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Heng Swee Keat said: "Advances in technology are picking up pace, disrupting traditional businesses and jobs," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, February 20, 2017 1:40:00 PM CET

Heng Swee Keat said: "It is critical we take decisive action to re-position ourselves for the future," "We will take a learning and adaptive approach, try new methods, continue with them when they work well, cut losses when they do not, and draw on feedback and experience to adjust and refine our plans. That is the Singapore way" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, February 20, 2017 1:40:00 PM CET

Heng Swee Keat said: "Budget 2017 outlines how we can thrive in an uncertain and rapidly changing world," "It is a call for us to pull together - the Government firms, unions, community organisations and individuals, with everyone doing his part. Our bonds will help us develop greater resilience in the face of unexpected shifts and improve our ability to adapt" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, February 20, 2017 1:40:00 PM CET

Heng Swee Keat said: "There has been good take-up for this scheme," "Since its launch in June 2016, the scheme has catalysed more than S$700 million of loans" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, February 20, 2017 1:40:00 PM CET

Heng Swee Keat said: "PSEI bursaries will increase from about S$100 million to S$150 million per year," "In total, we will provide additional support of over S$850 million this year to with their expenses" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, February 20, 2017 1:40:00 PM CET

Heng Swee Keat said: "Our construction firms will be able to bid for and participate in these projects, which include the upgrading of community clubs and sports facilities," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, February 20, 2017 1:40:00 PM CET

Heng Swee Keat said: "This will help address the gradual decline in motorcycle population, as very few open category COEs have been used to address motorcycles," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, February 20, 2017 1:40:00 PM CET

Heng Swee Keat said: "We are looking at a tax rate of between S$10 and S$20 per tonne of greenhouse gas emissions," "It will create a price signal to incentivise industries to reduce their emissions, complementing the regulatory measures which we are also introducing" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, February 20, 2017 1:40:00 PM CET

Heng Swee Keat said: "Including existing initiatives, we expect to spend around S$400 million per year on initiatives supporting persons with disabilities," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, February 20, 2017 1:40:00 PM CET

Heng Swee Keat said: "Taxing diesel according to usage incentivises users to reduce diesel consumption," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, February 20, 2017 1:40:00 PM CET

Heng Swee Keat said: "Taking into account these higher U-Save rebates, 75 per cent of all HDB households will see an average increase of less than S$12 in their monthly water expenses," "1- and 2-room HDB households will on average have no increase in their water expenses" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, February 20, 2017 1:40:00 PM CET

Heng Swee Keat said: "We need to strengthen our revenue base in a pro-growth and progressive manner," "Like all Finance Ministers before me, it is my duty to take the long view. Our domestic needs will grow over time, and the global environment will shift. We must study the implications and prepare our options early" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, February 20, 2017 1:40:00 PM CET

Heng Swee Keat said: "Together with the additional CPF Housing Grant and Proximity Housing Grant, a couple can now receive a total of up to S$110,000 in housing grants when buying a resale flat," "This measure will cost an additional S$110 million per year" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, February 20, 2017 1:40:00 PM CET

Shamshad Akhtar said: "Asean, South Asia and Central Asia as well as China, Russia and Mongolia are already embracing cross-border energy connectivity," "Initiatives such as Casa 1000 (Central Asia-South Asia) and the Asean Power Grid will allow low-carbon energy from gas, hydropower, solar and wind to be traded across borders" External link

BangkokPost Monday, February 20, 2017 8:03:00 AM CET

Michael Hüther sagte: "eine Achillesferse, über die wir es besonders heftig zu spüren bekommen würden, wenn der angekündigte protektionistische Kurs umgesetzt würde" External link

RP Tuesday, January 24, 2017 8:11:00 AM CET

Michael Diamond sier: – Vi må nå undersøke om zikasmittede også har viruset i øynene, samt hvor lenge viruset faktisk kan overleve der, External link

nettavisen Wednesday, September 7, 2016 12:28:00 AM CEST

World Health Organization sagde: - Det myggebårne virus er blevet fundet i 70 af verdens lande - deraf 19 lande i Asiens region ved Stillehavet, External link

DRNyheder Sunday, October 30, 2016 11:48:00 AM CET

World Health Organization sagde: - Det myggebårne virus er blevet fundet i 70 af verdens lande - deraf 19 lande i Asiens region ved Stillehavet, External link

berlingske Sunday, October 30, 2016 9:58:00 AM CET

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