Budget 2021



 Daily Dose: Budget 2021

Today is Budget Day. Usually, Budget Day is a ho-hum affair with goodies targeted at selected segments. This year, with most being impacted by Covid19 in 2020, it will be interesting to see what is in store for the man or woman on the street. 


Stay tuned with us as we bring you the highlights for Budget 2021 for the family.


1) 9 Imported Cases

  • 1 (Case 60250) is a Singapore Permanent Resident who returned from India.
  • 1 (Case 60244) is a Dependant’s Pass holder who arrived from the UAE.
  • 1 (Case 60252) is a Work Pass holder who arrived from the UAE.
  • 2 are Work Permit holders who arrived from Bangladesh and Indonesia, of whom 1 (Case 60255) is a foreign domestic worker.
  • 4 (Cases 60246, 60247, 60248 and 60251) are Short-Term Visit Pass holders. Cases 60246, 60247 and 60251 arrived from India and Nigeria to visit family members who are Singaporeans or Singapore Permanent Residents. Case 60248 arrived from Indonesia for job placement.
The trend of Short Tern Visit pass seems to be leaning towards visiting family members in Singapore, regardless of the visitors are from high-risk countries.


2) Budget 2021will be delivered today

Will this year be the focus on the individual, family or corporation. With Covid19 impacting almost all sectors of the economy, this year's budget will be interesting to watch.


Source: ST

https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/politics/emerging-stronger-together-budget-to-focus-on-strengthening-social-compact


3) Public Servant arrested for allegedly leaking police lookout message on Tampines stabbing.

The lookout message included the police report number, the suspect's name, picture, date of birth and nationality.The public servant had allegedly taken a photograph of the lookout message and shared it via WhatsApp with his friend, a 60-year-old man, who was not authorised to receive the classified information. The message was then further disseminated by the friend to other unauthorised recipients, which led to wider circulation.

Moral of the Story - Don't be  a KPO

Source: ST

https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/public-servant-arrested-for-allegedly-leaking-police-look-out-message-on-tampines-stabbing

4) ERP rates to rise at 10 gantries

A sign that things are heading back to 'normal'

Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) rates will be increased at 10 gantries along the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE), Central Expressway (CTE) and Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE) next week to manage congestion during peak periods, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) said on Monday (Feb 15)

Source: CNA

https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/erp-charges-rates-rise-gantries-lta-transport-14202098







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