Big Read in Brief: Families and Businesses Struggle with Rising Costs Ahead of Imminent Increase in GST

Big Read in Brief: Families and Businesses Struggle with Rising Costs Ahead of Imminent Increase in GST

SINGAPORE – Before the COVID-19 pandemic about two years ago, housewife Surya Saini was spending around S$400 per month on groceries and other basic necessities. But as of December last year, her monthly spending has risen to over S$500 on the same list of items. “I always go to the same stores, same market stalls. …

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