Taxation in Singapore
Singapore is a highly developed trade-oriented market economy. Singapore's economy has been ranked as the most open in the world, 7th least corrupt, most pro-business, with low tax rates (14.2% of Gro...
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Speak Mandarin Campaign
The Speak Mandarin Campaign (SMC; simplified Chinese: 讲华语运动; traditional Chinese: 講華語運動; pinyin: Jiǎng Huáyǔ Yùndòng; Wade–Giles: Chiang3 hua2 yü3 yün4 tung4) is an initiative by the g...
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Special Assistance Plan
The Special Assistance Plan (Abbreviation: SAP; Chinese: 特别辅助计划) is a programme in Singapore which caters to academically strong students who excel in both their mother tongue as well as English. ...
Community Development Council
A Community Development Council (abbreviation: CDC; Chinese: 社区发展理事会; Malay: Majlis Pembangunan Masyarakat) is a government-led programme to organise grassroot organisations and community programm...
South East Community Development Council
The South East Community Development Council (abbreviation: SE CDC) is one of five Community Development Councils (CDCs) set up across the Republic of Singapore to aid in local administration of gover...
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Singapore Government Enterprise Architecture
The Singapore Government Enterprise Architecture (SGEA) programme was established to support and enable the business strategies, objectives, and a vision of a 'Networked Government'. It adopted a fede...
Population control in Singapore
Population control in Singapore spans two distinct phases: first to slow and reverse the boom in births that started after World War II; and then, from the 1980s onwards, to encourage parents to have ...
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Income tax in Singapore
Income Tax in Singapore can be categorized into two types, viz. individual income tax and corporate income tax. The two types cover both income earned within the country and outside for individuals a...
Electronic Road Pricing
The Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) (Malay: Sistem Elektronik Kadar Jalan ; Chinese: 电子道路收费系统) system is an electronic toll collection scheme adopted in Singapore to manage traffic by way of roa...
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Selective En bloc Redevelopment Scheme
The Selective En bloc Redevelopment Scheme, or SERS for short, is an urban redevelopment strategy employed by the Housing and Development Board in Singapore in maintaining and upgrading public housing...
Selective En bloc Redevelopment Scheme - Wikipedia
Goods and Services Tax (Singapore)
Goods and Services Tax (Abbreviation: GST; Chinese: 消费税) in Singapore is a broad-based value added tax levied on import of goods, as well as nearly all supplies of goods and services. The only exempti...
Certificate of Entitlement
The Certificate of Entitlement or COE is the quota license received from a successful winning bid in an open bid uniform price auction which grants the legal right of the holder to register, own and u...
Singapore Area Licensing Scheme
The Singapore Area Licensing Scheme (ALS), (Malay : Skim Perlesenan Kawasan Singapura) introduced in 1975, charged drivers entering downtown Singapore, and thereby aimed to manage traffic demand....
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Capital gains tax
A capital gains tax (CGT) is a tax on capital gains, the profit realized on the sale of a non-inventory asset that was purchased at a cost amount that was lower than the amount realized on the sale. T...
Neighbourhood Renewal Programme
The Neighbourhood Renewal Programme (NRP), was introduced by HDB during the National Day Rally in August 2007. It replaced the Interim Upgrading Programme IUP Plus, and focuses on block and neighbour...
History of the MRT (Singapore)
The history of the Mass Rapid Transit system of Singapore commences with its planning in the 1960s, leading to its opening in 1987 with the launch of the 6 km section of the North South Line from...
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National Registration Identity Card
The National Registration Identity Card (abbreviation: NRIC, or colloquially IC; simplified Chinese: 身份证; traditional Chinese: 身份證; Tamil: அடையாள அட்டை) is the identity document in use in Sing...
Integrated resort
An integrated resort (IR) is a Singaporean casino-based vacation resort. The term "integrated resort" is a euphemism.Licenses have been awarded to Marina Bay Sands and Resorts World Sentosa, which bot...
Inheritance tax
An inheritance tax or estate tax is a levy paid by a person who inherits money or property or a tax on the estate (money and property) of a person who has died. In international tax law, there is a di...
Corrective work order
Corrective Work Order, commonly known as CWO, is one of the two penalties (the other is a fine) in Singapore to be meted out to 'litterbugs' (those who are caught littering in the public street).
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Lease Buyback Scheme
Lease Buyback Scheme (LBS) is a monetisation option introduced by Singapore to help elderly households in three-room or smaller flats unlock their housing equity to meet their retirement needs. It was...
Language planning and policy in Singapore
In Singapore, language planning is associated with government planning. In this top-down approach, the government influences the acquisition of languages and their respective functions within the spee...
Gifted Education Programme (Singapore)
The Gifted Education Programme (GEP) is a highly selective academic programme in Singapore. Initially designed to identify the 0.5% of students from each academic year with the highest verbal, mathema...
Non-constituency Member of Parliament
A Non-constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) is a member of an opposition political party who, according to the Constitution of Singapore and Parliamentary Elections Act, is declared to have been el...
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Nominated Member of Parliament
A Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) is a Member of the Parliament of Singapore who is appointed by the President. They are not affiliated to any political party and do not represent any constituenc...
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Speakers' Corner, Singapore
In Singapore, Speakers' Corner is an area located within Hong Lim Park where citizens and permanent residents of Singapore may demonstrate, hold exhibitions and performances, and speak freely on most ...
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Home Improvement Programme
The Home Improvement Programme (HIP), a new programme announced by HDB, during the National Day Rally in August 2007, is set to replace the Main Upgrading Programme (MUP). The HIP offers lessees a ch...
Singapore Cooperation Programme
The Singapore Cooperation Programme (SCP) is a series of programmes conducted by the Government of Singapore to facilitate the sharing with other developing countries the technical and systems skills ...
Central Provident Fund
In Singapore, the Central Provident Fund (CPF; Chinese: 公积金, Pinyin: Gōngjījīn) is a compulsory comprehensive savings plan for working Singaporeans and permanent residents primarily to fund their reti...
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