Singapore graduate salaries stagnate for 2 years

According to the latest graduate employment survey released yesterday (Sep 10), graduate salaries have stagnated since 2016. Stuck at the median starting salary of S$2,560 after CPF tax, graduates...

Minister Ng Chee Meng invent new term: Worker 4.0 for Industry 4.0

After the embarrassing gaffe by former army general Minister Chan Chun Sing over his misuse of the word "bilingual", another former army general-turned-Minister invented a new term to describe...

MOM: More foreigners taking away jobs of Singaporeans

According to the latest employment figures by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), the government admitted that more foreigners are taking away jobs of Singaporeans in the latest quarter for...

IBM and OCBC announce massive job losses

US computer manufacturer IBM yesterday (Jul 23) retrenched hundreds of Singapore employees and announced that it will be relocating its manufacturing plant to Mexico. IBM staff and contractors told...

Minister Koh Poh Koon: Singaporeans’ wages are high and unsustainable

Senior Minister for Trade and Industry Koh Poh Koon complained in Parliament yesterday (July 11) that Singaporeans' wages are too high and unsustainable. Referencing to the productivity growth, the...

Trump and Kim left Singapore with the wrong impression

First world international showpiece. Or so this is what US President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un were made to see Singapore as. Like many tourists in Singapore...

Unemployment rate for under 30s hit ten-year-high of 5.6%

According to the latest employment statistics by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), the unemployment rate for residents (citizens and permanent residents) under 30 years old hit a ten-year-high of...

Lee Hsien Loong signed agreement to import cheap Indian labour

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong rehashed his commitment to create jobs for India graduates by signing an upgraded version of the CECA (Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement) agreement with...

Singapore’s income inequality: Boss earn 76 times over lowest-paid worker

In the wage report published by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) today (May 30), Singapore's income inequality continued to worsen with maximum-to-minimum income ratio hitting up to 76. For...

Minister Chan Chun Sing: Place tomorrow’s unemployed into tomorrow’s jobs

In his resignation letter to NTUC, PAP Minister Chan Chun Sing came out with yet another "ultimate phrase": "Rather than just placing today's unemployed into today's jobs, we need to...

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Epilogue

The past week has been heartening to read that many Singaporeans have expressed disappointment in the shut down of States Times Review. I have been...

STR to shut down

The States Times Review website has been blocked under false charges of "fake news" and "criminal defamation" laid by the Singapore dictatorship.   As such, the...

Law Minister K Shanmugam threatens 2 years jail for “Criminal Defamation”

Singapore's Law Minister K Shanmugam has gone to the local state media threatening that the articles published by States Times Review is "criminal defamation"....