Tag: labour market

Foreigners account for total employment decline

Singapore—The latest labour market report from the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) showed that foreigners composed almost nine out of ten of the total employment...

MOM Minister Teo describes current economic slowdown as “persistent showers but with pockets of...

Singapore— Manpower Minister Josephine Teo said what sets the current economic downturn apart from previous ones is that this time, the job market has...

More retrenchments, fewer jobs in 2019

Latest figures show a bleak trend in Singapore's labour market. The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) reported in its most recent labour market study that retrenchments...

Josephine Teo: Jobseekers, employers need more openness, flexibility to ensure better job matches

Singapore—In response to figures from the latest Labour Market Report showing a slight increase in unemployment, Manpower Minister Josephine Teo said that in order...

MOM: Rise in unemployment rate due to ‘mismatch in the labour market’

Singapore—Data from the Labour Market Report released by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) on October 24, Thursday, shows that Singapore’s overall unemployment rate has...

Singapore sees worst case of job losses in 14 years

Singapore has seen a total employment contraction of 8,500 in the first quarter of the year, resulting in a 14-year high in job losses...
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