Stories By Imelda Saad
102 Jun 2015 Tue
A review of policies such as the Fair Consideration Framework – which requires companies to look for Singaporeans first, before hiring foreign professionals – is underway says Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say, as he sets out his priorities, one month into the job.
202 Jun 2015 Tue
Earn and Learn is a structured 12-month to 18-month on-the-job training stint culminating in an industry-recognised certification, which could be in the form of an Advanced or Specialist Diploma.
329 May 2015 Fri
The Labour Movement says removing duplication among various insurance schemes will also reduce costs for employers and workers.
429 May 2015 Fri
The National Wages Council changes the threshold for low-wage workers to those earning S$1,100 or less a month, and recommends a minimum S$60 built-in wage increase for low-wage workers.
528 May 2015 Thu
Video No reason to turn to violence over sense of injustice at events in Syria, Iraq: Religious scholars
Rather than respond from the "lens of hatred" to developments in Gaza and Syria, one religious scholar says Muslims should respond "through the lens of mercy" and think of meaningful ways to make a difference.
627 May 2015 Wed
Family members, friends and the wider community have an important role to play in protecting fellow Singaporeans from radicalisation. But experts say the authorities, too, need to step up their game – in countering terror ideologies, online.
722 May 2015 Fri
The proportion of nuclear families has fallen over the years and in its place, "a significant increase" in the proportion of one-person households, says Minister Tan Chuan-Jin.
818 May 2015 Mon
Before an internship, 32 per cent of students polled say they were undecided about their post-graduation plans. But the figure drops to 18 per cent after their internships, the study shows.
916 May 2015 Sat
Researchers say too much emphasis has been placed on usability, instead of a focus on the user experience. If not addressed, they say pockets of society would be left out, in Singapore's pursuit of becoming a Smart Nation.
1015 May 2015 Fri
"We will continue to work closely with the management of JCC to assist the club throughout the acquisition process," the Singapore Land Authority say, after meeting club representatives on Friday evening (May 15).