Lawrence Wong

GST hike to go ahead as planned - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Singapore economy

GST hike to go ahead as planned

GST was introduced by Singapore back in 1994 at 3%
Covid-19 a 'dress rehearsal' for climate emergency, expect revised carbon tax rate at Budget 2022: Wong - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Climate change

Covid-19 a 'dress rehearsal' for climate emergency, expect revised carbon tax rate at Budget 2022: Wong

Wong stopped short of discussing Singapore’s pandemic response, instead focusing on Singapore’s carbon tax.
Singapore must find its own way out of Covid-19, avoid comparisons to other countries: Wong - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Covid-19

Singapore must find its own way out of Covid-19, avoid comparisons to other countries: Wong

"We’re not like US and Europe; neither are we like China and New Zealand. We have to find our own path forward."
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.
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