PAP old guard Economist: CPF pay so low it is quite meaningless

Economist and 29-year-long former chairman of the National Wage Council (NWC) Professor Lim Chong Yah today (June 10) openly criticised the CPF retirement annuity...

Employment survey: Only 16% wants to stay in current job

According to an employment survey by recruitment firm Hudson, only 16% of the survey respondents said that they want to stay in their current...

Government complain lack of ICT degree holders after capping uni admission

After acknowledging that university admission would be capped at 30%, the Singapore government today (May 22) complained about the lack of Information Communications Technology...

Jack Ma chooses Malaysia over Singapore as E-Hub of ASEAN

Founder and chairman of the world's biggest E-commence company Alibaba, Jack Ma, confirmed on Wednesday (May 17) that Malaysia has been chosen as the...

Europe-Singapore FTA in limbo due to lack of freedom in Singapore

"Freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining’, ‘the elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labour." This is...

Survey: Sg Gov gives lowest tax rates to foreigners at 14% income tax only

An expat salary survey conducted by ECA International revealed that Singapore gives the highest tax breaks to foreigners in Asia Pacific. The average middle...

Minister Tharman: Low income worker seeing income growth

In his interview with state propaganda publication NTUC This Week, Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Tharman Shanmugaratnam claimed that unlike other developed countries, low income...

Chan Chun Sing: Be “open minded”, changing job is the norm

Due to the government's inability to ensure job security, Minister of State Chan Chun Sing called for Singaporeans to be "open minded" and that...

Lee Hsien Loong: Unless you are as hungry as a China foreign worker, your...

In his May Day Rally speech today (May 1), Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said that Singaporeans should be as hungry as a China...

Lee Hsien Loong: Singaporeans must make sure they steal somebody’s lunch

When questioned about how retrenched maritime workers should response in the economy downturn, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong advised Singaporeans to stay hungry and...

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