Tag: Jobs

Edwin Tong: Need to stay competitive, ageing demographic, means foreign workers are necessary

Singapore—Mr Edwin Tong, the country’s Minister for Culture, Community and Youth, acknowledged the sentiments and attitudes that have been negative toward foreign workers and...

Businesses to see an extension in the Job Support Scheme, with a push to...

Citing the pandemic-triggered recession as the worst Singapore has faced, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat said that the overall Budget deficit for FY2020...

99% of SG companies hire fairly, says Singapore International Chamber of Commerce chair

Singapore—Many people have been concerned over fair hiring practices lately, especially in the light of job security during the pandemic. And while Singapore’s business leaders...

Josephine Teo: When a job is advertised, the best candidate should be considered

Singapore—Manpower Minister Josephine Teo said in a Facebook post on Tuesday (Jan 19) that the highest priority at the moment is jobs. This includes keeping...
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Putrajaya should spend another RM45b in 2021 for economic growth, says Lim

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 9 — The federal government should have spent and borrowed more to save jobs, businesses and livelihoods next year, said DAP...
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Pandemic sends hunger rising in America, and children bear the brunt

by Chris Stein Before the pandemic closed her middle school and US immigration agents deported her father to El Salvador, Kimberly Orellana did not...

New Tech.Pass will create a flywheel effect: Chan Chun Sing

Singapore — Tech.Pass, a new work pass designed to attract top tech talent from around the world, will be open for applications from January...

KF Seetoh says online buys are convenient but may be an end to many...

Makansutra found KF Seetoh spoke about online purchases to the detriment of the retail sector recently. “online buys are convenient but not compulsory” and while...

Can Singapore afford to reduce the number of its foreign workers?

Singapore—One of the issues facing the country this year concerns the country’s foreign workers, as the perception remains that they take away jobs from...

SM Tharman: Jobs will remain challenge over the next year and possibly longer

Singapore — Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam has sounded a warning note concerning employment not only in Singapore but also around the world for the...
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