Budget 2013

The message for businesses

February 26
More increments in foreign worker levies across the board and a complementary cut in...
Leave no one behind

Leave no one behind

February 25
Budget 2013 shows that Singapore Government is unwavering in its goal to restructure...

New hope for closing income gap

This year’s Budget has been more progressive than previous ones — not only are there more opportunities for and help given to the low-income group to move up the ladder, there...

The inclusive society and its limits

The inclusive society and its limits

Before the multi-cornered debate on the Population White Paper has even settled, we now have Budget 2013, which provides a fairly detailed analysis of the challenges facing the...

The message for businesses

More increments in foreign worker levies across the board and a complementary cut in foreign worker quotas for the services and marine sectors will, no doubt, further raise the...

Leave no one behind

Leave no one behind

Budget 2013 shows that Singapore Government is unwavering in its goal to restructure the economy and force businesses to look at achieving productivity gains as the only...

A change of focus - and what it means

A change of focus - and what it means

With the Government set to register a healthy surplus of S$3.9bn in fiscal year 2012/2013 – primarily from increased stamp duty revenues in a red hot property market – Singapore...