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Companies that 'disguise' retrenchments could have JSS wage support withdrawn: Josephine Teo

COMPANIES found to have disguised their retrenchments could have their wage support and work pass privileges withdrawn, Manpower Minister Josephine Teo said on Thursday.

First Michelin-starred restaurant to close due to Covid-19

THE Covid-19 pandemic has claimed its first Michelin-starred victim, with Vianney Massot Restaurant set to close permanently by the end of this month.

Parliament: No change to employer's responsibility for work injury compensation with work-from-home arrangements, says Zaqy

SINGAPORE - Work-from-home arrangements do not change an employer's responsibility for work injury compensation, said Minister of State for Manpower Zaqy Mohamad on Thursday (June 4).

Parliament: Employers who retrench workers but call move something else to avoid paying benefits may face penalties

SINGAPORE - Employers who retrench their staff, but disguise it as something else to avoid giving out retrenchment benefits, run the risk of incurring penalties, Manpower Minister Josephine Teo...

Reopening S'pore too quickly could undo 'circuit-breaker' efforts: Gan Kim Yong

REOPENING Singapore too early and too quickly could lead to an increase in the number of Covid-19 cases that could undo the efforts of the "circuit-breaker" measures, Health Minister Gan Kim Yong...

Dining at restaurants and F&B outlets will not be allowed in phase 1 of post-circuit breaker reopening: Gan Kim Yong

SINGAPORE - It will not be possible to allow dining-in at food and beverage (F&B) outlets during phase one of Singapore's reopening after the circuit breaker, said Health Minister Gan Kim Yong...

Over 100 Scoot cabin crew take up temp jobs at sensor firm

OVER 100 cabin crew from Scoot have taken on temporary employment with ams Sensors Singapore for a period of at least three months from May this year amid the Covid-19 pandemic, both companies...

ConnecTechAsia 2020 converted to virtual event

THE 2020 edition of infocomm media and technology event ConnecTechAsia will be hosted on a virtual platform as pandemic-related measures continue to restrict travel and physical gatherings...

BHG Retail Reit cancels Beijing outlet mall deal on Covid-19 impact

THE manager of BHG Retail Real Estate Investment Trust (BHG Retail Reit) has terminated its proposed acquisition of a Beijijng outlet mall due to the "impact of Covid-19 on capital markets and the...

Money FM podcast: Building longer-term brand relevance without using the ‘C’ word

Host Howie Lim speaks to Matthew Crabbe, director of trends at Mintel Asia Pacific to learn about the latest consumer behavioural trends and how brands can better reach out to consumers during...

Singapore PMI rises in May, recovers from April lows

IN MAY, Singapore's factory sentiment improved both overall and in the electronics sector for the first time this year, recovering from April's levels, which were the lowest since 2008. But both...

 

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