Jeff Ho

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Singaporeans upset over rising retrenchment rates with concurrent influx of foreign professionals

After Singapore’s labour market saw saw higher unemployment and more retrenchments in the second quarter of 2018, Singaporeans attribute much of it …

Singaporeans

The New Silk Road

Silk Road

S’pore Unis’ NOT on employability list

HK U is no 13 and three Oz unis (5th, 6th and 29th) are on the list. Several PRC unis too.<b>Which universities will really impress the boss?</b>Top 30 for …

University of California

BOMBSHELL - SINGAPORE'S UGLY NAJIB SECRET REVEALED: HSIEN LOONG'S GOVT 'COMPLICIT' IN HELPING NAJIB WARD OFF 1MDB SCANDAL - JUSTO'S 'PREPARED SCRIPT' & NOW CLARE BROWN'S MYSTERY DETENTION ARE PROOF OF POSSIBLE CONSPIRACY, CLAIMS REPORT

Was Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong <b>complicit</b> in the cover-up of 1MDB scandal to help his buddy, former Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak? …

U.S. Department of Justice

The CEO of a $700 million company uses a simple sentence to turn lazy employees around

• <b>Duolingo CEO Luis von Ahn has a strategy for encouraging underperforming employees.</b>• <b><br>He told the Financial Times that he tells them: "What you're doing is really important."</b>• <b><br>The technique ties back to the idea that people need to feel as if their work has meaning.</b><p>Duolingo CEO Luis von Ahn knows …

Employment

Ministers and MPs were paid 4 months bonus? Or was it 10 months or more?

<!--[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 <![endif]--> According to media reports, Hsien Loong made his reply to questions by Leon …

Salaries & Wages

Distrust of CPF: More effort needed to educate members

<i>1 hour 26 min</i> agoA letter from a reader, "Not good financial sense to withdraw CPF savings, put i

Unemployment rate for SG citizens inching up as FT employment continues to increase

According to new labour data released by MOM yesterday (13 Sep), unemployment rate is inching up for Singapore citizens.<p>The overall unemployment rate …

Tying future government down to heavy spending with ‘vague proposals’ is not long-term planning

Devadas Krishnadas<i>13 hours 44 min</i> agoThere is a distinction to be made between current investments that are clearly define

Doing Good Better: How Effective Altruism Can Help You Help Others, Do Work that Matters, and Make Smarter Choices about Giving Back

<b>An up-and-coming visionary in the world of philanthropy and a cofounder of the effective altruism movement explains why most of our ideas about how</b> …

SG is a weird country where mediocre minsters are paid obscene salaries

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Salaries & Wages

AUD slide a pain point for Singapore firms with Australian exposure

<b>tester</b> <br>dummy<p>Posts: 2,119<br>Joined: 12 2011<br>Reputation: <b>7</b><p>1 hour ago (This post was last modified: 1 hour ago by tester.)<p>THE Australian dollar's (AUD) …

AUD Will Break 0.7 Against USD and Property Bubble Will Burst...

Hall of Fame

Jack Ma is retiring

Jack Ma is a phenomenon that is short of a miracle. He is lucky that he is born and bred in China. If he is a Singaporean, he would end up in ITE and …

Jack Ma

13 bonus months for the Prime Minister in 2017? PM Lee skirts questions filed by WP NCMP Leon Perera about total bonus months paid to ministers

In a written reply to Workers' Party Non-Constituency Member of Parliament, Leon Perera, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong answered that the average …

Salaries & Wages

GDP Slumps but Political Office Holders Receive Top-Notch 4 Months Performance Bonuses

Share Email Comments<p>Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong revealed in parliament today that the political office holders received an average of 4.4 months …

Civil Service

Commentary: This is what the face of poverty looks like

SINGAPORE: Charis, 24, and Alan, 45, was a couple who sought help from my agency. They married six years ago and have a young child, who is 5. While …

Social Issues

Bitcoin: The Swindle of the Century

The tech world has been taken for a ride, but that doesn't mean there's nothing to gain from the crypto craze.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The frenzy around Bitcoin is at a fever pitch, and the reasons are obvious. Its value has skyrocketed over the past year, making …

Cryptocurrency

Disaster Is Inevitable When America's Stock Market Bubble Bursts

Despite the volatility and brief correction earlier this year, the U.S. stock market is back to making record highs in the past couple weeks. To many observers, this market now seems downright bulletproof as it keeps going higher and higher as it has for nearly a decade in direct defiance of the …

Stock Markets

Exchanges Are Holding Back the Cryptocurrency Industry

Share with:<p>Centralized exchanges act as most people’s gateway into the world of crypto. These services allow people to easily buy and sell a vast …

Cryptocurrency

Deeply disappointing when disconnected politicans behave like sleazy snake oil salesman

by Simon Lim<p>Deep in my heart, I know that our country is heading for mediocrity. Citizens are getting lesser opportunities under the incompetent …

Hong Kong

Here’s how to learn absolutely anything, according to a world expert

It’s easy to get discouraged when we’re trying to learn a difficult new subject. But according to the creator of one of the world’s most successful online courses, almost anyone can learn anything—with the right technique.<p>Barbara Oakley, an engineering professor at Oakland University in Rochester, …

Language Learning

Bob Woodward: Trump's aides stole his papers 'to protect the country'

<b>(CNN) —</b> <i>WARNING: This story contains graphic language.</i><p>President Donald Trump's closest aides have taken extraordinary measures in the White House to try to stop what they saw as his most dangerous impulses, going so far as to swipe and hide papers from his desk so he wouldn't sign them, according to …

The White House

The Online Citizen SG

"A political party, and a one-party system of government, which welcomes only party loyalists and ‘ye sayers’, and that is hostile to dissenters, …

NUS Students Ask Union To Clarify $1.3 Million Of Tax In Scathing Exposé

‘NUS Students United’ Page Publishes Exposé On Compulsory Student Tax<p>Move aside NUS ‘Nice Guy’ Stalker, and say hello to an alleged student tax …

National University of Singapore

Puzzled as to why reimbursement of medical expenses was not possible

September 04, 2018 5:00 AM<br>I am writing to ask that the Central Provident Fund (CPF) Board or Health Ministry explain clearly and publicly the basis …

Prospective Punggol flat buyers should note HDB’s omission of petrochemical plant in Pasir Gudang

Prospective HDB flat buyers looking into the two upcoming BTO projects in Punggol, namely Punggol Point Woods and Punggol Point Cove, should bear in …