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Singapore Budget 2019: What’s in it for you?
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Singapore Budget 2019: What’s in it for you?

Here we are again. In the space of two hours and six minutes on 18th February, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced the Budget 2019 – a breakdown of how the government plans to use our nation’s funds for the year ahead.   Naturally, this is a hot-button topic, and as with every other year, financial analysts all over Singapore and news sites have been dissecting the budget plan and sharing their insights. As Minister Heng mentioned, this was a very lengthy speech and if you have not been keeping up with the news, delving into two hours’ worth of…
Chingay 2019: Commemorating Singapore Bicentennial with 270-metre Local Artwork
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Chingay 2019: Commemorating Singapore Bicentennial with 270-metre Local Artwork

On 15 and 16 February 2019, the annual street parade will be back for its 47th edition with the theme ‘Dreams Funtasia‘. As this year’s Chingay would also be the Bicentennial edition, attendees can expect to see a uniquely Singapore multicultural extravaganza with a dazzling array of exciting performances, colourful costumes, and props! A 270-metre artwork depicting the ‘past, present and future‘ of Singapore will serve as the centrepiece of the parade. Co-created by three Singaporean multi-disciplinary artists of different races – Ng Yak Whee, Rosihan Dahim, and Vijaya Mohan – the painting illustrates the history of Singapore that dates back…
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