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Indian Defence ministry confirms Agnipath scheme won’t be dropped

The Indian Defence ministry has made it clear that the Centre's defence recruitment scheme 'Agnipath' won’t be rolled back.


IMDA partners IBM to create 300 tech jobs in Singapore

The initiative is part of IBM’s “Future-Ready Intelligent Digital Workforce Programme”, in support of the SGUnited Jobs and Skills...


SIA taps on in-house competencies to offer training programmes for external organisations

The Singapore Airlines Academy will be able to customise training packages to meet the requirements of individual companies and...


SINDA launches job support framework for Singaporean Indian community

The Singaporean Indian Development Association (SINDA) has launched a multi-faceted job support framework to help the Singaporean Indian...


Most Singaporeans feel neutral or positive towards foreigners in Singapore

A survey by REACH found that 49 per cent of respondents were neutral about foreigners in Singapore.


Singapore is still a little red dot in an uncertain world: President Halimah Yacob

In a speech before the first session of the 14th Parliament of Singapore, President Halimah Yacob outlined the government’s plans to help...


COVID-19 made Smart Nation initiative even more crucial: Balakrishnan

The COVID-19 pandemic has made Singapore's Smart Nation initiative even more crucial, said Minister-in-Charge of the Smart Nation Initiative...


Singapore commits SGD250 million to drive technology and innovation in fintech sector

Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will commit SGD250 million over the next three years to accelerate technology and innovation-driven...


NTU hosts SkillsFuture@NTU, first ever virtual event part of SkillsFuture Month

This year, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is hosting SkillsFuture@NTU, the first-ever virtual event that is part of the SkillsFuture...


Unemployment rose, but lower than previous highs during SARS and global financial crisis: MOM

Reporting the early effects of COVID-19 on the labour market in the first quarter of 2020, Ministry of Manpower (MOM) said total employment...


NTU and Facebook pilot programme to develop data centre talents in Singapore

Tech giant Facebook has partnered Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU) to launch a pilot programme aimed at developing local...


NUS initiative creates 1,000 jobs and traineeships for graduating students

NUS announced the Resilience and Growth (R&G) Initiative, which offers 1,000 full-time salaried positions and paid traineeships in diverse...


Singapore unveils measures to help companies with cash-flow amid COVID-19

Ministry of Manpower (MOM) is urging firms with excess manpower to prioritise locals to be retained in their jobs.


Singapore announces support measures for tourism sector impacted by COVID-19

Singapore Tourism Board (SBT) will be providing tourism companies with more support to upgrade the capabilities of their workers.


Google and Facebook top places to work in Singapore, fall out of top 10 in US: Report

Tech giants Google and Facebook claimed the top two spots as the best places to work in Singapore as rated by employees, according to a list...


Maybank Kim Eng cuts 5 per cent of Singapore manpower

Maybank Kim Eng has reduced 5 per cent of its manpower in Singapore amid stiff competition from fintech firms, according to news reports.


Singapore’s employment rate rises, but with slowing median income growth

From June 2018 to June 2019, the employment rate for Singapore residents aged 25 to 64 rose from 80.3 per cent to 80.8 per cent.


IT graduates enjoy highest employment rate, command highest median salary in 2018

IT and digital technologies graduates from the Class of 2018 had the highest full-time permanent employment rate at 91.7 percent.


NUS graduates ranked top 10 most employable globally

In the latest Global University Employability Ranking, NUS jumped six spots to be placed in the 10th position.


Singapore workers are increasingly dissatisfied with their employers: Mercer report

The satisfaction levels among workers in Singapore have declined consistently for the last three years.


NTU climbs 12 places on Financial Times' global EMBA ranking to arrive at 18th position

NTU Singapore has been placed 18th in the Financial Times’ latest ranking of Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programmes...


NTU launches eight mobile-learning courses for professionals

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has launched eight mobile-learning courses aimed at upskilling working professionals – both alumni...


Starhub cuts 300 employees amid transformation plan

StarHub will be cutting about 300 employee head-counts due to a strategic business review.


NUS’ new AI-powered career app helps students develop skills for their dream job

Jointly developed by NUS and JobTech, NUS career+ is a unique mobile application that provides advice to students on education planning and...


20.6 percent of Singapore workforce will have their jobs displaced by 2028, highest in SEA

Singapore will also face the greatest job-skills mismatch in the region.