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Tag Archives: Inflation
Holland-Bukit Timah Residents To Receive $200 Supermarket Voucher To Cope With Inflation?!
Earlier today (Aug 24), Vivian Balakrishnan shared that residents in need from Holland-Bukit Timah GRC will receive $200 supermarket vouchers to help them cope with inflation. Another member of the Holland-Bukit Timah GRC Sim Ann added that the supermarket shopping vouchers will be distributed to residents within a month. Money …Read More »
AMK Central Chicken Rice’s Promo “Soup of the Day” Looks Just Like Water
A netter shared on Facebook that they were dining at AMK central and wanted to eat chicken rice after seeing the “free soup of the day” promotion. Everybody knows that pictures are often for illustration purposes, however what the customer received appears to be way too far from what the …Read More »
New Zealand Gov To Cut Prices For Citizens Until Jan 2023, What’s PAP Doing To Help Us?
Enough is enough! Why can't the PAP do the same and cut prices for fuel, road tax and public transport? Are they not concerned about our struggles at all?Read More »
Stall Owners Have A Hard Time Finding Successors, So Much For Being UNESCO-Listed!
Our government want to promote our UNESCO food culture but fail to truly help stall owners. Why can't they reduce costs or lessen their burden? Why is it so difficult?Read More »
Daiso Will No Longer Be $2, Blame It On GST!
What times we live in! Daiso will no longer be selling its items at S$2 each. From 1 May 2022, Daiso will add GST to their products. Daiso entered Singapore in 2003, and their prices has always remained at $2. Even when GST increased from 5% to 7% in 2007, …Read More »
Monthly Grocery Expenditure Gone Up By At Least $100 Since Before COVID, How To Cope?
Earlier this year, CNA published an article sharing about housewife Suria Saini who is feeling the stressed from the inflation. Before COVID, her family’s monthly expenditure for groceries and basic necessities were at $400. As of December last year, her monthly spending has gone up to over S$500 on the …Read More »
SMLJ?! Government Says Low Income Least Affected By Rising Costs Because They Don’t Drive Cars
Singapore Department of Statistics said that the lowest income are least affected by rising prices in 2021. This is what the Straits Times article said: “The lowest income group saw the smallest increase in inflation rates as the increase in car and petrol prices had less of an impact on them.” – Straits …Read More »
3 Bold Ideas Brought Up in Parliament, All of Them By Jamus Lim
Some haters have been gloating that Jamus Lim is too quiet ever since he won Sengkang GRC. But over the past few weeks, he and the Workers’ Party have proposed many new, open and liberal ideas, contrary to the rigid PAP. These ideas will take Singapore forward and give us …Read More »
KOK POH KOON SAYS WATER & OTHER PRICE HIKES HAVE SMALL INFLATION IMPACT
Responding to PAP MP Zaqy Mohamad's question if the recent slew of price increases (water, electricity, transport, carpark) would impact inflation and affect Singaporeans, Minister of State for Trade and Industry Dr Koh Poh Koon said that the price increases only contribute 0.2 pp to inflation and this impact is small. Dr Koh said that against a backdrop of increase in oil prices, the main driver of price increases this year was from the electricity and other energy-linked items such as petrol or diesel.Read More »