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Singapore Budget 2018: GST to rise to 9 per cent sometime in 2021-2025

21-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be raised to 9 per cent from 7 per cent sometime from 2021 to 2025, Finance minister Heng Swee Keat announced on Monday (19 February). [...]
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Singaporeans 21 and above to get $100-$300 SG bonus ‘hongbao’: Heng Swee Keat

21-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Singaporeans aged 21 and above this year will get a one-off SG Bonus ranging from $100 to $300 after the country recorded a Budget 2017 surplus of almost $10 billion. Around [...]
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Singapore Exchange to launch new Indian derivatives before NSE deal ends

21-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore Exchange Ltd (SGX) said on Monday it will launch successor products to its flagship Indian equity index derivatives before the bourse’s licence agreement with [...]
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Ageing Singapore to raise key tax for first time in years

21-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Singapore announced Monday it would raise its sales tax for the first time in years to support an ageing population, but unexpectedly delayed the measure until at least 2021. [...]
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Singapore Matches More Problems With More Money in Budget

21-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s budget on Monday was all about boosting government revenue through higher taxes in order to pay for rising spending needs. While the city state has [...]
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Singapore is hiking its sales tax, but not until 2021 or later

21-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore said its sales tax will rise to 9 percent from 7 percent, but the change will only come “sometime” between 2021 and 2025, making it likely that the [...]
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Indonesia and Singapore to boost cooperation in investment and vocational education

21-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Indonesia and Singapore have agreed to boost cooperation in investment and vocational education, especially in the industrial sector, with Indonesia offering the development [...]
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Singapore competition agency to look closer at Uber tie-up with ComfortDelGro

21-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s competition commission said on Monday it plans to do further in-depth assessment of the tie-up between the city-state’s top taxi operator, [...]
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Indonesia offers three industrial estates for Singapore development

20-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s Industry minister Airlangga Hartarto said on Monday (February 19) he has offered the development of three industrial estates in the country to Singapore. [...]
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Looking ahead to Budget 2018: 5 issues that could be in the spotlight

20-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Keeping Singapore in good fiscal health, longer-term goals of transforming the economy and the local workforce will likely top the agenda at Budget 2018. When Finance [...]
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Expanded drive to find out what Singapore seniors need

20-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

More volunteers will be recruited to visit those aged 65 and older at least once a year A national drive is under way to find out the specific needs of different seniors, in [...]
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The long road to ensuring that Singapore’s waste doesn’t go to waste

19-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Expensive tunnels and facilities are being built to tackle mounting waste and help carve out a greener future. But current habits on the ground could end up costing the [...]
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Networks and partnerships can build stronger, reliable media: Chee Hong Tat

19-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Media organisations could look into building stronger networks and partnerships to remain relevant, said Senior minister of State for Communications and Information Chee Hong [...]
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Singapore Airshow 2018 CAPA TV: opportunities for suppliers, no major orders, but CSeries interest

19-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Centre Foraviation | 6:00 AM

The 2018 Singapore Airshow did not generate any aircraft orders from any of the four main commercial jet manufacturers. However, Asia’s biggest airshow attracted record [...]
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Now, daily flights to Singapore from Madurai

17-Feb-2018 Intellasia | The Hindu | 6:00 AM

Now, flying to Singapore directly from Madurai will be possible all seven days a week, as Air India Express is introducing three more services a week from March 27. Besides, [...]
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