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Singapore just dethroned the US as the world’s most competitive economy – here’s what put it at #1

The report ranked Singapore third place in the world for government efficiency, behind Hong Kong and UAE.

Singapore’s 2019 growth forecast downgraded to 1.5-2.5% after economy slows to 1.2% in Q1

"Pockets of strength" still lie in some segments of Singapore's economy.

Singapore central bank stands pat on monetary policy as growth slows

The central bank alsorevised down its 2019 core inflation forecast to 1 to 2%, from 1.5 to 2.5% previously.

Singaporeans must remain open to foreigners, says Heng Swee Keat

Singapore must not propagate the notion that only people exactly like us are our people.

Here are 5 ways Singapore’s massive Budget 2019 announcements will affect working millennials

Higher GST and utility bills? There's more to it than that. Here's our summary of how Budget 2019 will affect young working Singaporeans.

Singapore Budget 2019: Measures announced to tackle healthcare costs, support companies and workers

Heng Swee Keat unveiled a $6.1 billion fund that will subsidise healthcare for Singaporeans born in the 1950s

Singapore’s aged in line for pre-election budget bonus

Analysts say other highlights of the budget will likely include increased security spending given a recent high-profile cyber attack, maritime tensions with Malaysia and plans to acquire F-35 fighter jets.

Singapore Q3 GDP growth well below forecast, outlook muddied by trade war

Gross domestic product grew 2.2% in the third quarter from the year earlier.

Parliament: Bill passed to tax overseas services like Netflix from 2020

The changes allow the Government to collect the GST on overseas services from 2020.