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  1. FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Theresa May gestures as she speaks during a no confidence debate

    Search on for Brexit consensus after May's crushing defeat

    Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday was trying to forge consensus in parliament on a Brexit divorce agreement after the crushing defeat of her ...
  2. A man talking to his colleague.

    Commentary: Favouritism an office vice that will never disappear

    Leaders persist in offering preferment to people who are most like them, says the Financial Times' Andrew Hill.
  3. A probe has been launched after it emerged only a third of the relevant 1,400 firms in Tokyo were

    Japan labour data 'incorrectly collected since 2004'

    Japan may have underpaid billions of yen in unemployment benefits after it emerged that the government has been incorrectly collecting labour ...
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    The Big Read: Breaking Singapore’s workaholic culture

    For Singapore workers to continue putting in the same long hours as their cohorts of yesteryear would mean less or even little time to care for ...
  5. Man office stressed tired overworked

    Commentary: Painful memories of being rostered for work during the holidays

    The office festive leave roster generates a huge amount of resentment and anger, says Financial Times' Pilita Clark.
  6. China's economy continues its fast pace of growth and its potential remains vast, Chinese

    Commentary: Workers see real wages stagnant but China bucks the trend

    Many workers around the world are getting a raw deal as labour rights get trampled on, says Jawaharlal Nehru University’s Jayati Ghosh.
  7. Singapore workers-raffles

    Commentary: Should you get to decide what you are paid?

    Publishing employees salaries, or allowing people to set their own wages, offers intriguing insights into what motivates us at work, says the ...
  8. university graduation

    Commentary: Let's not focus on graduate incomes when assessing a university education's worth

    It's tempting to think that some degrees and universities are better than others when their graduates earn more, says one observer.
  9. Man office stressed tired overworked

    Commentary: An ironman mentality is leading many to turn up for work despite being sick

    Turning up sick at work can cause your employer to lose more money than if you had stayed home, says one observer.