Tag: Josephine Teo

Bats flying into flats: Those commenting on post query Josephine Teo’s assurance

Singapore -- Residents in Upper Boon Keng Road who had complained about bats flying into their homes were recently given the assurance by Jalan Besar GRC MP Josephine Teo that the creatures do not carry infectious strains of Covid-19. However, those commenting on her Facebook...

Josephine Teo addresses bats in flats problem among Upper Boon Keng Road residents

Singapore – “Bats in Flats!” was the heading of Manpower Minister Josephine Teo’s recent social media post, highlighting the concern of Upper Boon Keng Road residents who wish to “usher” the “guests” out of their homes. Ms Teo took to Facebook on Thursday (Sept 10)...

“Don’t waste your time taking photos, election is over”: Netizen to Josephine Teo

In response to Minister for Manpower Josephine Teo's recent Facebook post highlighting her engagement with residents, a few netizens have urged her not to waste time taking such photos as the General Elections are already over. Ms Teo took to social media on Sunday (September...

‘Is crying the new strategy in Parliament?’ ask netizens

Singapore – In response to the recent parliamentary speeches by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Manpower Minister Josephine Teo, where both got solemn and teary-eyed, members from the online community wondered if "crying was the new strategy" among government leaders. Ms Teo got emotional...

SPP’s Khan Osman Sulaiman, “Don’t have to cry and be emotional. Just do the right thing”

Singapore—Singapore People’s Party’s (SPP) Khan Osman Sulaiman shared some blunt words on his Facebook account today. And although they were not addressed to anyone in particular, it’s pretty obvious that his words are in reference to Manpower Minister Josephine Teo, whose teary video clip in...

Josephine Teo tears up in parliament talking about workers without jobs

During the second day of the parliamentary debate on the President’s Address, the issue of foreign professionals, managers, executives and technicians (PMETs) was front and centre. Manpower Minister Josephine Teo in her speech said that the country’s management of imported labour goes beyond slowing down...

“It’s a PR stunt”: SPP’s Khan Osman Sulaiman on policy changes for EPs and S-Passes

Singapore -- The Government's announcement on the raising of minimum wages for Employment Pass and S-Pass holders is nothing more than a "PR stunt", according to opposition Singapore People's Party's (SPP) politician Khan Osman Sulaiman in a Facebook post. Manpower Minister Josephine Teo had said on Wednesday (Aug 26)...

Salary criteria for Employment and S Passes to be raised; public asks why not for local workforce first

Singapore – In response to the Ministry of Manpower’s announcement that the salary criteria for Employment and S Passes would be raised, the public questioned why the same couldn’t be applied for the local workforce first. Minister for Manpower Josephine Teo announced on Wednesday (August...

Josephine Teo: Foreign worker dormitories now out of “crisis mode” and on to the next phase

Manpower Minister Josephine Teo announced that foreign worker dormitories were ready to move into the next phase of dormitory operations. In a Facebook post on Saturday (Aug 15), Ms Teo wrote: “With all dormitories now cleared of COVID-19, we are shifting out of ‘crisis mode’...

Lim Tean backs blogger/activist’s query: How many Singaporeans hold these jobs?

Singapore -- Peoples Voice party leader Lim Tean has supported blogger and activist Leong Sze Hian's call for transparency to provide a breakdown of how many of the disclosed 170,000 jobs in the financial sector are held by Singaporeans. On Thursday (Aug 13), Mr Leong...