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Vaccination drive kicks off, paving way for further reopening

Singapore's national Covid-19 vaccination programme kicked off yesterday, with the first Pfizer-BioNTech jabs being administered to 40 healthcare workers at the National Centre for Infectious...

Telecommuting amid Covid-19 pandemic paves way for new workplace culture

Months of working from home lead to calls for adopting flexi-work as standard practice.

Muis, SFA looking into allegations over Malaysia cartel's non-halal meat imports, packaging

THE Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis) and the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) are looking at whether alleged improprieties in the importation and packaging of halal meat affect the...

Short-term cost spike as foreign workers switch to employers starved of labour

FOREIGN workers in several industries are enjoying greater bargaining power due to a supply crunch caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, and employers said they are facing higher labour costs as new...

Shiseido primps for expansion in South-east Asia

SOUTH-EAST Asian shoppers now make up some one-third of Japanese cosmetics and skincare group Shiseido's Asia-Pacific (APAC) net sales.

LifeBrandz posts S$6.7m annual loss

CATALIST-LISTED lifestyle investor LifeBrandz posted a net loss of S$6.7 million for the year ended July 31, widening from a net loss of S$3 million a year ago.

NAC, STB accepting applications for larger outdoor show pilots

The National Arts Council (NAC) and Singapore Tourism Board (STB) will be accepting pilot applications for outdoor live performances for up to 250 audience members in zones of 50 each.

95,000 receive financial help through Covid-19 Support Grant

Around 95,000 Singaporeans and permanent residents have received financial help through the Covid-19 Support Grant (CSG), including 22,000 people who successfully applied for a second tranche.

Daniel Ong, Jaime Teo charged in Twelve Cupcakes wages case

Local radio DJ Daniel Ong Ming Yu and former model Jaime Teo Chai-lin were hauled to court yesterday over offences under the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act linked to pastry chain Twelve...

 

Emerging Enterprise award

Closes August 28, 2020