· March, 2013

Stories about Singapore from March, 2013

Will Singapore 2013 Budget Promote ‘Inclusive Society'?

  17 March 2013

Singapore’s 2013 budget certainly tries to give Singaporeans what they have been clamoring for: Stricter limits on foreign labor, carrots and sticks to increase local productivity, a more progressive tax structure, more measures to cool house and car prices. Through the budget, the government wants to establish a more ‘inclusive society’. But will it work?

Singapore: Forget Immigration, Focus on Fertility

  3 March 2013

Improving total fertility rate and labor force participation rate to increase the resident workforce over time rather than immigration-driven growth is the more appropriate way forward for Singapore Titled ‘A Dynamic Population for a Sustainable Singapore’, the opposition Workers’ Party drafts its own policy paper in response to Singapore government's...

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