COS 2022: Toward a Digital Sing Dollar

Assoc Prof Jamus Jerome Lim (Sengkang): Sir, MAS has already expended significant effort and resources to better understand the nature, function and practical operations surrounding the possibility of a digital currency issued by our central bank. Based on public documents issued by the Economic Policy Group, the conclusion is, to somewhat over simplify that SingaporeContinue reading “COS 2022: Toward a Digital Sing Dollar”

Clarification on Approach to Raising Revenue

Assoc Prof Jamus Jerome Lim (Sengkang): Thank you, Mdm Deputy Speaker. I just wanted to clarify a few points. And I understand that by peppering Minister Tan with more questions, we might end up making him yet more thirsty, but it is important, I think, to get some of the points that we made right. IContinue reading “Clarification on Approach to Raising Revenue”

Debate on Annual Budget Statement 2022

Assoc Prof Jamus Jerome Lim (Sengkang): Mr Speaker, in my speech, I wish to explain why raising GST is a bad idea at this point in time, how it will also be bad for working families and what we can do as alternatives to raising GST to meet our fiscal needs. Minister Wong began his speechContinue reading “Debate on Annual Budget Statement 2022”