What junk disposal firms find

A pair of the latest Puma trainers, brand-new Hello Kitty toys and an apparently unused Louis Vuitton wallet are not what most people would throw away, but they are among the discarded items...

Companies Fostering tie-ups at home and in region

A regionwide enterprise network and a simplified grant scheme for industry tie-ups are in the works to help Singapore companies reap the benefits of innovation.

New grant not a clone of old PIC scheme

A new initiative - seen by some as a replacement for the popular Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) scheme - has received a qualified thumbs up from the industry.

Boost for food business eyeing overseas markets

New grants and tax deductions to help local firms go international and innovate could have Aussies enjoying Singapore's sizzling flavours of beef rendang and curry chicken while the elderly here...

VIDEO: What is your biggest takeaway from Budget 2018?

The Business Times asks four experts what stood out for them in this year's budget.

At least 17 killed in Mozambique capital as pile of garbage collapses

MAPUTO (REUTERS) - At least 17 people died and several others were injured in Mozambique's capital early on Monday (Feb 19) when a 15-metre pile of garbage collapsed due to heavy rain and buried...

[Interactive Infographic] Strengthening the foundations

Singapore's 2018 Budget will implement a number of measures aimed at building a more robust revenue base and supporting economic transformation.

Singapore unveils targeted budget for sustainable growth

SINGAPORE'S Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat unveiled on Monday an expansionary budget guided by the government's promise of 'vibrant and innovative' economic growth without leaving anyone behind...

Tax transparency to apply for S-Reit ETFs

THE government will apply tax transparency for exchange-traded funds (ETFs) of Singapore real estate investment trusts (S-Reits), according to Annex A-5 of Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat's Budget...

Top marginal buyer's stamp duty for residential properties up to 4% from 3%

THE government will raise the top marginal buyer's stamp duty rates for residential properties from 3 per cent to 4 per cent, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said on Monday.


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