Posted On : 15 May 2013
Singapore is the world's 3rd most popular work destination for techies around the world and 2nd for those in the finance sector, cementing its position as the top Asian market for global professionals.
According to the fourth instalment of its annual report on "Global professionals on the move", recruitment company Hydrogen Group said the city-state remains the 4th…
Posted On : 13 May 2013
The Migrant Workers' Centre is expanding operations to help more foreign workers in Singapore.
By 2014, it will have a larger head office, a Geylang branch and a help centre for migrant fishermen.
According to the Manpower Ministry, there are close to 1.1 million rank-and-file foreign workers in Singapore as of December 2012, not counting employment pass…
Posted On : 09 May 2013
An Asian country has for the first time broken into the top 10 of national higher education systems, according to the second annual Universitas 21 rankings.
Singapore jumped two places to ninth in the overall table, which ranks 50 countries on measures including investment, gender balance, international connectivity and research output. The UK remains in 10th place.
Posted On : 06 May 2013
Ash Singh was born in Canada and educated in Hong Kong. But ever since his first start-up — when still in university — was acquired by a Singapore-based company in 2004, Singh has lived in Singapore. He was 22 then. A serial entrepreneur, Singh has invested in six digital media companies and is CEO of Interactive SG, a business…
Posted On : 04 May 2013
A-century-old Hindu temple at Singapore was re-consecration. In this event 12,000 Hindus have attended.
To the North at Serangoon in Singapore the Darma Muneeswaran temple was re-consecrated in a Maha Kumbhabshegam ceremony resulting in pouring of holy water, a ritual of 12 years, the report is by The Straits Times on Thursday.
Singapore is one of the…
Posted On : 02 May 2013
Growing the economy is the best way to help raise wages for the Singaporean worker, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Wednesday as he cautioned against an over-reliance on government handouts or protection as the way forward.
Singapore thus needs to attract quality investments that create better jobs, restructure its economy by raising productivity, and invest in…
Posted On : 26 Apr 2013
To counter the problem of unemployment by helping the youth acquire specific skills, the Delhi state government will start a skill development centre in August in collaboration with the Institute of Technical Education, Government of Singapore, said Delhi Higher Education Minister A K Walia on Thursday.
He said that the centre would begin two skill development courses in…
Posted On : 18 Apr 2013
There is good news for jobseekers. Many sectors are expected to be hiring during this quarter of the year.
That is one of the projections made in the Employment Outlook Report for the months of April to June by PrimeStaff Management Services, a human-resource consultancy based in Singapore.
Hiring sectors include health care, education, oil and gas,…
Posted On : 17 Apr 2013
Contractual jobs will be more in demand.
According to the Employment Outlook (Quarter 2, 2013) report by Ronald Lee, Managing Director of PrimeStaff Management Services Pte Ltd, even though many employers are complaining about the shortage of manpower, it is actually not an employees’ market nor is it an employers’ market.
It noted that the recruitment landscape…
Posted On : 12 Apr 2013
AFTER a 25 per cent surge in demand, the Singapore International Arbitration Centre is opening offices in India and South Korea to streamline the flow of work to the island state.
The centre also has adopted a new structure that will concentrate its arbitral expertise in a new Court of Arbitration under the presidency of Australia's Michael Pryles.