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Resilience Budget to help Singaporeans

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced a $48 billion Resilience Budget to help Singaporeans weather through…
26 Mar 2020 • 3 min read
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Delaying election in Singapore is unconstitutional, says Teo Chee Hean

Responding to a question raised by Member of Parliament, Mr Chris De Souza on the government’s stand with regards to…
25 Mar 2020 • < 1 min read
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Lawrence Wong thanks Singaporeans in fight against Covid-19

National Development Minister Lawrence Wong thanked healthcare workers and other Singaporeans who have contributed to the fight against the COVID-19…
25 Mar 2020 • 2 min read
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Singapore’s strategy to fight Covid-19: Gan Kim Yong

Health Minister Gan Kim Yong said that Singapore's strategy to fight the coronavirus (Covid-19) is to slow down the infection…
25 Mar 2020 • 2 min read
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Committee of Supply – Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth

Free entry to all public gyms and swimming pools for Singaporeans aged 65 and above Singaporeans aged 65 and above…
06 Mar 2020 • 4 min read
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Committee of Supply Debate – Social and Family Development

Increased student care subsidy for lower-income families Lower-income families with older children aged between seven and 14 who need student…
06 Mar 2020 • 3 min read
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Committee of Supply: Ministry of National Development

Public housing will become more affordable and easier to apply for, with new housing support, National Development Minister Lawrence Wong…
05 Mar 2020 • 4 min read
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Committee of Supply – Ministry of Education

Greater emphasis on cyber wellness and mental health education in schools The Ministry of Education (MOE) will be refreshing the…
04 Mar 2020 • 4 min read
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Committee of Supply – Ministry of Trade and Industry

“Tripartite level" effort needed to support mid-career workers A “tripartite level" effort is needed to support mid-career workers in their 40s and…
03 Mar 2020 • 3 min read
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Committee of Supply – Ministry of Manpower

Tighter rules on hiring foreigners with hikes in Employment Pass minimum pay Salary requirements for foreign workers will be tightened…
03 Mar 2020 • 3 min read
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Monthly allowance for all national serviceman to go up by $70 to $120

From March 2020, all national servicemen across all ranks will get an increase of $70 to $120 in their monthly…
02 Mar 2020 • 3 min read
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Budget debate: Important to secure long-term resilience of Singapore economy, say MPs

Singapore should build up local ecosystems of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with the necessary operational know-how to ensure long-term…
27 Feb 2020 • 3 min read
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Budget Debate: Speedier support to help businesses and workers cope with coronavirus impact

Members of Parliament urged the Government to expedite support for businesses and workers hard hit by the coronavirus outbreak. Speaking…
26 Feb 2020 • 2 min read
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Parliament Highlights – 4 February 2020

Penalties raised for active mobility offences Changes to the Active Mobility (Amendment) Bill will implement the ban of all other…
04 Feb 2020 • 3 min read
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Parliament Highlights – 3 February 2020

New citizens have negligible effect on citizen unemployment rate, says Josephine Teo The addition of new citizens has a negligible…
03 Feb 2020 • 3 min read
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2019 Novel Coronavirus: Singapore preparing defences to reduce risk of spread

Health Minister Gan Kim Yong highlighted three scenarios Singapore is preparing itself to deal with the virus that has affected…
03 Feb 2020 • 2 min read
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Parliament Highlights – 8 July 2019

Three-pronged strategy for Singapore economy Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing has laid out a three-pronged strategy for Singapore's…
08 Jul 2019 • 5 min read
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Parliament Highlights – 13 February 2019

MPs speak up on support for elderly and caregiversThe Ministry of Health and partner agencies will launch the Caregiver Support…
13 Feb 2019 • 2 min read
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Parliament Highlights – 12 February 2019

Protecting interests of affected persons MOH’s primary concernMinister for Health Mr Gan Kim Yong has defended the Health Ministry’s actions…
12 Feb 2019 • 2 min read
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Parliament Highlights – 11 February 2019

MINDEF and SAF will be accountable for every single NSman: Ng Eng HenThe Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen…
11 Feb 2019 • 3 min read
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