Lawrence Wong

Global Economy

World faces growth, inflation trade-off: Finance Minister Lawrence Wong in Washington

Wong also said that the trend toward globalization is ebbing, compounding the challenges to growth.

Singapore economy

Singapore undecided on succession timeline for heir to PM Lee

"We will do this carefully and deliberately."

Covid-19

Singapore won't tighten rules if Covid cases rise

The city state is on the lookout for a potential resurgence in Covid cases
Walking the energy tightrope: Can Singapore achieve both energy security and net-zero? - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Sustainability

Walking the energy tightrope: Can Singapore achieve both energy security and net-zero?

By importing renewable energy from abroad, can Singapore achieve energy security without compromising on its net-zero goal?

Global Economy

Briefs: former OCBC rep charged, ST Engineering enters MOU for road, rail and EV cooperation

Also in the news: Singapore’s core inflation hits 10-year high at 2.4% in Jan

Budget 2022

Forging ahead with courage

We must garner first-mover advantage by taking calculated steps to invest into the future
Singapore to raise personal income tax for top 1.2% of income tax payers to 23% to 24% in 2024 - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Budget 2022

Singapore to raise personal income tax for top 1.2% of income tax payers to 23% to 24% in 2024

Property taxes will also be increased, while luxury cars will have a new ARF tier implemented.
Singapore government to issue $35 bil in green bonds by 2030, raise carbon tax in stages - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Budget 2022

Singapore government to issue $35 bil in green bonds by 2030, raise carbon tax in stages

Singapore will raise its carbon tax rate in stages until 2030, growing up to 16 times its current rate.
Singapore eyes major easing of curbs once virus wave passes - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Covid-19

Singapore eyes major easing of curbs once virus wave passes

The government will restore and progressively raise quotas on so-called vaccinated travel lanes

Singapore economy

Briefs: GST hike needed for 'better Singapore for tomorrow'; former Midas CEO charged

In other news, investments in Singapore’s FinTech industry hit five-year high in 2021 at US$3.94 billion, says KPMG.
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