Minister Lim Swee Say talk down on fresh grads: You are too picky

Speaking at an employment dialogue yesterday (Oct 8), Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say talked down more than 50 fresh grads at the session telling...

Bangladesh construction worker hang himself in toilet, likely due to poverty

A Singapore construction worker from Bangladesh committed suicide, likely due to extreme poverty. Sarkar Surzit hanged himself in the toilet of a rubbish collection...

Taiwan media: Taiwanese Certis Cisco officers get paid S$2,700 a month

Free food, free accommodation, S$2,700 a month and a S$4,000 bonus. This is what Temasek Holdings-owned Certis Cisco is offering to Taiwanese police officers...

Singapore government raise Minimum Wage for Employment Pass visa holders by 9%

The Ministry of Manpower yesterday (July 26) announced that the Minimum Wage for Employment Pass (EP) visa holders will be raised by 9.1% to...

Certis Cisco claim Singaporeans have higher salaries, figures shows otherwise

Responding to public discontentment over its unfair wages, Certis Cisco insisted that it pays Singaporeans higher salaries than it's Taiwanese recruitment hires: "Certis Cisco would...

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...

Ministry of Manpower: Penalising employees on MCs taken is not illegal

Following a complaint by anonymous Singapore Airlines (SIA) employees over an incentive system that penalises them on the number of sick leaves they take,...

Lee Hsien Loong to create 1,920 Singapore jobs for Filipinos in 5 years

According to Philippines media Philstar, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Philippines President Duterte witnessed the signing of a S$186.7 million worth of...

Minister Lim Swee Say: 350 cases of Labour Court’s orders ignored

According to Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say, around 350 cases of 1,400 Labour Court's orders are ignored every year. The defaults happened mostly because...

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...

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