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Chan’s vision: Foreign talents working shoulder-to-shoulder with skilled Singaporeans together
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In a Parliamentary speech yesterday (14 May), the new Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing said that Singapore’s future success is limited only by the scale of its ambitions and drive (‘What Singapore needs to do to remain effective and attractive’, 15 Read More

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No more 10 years wait before implementing better protection for migrant workers in ASEAN
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

‘It will not take another 10 years to start work on a concrete plan of action to realise the ideals encapsulated in the ASEAN Consensus on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers (ASEAN Consensus)’, guaranteed the Chair of the Read More

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MOM advisory to employers of Indonesian FDW on new Performance Bond requirement
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has advised that Employment Agencies (EAs) in Singapore have been notified by the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Singapore that it would impose a new $6,000 Performance Bond requirement on employers who hire Indonesian foreign domestic workers Read More

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What does Indonesia’s new S$6,000 Performance Bond mean for FDW employers in Singapore?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by ValuePenguin The Indonesian Embassy in Singapore has put into place a S$6,000 performance bond to ensure the protection of their migrant workforce. Read on to find out how this will affect the employment of your Indonesian domestic worker. The Indonesian Embassy has recently announced that Read More

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Lim Swee Say granted highest award by NTUC, the Distinguished Comrade of Labour
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Former Manpower Minister and former NTUC Secretary-General Lim Swee Say was granted the highest award, the Distinguished Comrade of Labour, at the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) May Day Awards 2018 held on Saturday (5 May). The Distinguished Comrade of Labour award is the Read More

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Chan to follow Goh’s policy of keeping Singapore open to “foreign talent”
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Speaking as the new Trade and Industry Minister at a lunch organised by the European Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (EuroCham) at the St Regis Hotel yesterday (4 May), Chan Chun Sing told the audience that talent will play an important part in Read More

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Worker’s Party Labour Day Message
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Below is the Mayday message from Worker’s Party  What is the relevance of Labour Day today? The concept of labour is undergoing a radical shift. Industry 4.0 and rapid technological advances are overturning established industries and disrupting the workplace. The future is unfurling Read More

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National Solidarity Party’s Labour Day Message
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Below is the Mayday message from National Solidarity Party Our Singaporean Workers – The strength of our Nation Singapore celebrates Labour Day on the 1st of May each year as a mark of solidarity amongst workers. It served to remind others what their Read More

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Singapore People’s Party Labour Day Message
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Below is the Mayday message from Singapore’s People Party  27-year-old Mohd Munir works as a barista at a coffee joint, and makes enough to pay his bills and to help his family with household bills. He hopes that over time, he will be Read More

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New Manpower Minister says retraining locals a key focus this year but MAS wants more foreign FTs hired
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In her May Day message, the soon-to-be Manpower Minister Josephine Teo said today (29 Apr) that more training programmes to retrain and redeploy workers would be the key focus for her ministry this year. The programmes not only target those workers who are Read More

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