Daily Archives: 2018-10-05

Minor train delay along NEL on Friday morning

A short train service disruption occurred along the North East Line (NEL) on Friday (5 Oct) morning which, according to announcement, was caused by a train fault at Buangkok. There was no official information from SBS Transit about this delay which happened for about 50 minutes from 7:10am to around 8:00am. A passenger wrote a post on TATA SMRT Facebook …

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StarHub to retrench 300 permanent staff members as part of its restructuring programme, citing “intense” competition

Following its “strategic transformation plan,” telecommunications giant StarHub has announced that it will be reducing its workforce. In a press release dated 3 Oct, StarHub reasoned that the retrenchment of some “300 full-time employees” serves as a part of its “operational efficiency programme”. The “strategic review process,” stated the company, aims to increase “productivity” and “speed in decision making,” as …

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StarHub employees in shock over retrenchment exercise; suggest reduction of senior leadership staff’s salaries instead of layoffs

Despite rumours surrounding an impending retrenchment exercise, StarHub employees did not anticipate the telecommunications giant to slash as many as 300 of its workers. Following the announcement of the company’s restructuring exercise on Wednesday (3 Oct), several StarHub staff members have expressed their apprehension over the news, fearing that they might be a part of the layoff. One StarHub employee …

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Everyone benefits from the repeal of Section 377A

According to international news outlet Bloomberg, the elites of Singapore are pushing for the now infamous section 377A of the penal code to be repealed. The arguments that have been put forth are sound and logical. Singapore is an international business hub. It wants a continued stake in the world economy and to be seen as unsupportive to LGBT rights …

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