Budget 2021: Wages should form higher component of Singapore’s GDP

Mr Speaker, Sir, the Deputy Prime Minister has pointed out in his Budget Statement that Singapore can expect a Budget deficit of $11 billion, representing about 2.2% of GDP. This can be attributed to the COVID-19 Resilience Package.  As it stands, why $11 billion, and not, say, $22 billion is the prudent Budget deficit figure, […]

Making children more resilient in adulthood and better able to handle any crisis

Speech delivered at Government’s Strategy to Emerge Stronger From the COVID-19 Pandemic Mr Speaker, Sir, first of all, I would like to declare that I own an education company as I will be talking about education in the rest of my speech. The Deputy Prime Minister spoke extensively about the economic plans to address the […]