In its biannual Macroeconomic Review released on Wednesday, the Monetary Authority of Singapore said negative business sentiment has become more pervasive and unemployment is expected to rise this year, ven as wage growth slows.
The Chinese Development Assistance Council plans to step up efforts to inform the elderly about government schemes to help them. To do so, the self-help group plans to develop its pool of volunteers who are conversant in dialects.
Seven in 10 Singaporeans supported this year's Budget, according to a poll conducted by government feedback unit Reach. It surveyed 1,327 citizens aged 20 years and above over the telephone between March 28 and April 7.
Electronic Road Pricing rates at four gantries on the Ayer Rajah Expressway and the Bukit Timah Expressway will be revised upwards from tomorrow. The adjustment follows the quarterly review of traffic conditions.
On Monday evening, train services on the North-South, East-West, Circle Line and Bukit Panjang LRT were disrupted during peak hours due to a power trip, SMRT said. Train services from Woodlands to Kranji were disrupted for half an hour after 6.30am on Tuesday.
Last week's index: 90
This week's index: 70
This article was first published on May 1, 2016.
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