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...

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...

Minister Chan Chun Sing: Singaporeans must have “global mindset”, “global skillsets”

Unable to handle an interview on addressing income inequality, Minister of Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing yesterday (May 21) made a tonne of...

Minister Ng Chee Meng: Old people “want to work”, self-employed must pay CPF

Minister Ng Chee Meng also said in his speech in Parliament on Tuesday (May 15) that he has created a new committee to "help...

Minister Koh Poh Koon: I eat, drink and sleep about work for 2½ years

Newly-promoted deputy secretary general of NTUC, Senior Minister of State Koh Poh Koon, told state media reporters that he is so dedicated to his...

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...

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...

Minister Josephine Teo: Lim Swee Say is “one-in-a-billion” Minister

Buttering up to retiring Minister Lim Swee Say who was asked to leave Cabinet, Minister Josephine Teo called him "one-in-a-billion": "I admire his boldness and...

Singapore’s degree holders drawing less than S$2,000/mth

According to a government survey conducted by Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, about 4.31% of the degree holders are drawing less than...

Minister Lim Swee Say: I can give leeway to some foreigners

Speaking at a business forum yesterday (Mar 9), Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say said that some foreigners on Employment Pass (EP) may not need...

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