Singapore’s Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat. Photo: Reuters

Singapore budget: Health care package for elderly, foreign worker restrictions announced

  • Singapore will boost spending on health care for its ageing population, give some citizens a tax rebate and tighten restrictions on foreign workers
  • Authorities are trying to bolster an economy that is been hit by weaker global demand and provide more support for elderly citizens, while still sticking to a tradition of fiscal prudence
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Singapore’s Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat. Photo: Reuters
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