Singapore

Singapore Proposes Carbon Tax

By Gregory Ross & Jane Nakano — Facts On February 20, Singapore released its 2017 budget, which included a proposed carbon tax to begin in 2019. The budget awaits approval from Singapore’s parliament and final assent from the president. The…

The Leaderboard: Ong Ye Kung

Who is he? Ong Ye Kung is Singapore’s acting minister for education (higher education and skills) and senior minister of state at the Ministry of Defence. Ong was elected as a member of Parliament for the Sembawang group representative constituency…

The Leaderboard: Ng Chee Meng

Who is he? Ng Chee Meng is Singapore’s acting minister for education (schools) and senior minister of state at the Ministry of Transport. Prior to taking over these two portfolios on October 1, 2015, which marked his entry into politics,…