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Employment rate of citizens up over past decade

Singapore, Jan. 24 -- The employment rate of Singapore citizens has risen over the past decade, as has the share of pro-fessionals, managers, executives and technicians among working Singaporeans. T... Read More


CNY a time to celebrate family as strong ties make for a strong nation: PM Lee Hsien Loong

Singapore, Jan. 24 -- As Chinese families in Singapore gather for their reunion dinner this evening, it is a good time to reflect on the importance of strong kindred ties, said Prime Minister Lee Hsie... Read More


Singapore citizens' employment rate increased over last 10 years

Singapore, Jan. 24 -- The employment rate of Singapore citizens has risen over 10 years, along with the share of professionals, managers, executives and technicians (PMETs) among working Singaporeans.... Read More


Retrenchments down among citizens and unemployment rate stays stable

Singapore, Jan. 24 -- Much ink has been spilled on the issue of Singaporeans' job prospects compared with that of permanent residents (PRs) and foreigners. Yesterday, data released by the Manpower Min... Read More


AI and tech innovations helping eateries here to cut food waste

Singapore, Jan. 24 -- Some restaurants donate unsold items. And some chefs find inventive ways to use leftover produce. Then, there are eateries that get a little helping hand from technology in tackl... Read More


Close contacts to be quarantined as MOH begins contact tracing

Singapore, Jan. 24 -- The Ministry of Health has begun contact tracing following the confirmation of Singapore's first case of the Wuhan virus infection yesterday evening. The patient, a 66-year-old... Read More


No need to panic as Singapore much better prepared now: PM

Singapore, Jan. 24 -- As Singapore sees its first confirmed case of the Wuhan virus, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's assessment is that the country is much better prepared than it was during the Sars... Read More


Hotel rooms linked to confirmed case thoroughly cleaned, sealed off

Singapore, Jan. 24 -- All the rooms at Shangri-La's Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa where Singapore's first confirmed case of the Wuhan virus and his travelling companions stayed in have been thoroughly cle... Read More


Schools here step up precautionary measures

Singapore, Jan. 24 -- Schools here have stepped up measures to safeguard against the mystery Wuhan virus, after Singapore confirmed its first case. "In this phase of enhanced preparedness, our schoo... Read More


Release of four films put on hold because of outbreak

Singapore, Jan. 24 -- Due to the virus outbreak in Wuhan, the global release of four films originally slated to be shown in cinemas here during the Chinese New Year period has been put on hold until f... Read More