating what we could expect to hear from Minister Heng Sweet Keat next week, few have covered Read More

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AWARE calls for a budget for gender equality
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Gender equality group AWARE submitted its eighth annual set of recommendations for the National Budget through the public consultation portal REACH on 12 January, calling for the Government to take concrete steps in ending gender inequality. “It’s time to dedicate resources to a Read More

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Singapore safety initiative secures global award from IChemE
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IChemE, an international professional body for chemical engineers with over 44,000 members in 120 countries, has congratulated Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower (MOM), National Environment Agency (NEA) and Civil Defence Force (SCDF) for their work in implementing new safety and health regulations for major Read More

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10 things property buyers need to know for buying or renting commercial properties
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Last updated on November 5th, 2017 at 05:17 pmby UOB & Paul Ho The decision to buy or to rent a commercial or industrial property depends on many factors. If you are a business owner it is mostly about the economics of ownership Read More

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Low levels of welfare makes UBI expensive to implement in Singapore
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Chris Kuan At the Future of Singapore (FOSG) forum on the economic and social causes of poverty, a Finnish exchange student asked Yeoh Lam Keong, former GIC chief economist about his opinion regarding the Universal Basic Income (UBI) which is undergoing an Read More

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How your parents’ income ultimately affects yours
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by SingSaver.com.sg It’s a simple fact that your parents’ income has a huge impact on yours, as wealthier parents can give you more advantages. Here’s why. Minister for Social and Family Development Tan Chua Jin recently talked about the new KidSTART initiative. This is a programme Read More

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Arguments for minimum wage by Prof Lim sound and clear
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Sharing the video of the interview of Professor Lim Chong Yah by Channel News Asia, Former GIC Chief Economist, Mr Yeoh Lam Keong agreed with Prof Lim’s points about minimum wage, saying that Prof Lim has set out the arguments for the need Read More

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One-billion dollar innovation fund launched to drive enterprise growth for future economy
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Innovators and enterprises in Singapore will soon benefit from a range of new initiatives that helps them translate their ideas into assets. This includes the launch of a one-billion dollar Makara Innovation Fund (MIF) by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and Read More

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Singapore’s service sector grew in 4Q, economists remain cautious
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Compared with fourth quarter 2015, overall business receipts grew by 0.5 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016, as data from the Department of Statistics Singapore (Singstat) showed yesterday (27 Feb), but economists remained cautious in their outlook for the sector. Positive growth Read More

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Singapore and China to jointly form expert panel for Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-city
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore and China have agreed to jointly form an expert panel to look into development strategies of Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-city as more people and companies relocate to the Eco-city. The Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-city is a bilateral collaboration project between Singapore and China located in Read More

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