30 Jan '11, 10pm

Finance minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said the upcoming Budget will be 'something good' for Singapore

Asked what the public can expect from the Budget, Mr Tharman said: 'It will be something good for Singapore.' -- ST PHOTO THE upcoming Budget will be 'something good' for Singapore and is likely to benefit not just the low-income group, Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said on Sunday. Measures to help Singaporeans, especially low-income families, cope with the higher cost of living are expected to be a dominant feature of the Budget, which will be unveiled on Feb 18. Asked what the public can expect from the Budget, Mr Tharman said: 'It will be something good for Singapore.' 'But I think we don't shape Budgets just for the short term, the Budgets are very importantly about strengthening Singapore for the long term.' He was speaking to reporters at the launch of the 1.4km Taman Jurong Cycling Path which was attended by 300 grassroots members and students. Prime Minis...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/...

Tweets

[ST] Budget will be something good: Tharman

straitstimes.com 30 Jan '11, 3pm

Asked what the public can expect from the Budget, Mr Tharman said: 'It will be something good for Singapore.' -- ST PHOTO ...

S'poreans will receive news of Budget in good t...

channelnewsasia.com 30 Jan '11, 8am

SINGAPORE: During his visit to the Yio Chu Kang division on Sunday morning, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong was asked about...

The upcoming Budget will continue to emphasise growing and transforming the Singapore economy: PM Lee.

The upcoming Budget will continue to emphasise ...

straitstimes.com 03 Feb '11, 6am

'It's an essential service - the rest of us are enjoying the festival, and being with our families, but they're working ha...

Budget 2011 will be out on Feb 18

Budget 2011 will be out on Feb 18

straitstimes.com 24 Jan '11, 5am

Minister of Finance, Tharman Shanmugaratnam will deliver the Budget 2011 Statement in Parliament on February 18. -- ST PHO...

[News] Budget will help grow, transform economy: PM: Mr Lee tossing yu sheng with NTUC deputy secretary-general

[News] Budget will help grow, transform economy...

straitstimes.com 05 Feb '11, 8am

Mr Lee tossing yu sheng with (from left) NTUC deputy secretary-general Heng Chee How, Building Construction and Timber Ind...

Budget Statement to be delivered on Feb 18

channelnewsasia.com 24 Jan '11, 6am

SINGAPORE: The Budget Statement will be delivered by Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam in Parliament on February 18,...

MOF launches the Budget Challenge: SINGAPORE: E...

channelnewsasia.com 26 Jan '11, 5am

SINGAPORE: Eleven schools will be taking part in the Budget Challenge 2011 to debate on their proposed policy initiatives ...

Apologies for faulty link earlier. There's no T...

straitstimes.com 03 Feb '11, 11pm

NSF dies after truck reverses into him Leave bak kwa in Malaysia Sim Lim salesman sacked for cursing Man jailed three year...

Gold has good prospects this year: analysts

channelnewsasia.com 31 Jan '11, 2pm

SINGAPORE: The prospects for gold remain good this year as prices are expected to reach about S$2,049 per ounce by the end...

Finally, there's a way to get your money back w...

todayonline.com 26 Jan '11, 10pm

The new Lemon Laws proposed by the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) are some of the best news consumers have had for a...

Budget to emphasise growing & transforming econ...

channelnewsasia.com 03 Feb '11, 8am

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the upcoming budget to be delivered on February 18 should give emphasis to ...

Love Story: With tears in his eyes, he said, "I will not leave you and I never will"

Love Story: With tears in his eyes, he said, "I...

singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg 03 Feb '11, 6am

When STOMPer Jia Hui confessed to her boyfriend Foo Hong about a mistake she made, she did not expect him to stand by her ...

The Straits Times will not be published on Frid...

straitstimes.com 03 Feb '11, 5am

NSF dies after truck reverses into him Leave bak kwa in Malaysia Sim Lim salesman sacked for cursing Man jailed three year...

Obama says budget will feature cuts, investment

channelnewsasia.com 12 Feb '11, 2pm

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama said on Saturday he was determined to carry out budget cuts needed to improve Americ...