Workfare Income Supplement to be enhanced at S$206m more annually SGBudget2019
THE Singapore government will enhance the Workfare Income Supplement (WIS) that will cost an additional S$206 million a year, said Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat on Monday. Read more at The Business Times.
Not desirable to move ministers after less than a year, but situation ‘can’t be helped’: PM Lee
SINGAPORE — It is not desirable to give Cabinet ministers short stints in their portfolios owing to the disruption it can cause, but such moves are sometimes necessary, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Friday (April 23).
NTUC calls for higher wage payouts for younger low-income workersThe labour movement wants the Government to raise the income supplements for younger low-wage workers to reduce income inequality. Payouts from the Workfare Income Supplement (WIS) scheme, which tops up the incomes of those aged 35 and older and earning up to $2,000 a...
Singapore real household income growth per person slows to 3% in 2018SINGAPORE household income growth per person slowed in 2018, although the shrinking number of people living under the same roof helped to give the figures a boost. Read more at The Business Times. My pay got sliced by 20%, and now cannot afford proper 3 meals
Growth in Singapore household per capita income slows in 2018GROWTH in household income per head slowed last year, despite a shrinking number of people under each roof. Read more at The Business Times.
Daily Debrief: What Happened TodayVisitor arrivals to Singapore grew 6.2% in 2018, beating expectations and outpacing tourist spending; Singapore real household income growth per person slows to 3% in 2018 at
Peg wage supplements to workers’ income, not age: Labour MP Zainal
Wells Fargo's 2019 net interest income dependent on loan growth, deposits: CFOWells Fargo & Co expects its net interest income, a key measure of bank profitability, to be up or down 2 percent for the year in 2019, depending ...
Singapore’s 2018 household income per person only earns a meager 3% increaseIn 2018, Singapore’s household income growth per person has shown slow signs of growth, despite the declining count of residents staying in the same household provided some improvements.
Household incomes in S’pore grew in 2018, income inequality stableYeah for the rich🤬
Far East Hospitality Trust DPS up 3.1% for Q4FAR East Hospitality Trust saw distribution per stapled security (DPS) rise 3.1 per cent to one Singapore cent for the fourth quarter ended Dec 31, 2018, from 0.97 Singapore cent a year ago, the trust manager announced on Wednesday morning. This came on the back of a 4.9 per cent rise in income available for distribution to S$19.1 million, from S$18.2 million for the year-ago period. Read more at The Business Times.
Singapore families earned more from work for every person last yearSingapore families earned more from work per person last year, with some top earners likely surpassing the median growth rate because they are in industries plugged into the new digital economy. The median income for every household member rose to $2,792 last year - 3.4 per...