Singapore on track to hit 2025 cheque-free target

SINGAPORE's cheque-free target by 2025 came into focus on Tuesday as fresh figures show cheque volumes have been falling annually by 8 per cent over the last three years.

Cheque payments, cash withdrawals falling amid rise of e-payments: Ong Ye Kung

SINGAPOREANS have been making more contactless payments, thanks to the availability of multiple e-payment services including digital wallets, QR code payments and peer-to-peer fund transfer...

Parliament: Ways businesses can manage global uncertainties

SINGAPORE - Singapore needs to diversify and innovate to manage uncertainties in the world, said Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing in Parliament on Tuesday (Sept 3).

Diversify, innovate, train to weather global uncertainty: Chan Chun Sing

TO weather ongoing global uncertainty, Singapore's national strategy is to diversify, innovate, and train, said Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing in Parliament on Tuesday.

Parliament: Fake news law passed after 2 days of debate

Around 10.20pm, the Bill was passed with 72 MPs saying “yes”, 9 WP MPs saying “no”, and 3 Nominated MPs abstaining.

Plans in place for homegrown cyber security skills and tools

A SAFE and trusted cyberspace is essential for a Smart Nation, Senior Minister of State for Communications and Information Janil Puthucheary said in Parliament on Monday.

Businesses, workers to get more help with digital economy tools

NEW and updated measures are on the way to support growth in the digital economy, as unveiled by Minister for Communications and Information S Iswaran in Parliament on Monday.

Cybersecurity an 'economic opportunity' for Singapore: Janil Puthucheary

CYBERSECURITY took centre stage in Parliament on Monday, roughly a fortnight after "digital defence" was added as the sixth pillar of Singapore's Total Defence ideology.

New, updated schemes to support businesses, workers in digital economy: Iswaran

NEW and updated measures are on the way to help businesses and workers in the digital economy, said Minister for Communications and Information S Iswaran on Monday.

Businesses that take up EDG funding must commit to 'fulfilment of worker outcomes': Koh Poh Koon

BUSINESSES that receive funding support from the Enterprise Development Grant (EDG) from April 1, 2020, will be required to commit to the fulfilment of worker outcomes such as wage increases, job...

Parliament: MP Cheryl Chan urges Govt to consider wealth and inheritance taxes on super-rich individuals

Wealth and inheritance taxes on ultra-high net worth individuals could be considered as a possible option for Singapore's tax system in the future, she said.