RAISING OF TAXES IS INEVITABLE, 70% VOTED FOR THIS

But investments and social spending are costly, and the Government must make sure it can afford them, he said. Speaking to about 2,000 activists at the PAP convention, Mr Lee said that while Singapore has enough revenue for this term of Government, spending has been going up and must rise further. And as Singapore’s spending needs grow, he stressed that Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat was right when he said that raising taxes is not a matter of whether, but when.

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MISLEADING HDB ADVERTISEMENTS SHOWS YOU CAN OWN A HOUSE FOR LESS THAN 10K

So, what percentage of 2-room flats are actually purchased with the maximum housing grants, such that the price is only $8,000? Isn’t this kind of misleading? At least in the past – I understand that both the prices before and after grants were shown. Would the Advertising Standards Authority of Singapore (ASAS) care to comment?

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EYE WITNESS: 30MINS DELAY FOR SMRT TO OFFER EMERGENCY EVACUATION FOR INJURED PASSENGER

15th November morning, I was riding the MRT towards Joo Koon from Pioneer. I was at the front cab of the train that almost reached Joo Koon MRT. At exactly 8.20 am, there was a loud bang, and a violent shaking threw everyone onto the floor. The lights also suddenly went out. I almost thought we were about to fall over.

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