Monthly Archives: April 2018

ILO, Tokyo 2020 sign agreement to promote decent work in run-up to the Games

The ILO and The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) have signed an agreement to promote decent work in the preparations for, and operation of the international sporting event. “Through this partnership we are committing together to uphold respect for international labour standards for all the women and men who will work hard to make …

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Dare to be different

by M Ravi Almost every day we are barraged with the promise that globalisation brings communities together, reduces geographical distances and connects disparate people through what appears to be a shared lifestyle, held together by common values. We are led to believe the colourful diversity and sanctity of life is promoted and safeguarded. Yet sadly, we witness the inescapable dissonance …

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Five ways to give your spring cleaned items a second lease of life

by Singsaver.com.sg How to solve one of the biggest headaches of spring cleaning – getting rid of stuff you don’t want The New Year is long over, and your house is still a mess. If you were too busy (or lazy) to spring clean the first time, here’s a fun fact that could give you inspo to finally get the job …

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SIBOR rate versus Fixed Deposit Home Rate (FHR) loans

by Singsaver.com.sg What is SIBOR rate? How does that compare to Fixed Deposit Home Rate (FHR) loans? Here’s a summary to help you compare between housing loans in Singapore and decide which is better. There are two main types of home loans in the Singapore market today. The first are pegged to the Singapore Interbank Offered Rate (SIBOR), whereas the second …

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What kind of travel insurance best matches your travelling profile

by ValuePenguin Singaporeans took almost 10 million trips in 2017. With an increase in travel insurance awareness due to clever marketing campaigns and an increase in information surrounding its importance, it is reassuring to know that almost 97% of Singaporeans were aware of travel insurance when booking their travel packages. However, just because you know about it doesn’t mean you will purchase the …

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