WATCH: Details of the Merdeka Generation Package announced in SGBudget2019, including a MediSave top-up
People born in the 1950s will receive their Merdeka Generation cards from June 2019.
Singapore sees ‘several important lessons’ from Tan Tock Seng Hospital COVID-19 cluster
SINGAPORE: Singapore has learnt 'several important lessons' from the COVID-19 cluster at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), among them - that the ...
Singapore Budget 2019: $6.1b for Merdeka Generation package includes Medisave top-ups, higher Chas subsidiesA total of $6.1 billion will be set aside under the Merdeka Generation Package, the bulk of which will go towards easing the burden of healthcare costs for nearly 500,000 Singaporeans.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Singapore Budget 2019: A pleasant surprise for the Merdeka GenerationSINGAPORE - The Merdeka Generation (MG) package for Singaporeans born in the 1950s has turned out to be more generous than anticipated.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Budget 2019: Govt ministers’ conflicting views on funding source of Merdeka PackageHealthcare is among the top priorities in Singapore’s 2019 budget, yet, two key government ministers disagree on where the source of funding will come from for the Merdeka Package which is the centerpiece of the government’s healthcare program.
As anticipated, booming Merdeka Generation Package for the elderly unveiledFinance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced during his budget speech that the older generation will receive S$6.1b as part of the Merdeka Generation package to support Singapore’s aging population. For further feedback, concerns or queries, write in...
Budget 2019: More support for lower-wage, older workers; enhanced CHAS subsidies at GPsIn his Budget speech, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced ways the Government will increase support in areas like workers’ income, ... 'On top of that, the Government will be setting aside another S$3.1 billion, on top of the S$2 billion earmarked last year to support financial protection for the long-term care of Singaporeans.'
Singapore Budget 2019: SMEs to continue getting up to 70 per cent subsidy to go digitalSINGAPORE - The Government will continue to expand a current initiative to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) transform digitally to stay in business amid disruptions to their business models brought about by new technologies.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Singapore Budget 2019: Automation Support Package extended by 2 yearsTHE government will extend the Automation Support Package (ASP) by two years, said Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat on Monday. The ASP was launched in Budget 2016, and is meant to help firms deploy large-scale automation, such as robotics and the Internet of Things. Read more at The Business Times.
Singapore Budget 2019: Singapore sees over 220 venture capital deals, worth US$4.2b, a yearSINGAPORE'S start-up eco-system is flourishing, boasting of more than 220 venture capital deals per year, worth close to US$4.2 billion, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said in Parliament. Read more at The Business Times. cindysoh 👍
EDB expects Singapore to attract S$8b to S$10b in fixed asset investment in 2019DESPITE slowing global growth, the Republic is expected to attract S$8 billion to S$10 billion in fixed asset investments (FAI) in 2019, in line with previous years, the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) said at its year-in-review briefing on Thursday. Read more at The Business Times.
EDB sees S$8b to S$10b in fixed asset investments for 2019DESPITE slowing global growth, the Republic is expected to attract S$8 billion to S$10 billion in fixed asset investment (FAI) commitments in 2019, in line with previous years, the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) said at its year-in-review briefing on Thursday. Read more at The Business Times.