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



No more diesel: S’pore Govt. to ban new diesel cars and taxis registration from Jan 1, 2025

Are million-dollar HDBs the new norm? Over 750 resale flats are listed for S$1M+ in S’pore

Hawker food prices in Singapore rose by 6.1% in 2023, marking the highest increase since 2008

S’poreans can now list their flats on the HBD Flat Portal

5 reasons why the new ERP 2.0 OBU is needed in S’pore, and how it can benefit motorists

S’pore ranks 4th wealthiest city in the world – 4 out of 100 residents are millionaires

S’pore govt unveils AI-powered search engine to provide easier access to Parliament records

Bad timing: NTUC “dismayed” at Yahoo and Ninja Van for axing staff before May Day

S’pore employment levels continue to increase for Q1 2024 as no. of retrenchments decline

ComfortDelGro taxi drivers can accept unfulfilled Gojek rides from April 29, fares unchanged

How financial institutions & universities are reshaping their network through AI-native solutions

MHA: Facebook Marketplace rated lowest compared to Shopee, Amazon for anti-scam measures

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


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.)