Daily Archives: 2017-03-18

50% of S’porean workers had less than $18 net pay increase in 2016?

$660m wage credit payout to employers I refer to the article “$660m in payouts for employers by end of March ” (Straits Times, Mar 18). It states that “More than 85,000 employers will receive a total of about $660 million in Wage Credit Scheme (WCS) payouts by the end of this month Under the extended WCS, the Government co-funds 20 per …

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SIA fined S$112 million for allegedly being part of price–fixing cartel

The European Commission (EC) has re-adopted a cartel decision against 11 air cargo carriers, one of which is Singapore Airlines (SIA), and imposed a fine totalling €776,465,000 (S$1.2billion) for operating a price–fixing cartel, adding that the Commission’s original decision was annulled by the General Court on procedural grounds. SIA will be fined S$112 million under the new decision. Commissioner Margrethe …

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TOC’s response to SPF’s post on publication of false allegations

We refer to the Singapore Police Force (SPF)’s post, “FALSE ALLEGATIONS AGA­INST POLICE PUBLISHED­ BY THE ONLINE CITIZE­N” published on its Facebook page on 18 March 2017, 10.11pm. SPF wrote: The Police are aware ­of the article “80-ye­ar-old wheelchair bou­nd man accused of mot­orcycle theft by Sing­apore Police” and the­ allegations against the Police officers o­n the “The Online Cit­izen” …

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