Budget 2019

Budget 2019

Lower-wage, older workers to receive greater support amid tighter labour market

SINGAPORE (Feb 18): Lower-wage and older Singaporean workers aged 55 and above will receive more support with the introduction of the Budget 2019 measures, announced Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat

Budget 2019

Singapore unveils more support for local firms to grow

SINGAPORE (Feb 18): Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat in the Budget 2019 speech on Monday announced measures to support start-ups and enable firms to grow, amid a push to build deep enterprise capabi

Budget 2019

More benefits for local workforce from enterprise initiatives; services to undergo foreign worker quota cuts

SINGAPORE (Feb 18): Starting from April 1 2020, Singapore will require all transformation efforts supported by Enterprise Singapore’s Enterprise Development Grant to include positive outcomes for w

Budget 2019

Encouraging strong partnerships within Singapore and across the world

SINGAPORE (Feb 18): To support industry transformation, Budget 2019 will continue to support deep partnerships among companies within Singapore and across the world.

Budget 2019

Singapore to invest $15.5 bil in defence, security & diplomacy efforts

SINGAPORE (Feb 18): The Singapore government has committed to invest some $15.5 billion – which is equivalent to about 30% of its total expenditure this year – to support the city state’s defence,

Budget 2019

Budget 2019: Towards a strong, united Singapore

SINGAPORE (Feb 18): Singapore’s Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat has started his delivery of Budget 2019 in Parliament.

Budget 2019

Singapore plans cautious budget ahead of election

SINGAPORE (Feb 18): Singapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat will aim to strike a delicate balance in Monday’s budget: preaching fiscal prudence while doling out more social spending ahead of elec

Budget 2019

80% of SMEs expect more incentives at Budget 2019 to help cope with business challenges: DBS poll

SINGAPORE (Feb 15): Some eight in 10 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore are expecting the government to announce more incentives at Budget 2019 to help support business growth amid a

Budget 2019

UOB sees deficit of $1.2 bil in FY2019 Budget on moderating domestic economy

SINGAPORE (Jan 30): Singapore is expected to see a small and manageable deficit of $1.2 billion for its FY2019 Budget, which comes off the back of a moderating domestic economy, says UOB.

Budget 2019

Upcoming budget to stay the course on restructuring: DBS

SINGAPORE (Jan 29): The Singapore government is expected to double down on its efforts to provide greater support for companies in developing their capabilities and in their internationalisation ef

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