Choo Yun Ting
With so much economic disruption in the economy - global and local - it's no surprise that young entrepreneur Ng Yi Ming has set out to "future-proof" himself.
About 50 per cent of the cases were linked to nationality, while 25 per cent were related to age or gender.
SINGAPORE - Around 60 to 70 per cent of the jobs created by the foreign investment attracted here in 2019 will be for professionals, managers, executives and technicians, a category known as PMETs...
Employers who discriminate against locals when they recruit now face stiffer penalties and could be prosecuted in court if they make false declarations on their hiring considerations.
SINGAPORE - Ti2 Logistics was charged in court with making a false declaration in an employment pass application that it had considered local candidates fairly before trying to employ a foreigner...
Co-working space operator WeWork has been dogged by cash flow problems and was forced to lay off about a fifth of its workforce last year, but it remains in robust health in this region, it seems...
Singapore banks will likely ramp up their services as a result of the competition, say analysts.
Singapore's economic growth was muted last year, with modest expansion recorded in the fourth quarter, but the growth picture looks to be brighter this year.
It has been a turbulent 2019 for Singapore's manufacturers as the uncertain global economy dampened prospects, especially among small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).