Foreign workers trickle out of Singapore, with job outlook to remain cautious: MAS #cnbc

Foreign workers trickle out of Singapore, with job outlook to remain cautious: MAS #cnbc

Singapore`s reliance on foreign labor may be shifting, with the city-state`s central bank pointing on Thursday to a cautious employment outlook. In its macroeconomic review, conducted twice yearly, the Monetary Authority of Singapore said it expected net employment growth was expected to stay "modest and uneven across sectors." That comes as the MAS forecast Singapore`s economy would grow by 1-3 percent this year, not much off the 2 percent growth in 2016, boosted by the IT-related segments, amid new mobile-phone product launches and increasing use of semiconductors. It noted that in the second half of last year, resident net employment ro...

Singapore's automation incentives draw tech firms, boost economy

reuters.com 27 Apr '17, 11pm

By Masayuki Kitano and Aradhana Aravindan | SINGAPORE SINGAPORE Foreign precision engineering firms are investing more in Singapore, drawn by...

TransferWise moves into Asia Pacific with opening of regional HQ in Singapore

techcrunch.com 27 Apr '17, 10am

TransferWise, the billion-dollar valued startup that reduces the cost of cross-border payments, has taken a big step to globalizing its servi...

Singaporean Sentenced in US for Exporting Bomb Parts to Iran

voanews.com 27 Apr '17, 9pm

A Singaporean man has been sentenced to 40 months in a U.S. prison for his role in exporting thousands of radio frequency modules from the U....

TWICE is Flying to Singapore For 'TWICELAND' Concert: Girl Group To Perform in This Year's KCON N...

kpopstarz.com 27 Apr '17, 9pm
TWICE is Flying to Singapore For 'TWICELAND' Concert: Girl Group To Perform in This Year's KCON NY in June

TWICE is now gearing up for their "TWICELAND" concert to be held in Singapore. This will be the group's first ever visit to the country. TWIC...

Eat & Drink

9 Rooftop Bars In Hong Kong With Amazing Views Of The City

9 Rooftop Bars In Hong Kong With Amazing Views Of The City

ladyironchef.com 28 Apr '17, 1am

Rooftop bars with amazing views play a vital role in Hong Kong’s bustling nightlife and foodie scene. There is clearly no lack of such open-a...

Arcade to handle more brands for Suntory Beverage & Food Singapore

thedrum.com 27 Apr '17, 8am

Arcade has expanded its relationship with Suntory Beverage & Food Singapore, handling four consumer beverage brands for the company. The work...

Wong Kee Wanton Noodles & Roasted Delights – Spinach & Tomato Noodles by Young Female Hawker https://t.co/gju1B4DrIf

Wong Kee Wanton Noodles & Roasted Delights – Spinach & Tomato Noodles by Young Female Hawker http...

misstamchiak.com 27 Apr '17, 11pm

Wong Kee Wanton Noodles & Roasted Delights is not a new kid on the block but it’s definitely worth a mention. Everything is made in-house at ...

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Hola Fellow Amazing Digital Designer Who Loves To Create Fantastic Stuff! job at East Side Mafia Singapore

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Indonesia-Philippines sea border pact ratified - The Straits Times

straitstimes.com 27 Apr '17, 1pm

JAKARTA - Indonesia's Parliament on Thursday (April 27) ratified a landmark sea border agreem...

‘Downton Abbey’ Exhibition to Launch in Singapore https://t.co/fHSrWN129j

variety.com 27 Apr '17, 5am
‘Downton Abbey’ Exhibition to Launch in Singapore https://t.co/fHSrWN129j

Television phenomenon, “Downton Abbey ” is to get its own travelling exhibition. The immersiv...

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