Singaporeans just got an unexpected Chinese New Year bonus

Singaporeans just got an unexpected Chinese New Year bonus

bloomberg.com 20 Feb '18, 4am

Singaporeans have dodged the bullet of higher consumption taxes, at least for the next three years. They should thank their new BFF -- the bond market. Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat left the goods and services tax, last raised to 7 percent in 2007, unchanged on Monday. Most commentators, including yours truly, had expected an increase after Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong spoke last November of higher levies as ''not a matter of whether, but when.'' Instead, Heng said the GST would go up by 2 percentage points between 2021 and 2025; probably in the earlier part of that four-year window. Within a decade, the graying city-state may have to ...

Singapore's budget was geared to progressive outcomes

cnbc.com 20 Feb '18, 3am

Singapore's budget was geared to progressive outcomes 5 Hours Ago Singapore aims for more progressive spending plans, but a higher goods and ...

Singapore to pay bonus to all citizens after surplus budget

hindustantimes.com 19 Feb '18, 11am

All Singapore citizens aged 21 and above will get a one-off “SG Bonus” of up to S$300 each as the 2017 budget came in with a surplus of almos...

Sheep-human hybrids pave the future for organ transplants: Scientists

channelnewsasia.com 20 Feb '18, 3am

SINGAPORE: Stanford University researchers have successfully created the first human-sheep hybrids, which can pave the way towards revolution...

Singapore introduces higher stamp duty for properties over S$1m

ft.com 20 Feb '18, 1am

Subscribe to the FT to read: Financial Times Singapore introduces higher stamp duty for properties over S$1m Make informed decisions. Become ...

Eat & Drink

$17.5m collective sale of Beauty World Food Centre falls through

$17.5m collective sale of Beauty World Food Centre falls through

straitstimes.com 20 Feb '18, 5am

SINGAPORE - A potential $17.5 million collective sale of the Beauty World Food Centre has been stalled, after the High Court on Tuesday (Feb ...

#Tasmania Autumn Attractions – Things To Do In Tasmania Australia https://t.co/QHaCqsbGEK

aspirantsg.com 19 Feb '18, 11pm

Autumn in Tasmania is a colourful and mesmerising time of the year, providing you and your loved ones with luscious hues and picturesque land...

Arts & Culture

Meet Vanan M and Arjun Singh, the brains behind the comeback of Cato

juice.com.sg 20 Feb '18, 4am
Meet Vanan M and Arjun Singh, the brains behind the comeback of Cato

True story: It all happened over nasi lemak. That’s how Arjun Singh and Vanan M – who previously helmed the music direction at C anvas – beca...

Startups, Entrepreneurs & Hackers

Full Stack Software Engineer job at Alphanova Pte Ltd Singapore

startupjobs.asia 19 Feb '18, 3am
Full Stack Software Engineer job at Alphanova Pte Ltd Singapore

Are you looking for a position that will not only challenge you professionally but also provide a good work/quality of life balance with othe...

Jeffrey Kong: Singapore's Lego brick artist

bbc.co.uk 20 Feb '18, 12am

Jeffrey Kong is an established brick artist in Singapore. He believes that it can be used to ...

BREAKING: Dua Lipa will return to Singapore in May for a full concert

bandwagon.asia 20 Feb '18, 2am
BREAKING: Dua Lipa will return to Singapore in May for a full concert

Last year, Dua Lipa dropped by Singapore for a showcase. Come May, the Albanian-English pop s...

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