S’pore enjoys a record Budget surplus of S$9.61 billion for FY2017 https://t.co/0nBLBSkPOD

S’pore enjoys a record Budget surplus of S$9.61 billion for FY2017 https://t.co/0nBLBSkPOD

mothership.sg 19 Feb '18, 11am

According to Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat, Singapore recorded a Budget surplus of $9.61 billion for FY2017. This figure was revealed in the budget statement delivered in Parliament today. It is significantly larger than the previously estimated figure of $1.91 billion. Advertisement The surplus represented 2.1 per cent of GDP, and was a marked increase over the $6.12 billion surplus recorded for FY2016. There were two reasons for this surplus. 1. Higher-than-expected revenue The first was higher-than-estimated revenue streams. Screenshot from MOF. Statutory Boards, particularly the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), contributed ...

AP Credit: Top Reliable and Trusted Licensed Money Lender Singapore

apcredit.sg 19 Feb '18, 2pm

At AP Credit, we understand how the economic situation is affecting every facet of society. We have developed loan packages suited for reside...

Singapore is facing a severe aging crisis, which is one reason why #SGBudget2018 is raising sales...

bloomberg.com 19 Feb '18, 9am

Singapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced a range of tax increases in his budget, including a 2 percentage-point hike in the goods ...

Blood on face, shirt, wall: Man attacks 7-Eleven staff when denied booze

straitstimes.com 19 Feb '18, 12pm

SINGAPORE -Unable to buy beer seven minutes after the cut-off time for retail shops, a man violently assaulted an employee at a 7-Eleven stor...

Eat & Drink

Singapore food outlets pledge to phase out shark fin

Singapore food outlets pledge to phase out shark fin

eco-business.com 19 Feb '18, 1am

A number of popular food and beverage outlets in Singapore have committed to phasing out shark fin this year following a campaign from enviro...

10 things to do in Singapore

independent.co.uk 19 Feb '18, 1pm

Singapore is a city of contrasts. While predominantly associated with shiny skyscrapers and a building that looks like a giant boat held alof...

10 Affordable Hong Kong Rooms & Apartments Below S$200 Per Night

ladyironchef.com 19 Feb '18, 7am

10 Affordable Hong Kong Rooms & Apartments Below S$200 Per Night February 19, 2018 by Editorial / No Comments Hong Kong is one of our favouri...

Arts & Culture

The Strokes’ Albert Hammond Jr releases new song “Far Away Truths” https://t.co/Nzo18qpIcA

juice.com.sg 19 Feb '18, 8am
The Strokes’ Albert Hammond Jr releases new song “Far Away Truths” https://t.co/Nzo18qpIcA

According to an official release, Hammond Jr had always known of the existence of Francis but it wasn’t until he was 36 that he learned from ...

Startups, Entrepreneurs & Hackers

Product Designer job at BigPay Malaysia Sdn Bhd Malaysia

startupjobs.asia 19 Feb '18, 9am
Product Designer job at BigPay Malaysia Sdn Bhd Malaysia

BigPay Malaysia Sdn Bhd (formerly known as TPaay Asia Sdn Bhd) (“BigPay”) is a Bank Negara approved, fully licensed e-money issuer in Malaysi...

Maldives leader seeks approval to extend state of emergency by 15 days

channelnewsasia.com 19 Feb '18, 8am

MALE: Maldives President Abdulla Yameen on Monday sought parliamentary approval to extend a s...

ATTENTION ATTENTION! We're hiring an Audience Development Manager in #Singapore

coconuts.co 19 Feb '18, 5am

Coconuts Media is seeking an Audience Development Manager to be based in our Singapore office...

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