Singaporeans work the longest hours in the world in 2017

Based off the latest employment statistics by the Ministry of Manpower, Singaporeans worked an average of 45.0 hours per week, or 2,340 hours in...

Singapore Government: No compulsory annual bonuses for cleaners until election year 2020

Singapore's ruling party PAP Government set the stage for General Election GE2020 by mandating that compulsory annual bonuses for local cleaners will only start...

Government: No pay increment for security guards in 2018

The Singapore government issued an announcement today (Nov 23) saying that security guards will see a S$75 monthly pay raise only in 2019. There...

TAFEP: Retrenchment is sometimes inevitable

In a media statement today (Feb 2), Singapore's Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices (TAFEP) said that retrenchment in Singapore is sometimes...

SIM degree holder offered S$2,000 a month job after sending 40 resumes

A SIM fresh graduate interviewed by state media Straits Times revealed that after sending over 40 resumes, he received only one offer that pays...

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...

Survey: Low salaries key reason behind Singapore workers leaving a job

An independent salary survey conducted by Hays revealed that 43% of the Singapore workers surveyed says that salaries and benefits remain the key reason for...

Minister Lim Swee Say: High economic growth is over

In his dialogue yesterday (Feb 26), Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say attempted to managed public expectations over the government's inability to grow the Singapore...

Ministry of Education survey: Unemployment rate of foreign degree fresh grad hit 42%

According to the latest graduate survey conducted by the Ministry of Education, 42% of the fresh grads holding foreign degree are unable to find...

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...

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