SINGAPORE — The number of licensed dogs that died in dog farms and pet shops fell in 2019, according to figures shared by National Development Minister Lawrence Wong.
Singapore has seen more reports of workplace harassment where employers have been the subject of such complaints.
SINGAPORE — The Government expects an overall budget deficit of $10.9 billion, or 2.1 per cent of GDP, for 2020.
The government will set up a Coastal and Flood Protection Fund, with an initial injection of $5 billion, as Singapore gears up for the fight against climate change.
SINGAPORE — A $1.6 billion package to help Singaporeans with their household expenses will be provided by the government amid the economic slowdown and the uncertainties of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
SINGAPORE — SkillsFuture, a government-funded programme that helps Singaporeans to develop new job skills, will be expanded as part of a $8.3 billion Transformation and Growth package.
SINGAPORE — The planned increase in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will not take place in 2021, in the wake of the novel coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19).
SINGAPORE — With accidents on footpaths involving personal mobility devices falling by 52 per cent since e-scooters were banned last November, Singapore will be banning all motorised PMDs on footpaths from 1 April.
SINGAPORE — 524 people are under quarantine in government facilities and at home, said National Development minister Lawrence Wong.
SINGAPORE — The two ministers heading the Multi-Ministry Taskforce on the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak will deliver their ministerial statements in Parliament on Monday (3 February).
SINGAPORE — Nee Soon GRC Member of Parliament Louis Ng said on Tuesday (7 January) that he “won’t give up” in pushing for allowing cats in HDB flats.
SINGAPORE — The total amount lost to China officials impersonation scams was $18.8 million between January and November last year, rising from $12.8 million in 2017, said Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam.
SINGAPORE – The Education Ministry will complete a review of the practice of withholding original results slips for students with unpaid fees by next year.
SINGAPORE — When it comes to the issue of keeping cats in HDB flats, the government has to “strike a balance", said National Development Minister Lawrence Wong.
SINGAPORE — From 2016 to 2018, government healthcare providers treated an average of about 60,000 subsidised outpatients for mental disorders, said MOH.
SINGAPORE – The Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (EBRC) has not completed its deliberations, Chan Chun Sing, the Minister for Trade and Industry, said yesterday.
Minister for Communications and Information S Iswaran explained in Parliament the rationale behind certain rules concerning online political advertising.
SINGAPORE — The injury sustained by a full-time national serviceman during his static-line parachute training in Taiwan was the first such case since the course began in 1974.
SINGAPORE — There are an estimated 800 to 900 mynas roosting at hotspots near Yishun Avenue 3 based on a 2019 survey, said Minister of National Development Lawrence Wong on Monday (6 January).
SINGAPORE — The LTA has received 3,550 applications for its e-scooter trade-in grant for food delivery riders since the devices were banned from footpaths here.
Singapore's communications minister said on Monday it was a coincidence that the first few cases brought under a new fake news law were against political figures and parties. The law came into effect in October amid concern among rights groups and opposition politicians it could be used to silence
SINGAPORE — The number of accidents involving e-scooters on public paths has dropped “about 30 per cent” since the devices were banned from footpaths.
SINGAPORE — To date, 202 vice websites have been blocked by the police and the Infocomm Media Development Authority, said the Minister for Home Affairs and Law K Shanmugam on Tuesday (5 November).