Lim Swee Say: Better to have one-third foreigners

Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say yesterday (Mar 5) openly supported the influx of foreigners in Singapore and said that it is "better" to have...

PMETs earning more than S$4,500 get to claim overtime

In an announcement by Manpower Ministry today (Mar 5), the income cap for Employment Act will be removed, allowing professionals, managers, executives and technicians...

Private degree graduates see 40% unemployment in first 6 months

According to the latest Graduate's Employment survey, private degree graduates in Singapore see unemployment rate hitting as high as 40%. 39.9% were unable to...

PAP MP Zainal Sapari: Elderly should pay more CPF contributions

PAP MP Zainal Sapari, the assistant secretary general of NTUC, has called for the government to change the CPF laws asking for elderly workers...

Singpost’s low-wage postman dump mail into trash

A Singpost's postman from China was caught red-handed dumping hundreds of mails into the trash bin. When confronted by a resident from Reflections at...

Minister Chan Chun Sing: People tell me the economy is very “confusing”

In an interview with state media Straits Times, Minister of State Chan Chun Sing said that people tells him that the economy is "confusing"...

Minister Josephine Teo: We will “study” how to make self-employed pay CPF

In a state media interview with Today (Feb 9), Minister of State Josephine Teo said that she is currently "studying" how to force self-employed...

Minister Janil Puthucheary: Poly and ITE grads choose to be jobless

When questioned why are more polytechnic and ITE graduates jobless, Senior Minister of State Janil Puthucheary said the graduates "chose" to be jobless: "The number...

Minister Josephine Teo: We will allow foreigners to work part-time, no quota needed

In an announcement by the Second Minister for Manpower Josephine Teo yesterday (Jan 30), cleaning companies can now hire foreigners on part-time basis to...

MOM: Unemployment rate hits record-high of 3.3%

According to the full-year employment report by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), unemployment rate has hit an all-time high of 3.3% for citizens. A...

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