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HDT pulls plug on electric-taxi business in Singapore on 'debilitating' Covid-19 hit

HDT Singapore Holding, whose electric taxis had plied the city-state's roads for two years, is powering down the business for good and instead focusing on other green transportation solutions.

Singapore Manual & Mercantile Workers' Union assisting Robinsons staff in liquidation process

THE Singapore Manual & Mercantile Workers' Union (SMMWU) is representing the interests of workers affected by the closure of Robinsons in Singapore, the union's secretary-general David Yeo...

Double, double oil and trouble as layoff axe falls on Jurong Island

US oil giant Chevron could slash at least 10 per cent of jobs in its Singapore operations - just days after Shell announced it would cut 500 jobs here.

Shell Singapore to cut 500 jobs over three years amid Pulau Bukom reorganisation

SHELL Companies, the local subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell, is set to cut 500 jobs or about 38 per cent of its local workforce over the next three years as the group makes changes to its largest...

Resident employment rebounds, but retrenchments still rising

ALTHOUGH Singapore's resident employment levels bucked the trend and recovered to near pre-pandemic levels in September, the labour market is expected to remain weak in the months ahead.

ExxonMobil to hold review before confirming Singapore job cuts

IT is still too early to confirm the impact of planned ExxonMobil global job cuts on the petrochemical giant's 4,000-strong workforce in Singapore, said a local spokesperson.

Singapore's Q3 total employment contraction slows, but retrenchments continue: MOM

SINGAPORE'S total employment contracted at a slower pace in the third quarter of 2020, with resident employment rebounding to near pre-pandemic levels, according to preliminary estimates from the...

Iata renews calls for goverment relief measures to sustain airlines

AIRLINES around the world have been unable to slash their costs sufficiently to neutralise severe cash burn to avoid bankruptcies and save jobs in 2021, and their revenues next year will likely...

Airlines running out of cash, need more govt aid to avoid layoffs, bankruptcies: Iata

AIRLINES around the world have been unable to slash their costs sufficiently to neutralise severe cash burn to avoid bankruptcies and save jobs in 2021, and their revenues next year will likely...

Singapore workers focus on staying relevant in tight job market: poll

EMPLOYEES in Singapore - especially those who are older - are getting worried about being retrenched or becoming irrelevant in the increasingly uncertain and tight job market.

Singapore workers see urgent need to reskill, upskill in tight job market: poll

EMPLOYEES in Singapore - especially those who are older - are getting worried about being retrenched or becoming irrelevant in the increasingly uncertain and tight job market.