Tag: Labour

Five out of six jobs new jobs went to Singaporeans from 2015 to 2018

Singapore—Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing shared data on the proportion of jobs for Singaporeans and permanent residents (PR) from 2015 to 2018. "Pre-selected"...

UK PM faces flak for ducking TV grilling

Boris Johnson came under fire on Friday for failing to face one of Britain's top political interviewers as he prepared for a final head-to-head...

Singaporeans’ 3% salary increase in 2020 lower than expected, but among world’s highest

Singapore—For 2020, workers in Singapore can expect a salary increase of three percent with the rate of inflation already factored in. This is according...

Better education on job contracts, watchlist for companies with unfair contract clauses needed—Zainal Sapari

Singapore—In his latest blog post entitled “Sign Die, Don’t Sign Also Die!,” Labour MP Zainal Sapari highlights the incidence of employers who put unfair...

Dr M: Malaysian workers are highly regarded abroad

During a state dinner with Malaysian workers in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said many Malaysians workers are "held in high regard"...

Singapore Press Holdings job cuts to affect 130 employees

Singapore—More than 130 employees of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) will reportedly be affected by the recently announced company restructuring. An estimated 70 employees, excluding newsroom...

More than a week’s worth of work for the iPhone 11 Pro

Are you planning to buy the iPhone 11 upon its global release on Sept 20? Are you willing to give up more than a...

Dr M: Raising retirement age denies opportunities for younger generations

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad stated that he is against raising the retirement age from 60 to 65. Dr Mahathir cited that other countries...

Minister Chan: Singapore must be open to skilled foreign talent in tech

Singapore — In his speech in Parliament on Monday (Sept 2), Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing expressed the need for Singapore...

“We did not arrive at this date lightly” Minister Teo says regarding retirement, re-employment...

Singapore — Following PM Lee's National Day Rally announcements, much concern has been raised regarding the implementation of the retirement and re-employment age adjustment. Manpower...
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