10 Oct 2016 18:46
MPs will debate the Bill in the next Parliament sitting, which is likely to be next month.
10 Oct 2016 16:43
While it can ‘send a very clear signal’ with an outright ban on online gambling, the government has to see how best they can look after the well-being of Singaporeans, said the Minister for Social and Family Development.
10 Oct 2016 15:46
“Our base line projection is not an outright recession, but we cannot rule out the possibility that the economy will experience some quarters of negative growth on a quarter on quarter basis,” Trade and Industry (Trade) Minister Lim Hng Kiang says.
10 Oct 2016 16:08
Noting that there have been calls by the public to improve the rewards given to medalled Paralympians, the minister also called on more corporations to step forward to support the organisations’ efforts to reward Team Singapore athletes.
10 Oct 2016 20:34
The Manpower Minister wants to evolve the National Jobs Bank, a platform to support the implementation of the Fair Consideration Framework, into an “online marketplace” for jobseekers and employers.
With ageing and lower birth rates, and a relatively high labour force participation rate and low unemployment rate, Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say says Singapore will see a continued slowdown of local labour force growth.