Daily Archives: April 28, 2015

Outgoing labour chief is just ordinary at best
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 10

By Joanna Chia Read this morning about outgoing labour chief Lim Swee Say urging and warning that if workers do not upgrade their skills, Singapore will lose out to other countries and become just a normal country. Truth be told, Swee Say himself is Read More

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SDA: Labour unions must be independent from the government
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 3

The Labor Day message by Singapore Democratic Alliance (SDA) calls for independence of labour unions from government influence, citing that the current labour-political partnership between the two is becoming a tool against the people. Lim Bak Chuan Desmond, Chairman of Singapore Democratic Alliance writes, Read More

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Innovative rainforest bond structure unveiled at Indonesia Tropical Landscapes Summit
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 1

JAKARTA, INDONESIA – April 28, 2015 – ADM Capital today unveiled details of a suggested $1 billion bond programme to provide much needed finance for forest conservation and development. The Rainforest Impact Bond (RIB) would be the first such finance mechanism to protect forests, Read More

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S$378m in CPF arrears recovered from employers
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 6

The Central Provident Fund Board has recovered about S$387.2 million in arrears mostly from errant employers, which would benefit more than 288,000 employees. The board said on Tuesday that the sum recovered were mainly from underpayment, non-payment and late payment of CPF contributions by employers, of Read More

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