Dear Boss, please give me a good reason why I should not resign

Dear Boss, you want higher productivity but you also want lower salaries and longer working hours. You keep comparing your SME company to a MNC but your flip-flop policies...

Singapore LTA ban GrabHitch, threaten 6-months’ jail

The Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) today (Jun 20) cautioned the public not to use GrabHitch, a new innovative Malaysia-Singapore cross-border car-sharing mobile application and threatened to jail offenders...

Foreign Minister Vivian to launch direct hiring scheme for fresh graduates from Indonesia

During a diplomatic visit to Jakarta, Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan is thinking of launching a direct hiring scheme for fresh graduates from Indonesia universities. Under his proposal to his...

Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say: Wages are too high

Speaking at a conference for businesses, Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say complained that wages in Singapore are too high and that productivity gains are not catching up with wage...

80 year old Singaporean cleaner died working

An 80 year old Singaporean elderly dish collector literally worked to death on Wednesday (July 20) at Adam Road Food Centre. At around 8.30am, cleaner dish collector, Huang Ah...
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Minister Teo Chee Hean: Foreigners can apply for S$3,800 fresh grad engineering jobs in...

In other countries, only foreigners with years of experience and accredited qualifications can apply for specialist jobs like engineering. However this is not the case in Singapore where fresh...

Mitsubishi Elevator Singapore blame Young Singaporeans for lack of lift technicians

Lift maintenance company Mitsubishi Elevator Singapore blamed young Singaporeans for wanting "glamour", high salaries, comfort and "visibility" when Singapore does not have enough lift technicians. Mary Kok, head of...

SMRT to consider increasing drivers’ salaries after losing over 126 drivers

Singapore's public transport operator SMRT today (Feb 18) said that they are considering to increase the basic salary of bus drivers after they losing over 126 bus drivers to...

Lim Swee Say: I have lesser jobs for you in the next 5 years

Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say today warned Singaporeans that job growth will be "significantly less" in the next five years. The Minister inconherently said that as a result of...

Ministry: Poverty in Singapore reached worst ever, jumped 43.45% in 3 years

In the latest statistics provided by the Ministry of Social and Family Affairs (MSF), families living in poverty and relying on ComCare assistance jumped 43.45% in the three years...

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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"....