Lawrence Wong

Can Singapore survive a global minimum tax? - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Singapore economy

Can Singapore survive a global minimum tax?

Yes, though investments will likely become more difficult to attract and retain.
The case for a global minimum tax - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Global Economy

The case for a global minimum tax

So far, 130 countries - including Singapore - have endorsed BEPS 2.0, with just nine abstaining.
Tighter anti Covid-19 measures to curb further rise in cases - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Covid-19

Tighter anti Covid-19 measures to curb further rise in cases

This is not a circuit breaker, said Lawrence Wong
Singapore tightens local and overseas measures in response to increase in community cases - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Covid-19

Singapore tightens local and overseas measures in response to increase in community cases

Singapore will tighten border and community measures from May 1, in response to the rise in community cases.
Lawrence Wong to become new Minister for Finance, Heng Swee Keat to remain DPM, in Cabinet reshuffle - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Singapore economy

Lawrence Wong to become new Minister for Finance, Heng Swee Keat to remain DPM, in Cabinet reshuffle

The reshuffle will see changes in seven key ministries including the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Trade and Industry.
Singapore bars travellers from UK amid infection spike, BioNTech claims new vaccines for new variants possible within six weeks - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Covid-19

Singapore bars travellers from UK amid infection spike, BioNTech claims new vaccines for new variants possible within six weeks

According to Wong, this new strain has not been detected in Singapore yet.

Covid-19

250,000 foreign workers to be cleared of Covid-19 by end July

Testing is now done at a rate of 10,000 daily.

Singapore economy

Singapore expects practically the entire economy to reopen by June, says Lawrence Wong

Singapore is on track to lift more restrictions on companies and residents by the end of June, and expects practically the entire economy to reopen in that phase, according to Minister for National Development, Lawrence Wong.

Covid-19

New Covid-19 cases hits 623, taking Singapore's tally past 5,000 mark, but Minister Lawrence Wong warns of a 'long fight' ahead

Singapore’s daily average number of cases has dipped from 40 to 32 since the circuit-breaker begun on April 7. Even so, National Development Minister Lawrence Wong says the city state should prepare for a “long fight”.
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