Tag: Labour

Minister Teo cites “concerns about overreach” in abstaining from voting for ILO treaty against...

Singapore — Manpower Minister Josephine Teo cited "concerns about overreach" as the reason behind Singapore's decision to abstain from voting in the United Nations...

M’sian fresh grad bemoans low starting salary coupled with high cost of living

A young Malaysian netizen recently posted a Twitter thread expressing his struggles at work. The thread has gone viral and received many responses from...

Japan to implement policies encouraging employees to work until 70

Japan is an ageing population with a low birthrate and growing labour shortage, and to that end the government is planning on allowing employees...

Lim Tean on labour: We estimate that 46 per cent of the workforce are...

Chair of new party People’s Voice, Lim Tean spoke about the influx of foreigners into Singapore’s workforce and called for more accountability and transparency...

Dr M: Low wage better than no wage for dirty, dangerous and difficult jobs

During the National Labour Day Celebration in Putrajaya, Prime Minister Dr Mahatir emphasised the value of 3D (dirty, dangerous and difficult) jobs and labourers...

Heng Swee Keat: Countries should work closely together to build a more peaceful and...

Singapore—Ahead of the Finance Minister’s first May Day Rally speech, Heng Swee Keat emphasised the importance of international cooperation to ensure a good future...

Academic grades give no assurance of a PMET job in business and ICT

Graduates need to work on their software and interpersonal skills if they want to land Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMET) jobs in Singapore. Latest...

Equal opportunity, you say? Study finds race trumps skills in job hunt

A recent report from the Center for Governance and Political Studies (Cent-GPS), a Kuala Lumpur based behavioral and social science research firm, concluded that...

Unpaid migrant workers to negotiate with their employer

On March 6, a group of migrant labourers assembled in front of the old Central Provident Fund building to protest Stargood Construction’s failure to...

Outdated tax policies discourage Japanese women from regular paid work

Why does a country with one of the highest rates of working women in the developed world have trouble keeping them in the regular...
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