Biography of the Author Tang See Kit

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  1. GST hike is done for 'important purpose', says Heng Swee Keat at post-Budget forum

    Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat acknowledges the concerns surrounding the rise in the Goods and Services Tax (GST), but hopes that Singaporeans ...
  2. Singapore’s 2017 budget ends the year with S$9.6b surplus

    In dollar terms, this marked the largest surplus in 30 years or so.
  3. Reduced tax exemptions to have minimal impact on Singapore start-ups

    Tax-paying start-ups remain a minority and with the various support schemes in place, the reduction in tax exemptions announced in Budget 2018 ...
  4. Sharper Budget 2018 policies ‘pack more punch’ to help businesses grow: Experts

    Budget 2018 had sharpened tools that would likely “pack more punch” to help Singapore firms transform for the years to come, though there were ...
  5. Budget 2018: More support for firms to innovate, harness research capabilities

    A slew of measures, including tax changes and the set-up of a new virtual crowd-sourcing platform, has been announced in Budget 2018 to support ...
  6. Budget 2018: Extension of Wage Credit Scheme among short-term measures to help businesses

    Apart from a three-year extension of the Wage Credit Scheme, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat also announced a doubling of the corporate tax rebate ...
  7. Looking ahead to Budget 2018: 5 issues that could be in the spotlight

    Keeping Singapore in good fiscal health, longer-term goals of transforming the economy and the local workforce will likely top the agenda at ...
  8. Singapore’s productivity push still a ‘work in progress’ despite 2017 growth spurt

    The surge in productivity growth last year was driven mainly by external demand and economists are doubtful about its sustainability.
  9. Singapore economy clocks faster-than-expected growth of 3.6% in 2017

    But economic growth for 2018 is expected to moderate, with official estimates tipping it to be slightly above the middle of the forecast range of ...
  10. ‘We are not done building Singapore’: Build for the future but be prudent, says Heng Swee Keat

    To future-proof Singapore, infrastructure planning needs to take on a long-term view and will have to be done with prudence, says Finance Minister ...