Daily Archives: 2018-04-04

Graduate Employment Survey shows less than half of private school graduates secure full-time jobs within six months of their graduation

Results from the Private Education Institution (PEI) Graduate Employment Survey (GES), announced on Tuesday (3 April), showed that less than half of private school students found full-time jobs within six months of their graduation. The survey which was conducted from November 2017 to February 2018, saw thirty-seven per cent of the 10,171 students that graduated from full-time external degree programmes between …

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LKY’s children voice out against report by Ministerial Committee on options for govt in regards to 38 Oxley Rd’s fate

In response to the report published by the Ministerial Committee on Tuesday (3 April), both siblings of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong took to Facebook to voice their views on the matter. Mr Lee Hsien Yang in his Facebook post, stressed that their father, late Lee Kuan Yew, wanted the house to be demolished. “He wanted demolition unwaveringly, and stated his wish …

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SPF’s Facebook advisory post conflates two issues which may give wrong impression to foreigners

The Singapore Police Force has issued a police advisory entitled, “POLICE ADVISORY AGAINST IMPORTING POLITICS OF OTHER COUNTRIES INTO SINGAPORE” on its Facebook page. It wrote, The Singapore Police Force is aware of calls encouraging overseas Malaysians to support political activities in relation to the upcoming General Election in Malaysia, including by Global Bersih. Foreigners visiting, working or living in …

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Drugs worth more than S$74,000 seized at Tuas Checkpoint

Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) and Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) have announced on Tuesday (3 April) that two Singaporean men have been arrested after more than S$74,000 worth of drugs were seized at Tuas Checkpoint. In a joint statement, it was said that on 31 March 2018 at about 10.30 pm, an ICA officer at the Tuas checkpoint noticed that a …

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Managing director charged with abetment of housing offences and unauthorised use of private residential premises

Ministry of Manpower (MOM) announced that it has charged a 53-year-old woman, Zhou Fengxing, in the State Courts on Tuesday (3 April) for abetting an employer to house foreign workers in overcrowded private residential premises According to the ministry, Zhou faces 21 charges under the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act (EFMA). If convicted, she could be fined up to $10,000, or …

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