Correspondent

Indian PMET lady thinks there is strong demand for talents in privilege banking in Singapore

An Indian PMET lady submitted a writing to eFinancialCareers.com seeking advice to work in Singapore. eFinancialCareers is a global financial markets career site for investment banking, asset management and securities professionals, operated by DHI Group, a US public listed company that operates a network of global job search and news websites. The Indian lady said she is a “mass-affluent banker” …

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Micron says its new Woodlands facility would add further 1,500 jobs; Tax breaks of at least US$2.1 tax breaks received from SG govt in FY 2018 and FY2019

It was reported in the media today that Micron’s new expanded facility in Woodlands would be helping to add a further 1,500 jobs in Singapore over the next few years (‘Micron plans to add 1,500 more jobs to its Singapore operations‘, 15 Aug). But of course, nothing comes free in this world. In return for Micron’s “commitment” to invest in …

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SG High Commissioner seeks mercy from new Indian state govt after SG plonks $4B into state

Last month, it was reported that the joint venture project between Singapore and India to build the new Amaravati capital city for the state of Andhra Pradesh has been stalled by the newly elected Indian state government. The project is a joint development between the Singapore Consortium led by Temasek-linked Ascendas-Singbridge and Sembcorp Development, and Amaravati Development Corporation Limited, a …

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WP Png asks for number of foreign student defaulters but scholar Ong replies with percentage

On Monday (5 Aug), Workers’ Party MP for Hougang SMC, Png Eng Huat asked a question in Parliament concerning foreign students who have defaulted on their tuition grant bond obligation. Almost all foreign students who studied in Singapore’s local universities and polytechnics have applied for tuition fee subsidy (tuition grant) which is meant for Singaporean students. According to information on …

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PM Lee: SkillsFuture courses help you to be more “productive and employable”

Yesterday (8 Aug), in his National Day Message, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong told Singaporeans that his government is “making good progress” re-skilling and upgrading Singapore’s workforce to be “future ready”. In particular, he mentioned that SkillFuture has helped many Singaporeans. “SkillsFuture is building up the skills of tens of thousands of Singaporeans, helping them be more productive and employable, …

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