Stories By Eileen Poh
102 Aug 2015 Sun
Tripartism is Singapore's "significant advantage" to excel, and while the collaboration among unions, employers and the Government is strong today, Singaporeans must not take it for granted, says NTUC Secretary-General Chan Chun Sing in his maiden National Day Message.
230 Jul 2015 Thu
Singapore's unemployment rate rose to 2 per cent in June, up from 1.8 per cent in March, says the Manpower Ministry.
329 Jul 2015 Wed
Workplace advisory and consultation services, as well as changes to the Industrial Relations Act - these are some initiatives the National Trades Union Congress has introduced to cater to the 300,000 professionals, managers and executives in Singapore.
429 Jul 2015 Wed
It has attracted 11 bids, suggesting that developers are keeping a "positive outlook" on the market despite significant unsold stock and an expected influx of units in the coming months.
528 Jul 2015 Tue
Since November last year, the response in the market to new projects has been less than warm. Market watchers say it is a sign that recent projects are adding to the pool of unsold units.
628 Jul 2015 Tue
The sentiment index stood at 3.9 in the second quarter, inching up from 3.8 in the previous three months. A score under five indicates deteriorating market conditions.
724 Jul 2015 Fri
Latest URA numbers show there were 25,071 completed but unoccupied private homes as at Jun 30. This is higher than the 22,346 unoccupied units at the end of March and the largest number on record.
823 Jul 2015 Thu
The Competition Commission of Singapore must accord due consideration to the balance between the impact of competition per se of a particular transaction or market development and its net benefit to Singapore’s economy, says Minister S Iswaran.
922 Jul 2015 Wed
Unit-holders of CapitaLand Mall Trust will get a slightly higher distribution per unit (DPU) for the second quarter, at 2.71 cents. This is up 0.7 per cent from the same period a year ago.
1021 Jul 2015 Tue
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong hopes negotiations for the improved Free Trade Agreement will start this year, as the existing pact has been in place for many years, and China now has trade agreements with many countries.