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Government to engage businesses on raising of retirement age, develop support package: DPM Heng

[SINGAPORE] Ministers from the Finance Ministry will continue to actively engage businesses, unions and other stakeholders, and develop a support package to help with the transition to higher...

Digitalisation will leave an impact on the future of work

WITH technology becoming faster, smarter and cheaper, it is only a matter of time before jobs that thus far were done only by humans will either be done in newer ways using human and machine...

Growing demand for hybrid of executive and team assistants in Singapore: Hays

DEMAND is on the rise for a combination of executive assistants (EAs) and team assistants in Singapore’s job market for office professionals, recruitment firm Hays said in a media statement on...

Foreign unicorns here juicing up market for high-tech skills

THE growing pool of foreign unicorns in Singapore is adding magic to the local market for highly-skilled jobs.

Silver lining for tech and health graduates amid economic gloom

AMID the gloomy economic outlook and a tight labour market, the tech and healthcare industries are poised to remain buoyant with plenty of job opportunities, according to various recruitment firms...

Planes, toys and tourism: What is US-China trade made of?

[WASHINGTON] The United States and China last year exchanged US$737.1 billion in goods and services. Below is a breakdown on trade between the world's top two economies.

US job growth surges; unemployment rate falls to 3.6 per cent

[WASHINGTON] US job growth surged in April and the unemployment rate dropped to a more than 49-year low of 3.6 per cent, pointing to solid economic growth.

Time for collective decision-making on the future of work

PREDICTING the future is a fraught mission. But there is a remarkable conformity of response from people of otherwise vastly different experiences when asked to describe what they feel about the...

Australia's jobless rate falls to near 8-year low

AUSTRALIA'S jobless rate fell to a near eight-year low in February as a bumper run in employment extended, sending the local dollar sharply higher on expectations the country's central bank won't cut...

Manufacturing: In artificial intelligence, small solutions win big

A NEW generation of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions will prove themselves in 2019. They will build new trust, urgency and understanding of what 'AI' actually is, and just how much it can...

More Singaporeans employed; saw faster pay gains in 2018

A GREATER share of younger and older Singapore residents were employed in 2018, and the average full-time worker enjoyed faster income growth, with the labour market improving as economic growth...