fbpx

Daily Archives: 2018-01-23

Just how effective are the sponsored posts by Ministry of Finance for Budget2018

It has been earlier reported that the Ministry of Finance (MOF) paid for over 50 social media "influencers" to post on Instagram to promote the Budget process in an effort to reach out to younger Singaporeans. MOF spokesperson was quoted saying, "Given the significance of the Budget to all Singaporeans, MOF taps… a mix of communications channels and platforms. With …

Read More »

Code of Practice launched for online charitable fundraising

The Commissioner of Charities has jointly developed the Code of Practice for Online Charitable Fundraising with four crowdfunding platforms, which are Give.Asia, Giving.sg, Ray of Hope Initiative and Simply Giving and the Code was launched by the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Grace Fu at a forum on Tuesday morning (Jan 23). The forum was on giving matters organised by the National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre …

Read More »

How to pick the best new year’s resolution for yourself

by SingSaver.com.sg The key to making New Year’s resolutions stick is to make them clearly defined, do-able (by you) and personally meaningful. Given the spectacularly short lives of New Year’s resolutions (anywhere between 1 week to 6 months, depending on who you ask), you’d think they would have fallen out of fashion sometime in the last decade. However, it’s three weeks …

Read More »

Job Happiness Index 2017: 45% of Singaporeans are unhappy at work

The top three job unhappiness factors among Singaporean employees are said to be issues with the management and leadership team, a lack of opportunities for career development and training opportunities. This is according to the survey, "Job Happiness Index 2017" conducted by Jobstreet, one of Asia’s leading online employment marketplaces. “When their career trajectories stagnate, employees do not derive any …

Read More »

MP Louis Ng goes to Bangladesh to speak up for Rohingya refugees

by Vincent Low Speaking from a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh, Singapore MP for Nee Soon GRC Louis Ng told media yesterday (22 Jan) that there is "not enough awareness at this point" in Singapore about the plight of Rohingya refugees. "This is an issue that is happening in our own backyard, yet so few people know about it," he …

Read More »

Five financial steps to take before relocating to another country

by SingSaver.com.sg Relocating to another country can be a tricky affair, especially if you don’t do these 5 things with your finances. If you’re moving abroad, the first few months can be a headache – you’ll have to learn the layout of a new city, absorb new customs, and perhaps settle in the family. The last thing you want is to …

Read More »

How many countries broadcast their parliamentary/assembly sessions live?

Singapore prides itself as a first-world country with a first-world government. However, when it comes to first world government practices, it seems to fare lesser than those perceived to be of third-world. To show just how out of place Singapore is in comparison with the rest of the world, we list down the governments that provide live-streaming of its sessions to the …

Read More »