Budget 2021: A Glimpse into Our Future

By Muhammad Faris Alfiq Mohd Afandi After an unprecedented four Budgets in 2020 (namely Unity, Resilience, Solidarity and Fortitude) to cushion the impact of COVID-19, Singapore is in a better position to Emerge Stronger Together, an apt name for Budget 2021. Other...

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Voices of Youth: A Conversation on Employment

Youth Perception Study: A Qualitative Study of Malay/Muslim Youths Published by AMP Singapore and the Centre for Research on Islamic and Malay Affairs (RIMA), 2020 ISBN: 978-981-14-6579-6 A total of 29 respondents participated in this study. The interviews and FGDs...

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A Budget 2020 Wish List For Social Development

By Abdul Shariff Aboo Kassim The difficulty in coming up with a budget wish list when one is in the social service sector is that it would almost certainly entail proposals that would add to government expenditure. It would be ingenious to achieve the goal of...

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Budget 2018: Tackling Concerns about the Future

By Abdul Shariff Aboo Kassim The Good News The Budget 2018 that Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat delivered on 19th February 2018 started off on a positive note. At 3.6%, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) fared better than the 1% to 3% that the government forecasted....

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