24 November 2017
Singapore revises up the growth forecast for 2017 to 3 to 3.5 per cent as Q3 GDP grows 5.2 percent, while exports are up 7.6 per cent. From next year, local citizens and permanent residents born before 1962 can re-register their National Registration Identity Card (NRIC).
In other news, MSF reiterates that the country remains committed to the protection of women's rights, and is continuing to take steps to promote gender equality. Also, an estimated 34,000 resident security workers can expect to see a basic wage growth of S$300 over 3 years from Jan 1, 2019.