Singapore affairs

All matters that affect every Singaporean, from jobs to important Covid-19 news. 



Key statistics (as of 4/10/2021):


Total number of Covid-19 cases


Total number of Covid-19 deaths

4.5 million

Singapore residents are fully vaccinated, which equates to 82 per cent of the population


Singapore residents have taken at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine



A redundant solution? Here’s why SBS Transit’s odd partnership with GetGo will not work out

Tetra Pak closes Jurong factory to consolidate production, 300 employees face job cuts

Tech is no longer at the top in Singapore, according to Indeed’s 2024 Best Jobs list

Budget 2024 in focus: Here are some key takeaways for S’porean businesses

Budget 2024: S’pore to provide 50% personal income tax rebate, capped at S$200

Budget 2024: More financial support for ITE, Special Needs Children to further their education

Budget 2024: Rebates to be given to soften property tax changes

Budget 2024: Couples waiting for BTOs to get govt vouchers for HDB rentals, preschools to be more affordable

Budget 2024: S’pore to invest S$3.5 billion over the next decade to support ageing population

Budget 2024: S’poreans aged 40 and above to receive S$4,000 top up of SkillFuture credits from May 2024

Budget 2024: CPF contribution rates to raise by 1.5% points from 2025

Budget 2024: Lower wage workers to get more Workfare payouts, local qualifying salary to be raised to S$1,600

Budget 2024: S’pore injects S$1.9bn into Assurance Package, households to receive S$600 in CDC vouchers

Budget 2024: Gov’t launches a S$1.3b support package for S’pore bizs

Budget 2024: S’pore gov’t expects lower inflation and economic growth of 1 to 3% this year

Median S’pore households made S$9240 more last year, monthly income to cross S$11,000 in 2024

LTA backpedals on transition to SimplyGo, invests S$40M to preserve current system

Uproar about SimplyGo isn’t about lack of tech savvy. It’s about friction in user experience

Lazada received extra $2.4 billion from Alibaba last year, so why is it axing so many jobs?

Don’t worry about higher GST – most Singaporeans are not going to really pay it

DPM Wong unveils National AI Strategy 2.0 – outlines 15 key steps to be world’s leader in AI

SFF 2023: President Tharman talks about job disruption in the age of AI in a fireside chat

Plan for the unexpected: How to protect financial assets and welfare amid life’s uncertainties

S’pore gov’t to strengthen anti-money laundering regime following recent S$2.8B scandal

MOF announces new S$1.1B Cost-of-Living Support Package – here’s what S’poreans can expect

Household net worth up 8.9% – assets hit $3 trillion as S’poreans pay off loans, invest more

“I see crypto to be of no value”: Here are 6 things you may not know about Tan Kin Lian

He got into MOF without knowing stocks or bonds: 7 things you might not know about Ng Kok Song

Poetry, cats and Jay Chou: 7 interesting facts you probably didn’t know about Tharman

Didn’t watch PM Lee’s National Day Rally speech? Here are 5 key takeaways you need to know


Singapore has undoubtedly been a bright spot for the global startup landscape in recent years, and is home to a number of unicorns.

In recent years, there has been a rise in the popularity of electric vehicles (EVs) and governments have released policies and grants aimed at boosting its adoption.

Ever since the Covid-19 pandemic hit, e-commerce has boomed in popularity, with consumers buying everything from home appliances to groceries online.

foodpanda is a leading delivery platform in Asia dedicated to bringing consumers a wide range of food, groceries and more, quickly and conveniently.

Amid soaring demand for online and mobile alternatives, new digital players are transforming banking for individuals and companies.

Interest in cryptocurrency is at an all-time high, and Singapore has emerged as a key blockchain and crypto hub in Asia.

A look at how the Singapore government has been harnessing technology to improve lives for all.

The global pandemic has disrupted lifestyles, healthcare, workplace cultures, business operations, and more.

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© 2021 GRVTY Media Pte. Ltd.
(UEN 201431998C.)