30 Apr '11, 4am

Le Singapour distribue un "dividende de croissance" à 80% de ses citoyens

SINGAPORE - The Ministry of Finance today announced that about 2.4 million adult Singaporeans would have received about $1.5 billion in Growth Dividends by Sunday. Also, about 1.3 million Singaporeans, aged 45 and above, would have received about $500 million in CPF Medisave Top-ups. The payments are part of the 'Grow & Share' Package announced by the Government in the 2011 Budget. Most (80 per cent) of the 2.4 million Singaporeans would have received the higher Growth Dividend of $600 and $800. About 800,000 servicemen who have served or are serving National Service would have also received an additional $100. For the CPF Medisave Top-up, a 55-year-old earning $60,000 annually living in a 4-room HDB flat will receive $300. A 70-year old retiree living in a 3-room HDB flat will receive $600. The 'Grow & Share' Package, together with other benefits in Budget 2011, will help...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Singapore/EDC110430-0000682/Gr...

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