Stories By Faris Mokhtar
118 Dec 2014 Thu
Figures from the Education Ministry show that the number of students who applied for the Polytechnic Foundation Programme and the Direct-Entry-Scheme to Polytechnic Programme exceeded the number of places available.
215 Dec 2014 Mon
About 3,500 workers were made redundant in the third quarter - up from 2,410 in the preceding quarter and 2,710 in the corresponding period a year ago - but the overall unemployment rate remained low at 2 per cent, said the MOM.
314 Dec 2014 Sun
The participating community centres include Tampines West CC. Volunteers were laying out chairs and putting up banners there, ahead of the arrival of football fans. But even an hour before the match, some fans had trickled in.
412 Dec 2014 Fri
President of the Singapore Shooting Association Mr Michael Vaz said the association has put in place initiatives aimed at developing national shooters into world-class athletes, and that Singapore is now "within striking range of an Olympic medal".
510 Dec 2014 Wed
Singaporeans Channel NewsAsia spoke to were in favour of more companies offering parental care leave, but experts say employers may not be eager to provide such leave without a specified tenure.
609 Dec 2014 Tue
According to the latest employment survey by the Manpower Ministry, there has been an increase in the number of firms offering flexible work arrangements to their employees and providing leave benefits beyond statutory requirements.
708 Dec 2014 Mon
While shops selling alcohol are struggling to survive, other types of establishments say business has improved and they believe the more regulated environment is creating a 'new normal' for Little India.
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Members were speaking at the PAP60 Party Rally and said the party has practised a balanced approach in delivering policies that served all Singaporeans.
903 Dec 2014 Wed
Former National University of Singapore lecturer Tey Tsun Hang lost his PR status after he left Singapore in October 2013 without a valid re-entry permit.
1002 Dec 2014 Tue
The preschool, a joint collaboration between the Lien Foundation, the Asian Women's Welfare Association and SG Enable, will take in up to 75 children - with 30 per cent of places set aside for those with special needs.