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Budget 2019: $1.1b Bicentennial Bonus includes cash payouts for the lower-income

Budget 2019: $1.1b Bicentennial Bonus includes cash payouts for the lower-income

19/2/2019 4:20:00 AM

Budget 2019: $1.1b Bicentennial Bonus includes cash payouts for the lower-income

To commemorate the bicentennial year, a $1.1 billion Bicentennial Bonus will be shared with Singaporeans, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said yesterday. The bonus is one of two initiatives that will be launched to commemorate the year, with the other being a Bicentennial...

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