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August unemployment rate for citizens, PRs, highest since global financial crisis

Singapore—Manpower Minister Josephine Teo said that the rate of unemployment for Singapore’s citizens and permanent residents (PRs) accelerated faster in August than in July....

IN FULL: DPM Heng on how Singapore will emerge stronger from Covid-19 pandemic

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat provided a stocktake on Singapore's fiscal position amid the Covid-19 pandemic through a Ministerial...

Zaqy Mohamad has promised he will flag padlocked lorry issue

Senior Minister of State for Manpower Zaqy Mohamad promised to flag the padlocked lorry issue to his Ministry of Manpower (MOM) colleagues after an...

Current maid shortage one effect of Covid-19 pandemic

Singapore—The country is experiencing a shortage of domestic helpers at present, with the demand for maids exceeding the supply, according to a report from...

342 workers placed in isolation after positive Covid-19 case in Tuas dormitory

Singapore — A total of 342 foreign workers who live in a block in Space@Tuas have been moved to a government quarantine facility following...

Beau Biden, an ‘inspiration’ for US Democratic candidate

by Elodie CUZIN Joe Biden once again paid tribute to his son Beau, who died of cancer in 2015, during the first presidential debate, yet...

Pritam Singh found it “surreal” to walk through the almost barren Changi Airport

Leader of the Opposition Pritam Singh, who took his daughters out for an ice cream treat over the weekend, recounted how he found it...

The firm of Goh Chok Tong’s son under investigation for possible security breach

The Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) has launched a probe into New Silkroutes Group (NSG), over a possible breach of the Securities and Futures Act...

With employees going back to the office, firms must comply with safety measures

Singapore -- Employees who prefer to work in the office rather than at home have been able to go back to the office from...

Midas touch: Singapore exchange touts gold to the masses

by Martin Abbugao Fancy owning your own gold bars that you can admire and take selfies with? With the coronavirus fuelling demand for safe-haven assets for...
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